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Soul Gastrolounge



1500-B Central Ave
Charlotte, NC 28205

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(704) 348-1848

  • Sun - Sat 5:00pm - 2:00am

Cuisine: Seafood Restaurants


4.8 of 5.0 from 141 reviews


price range:$11 to $25

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  • Lisa Bethea-MitchellPork belly tacos and korean bbq wings are a must!

    55555 by Lisa Bethea-Mitchell


  • DanThe Pork Belly & Watermelon tacos are a genius creation and will always pop in when in Charlotte. The seating situation is subpar but the food is excellent.

    55555 by Dan


  • Monique H.The food was great, the restaurant is to small, to packed always, i don't have patience to wait again.

    55555 by Monique H.


  • Brad HThe Jack Frost Punch (pic) is an AMAZINGLY delicious drink. The chocolate bread pudding, with ice cream & carmel is A MUST!! Soooo yummy. Very crowded place, long wait, not for the impatient.

    55555 by Brad H


  • Brad HGREAT place for wine & cocktails, very nice clientele & atmosphere. Small, crowded, hard to get a table. Garlic shrimp is good, lamb lollipops are AMAZING, a MUST, so flavorful, cooked to perfection.

    55555 by Brad H


  • Winnie TGreat date spot but be patient for a table or space at the bar

    55555 by Winnie T


  • Sarah B.I love the outside seating area and I love they sell sushi

    55555 by Sarah B.


  • Kristin TReally dragon roll

    55555 by Kristin T


  • Lyle PI had a wide variety from killer fish tacos steak skewers excellent sauces rocket antipasto all were excellent

    55555 by Lyle P


  • José G.Go for the Sashimi Tuna Tacos and the fries in spices and truffle oil! Also a great selection of artisanal beers and cocktails!

    55555 by José G.


  • Travis B.The cocktails are expensive, but part of the experience. Sit at the bar to watch your drink being made and customize it as much as you like.

    55555 by Travis B.


  • Steven MGreat food! Try the ahi tacos.

    55555 by Steven M


  • Curtis CorrellAwesome atmosphere! The pork belly tacos are mind-blowing. Also enjoyed the sushi.

    55555 by Curtis Correll


  • Bill D.Pork belly watermelon tacos may be my favorite dish in Charlotte!

    55555 by Bill D.


  • Terie JEverything excellent. Napoleon roll is excellent. Pork belly tacos and garlic herb truffle fries will make you weep

    55555 by Terie J


  • Alejandra 🌻 ESushi, pork belly tacos, atmosphere and awesome vibes

    55555 by Alejandra 🌻 E


  • Gabriel H.Awesome menu. Innovative selection of small plates.

    55555 by Gabriel H.


  • Gabriel H.Awesome vibe. If you can, sit outside on the upstairs balcony.

    55555 by Gabriel H.


  • Eric D.Best cocktails in the hood

    55555 by Eric D.


  • Jasmine DTuna tacos are so good!

    55555 by Jasmine D


  • Diana SNo for dog lovers!

    55555 by Diana S


  • Patrick F.If you like noodles as much as I do, you HAVE to get the ramen bowl.

    33333 by Patrick F.


  • Alex N.Pork belly tacos are the best....this is one of the best restaurants in nc

    55555 by Alex N.


  • Henrik @Fantastic tastes and freshness. Have the porkbelly taco!

    55555 by Henrik @


  • Giselle V.Tito's on draft! Good spot :)

    55555 by Giselle V.


  • Alexandria T.The service was terrible! So disappointing! The food was good but they ran out of deserts, & everyone was so rude! We waited 2 hours to be sat when were given an hour and 1/2 wait. I won't be back.

    22222 by Alexandria T.


  • Kendall BrunsI recommend the goat cheese flatbread, wings and avocado stack but we didn't care for the hummus or the short ribs.

    55555 by Kendall Bruns


  • Diane P.Best place for eats and funky vibe in Charlotte.

    55555 by Diane P.


  • Creative LoafingHere you’ll find everything from orange blossom water and an IPA reduction from NoDa’s Hop, Drop & Roll to fresh-pressed ginger root and cold brew coffee from local roaster Pure Intentions.

    55555 by Creative Loafing


  • Ryan EdgeFood is good, but pricey compared to Pint Central

    55555 by Ryan Edge


  • Keith O'BrienTry the pork belly tacos!

    55555 by Keith O'Brien


  • 🎀Jennifer🎀 TPork belly tacos!!!

    55555 by 🎀Jennifer🎀 T


  • Gareth J.Get here early or be prepared to wait as they don't take reservations. Pork belly tacos are amazing.

    55555 by Gareth J.


  • Marcus RRed Velvet Cupcakes!

    55555 by Marcus R


  • Holla W.GOOOD! GOOOOOD!

    55555 by Holla W.


  • Creative LoafingCool place to enjoy handcrafted cocktails and small bites.

    55555 by Creative Loafing


  • Diane P.Flatbread, fries, and DJ are great. Love this spot. A must do in Charlotte.

    55555 by Diane P.


  • David P.Yes to pork belly tacos with its watermelon salsa!! Probably pass on the lamb lollipops everyone else seems to like

    55555 by David P.


  • VintageBloody marys are soooo good! Great place for brunch!

    55555 by Vintage


  • Joshua D.Really serious cocktails are created here, and honestly any of them will titillate your taste buds. I really like Tito's Cucumber Mule, on tap at Soul and served in an icy copper mug. Timeless.

    55555 by Joshua D.


  • Joshua D.The Asian Glazed Pork Belly Tacos have a criminal amount of flavor. Overwhelmingly good stuff.

    33333 by Joshua D.


  • Cheryl H.Great sushi and wine list

    55555 by Cheryl H.


  • Severn JThe outdoor seating area is great for fainting while your friends eat bull testicles. Highly recommend it!

    55555 by Severn J


  • Mairéad O'SullivanPork belly tacos!

    55555 by Mairéad O'Sullivan


  • Heather P.The Brussel sprouts are amazing!!!!!

    55555 by Heather P.


  • Kevin B.Excellent service. Try the Asian Glazed Pork Belly Tacos

    55555 by Kevin B.


  • AUDIOMINDGreat sashimi and menu though.

    55555 by AUDIOMIND


  • AUDIOMINDHassle city. Small spot rarely with an open table. They don't do reservations? Bar stools seem to always be reserved tho? Last night hostess gave us grief bc we turned the table slightly. Lost 3". Waa

    33333 by AUDIOMIND


  • Sabad D.OMG the hummus is amazing!!! Great ambiance and service!!!

    55555 by Sabad D.


  • Allison L.Unique Tapas joint in the heart of historic Plaza Midwood. Great food but arrive early if you do not want to wait for a table. They do not accept reservations.

    55555 by Allison L.


  • Melissa R.Asian glazed pork belly tacos with watermelon and shrimp ceviche were amazing. Didnt like the fried oysters and fried meatballs were ok but the tacos and shrimp definitely made up for that.

    55555 by Melissa R.


  • Beth M.Just a tad pretentious.

    55555 by Beth M.


  • Lauren C.Rude hostess. Our wait time was quoted at 45 mins, waited over an hour and a half and people were seated that came in after us. Will never come back.

    11111 by Lauren C.


  • Glen A.Top notch grub. Massive portions!!

    55555 by Glen A.


  • Shannon H.My favorite brunch in Charlotte.

    55555 by Shannon H.


  • Creative LoafingGhostly echoes of pre-Prohibition cocktails are beginning to be heard around Charlotte, and you can rely on the bartenders at Gastrolounge to serve imaginative cocktails and creative small plates.

    55555 by Creative Loafing


  • Adrien D.Omg the tuna tacos!! You have to try that!

    55555 by Adrien D.


  • Irena C.Good food. Bad service. Unfortunate. Don't get bone marrow. Tuna tacos, sashimi, and lamb lollipops.

    55555 by Irena C.


  • Joshua D.Killer cocktails and small plates that will wow you. The Asian Glazed Pork Belly Tacos are on the short list of my favorite menu items in Charlotte.

    55555 by Joshua D.


  • Kenan K.Order literally any drink off the cocktail menu, you won't be disappointed!!!

    55555 by Kenan K.


  • John A.Pork belly taco!!!!!!

    55555 by John A.


  • Margaux D.Awesome place to have a drink and good food... Perfect for a date. Very chill and romantic

    55555 by Margaux D.


  • Cat R.Curried lamb skewers with mango chutney! Amazing. I don't even like lamb!

    55555 by Cat R.


  • Chirag P.Order lots of dishes, always have a drink, and your experience will be mesmerizing. Sushi is some of the freshest in town and everything on the menu is delicious...and there's a live DJ!

    55555 by Chirag P.


  • Jenn M.Mixology at its finest. Eat the anchovy fries.

    55555 by Jenn M.


  • Cathy M.Pork belly tacos are amazing... Not a bad item on the menu! Excellent food, drink, service, and atmosphere!

    55555 by Cathy M.


  • Omari J.Best food ever

    55555 by Omari J.


  • Josh K.Menu reads like a thesaurus ate shrooms and vomited words that seemingly paired well with cucumber. Pretty sure one of their cooks is half unicorn. Good tacos.

    33333 by Josh K.


  • Chris C.Definitely get the pork belly taco! AMAZING

    55555 by Chris C.


  • Meghan M.Greek salad (no lettuce, but amazing dressing and veggies) and grilled garlic shrimp is a must!

    55555 by Meghan M.


  • Paul L.Nice place for a date night. Disappointed they ran out of the lamb pops.

    55555 by Paul L.


  • Melissa J C.Honestly, I think most cupcakes are over rated, but the popcorn butter-cream cupcake here is simply incredible!

    55555 by Melissa J C.


  • Steve D.BBQ Cubanini, placed in top 41 sandwiches in Charlotte

    55555 by Steve D.


  • AlySoul roll! Soul roll! And cupcakes!

    55555 by Aly


  • Meredith T.like a home away from home. love the atmosphere & people that make up the atmosphere.

    55555 by Meredith T.


  • Jaclyn E.Try a Moscow mule & salmon sashimi... Actually, everything is kick-ass. Just expect to wait 1.5 hours for a table.. But, well worth it!!

    55555 by Jaclyn E.


  • Josh C.Order the Herb Fries and Curried Lamb Skewers....AMAZING!

    55555 by Josh C.


  • Katherine W.DJ is hot on Wednesday nights.

    55555 by Katherine W.


  • Laurie S.Asian glazed pork belly tacos - used to be a special; now it's on the menu. Get it. You're welcome.

    55555 by Laurie S.


  • Buck H.Brother bob is the man stinging them drinks

    33333 by Buck H.


  • Cathy Y.Cheese plate is awesome. Ask for Greg the Hottie.

    55555 by Cathy Y.


  • Stephanie C.Fries oysters, bitches.

    33333 by Stephanie C.


  • Andrew M.Try the "Tea With No Name" refreshing alcoholic unsweetened tea!

    33333 by Andrew M.


  • Connie A.The music + their food = amazing! But the hostess? Rude as hell.

    33333 by Connie A.


  • Scott W.Second Sunday of every month is DISCO BRUNCH! I play nothing but fun, classic disco and Bethann Phetamine performs campy disco drag (often on roller skates) in the restaurant. totally a fun time!

    55555 by Scott W.


  • Michael V.Never have had a bad plate...hummus is great for sharing... If you even remotely think a special sounds good get it

    55555 by Michael V.


  • Matt C.Try the Rocky Mountain Oysters! "two" thumbs up!

    55555 by Matt C.


  • CLTdiningOutstanding small plates, drinks and vibe at this local favorite.

    55555 by CLTdining


  • Julie D.Holy Guacamole Stack!

    55555 by Julie D.


  • Ashley D.The tuna tacos are the best!!

    55555 by Ashley D.


  • Jamaal D.Try the Garlic Fries

    55555 by Jamaal D.


  • Misty W.heated patio!

    55555 by Misty W.


  • Misty W.tapas tapas sushi wine

    55555 by Misty W.


  • Hailey W.if you haven't been, Sunday is your perfect 1st experience. Sunday brunch is jazz music, & Sunday night is the best mix of break beat light house music this side of the map, DJ in house, no cds here!

    55555 by Hailey W.


  • Leroy J.Visit here

    55555 by Leroy J.


  • Jillian S.The flatbreads with goat cheese, roasted garlic and pistachio pesto are amazing!

    55555 by Jillian S.


  • Alex P.The cheese plate is always good. Also try the mushroom egg sandwich.

    55555 by Alex P.


  • Scott W.Faves: Soul Roll, Lamb Lollipops, Grilled Ceasar, Pork Belly and Watermelon Tacos

    55555 by Scott W.


  • Andrew M.Try the Basil Smash gin cocktail

    55555 by Andrew M.


  • Sarah W.Awesome California rolls!

    55555 by Sarah W.


  • Leah S.Sunday brunch disappointing. Yogurt was sour and dishes were overpriced. Music also too loud to carry a conversation.

    33333 by Leah S.


  • G S.Sit outside. Very loud inside.

    55555 by G S.


  • CR R.Get Ouzo an take a trip to Greece.

    55555 by CR R.


  • CharlaDan is the sushi man! Best sushi in Charlotte

    55555 by Charla


  • Laura R.Worst 1st time experience ever. The portions are small and overpriced. Service was seriously terrible. Server forgot to order our food. Cupcakes were dry & dust on our beer bottles. I won't be back.

    22222 by Laura R.


  • Jay R ATry the lamb lollipops AH-MAZE-ING

    55555 by Jay R A


  • Adam H.Check their Facebook page or Twitter account to learn about their daily specials (or ask your server). They are always fantastic.

    55555 by Adam H.


  • LiveUptownNow.comTry the "fried goat cheese on bruscetta." You won't be disappointed!

    55555 by LiveUptownNow.com


  • Alex SBest sushi is the crunch roll!

    55555 by Alex S


  • Tiffany W.Napoleon Roll--FTW

    55555 by Tiffany W.


  • casey Rtry the cucumber water

    55555 by casey R


  • Dyson TGet the fried goat cheese AMAZING

    55555 by Dyson T


  • Jessica S.Try the tuna tacos. They're the best!

    55555 by Jessica S.


  • Travis P.Two words…Soul Roll.

    55555 by Travis P.


  • Nicolas SThe sushi is excellent. Just a completely well rounded place.

    55555 by Nicolas S


  • Adam H.If you like saki get the G Joy Saki. Hands down one of my favorite saki ever.

    55555 by Adam H.


  • Adam H.Get everything. Hard to go wrong here.

    55555 by Adam H.


  • Jason Y.Start with a Bloody Mary. One of the best in town. Try the Mac/Cheese. Delicious. Everythings good. The sage rope sausage won't disappoint. Great atmosphere!!

    55555 by Jason Y.


  • Lelia K.The soul roll and Napoleon roll are excellent.

    55555 by Lelia K.


  • JayJay F.The Hana Awaka Sparkling sake is so amazing I order it by the case from a DC wine store since no one in Charlotte sells it.

    55555 by JayJay F.


  • JayJay F.Try the Cubannini - a great take on a Cuban sandwich!

    55555 by JayJay F.


  • Daniel C.excellent place for tapas and drinks. kind of an eclectic atmosphere, great seating arrangements for hanging with friends to relax

    55555 by Daniel C.


  • CandiceThey have the BEST hummus in town. Get. Get. Get.

    55555 by Candice


  • Rebekah S.Tuna tacos are the perfect combo or crunch+flavor! Fried egg/mushroom open face is my favoritE, and small but yummy Avocado stack salad!Server was pretty horrible but food was delish!!

    55555 by Rebekah S.


  • Virginia H.Great atmosphere! Wonderful sushi! Fantastic DJ AJ on hand. What a great time.

    55555 by Virginia H.


  • Constantine M.Great beer and sake selection

    55555 by Constantine M.


  • Michelle FedeleAwesome small plate lounge! Lamb lollipops are by far my favorite!!!

    55555 by Michelle Fedele


  • Dave B.Want to love it, won't go back. Great food(can't go wrong with any of the tapas or sushi, I really like the mushroom on toast with fried egg and olive oil, don't like the cupcakes), solid atmosphere/m

    55555 by Dave B.


  • Daniel S.Amazing (extra spicy) bloodies!!!

    55555 by Daniel S.


  • Scott W.Check out my d.j. sets on Sundays at Soul. For Brunch, It's light, groovy and retro. In the evenings it's indie electronica, shoegaze and neo psychedelic.

    55555 by Scott W.


  • AsherOrder a "Griffis" X mixed with stoli O! Awesome drink that is refreshing!!

    55555 by Asher


  • Laura T.The shrimp ceviche is awesome. The lamb lollis are also so delicious. And try a Mythos beer!

    55555 by Laura T.


  • Adrienne A.Food and atmosphere was great, but the 3 hour wait and patronizing attitude of our server made it not quite worth it.

    33333 by Adrienne A.


  • Meigan P.Great food but 2+ hour wait is stupid! This is Charlotte not NYC.

    55555 by Meigan P.


  • Garrett JBrunch is SO good here! They don't tell you the portions are kind of Al A Carte and small. So order multiple things!

    55555 by Garrett J


  • Seth w.Order soul roll

    55555 by Seth w.


  • Kris GThe bone marrow is a delicious steak butter! You must try!

    55555 by Kris G


  • SushiShel S.Now open Sat. Or Sun. for brunch. Love the Bloodies.

    55555 by SushiShel S.


  • Liz BarrettThe sashimi pieces are the best in Charlotte. The Cubanini is good too for you BBQ lovers.

    55555 by Liz Barrett


  • the kimLoad up on great tapas like Lamb Lollies or Fried Oysters and share around the table, then try the Sushi Fondu for yourself. Most important: don't forget Sake!

    55555 by the kim


  • Jonathan W.Open for dinner nightly. Get the Soul Roll (sushi) or Lamb Loli & Sashimi Tuna Tacos (tapas)

    55555 by Jonathan W.


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