1225 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC
The Thirsty Beaver is a hole-in-the-wall dive bar, and, as such, it's one of the best bars in town. This place is loud, upbeat, fun, and great for dancing and drinking and have fun. Prices are low, there's TVs if you're looking to catch the game, and service is friendly. Any night out bar hopping in or around Charlotte should include a stop at The Thirsty Beaver! They have great shot specials too! You can't go wrong with this bar!
2918 The Plaza, Charlotte, NC
Hattie's Tap & Tavern is another great Charlotte dive. With 24 beers on draft, great happy hour specials, darts, pool, and arcade games, Hattie's has everything you need to have fun. Another great thin about Hattie's is that they are dog friendly! There's usually some fun events going on here, so be sure to check those out, like Tuesday night bingo, Karaoke thursdays, and more! Fridays usually feature live music!
201 E Trade St, Charlotte, NC
If you're looking for great drinks in a quieter setting, you'll like the Punch Room in Charlotte. This intimate lounge is a little pricey, but well worth it! The Punch Room is upscale and perfect for special occasions or date night. They have plenty of beer, but you have to try the cocktails - the St. Charles Punch Bowl, the Verruca, the Queen City Swizzle are all fantastic, and that's just the beginning of their great menu!
601 S College St, Charlotte, NC
Bar 10 is a popular Charlotte cocktail lounge. Pricing is moderate, but good for a lounge of this caliber! Bar 10 can get a little noisy, so it may not be the spot to go for an intimate date, but it's definitely perfect if you're looking to have fun and the service is always attentive. The cocktail menu is great and there's tons of beer available, so whatever your drinking preference is, you can find just what you like at Bar 10!
255 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Charlotte, NC
What goes better with drinks than pizza? Mellow Mushroom offers a full bar so you can enjoy your drink of choice with a hot, fresh, delicious pizza! Their pizza offerings are just the typical pizza choices, they have a variety of toppings and even offer vegan options. Their draft selection is top notch and expansive. So if you're out and about in Charltote and want some pizza and beer or a cocktail, then check out Mellow Mushroom!
1218 Charlottetowne Ave, Charlotte, NC
If you're looking for live music and cheap drinks, you can't beat Double Door Inn! Double Door has been around since the early 70s and is the oldest live music venue in the area! Double Door Inn has a dive bar vibe and features artists of all genres from rock to jazz to electronic to blues, and everything in between! This place is a staple in the Charlotte bar scene, and it's one of our favorites by far! Stop in, get a PBR or a cocktail, and enjoy your night!