Layover at CLT with car
We have a 6.5 hour layover in Charlotte on Sunday from approximately 2:00-8:20pm.
I am looking at renting a car for $35 or whatever, and would like suggestions as to places we could go for an early dinner around 5 that would be good, but not super expensive.
I've never been to CLT, but if there is somewhere in a cool area, even better.
Thanks in advance.
The 3 primary areas I'd recommend are Plaza Midwood, NoDa and Uptown (our downtown area). One advantage to Uptown is the fact that there is a convenient, fairly easy to use bus that runs from the airport to Uptown, which would save you from having to rent a car. It runs very 30 minutes on Sunday from 6 am until 1 am.
If you do a search, you'll find lots of suggestions for all 3 neighborhoods, some off the top of my head include:
Uptown: Halcyon, 5Church, Dandelion Market, The Kings Kitchen, Malabar, Harvest Moon Grille
Plaza Midwood: Lulu, Soul Gastrolounge, Dish, Krazy Fish, Bistro La Bon
NoDa: Growlers Pourhouse, Cabo Fish Taco, a crepe place whose name I can't recall
Some of these may be closed on Sunday, I didn't check to see.