Welcome to Plaza Midwood
Thriving urban hotspot close to Uptown Charlotte with all the hippest eateries
Located one mile to the northeast of Uptown, this Charlotte neighborhood is vibrant, funky, and locally known as a great spot for restaurants and culture.
Home to a little more than 5,000 residents, Plaza Midwood is celebrated for its nightlife, which features a range of bars and small music venues. Restaurants are plentiful here, ranging in style from comfort food eateries to gastropubs. There are consignment shops, as well as many vintage stores and artisan food shops.
Homes are historic, situated on tree-lined streets, and even the most modest addresses feature quaint front porches and a true Americana style.
The best word to sum up Plaza/Midwood? Eclectic. Here, you’ll find enticing eateries, second-hand shops, and southern barbecue. There is something for everyone.
What to Love
- Great selection of restaurants, culture, and nightlife
- Many quaint historic homes
- A vibrant neighborhood with a hometown feel
People & Lifestyle
Plaza/Midwood is family-friendly but, considering the entertainment here, also an excellent spot for young singles.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
There’s plenty to do in Plaza/Midwood. Stroke
, an urban golf club, is a whimsical mix of country club and speakeasy. There’s an indoor golf course here and a great menu of cocktails. At BATL-Backyard Axe Throwing
, guests throw axes at targets as a means of socialization.
Eateries are many here, and some of the best include Midwood Smokehouse
, which serves classic barbecue plates and is best known for its wings and brisket and Coaltrane’s Char Grill
, a rustic stop for signature chicken and char-grilled meats.
Things to Do
The annual Juneteenth Festival, celebrated during the middle of the month, is a popular cultural outing. The area is also known as home to the Vanlandingham Estate
, a historic home built in 1913–1914 and now used as a wedding venue. The Charlotte Country Club
is regarded as one of the top 10 private clubs in the U.S. Many golf outings are hosted here, and weddings and other special events occur in the 68,000 square foot clubhouse.