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Mert's Heart & Soul

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
First Ward
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214 N College St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2112
+1 704-342-4222
09:00 - 23:30
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Sun 09:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 23:30
Sat 09:00 - 23:30
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food was good; however, we were not wowed by it; prices were reasonable. The restaurant is small and crowded. It was also extremely hot on an evening when the weather didn't warrant using the heating system. Add in the fact that our server did not provide any drink refills, we found our experience to be uncomfortable. We plan to... More 

Thank I9556EYkimh
Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

There are not even words for how good this place is. I recommend everything....but also recommend you don't fill up on cornbread before your meal gets there!!!

Thank Eric S
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Get the fried chicken and the bbq ribs. And hands down the best collard greens I've ever had. The staff is amazing. EAT. HERE!!!!

Thank MPSonTour
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Typically a local place. Funny old fashioned interior, makes you feel at home. The food simple, but great. Fresh baked cornbread ! Good crust on the outside. Fluffy, soft on the inside. Coleslaw had pretty much mayo, for me it can be a little more fresh. Tomatoes and okra side was delicious. And the Carolina Chopped BBQ...... wonderful ! Smoky,... More 

Thank MartynNL
charlotte, United States
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very quaint and simple , jamaican atmosphere, jerk chicken is delightful, good old fashioned selections of cooked greens and other vegetables. corn bread is to kill for. very affordable and memorable

Thank John B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time here and it certainly won't be our last. We tried the soul rolls and fried green tomatoes, followed by an order of salmon cakes and barbecue each with collards and mac n cheese. Of course we couldn't finish it all..the servings are perfectly proportioned assuming you don't start with 2 appetizers. The food was simply amazing and the... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Meal was really good. Everything was fresh. Staff was very friendly. Prices were about average for the meal.

Thank 74rtaylor
Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best places to enjoy southern food in Charlotte! If you are traveling and staying uptown Charlotte then this is the place to dine and enjoy some delicious southern favorites! Give it a try!

Thank jodyataylor
Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to wind down. Food was really good! Service was great. The location is a little hard to get into, but its worth the wait.

Thank Jerwon A
Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my favorite places to meet friends for lunch. There is something for everyone and who can pass up a home cooked meal, right?!

Thank newmom08

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 N College St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2112
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > First Ward
  • Neighbourhood: First Ward
  • Phone Number: +1 704-342-4222

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?