Just minutes from Uptown, Plaza-Midwood is a hip area of funky urban dwellings. The neighborhood is known for restored bungalows, thrift shops, local pubs and diners. Cruising down Central Avenue, you’ll be sure to smell the aroma of hickory smoked barbeque from Midwood Smokehouse, find tattoo parlors, antique shops, unique boutiques and the neighborhood’s library.
Plaza-Midwood, is a neighborhood located approximately one mile to the northeast of Uptown in Charlotte, North Carolina. The neighborhood is roughly bound by Hawthorne Lane to the west, The Plaza to the north, Briar Creek Road and the Charlotte Country Club to the east and Central Avenue to the south.
Locally known as one of Charlotte's most diverse and eclectic neighborhoods, Plaza Midwood is filled with art galleries, funky stores, and restaurants with fantastic outdoor dining. Have a cocktail at sunset on Whiskey Warehouse’s rooftop bar or enjoy the weather and brunch while playing shuffle board at Zada Jane’s outdoor dining area.
Don’t miss: The homemade bread at Nova’s Bakery or outdoor ping pong at Thomas Street Tavern. Try a late night "Kitchen Sink" burger with fried pickles at The Penguin or delicious small plates and sushi at Soul Gastrolounge. In the mood for pizza? Don’t pass up New York style pizza at Fuel Pizza Café, in a restored 1936 filling station or the newly renovated Pizza Peel with the best pizza crust in town.