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Late Night Bites in South End

When a late-night craving strikes, head to these after-hours eateries in South End 

When you find yourself in need of a late-night snack, these South End staples are worth staying up late for. We’re classifying “late” as after midnight, but we’ve included a few honorary mentions that are open late-ish but not into the a.m. hours.

Late-Night Eats

All American Pub

This popular South End sports bar serves up cold beer, good food and good times. Pop in for fried favorites and more until midnight on Mondays and Thursdays and 2am on Fridays and Saturdays.

Benny Ferrovia's

Soak up those local craft beers with a giant pizza slice at Benny Ferrovia’s. The popular pizzeria is open until midnight Sunday-Wednesday, 2am on Thursdays and 3am on Fridays and Saturdays.

Charlotte Beer Garden

Claiming the spot at the largest beer garden in the country with 436 beers on tap, the options for beer and delicious pub food feels endless, especially with the kitchen being open until 2am daily.


Condado Taco

Savor the fun vibe and local art on display at Condado Taco while enjoying queso, tacos and more until 1am on the weekends and midnight every other day of the week.

El Toro Bruto

Enjoy all-day tacos at El Toro Bruto inside Resident Culture South End. The late-night menu features tacos, nachos and loaded fries and is available until 2am on Fridays and Saturdays.

Fuel Pizza

This vintage gas station themed pizza joint, located at the corner of South and East boulevards, serves up pizza, wings and more until 2am on Fridays and Saturdays.

Insomnia Cookies

When that sweet tooth isn’t letting you sleep, order warm, gooey cookies for pick-up or delivery from Insomnia Cookies until midnight Monday-Thursday and 1am on Fridays and Saturdays.

Krispy Kreme Vending Machine

The “Hot Now” sign may be dimmed, but you can satisfy your doughnut craving at Krispy Kreme’s first-ever 24/7 vending machine, which dispenses three-packs of select, fresh-made daily doughnut flavors (while supplies last).


When the night’s still young, head to PARA for decorative, globally inspired late-night tapas and whimsical cocktails served until 11am Monday-Thursday and 2am on Fridays and Saturdays.



Puttery is the perfect spot for a late-night date night with adult putting, cocktails and delicious dishes served until midnight Sunday-Wednesday and 2am Thursday-Saturday.

Seoul Food Meat Co.

Rent a karaoke room and then grab late-night Asian fusion dishes and Korean BBQ (the crispy BAF wings are a must) at Seoul Food Meat Co. until midnight on Thursdays and Sundays and 2am on Fridays and Saturdays.


Velvet Taco

Experiment with not-so-typical taco flavors like spicy tikka chicken, Korean fried rice and shrimp and grits until 11pm Sunday-Wednesday, 12am on Thursdays, and 2am on Fridays and Saturdays. 



This music-themed bar serves craft cocktails and elevated small plates as late as 2am every day.

Honorary Mentions

The following restaurants serve up food later than the typical closing hours with most being open until 11pm or midnight almost every night of the week.

  • Barcelona Wine Bar
  • Hawker's Asian Street Fare
  • The Horseshoe
  • Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream
  • Let's Meat Korean BBQ
  • Link & Pin
  • Morelia Gourmet Paletas
  • North Italia
  • O-Ku
  • QC Pourhouse
  • Stir
  • The Eagle Food & Beer Hall
  • The Fairwood 226
  • Tremont
  • VANA

Where’s your favorite spot to grab a late-night snack in South End? Share your favorite late-night food pics with us on social media by tagging @SouthEndCLT and using the hashtag #SouthEndCLT. And don't forget to check the South End Calendar for a full list of neighborhood happenings.

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