Where to Get a Taste of Mooresville

Where to Get a Taste of Mooresville

From late-night cocktails to romantic dinners for two to family lunches, Mooresville features a full range of restaurants to delight the palates of flavor aficionados. Below is a sampling of unique, locally owned restaurants that you can only find in Mooresville, North Carolina.

In addition, we have a great selection of familiar favorites such as Outback Steakhouse, Chili’s, and lots more! For a full listing of restaurants in Mooresville visit our Restaurants page.

If you are looking for craft beer breweries, wine bars, or spirits, visit our Kegs, Casks, and Barrels page.

Waterfront Finds

Whether you have a craving for fresh seafood or are looking for a lakeside dining experience, Mooresville boasts several locally owned waterfront restaurants, including:

  • The Blue Parrot Grill – Bring the family to this waterfront grill, a favorite local hangout in the summer. Relax lakeside and dine on fresh seafood, steaks and other mouthwatering entrees, and be sure to check out the giant beach chairs, one of our most Instagrammable places in Mooresville!
  • Eddie’s Seafood & Raw Bar – Locally owned, Eddie’s Seafood & Raw Bar uses the freshest, highest quality ingredients in its seafood dishes, fried favorites and pasta, and its waterfront location boasts a fantastic view of Lake Norman.
  • Midway Boathouse Grill – Drive or boat your way to Midway Boathouse Grill, and enjoy BBQ, seafood and other home-style meals in a casual atmosphere.
  • Prickly Pear – Lakeside fine dining awaits you at the Prickly Pear, an upscale restaurant serving modern Mexican cuisine.

Fine Dining

Plan a romantic night out with your significant other and enjoy a unique fine dining experience at one of these unique Mooresville restaurants:

  • Epic Chophouse – Situated in the heart of Downtown Mooresville, Epic Chophouse serves up exquisite steaks, seafood and specialty cocktails in an elegant setting.
  • Jeffrey’s Restaurant – Combining a warm, relaxing atmosphere and timeless, delicious food, Jeffrey’s Restaurant utilizes fresh, regional ingredients to create Southern-style dishes.
  • Caruso’s Fine Dining – This elegant restaurant offers an intimate setting and fine Italian dining prepared with culinary artistry. Reservations are suggested.

American Favorites

Seeking classic American fare? These American restaurants are unique to Mooresville:

  • Barcelona Burger and Beer Garden – Enjoy handmade burgers, rotisserie chicken and salads in a family-friendly atmosphere at this unique eatery housed in an historic textile mill.
  • Blu Star Grill – For made-to-order American eats, including Black Angus, bison, black bean and turkey burgers, meatloaf and fried catfish, visit the Blu Star Grill.
  • Big Daddy’s Restaurant and Oyster Bar – One of Mooresville’s first restaurants, visit for the finest seafood, including steamed oysters, broiled lobster, steamed shrimp, steak and prime rib.
  • Lancaster’s BBQ and Wings – Located in a former gas station, Lancaster’s BBQ and Wings offers slow-cooked, North Carolina-style BBQ and other Southern fare in a fun, relaxed environment decorated with NASCAR memorabilia.
  • On The Nines Bistro – Located at the Mooresville Golf Club, this bistro uses fresh, local ingredients to create generously portioned dishes, from their scrumptious house-made bread to their locally sourced, all-natural meats.
  • Table 31 – Casual, American cuisine, great craft cocktails and an approachable wine list highlight this restaurant located in Langtree at the Lake.

International Fare

From hibachi-style restaurants to Italian pizzerias, Mooresville lays claim to a number of eateries serving international cuisine, including:

  • Aliño Pizzeria – Using only the freshest ingredients, such as imported pizza dough and authentic mozzarella from Naples Italy, this pizzeria creates authentic Neapolitan-style pizzas in ovens made of volcanic sand from Mount Vesuvius.
  • Bacchus Wine and Tapas – With over 100 global wines and an emphasis on the Italian region, Bacchus Wine and Tapas also offers lunch and dinner tapas, craft beers and cocktails made with premium whiskey, vodka, scotch and gin.
  • Pho’ Me – Vietnamese Kitchen which serves classic cocktails, healthy options, creative cuisine
  • Patisserie Café – Dishes highlighting French, Spanish and South American cuisines can be found at Patisserie Café, as well as American plates.
  • Pisces Sushi Bar & Lounge – An award-winning, locally owned restaurant, Pisces Sushi Bar & Lounge provides a modern, friendly atmosphere and offers a variety of sushi choices, house specialty rolls, Japanese appetizers and hibachi entrees.

Looking for Craft Beer, Wine, and Spirits? Try our Kegs, Casks, and Barrels page!

Want to see a full list of restaurants in Mooresville? Click here!

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