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South 21

3101 E Independence Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28205-7013
+1 704-377-4509
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“onion rings” (25 reviews)
“burgers” (14 reviews)
“cole slaw” (3 reviews)
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American, Fast food
3101 E Independence Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28205-7013
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

I didn't have a lot of time, so I figured I would give it a try. The service was good, quality was surprisingly good and priced right

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Went here because Guy went here. Easily one of the best fish sandwiches I have ever had. The vinegar based slaw was fresh and not soggy The customer service was great

Thank Chef Jeremiah W
Reviewed 13 August 2017

The fish and onion rings are a must. The tarter sauce is perfect. Never had anything that wasn't good. The service is always great. Rarely ever has my order not been right. This is the best South 21 by far.

Thank Lezanne W
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Growing up we'd go to the South 21 drive in on Independence Blvd across from the original Charlotte Coliseum. The location on Tryon is newer than that one and a little hard to get to right now due to the blue line extension construction. Also...More

Thank jpharkey
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Bun was stale onion rings just had no taste we drove up for old times something is wrong stick to the one in Matthews very disappointed

Thank RoamingEyesTravel
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Love this place, owners are extremely friendly and nice. Great customer service, which I appreciate the most in any place I go. 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻Food is delicious. Fried or grilled chicken, onion rings, fish and tartar sauce, chef salad are exceptional. Don't forget to try their milkshakes...More

Thank KsyushaCh
Reviewed 6 March 2017

If you're looking for a classic diner experience, no trip in the area would be complete without a stop here. The Super Boy will satisfy the urge for a burger and the onion rings are some of the best I have ever eaten, even if...More

Thank Adventure D
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Have eaten here for 50 years. Best onion rings. Ever. Great fried chicken with dense crisp crust. Divine.

1  Thank Jill S
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Outstanding burgers and onion rings. Quick, fresh, and fast. We will be back to try other menu items.

Thank dan_fran_dickerson
Reviewed 14 December 2016

It's not in the best part of town. It looks like the type of place that would fry everything... even salads. But, this food is glorious. The onion rings are crunchy, not greasy and huge. The burgers are stacked, hot, and made to order. The...More

Thank TheBogotano
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3101 E Independence Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28205-7013
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 704-377-4509
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