Top 10 Best Latin Restaurants In Charlotte


Charlotte is quickly becoming one of the most diverse cities in America, with transplants coming from all over the country and immigrants coming from all over the world – especially from Latin American countries.

We decided to put together a list of the top 10 Latin and Caribbean restaurants in Charlotte (based on Yelp reviews).

They are listed geographically from North to South:

#1 Sabor

Most people who live anywhere near Uptown say this place makes the best tacos, hands down. Their Elizabeth and NoDa locations are equally amazing, affordable, and authentic.

#2 Cabo Fish Taco – Baja Mexican

Whenever someone new comes to town, this is one of the must-go restaurants – a true NoDa staple.

#3 Paco’s Tacos – Tex-Mex

On par with Maverick Rock Taco and Cantina 1511, this place has some truly incredible tex-mex tacos and burritos.

#4 Tacos El Nevado – Mexican

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We understand that only listing one Mexican restaurant can be very controversial, but this place has very authentic Mexican offerings at great prices – and has raving Yelp reviews. Azetca and Lupitas Carniceria & Tortilleria are two other great options.

#5 Anntony’s Caribbean Café

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Tasty and authentic Caribbean food, and believe it or not, one of the best burgers in town!

#6 El Pulgarcito De America – Central American

This place offers a tasty fusion of El Salvadorian and Honduran food with Southern Mexican flare.

#7 Los Paisas – Colombian

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Colombian natives on Yelp have commented that this place offers some of the best sweet plantains, braised beef tongue, and yucca in Charlotte.

#8 Arepas Grill – Venezuelan

They’re most well-known for their stuffed corn pancakes & other Venezuelan brunch favorites.

#9 Chima Brazilian Steakhouse

This is certainly the most well-known Brazilian steakhouse in Charlotte, but also the priciest. You might also want to check out Brazz Carvery & Brazilian Steakhouse and Amor de Brazil.

#10 Pio Pio – Peruvian

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This was a true toss-up between Pio Pio and Viva Chicken, but based on reviews, it seemed that Pio Pio was a more authentic option.