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Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

#172 of 1,936 Restaurants in Charlotte
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
University City North
American, Bar, Pub
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9605 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28262-8482
+1 704-717-8179
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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West Des Moines, Iowa
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151 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great variety of beer, great atmosphere, what more can you ask for? Oh rocket tots and the best soft pretzels ever!! Wish I lived closer so I could visit more often.

Thank LifeAtlasTravel
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beer collection is good.serving is also good.ambience is about all college students.people zeal easily and food quality is good

Thank Subhajit B
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173 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Dan would like to offer up a 4-star. The beer selection was good, a mix between recognizable and regional brews. Lots of tv's for game nights. I only went with the grilled cheese and tomato soup (it was a chilly night and a long work day) and Dan had the chicken sandwich. Both were good and plenty hearty. We are... More 

Thank phoebendan
Raleigh, North Carolina
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728 reviews
488 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

One of my must stop locations when I am anywhere near North Charlotte or Concord area. Excellent service and the craft beer selections are one of the best in the area. Absolutely love the homemade pretzel appetizer. When I get a salad to go with it, I don't feel as bad. Salad selection is really good too.

Thank orreo5859
Rockville, Maryland
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

I have spent many times over the years, drinking all the delicious beers that are offered here. Its always a nice vibe whether I am with friends or by myself. There is good music, experienced wait staff, decent food, there is not much more that a girl could ask for. I strongly suggest, no matter where you are, try out... More 

Thank creif980
Charlotte, North Carolina
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

The food and great, and they have like 300 beers on tap, which is nice. But I have to tell you my favorite thing is the pretzels! They are big and soft traditional style pretzels with a butter coating and sprinkled with salt. I get them with a side of queso, they go great with a beer, btw.

Thank Jessica V
Warren, Vermont
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

I got a 12"pizza and my partner got a burger called "The Duke". Both were very fresh and tasty. We also got chips and queso as our appetizer. The chips were a bit thick, but the tastiness of the queso more than made up for it. And as thick and creamy as the queso was, it was probably good that... More 

Thank KaronsWolf
Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium is a great little hidden gem. It has great food, exceptional service, and an outstanding selection of beer. I would definitely suggest this place to anyone in the University area!

Thank Josh B
Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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86 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Stopped in for lunch on our way the the mountains. Had the Reuben and french fries. The sandwich was awesome!!! Enjoyed a malted beverage provided by a very helpful bartender, Lauren.

Thank Pamela C
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

I love this place. I always have a great time when I go here and get to try yummy beers. I'm a sour fiend and they have plenty on tap. I also had a chocolate cherry stout. Nobody else liked it but I loved it. The food is good too. I definitely recommend it and join their beer club.

Thank Jada Hope H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9605 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28262-8482
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > University City North
  • Neighbourhood: University City North
  • Phone Number: +1 704-717-8179

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?