The Weekender: Your Queen City Eat and Play Guide

Photo via CLTBlog / By James Willamor

Ask any Charlottean about Queen City dining and they’ll let you know that it’s nothing short of a foodie’s paradise. This weekend, we’re helping you kick-off Charlotte’s restaurant week with a go-to guide for exploring the exciting happenings around town.

We’ve even teamed up with our favorite local foodies, Off the Eaten Path and Charlotte Restaurant Traffic, to help capture the local cuisine scene a la Instagram style. Best of all, Charlotte foodies and adventurers alike can delight in exclusive deals and promotions during restaurant week, courtesy of your Uber team.



To make your weekend planning even easier, we’ve compiled the below exploration guide complete with special perks!

Important note: To receive these exclusive deals, receipts must prove a trip was taken that same day.

Dine at Cowbell Burger and Whiskey Bar, a can’t miss gem in Charlotte’s Uptown. We go fanatic for their artisan burgers and local brews. The vintage styled banquette also aims to please and makes for the perfect reservations for a meeting or a night on the town.

  • Uber Perk: Receive 15% off your total bill when you show your Uber ride receipt (alcohol excluded)

Grab a bite to eat and stay for the live music when you visit Mortimer’s Cafe & Pub this weekend at the Epicenter. The tavern-style ambiance serves up sinful bacon and cheese fries that aim to please.

  • Uber Perk: Receive 15% off your total bill when you show your Uber ride receipt (alcohol excluded)

Head on over to the Cotswold neighborhood and grab a seat at Leroy Fox. If you like your cocktails served in mason jars and perfect fried chicken, you’ll be right at home in this down-home Southern restaurant.

  • Uber Perk: Receive 15% off your total bill when you show your Uber ride receipt (alcohol excluded)

Change up your weekend routine when you visit Discovery Place for Science on the Rocks this Friday night for an exclusive event where grownups come to play. Participate in an indoor snowball fight, watch a live fire dance and sip on liquid ice slushies.

Attend the City of Charlotte’s annual MLK Holiday Parade, celebrating the life of one of our Nation’s greatest civil rights leaders. This family-friendly event features several performances from local organizations,  prizes and a chance to experience the legacy of Dr. King. The parade kicks off Saturday, January 17 in Uptown Charlotte, at 11 am. Get there early to claim your spot along the route which will start at 11th and North Tryon and end at Stonewall and South Tryon.

Step into the Jazz Room this weekend and hear the sounds of local talent as they serenade your weekday troubles away at Blumenthal’s Stage Door Theater.


Uber on, and go explore!

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