CHARLOTTE, NC. -- If you're looking for some tasty eats in the Queen City, you don't have to look very far.

Charlotte is known for its local restaurants that pack a big punch in the kitchen. Several local Charlotte restaurants were featured on Guy Fieri's Food Network show, "Diners, Drive-in, and Dives."

Here's a list of those famous restaurants:

If I missed a restaurant that was featured on "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives please let me know. You can either email me at, tweet me at @meilintompkins or send me a message on Facebook by clicking this link.

Barbecue King Drive-In

2900 Wilkinson Blvd Charlotte, NC (704) 399-8344

Fast Food

Cabo Fish Taco

3201 N Davidson St Charlotte, NC (704) 332-8868

Seafood Southwestern


1220 Thomas Ave Charlotte, NC (704) 344-0343

Traditional American

South 21 Drivein

3101 E Independence Blvd Charlotte, NC (704) 377-4509

Traditional American Hamburgers

Pinky's Westside Grill

1600 W Morehead St Charlotte, NC (704) 332-0402

Landmark Restaurant Diner

4429 Central Ave Charlotte, NC (704) 532-1153

Traditional American

Mert's Heart and Soul

214 N College St Charlotte, NC (704) 342-4222

Californian Traditional American

Jake's Good Eats

12721 Albemarle Rd Charlotte, NC (704) 545-4741

Steak American

Bang Bang Burger

2001 E 7th St Charlotte, NC (704) 333-6697


300 East

300 East Blvd Charlotte, NC (704) 332-6507

Traditional American Eclectic & International

The Improper Pig

110 S. Sharon Amity Rd. Charlotte, NC (704) 714-7878

Asian BBQ Fusion

Krazy Fish

2501 Central Ave Charlotte, NC (704) 332-1004


JJ's Red Hots

1514 East Blvd Charlotte, NC (980) 225-8880

Amazing hot Dogs

Intermezzo Pizzeria

1427 E 10th St Charlotte, NC (704) 347-2626


The Tin Kitchen

525 N Tryon St Charlotte, NC (704) 750-0477

Pit Road Bar and Grill

2330 Tipton Dr #100 Charlotte, NC (980) 237-0291

Papi Queso

In Front Of Bistro La Bon Charlotte, NC

Heist Brewery

2909 N Davidson St # 200 Charlotte, NC (704) 375-8260

Fud at Salud

3306 N Davidson St Charlotte, NC (704) 900-7767

Crazy Waffle Sandwiches

Meilin Tompkins is a digital reporter for NBC Charlotte. She's going to start a food blog for the station highlighting some of the best local cuisine Charlotte has to offer. Send restaurants suggestions to her through her Facebook page here.