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Midwood Smokehouse

Midwood Smokehouse

BBQ Joint$$$$
Plaza Midwood, Charlotte
  • Go here. Experience the barbecue. It's worth it.
  • Idoitforthebacon
    "Bacon Wrapped Jalapeños, Banana Pudding and Burnt Ends are a MUST!"(12 Tips)
    "The burnt ends and Mac and cheese were amazing!"(9 Tips)
    Calvin B.
    "Pimento cheese fries topped with beef brisket = awesomeness!"(4 Tips)
    Kimberly R.
    "And Hub loves the brisket - best we've had since moving out of TX."(26 Tips)
112 Tips and reviews
  • barbecue
  • brisket
  • bacon wrapped jalapenos
  • lively
  • mac & cheese
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  • Ryan N.
    Ryan NovakAugust 13
    Very good Carolina BBQ!
  • Rich B.
    Rich BingoJune 23
    Ribs, brisket and bacon wrapped jalapeños were all very good.
  • Andrew L.
    Truly great Carolina style pork. Very satisfying portions.
  • Jennifer F.
  • Will H.
    Will HuntOctober 26, 2016
    Great barbecue and pretty good sized portions.
  • Jill H.
    Jill H.August 24, 2016
    Lively. Get here early to avoid 1.5 hr waits anytime past 6pm
  • Omar-Jeffrey D.
    Omar-Jeffrey D.C.August 12, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Brisket Mac n Cheese n Smoked veggies. Normally get the large plate.
  • Brad C.
    Brad CalderAugust 12, 2016
  • Marc S.
    Marc SecciaJuly 12, 2016
    Burnt ends and beer go together like Abbott and Costello.
  • Sonny K.
    Sonny KwokJuly 4, 2016
    Burnt ends.
  • Brandon G.
    Brandon GJune 24, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Everything is great!!
  • Rii F.
    Great atmosphere... Great food
  • Christopher W.
    Bacon wrapped jalapenos, Cuban sandwich, pulled pork
  • Barry W.
    Barry WeitzelApril 1, 2016
    Pulled pork and brisket are the best in NC
  • Yaw H.
    Yaw HolmanMarch 30, 2016
    Smoked wings were delicious. Brisket was dry and lacked flavor. The service was cool. Sad part I've had better smoked meat in NYC.
  • Dale R.
    Dale RossFebruary 29, 2016
    A bit pricey, you eat BBQ on two plates. Pretty good banana pudding
    Upvoted Aug 25
  • David W.
    David WillmoreFebruary 10, 2016
    The hush puppies are to die for
  • Tristan F.
    Tristan FreemanFebruary 8, 2016
    Bbq baked beans!
  • Bridget Y.
    Bridget YoakJanuary 1, 2016
    Don't come too late some of the best things sell out after like 8 or 9 pm. Best BBQ in Charlotte!!
  • Rachel A.
    Rachel AlexanderOctober 30, 2015
    Pulled pork is so yummy you don't need any sauce. Cheesy Mac and cheese and thick, meaty baked beans!
  • Stefanie S.
    Stefanie SpatolaSeptember 6, 2015
    Huge portions! Pulled pork with mac and cheese was delicious.
  • Kacy Y.
    Kacy YuhasAugust 5, 2015
    Best Baked Beans in the game
  • Travis G.
    Travis GrahamAugust 2, 2015
    The smoked chicken wings are delicious!
  • Allison K.
    Allison KasicJuly 27, 2015
    Best pulled pork I've ever had.
  • Eric D.
    Eric DohertyJuly 23, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    BRISKET (get the fatty variety)
  • Phoenix J.
    Phoenix JimenezJuly 19, 2015
    Try the Pimento Cheese Fries; it's big enough to be a meal.
  • Paul K.
    Paul KardousJuly 6, 2015
    Fried pickles, pork bbq, hushpuppies and bacon wrapped jalapeños are standouts, but the NC Barbecue sauce pales in comparison to its SC counterpart.
  • Matt G.
    Matt GentryJune 6, 2015
    Cuban sandwich and hush puppies were awesome. Couldn't finish it. Fried pickles were great too.
  • Alexander D.
    Alexander DunnMay 10, 2015
    Great pork sandwich!
  • Julian H.
    Julian HMay 9, 2015
    Fantastic brisket. Macaroni and cheese is excellent.
  • Neal
    NealMay 8, 2015
    Got the combo platter. I'd rate 1. Fatty brisket 2. Smoked sausage 3/4 pork or chicken depending on my mood. Try the bacon wrapped jalapeños.
  • Jesse P.
    Jesse PresnellApril 18, 2015
    Burnt Ends!
  • Ryan E.
    Ryan EdgeJanuary 19, 2015
    Try the pulled pork
  • Jennifer H.
    Jennifer HuggJanuary 16, 2015
    Bacon wrapped jalapeños are a must!
  • Dana D.
    Dana DJanuary 6, 2015
    Solid BBQ with amazing brisket (get a mix of wet and dry) and fall-off-the-bone ribs. Solid set of brews on tap to wash it all down with.
  • Urban T.
    Urban TymesDecember 31, 2014
    The wings were great! @ server Ev was on point! Ask for her.
  • Dennis M.
    Dennis MurrayOctober 23, 2014
    Pulled pork was delicious. Enough bark, vinegary.
  • Diane P.
    Diane PeacockOctober 15, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Great service and fantastic chopped salad & pimento cheese fries for the vegetarians out there :-)
  • Jamaal D.
    Jamaal DarbyOctober 2, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    What's good here? Everything....
  • DjPharmD
    DjPharmDSeptember 13, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the Well-Fed platter with collard greens and share with a friend! I can't even get anything else when I come here. Bacon wrapped jalepenos are awesome when the jalepenos are spicy.
  • Amanda O.
    Amanda OgdenSeptember 3, 2014
    the grilled cheese was TASTY
  • Hal P.
    Hal PellerAugust 18, 2014
    The Tacos... brisket, chicken and pork.
  • Chris G.
    Chris GeorgeAugust 6, 2014
    pulled pork, brisket
  • Diane P.
    Diane PeacockJuly 28, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Great Cobb salad for the veggies out there and so much goodness fresh made!
  • Donnie W.
    Donnie WilliamsJuly 12, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Possibly has the best looking hostess ever
  • Diane P.
    Diane PeacockJune 25, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Chopped salad is GREAT for the veggie crew! Smoked tomato vin. dressing is delicious.
  • Ebonie B.
    Ebonie BarnesMay 2, 2014
    Get the smoked wings!!!!
  • Rost K.
    Rost KMay 1, 2014
    Try the margarita WITH the smokey salt. I usual slip the salt but this is just too good.
  • Idoitforthebacon
    IdoitforthebaconMarch 23, 2014
    Bacon Wrapped Jalapeños, Banana Pudding and Burnt Ends are a MUST!
  • Mercedes S.
    Mercedes SchneiderFebruary 23, 2014
    The marbled cheesecake brownie is freaking amazing!
  • Tony
    TonyFebruary 19, 2014
    Good food & service but be warned of the "beggars" with long stories on the way in and out. Stories change but I'm sure I'm being asked to support some kind of habit.
  • Jason L.
    Jason LenceFebruary 18, 2014
    The ribs were awesome! I was in a food coma when I left.
  • Jim N.
    Jim NineFebruary 6, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The food was very good. I had the burnt tips.
  • Nate M.
    Nate MitchellJanuary 6, 2014
    Bacon-wrapped Jalaps and burnt ends. Nuff said.
  • Carrie E.
    Carrie ElizabethDecember 8, 2013
    Avocado Goddess Dressing is on point. The chopped salad topped with pulled pork is delicious!
  • Darrin D.
    Darrin DNovember 16, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Lean Beef Brisket. Good!!
  • Ink F.
    Ink FloydOctober 8, 2013
    Get the brisket...and creamed corn.
  • Hew
    HewAugust 14, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The fatty brisket here is outstanding. I've eaten some world class brisket out in Texas, and Midwood Smokehouse brisket is in the ballpark. Great mac and cheese and whiskey-based cocktails here too.
  • james l.
    james lailAugust 11, 2013
    Dey got dat good ice!
  • John B.
    John ByrdJuly 31, 2013
    Three words: Bacon wrapped jalapenos
  • Joe
    JoeJuly 14, 2013
    Burnt ends are the shit. Don't be a dick. Just order it.
  • Amy F.
    Amy FlemingJuly 9, 2013
    The chopped salad is amazing!
  • Dee
    DeeJune 22, 2013
    1 word: brisket! 2 words: fatty brisket!! 3 words: so damn good!!!
  • Tonny S.
    Tonny StoreyJune 18, 2013
    Excellent food and Yuengling!!! Don't ask for a pitcher of beer tho'...they don't play that in NC
  • Garrett N.
    Garrett NewsomJune 14, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    If I had a last meal, it would be here.
  • Mark P.
    Mark PeckMay 30, 2013
    Best bbq in Charlotte.
  • Kim
    KimMay 24, 2013
    The Brisket half fat/ half lean was awesome! Burnt ends always a winner!
  • Jerry B
    Jerry BApril 28, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Some of the best ribs you'll find anywhere!
  • Bailey I.
    Bailey InabinetApril 24, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Burnt ends were ahhhhmazing
  • Connell H.
    Connell HandfordMarch 30, 2013
    Fried Mac & Cheese! Enough said.
  • Jill B.
    Jill BodenheimerMarch 6, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Cuban sandwich is soooooo good!!!
  • Marsha G.
    Marsha GuerardFebruary 23, 2013
    The BBQ Baked Beans are just amazingly good. Best I've ever had.
  • Big B.
    Big BluntFebruary 23, 2013
    The Smoked Chicken wings are excellent!
  • Ken
    KenFebruary 10, 2013
    Good drink specials an service, but BAD food.
  • Russ F.
    Russ FergusonDecember 31, 2012
    Well, they are out of BBQ today.
  • Abby M.
    Abby MillerDecember 30, 2012
    Get smoked sausage with mac n cheese. Comes with hush puppies which are to DIE for. The brisket rocks too.
  • Nocatcho
    NocatchoSeptember 14, 2012
    Just follow the rants and give the bacon wrapped jalapeños a try, if you like a little kick. Brisket is pretty good. Praline apple cobbler is SINFUL!
    KRISTI TAugust 25, 2012
    Ask for CJ as your waiter, he's fantastic! :) great food, will definitely be back. The burnt ends and Mac and cheese were amazing!
  • Deandra D.
    Deandra DAugust 19, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Get choose four platter def worth it and fills 2 ppl up!
  • Matt W.
    Matt WojcikewychAugust 5, 2012
    Midwood Grilled Cheese with brisket. Holy monkey.
  • Matthew B.
    Matthew BollingAugust 4, 2012
    Skip the BBQ sauce, the pork is great by itself. Great smoke flavor - you can smell it when you walk in. Not the greatest NC-Style sauce.
  • Calvin B.
    Calvin BoydJuly 29, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Pimento cheese fries topped with beef brisket = awesomeness!
  • Schiff
    SchiffJune 1, 2012
    Get in and around my mouth!
  • Thomas P.
    Thomas PinckneyMay 7, 2012
    We come here every Monday for half off NC beer, they also happen to have the best BBQ in Charlotte.
  • Daniel S.
    Daniel SapApril 29, 2012
    Bacon. Wrapped. Jalapeño. That is all!
  • John G.
    John GoreApril 19, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The sloppy joes are very good . The best intown .
  • The Fillmore Charlotte
    Bacon wrapped jalepenos all day!
  • Mary C.
    Mary CowxFebruary 25, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Try the chili
  • Wendi M.
    Wendi MartinJanuary 22, 2012
    Really good food & service. Place is little but the outside seating is heated :)
  • John G.
    John GoreJanuary 8, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Their Mac n cheese was slamming today !! I cannot wait to come back again !!
  • Vintage
    VintageJanuary 4, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Mac & cheese is the best!
  • Neal P.
    Neal ProsanskyDecember 23, 2011
    BBQ beans are ridiculous. I'm sold on the Carolina Pork and the bacon wrapped jalapeños are amazing. 1.25 PBRs. Can't beat this place!
  • Bryson A.
    Bryson AveryNovember 8, 2011
    Best ice in town
  • Kimberly R.
    Kimberly RatliffNovember 5, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Every time I've been here their dinner special has been amazing. And Hub loves the brisket - best we've had since moving out of TX.
  • Sarah W.
    Sarah WilbanksOctober 26, 2011
    You can split a plate that's big enough for three for a total of $20 or go for the classic bbq sandwich for about $7 - either one is a great choice.
  • Nick H.
    Nick HlavacekOctober 6, 2011
    This is how brisket is supposed to be.
  • Kristin O.
    Kristin OrcuttOctober 1, 2011
    Sloppy joe with brisket! Great twist on an old favorite. Another great Charlotte spot, Frank!
  • CJ T.
    CJ ToscanoSeptember 19, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    They have "chewy ice" here! Oh yeah - excellent BBQ too. Just standing outside enjoying the savory smells is enough to make your mouth water. Read more
  • Towner B.
    Towner BlackstockAugust 28, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    If you like this place, try Sauceman's in South End.
  • Jason M.
    Jason MulhollandAugust 17, 2011
    Order the 4 meat sampler w 2 sides and some Oberon and you won't eat for days. Awesome place
  • Jason B.
    Jason BiggsAugust 2, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Make sure u order the half rack with Mac and cheese you'll be so full u can't finish them all
  • Amanda J.
    the bbq salad is AMAZING Read more
  • Mel H.
    Mel HartsellJuly 14, 2011
    brown sugar bacon?! so good. Read more
  • Sara T.
    Sara TalcottJune 17, 2011
    Dogfish head IPA for $4 a pint!
  • Towner B.
    Towner BlackstockJune 5, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Check out the bathrooms. '80s cheesecake pinups!
  • Keeley C.
    Keeley CarriganMay 23, 2011
    Pimento Cheese Fries are awesome. Read more
  • Josh H.
    Josh HigginsMay 17, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The bacon wrapped jalapenos are delicious, but good god don't try them if you are prone to heartburn. Read more
  • Tiffany W.
    Tiffany WrightMay 17, 2011
    the brisket and sloppy Joe are my favorites! And Baker is pretty hot too!!!
  • Melanie S.
    Melanie SkinnerMay 8, 2011
    The Collard and pork soup is wonderful!
  • meaghan w.
    meaghan wrightMay 6, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the Bacon wrapped jalapenos, they're off the chain!!
  • meaghan w.
    meaghan wrightMay 6, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the Bacon wrapped jalapenos, their off the chain!
  • Rumi S.
    Rumi SakamotoApril 29, 2014
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