In this post we will be breaking down drinking at the best bars in Charlotte. Whether you are looking for a tall glass of beer, a shot of vodka, to buy cheaper liquor during drink specials, or just to sing some karaoke hopefully we can assist.
Our first section will cover the best wine and cocktail bars in Charlotte. Up next we will get into breweries and sports bars where you can watch the big game or maybe play some pool and throw some darts.
Then we will mention some of the best drink specials near you so you can hit up the right bars at the right times to do your drinking cheaper. After that we will discuss bars with trivia, quiz, and/or game nights in your area.
Lastly we will talk about local bars for dancing, karaoke, and to listen to live music. Towards the end there will even be a map that pins all of the spots from our various lists on it.
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Cocktail & Wine Bars
Some of the top cocktail and wine bars in Charlotte are:
- Haberdish at 3106 N Davidson St
- 300 East at 300 East Blvd
- The Cellar at Duckworths at 330 N Tryon St
- 204 Kitchen and Cocktails at 204 N Tryon St North
- The Broken Spoke at 610 Anderson St
Haberdish is a stylish Southern kitchen serving craft cocktails and comfort foods such as fried chicken and biscuits. Red, white, rose, and sparkling wines are served at 300 East from 11am to 9pm on weekdays and from 10am on weekends plus on Tuesdays they offer half priced glasses of wine in your area.
The Cellar is open from 4pm to 11pm Sunday through Wednesday and until 12am Thursday through Saturday. Fresh food as well as a wide range of wines and cocktails are available at 204 North Kitchen.
The Broken Spoke is one of the county’s oldest distilleries producing local whiskies, single malts, vodkas, gins, infusions, and cocktails.
Charlotte Breweries & Sports Bars
Sample new suds and watch the big game with your friends at the best breweries and sports bars near you:
- The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery at 4150 Yancey Rd
- Heist Brewery at 2909 N Davidson 200 St
- Jocks & Jills at 4109 S Stream Blvd
- Sports One Charlotte at 521 N College St
- Steamers Sports Pub at 1513 Pierson Dr
13 different beers on tap that are also available in bottles and cans are offered at The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery. Heist Brewery makes craft beers along with inventive pub fare.
Jocks and Jills has multiple TV’s throughout the restaurant, sports bar, and outdoor patio as well as 7 different types of beers. A wide range of American cuisine including chicken wings and steaks are available at Sports One Charlotte every day as well as numerous TV’s and drink specials in your area from 4pm to 2am.
Steamers Sports Pub features 100 televisions and broadcasts all major sporting events while being open from 3pm to 2am on weekdays and from 11:30am on weekends.
Local Drink Specials
Visit these bars with drink specials near you to buy cheaper alcohol and your wallet will thank you:
- Graham St. Pub at 400 S Graham St
- Angry Ale’s at 1518 Montford Dr
- JackBeagle’s Noda at 3213 N Davidson St
- Gin Mill at 1423 S Tryon St
Graham St Pub offers 16 beers on tap as well as some of the best alcoholic drink specials in your area from 4pm to 7pm. Angry Ale’s is open from 11am to 2am and provides happy hours to save you money on liquor from 4pm to 6:30pm daily.
Local drink specials are also available at Gin Mill and you can visit them from 11:30am to 8pm. You can also get cheaper drinks at other places from some different lists including Sports One Charlotte, 300 East, and Ed’s Tavern during their happy hours.
Trivia, Quiz & Game Nights
Here is a good list of bars with trivia, quiz, and game nights in your area:
- Corner Pub at 335 N Graham St
- Ed’s Tavern at 2200 Park Rd
- VBGB Beer Hall at 920 Hamilton St
Ed’s Tavern is a laid back gathering spot offering drink specials from 4pm to 6pm as well as delicious bar bites, pool tables, and a fine selection of more than 25 beers on tap which you can also purchase by bottle seven days a week from 11am to 2am.
Every Thursday starting at 8pm VBGB Beer Hall hosts a bar trivia and quiz night in Charlotte and has other weekly events like volleyball leagues and plenty more from 6:30pm to 10pm.
Dance, Karaoke & Live Music
Anyone that wants to dance, listen to live music, and sing karaoke can head to:
- Noda 101 at 3205 N Davidson St #101
- Lucky Lou’s at 5124 Park Rd
- Snug Harbor at 1228 Gordon St
- Jeff’s Bucket Shop at 1601 Montford Dr
Noda 101 offers local bar karaoke seven nights a week from 8pm to 2am. Karaoke on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday is available at Lucky Lou’s who is open from 11:30am to 2am daily.
Snug Harbor offers free karaoke near you every Sunday. Jeff’s Bucket Shop is open from 7pm to 2am Tuesday through Sunday providing over 26,000 high quality karaoke songs that are recorded in professional studios.
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Have Fun Drinking At The Best Bars In Charlotte
After reading all of that you should have a much better understanding of what is available near you. There are plenty of local wine and cocktail bars, breweries to watch sports at, places with good drink specials to save money, trivia, quiz, and game nights, as well as bars to listen to live music, dance, and sing karaoke in your area.
If you think we got anything incorrect or notice us listing any venues that are no longer open please tell us in the comments so we can keep this info as up to date as possible. Now go have fun drinking at the best bars in Charlotte.