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Diamond Restaurant

1901 Commonwealth Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205-5019
+1 704-375-8959
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fried pickles” (24 reviews)
“sloppy joe” (4 reviews)
“salmon blt” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner, Bar
1901 Commonwealth Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205-5019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great little diner in a walkable neighborhood. We loved everything we tried. Great hotdogs with chili and pimento cheese, delicious collards, southern slaw. Highly recommend.

Thank Ashley N
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Diamond and Penguin for years were the two diners that helped define Charlotte with their creative but unpretentious food and one of the few places that did not roll up the carpet at sundown. Penguin closed almost two years ago so another piece of Charlotte...More

Reviewed 19 September 2017

It's a pretty nostalgic look and feel going to the Diamond Restaurant. We started with the fried pickles which were awesome, and they had a nice little spicy kick that most fried pickles don't have. Then I got the Gyro Platter...basically a deconstructed Gyro...sold! I...More

Thank JeffMankato
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

The fried pickles here are a MUST, along with pretty much everything else on the menu. The wait staff is super helpful and friendly, and the vibe is unbeatable.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 August 2017

This place is a resurrection of a classic neighborhood diner that was here in Charlotte since the 1950s and does a good job of maintaining the look, serving decent diner food at good prices. It was recommended to us by a local who raved about...More

Thank TampaDoug
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Been to this place many times and it was probably my favorite diner in Charlotte. Not true anymore. We waited almost an hour for our food (simple breakfast food) and when I asked the waitress about it, she said "oh that must be your order...More

1  Thank MPFood
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Great location in plaza midwood, and the history of the place is interesting. Those are the highlights. The seating was broken in many years ago, and it’s now just uncomfortable. The service was occasional and incidental. I found myself delighted, and more than a little...More

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Lots of choices on the menu. We have eaten the BLT, the BBQ sandwich, chicken livers, We love this place.

Thank Cyndi H
Reviewed 20 April 2017

My husband and I went to the Diamond on a Monday evening at 5:30. This is a very small place. It was not crowded. There were 3 booths with people in them and one table outside. We were seated in front of the cash register....More

1  Thank Robin M
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We love this place - have brought friends and family here frequently. Great fried pickles, always friendly service and I love their hot dogs - husband loves their burgers! Great value.

Thank L M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1901 Commonwealth Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205-5019
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 704-375-8959
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