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The 7 Best Lunch Spots In Ballantyne, Charlotte

Updated: October 22, 2021

These cafes, food trucks, and restaurants make lunchtime our favorite time in Ballantyne! To bring you only the best Lunch in Ballantyne we analyzed top review, articles, and ranking sites. Beat the midday munchies at these fantastic lunch venues!

Find the perfect spot

OGGI Ristorante Italiano

Italian, $$, Ballantyne WestItalian, $$Charlotte, Ballantyne West
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Charlotte Magazine, 2020

    50 Best Restaurants in Charlotte: 2021

    Charlotte Magazine, 2020

CHAAT 'N' DOSA

Indian, Ballantyne EastIndianCharlotte, Ballantyne East
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Bad Daddy's Burger Bar

American, $$, Ballantyne EastAmerican, $$Charlotte, Ballantyne East
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Genghis Grill

Asian, $$, Ballantyne EastAsian, $$Charlotte, Ballantyne East
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Big View Diner

American, $$, Ballantyne WestAmerican, $$Charlotte, Ballantyne West
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Amazing Wok

Chinese, $$, Ballantyne WestChinese, $$Charlotte, Ballantyne West
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Lorenzo's Pizzeria

Pizza, $$, Ballantyne WestPizza, $$Charlotte, Ballantyne West
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Why these restaurants?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 5351 Charlotte restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 142 top lists and articles from the likes of Charlotte Magazine. For example, we considered Charlotte Magazine - 50 Best Restaurants in Charlotte: 2021 as we sourced this ultimate list. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • Cilantro Chile Cooler and banh mi


    When considering how to best enjoy your banh mi, we would highlight how well a glass of Cilantro Chile Cooler complements the dish as it cuts through the fattiness of the sandwich.


  • Riesling with your banh mi

    Riesling is dry and this makes it a great drink to have alongside your pairing_Dish_name. The pairing_drink_ingredients in the drink play nicely with the pairing_Dish_flavour_profile flavours in the food.

  • A great drink pairing for banh mi

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for banh mi can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Kabinett. This, sweet, white wine balances the spicy banh mi.

Fun facts

  • Who made the first ramen noodle?

    The ramen noodle was only thought up in 1900s! We wonder what people ever did without some good ramen noodle in their lives...

  • A day about taco

    People dedicate October 4 to taco in The United States. It’s called National Tacos Day!

  • The largest salad

    What is September 4, 2016 famous for? For starters, Mouzenidis Travel made the salad that day, weighing 44,312 pounds 14 ounces.

Parking tips

Finding parking in Ballantyne can be tricky, especially if you are going out for food. SpotHero is a digital parking reservation service that lets you pre-book a great parking spot.

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