Mert’s Heart & Soul

OCL- Our Charlotte Living
Heart Merts and Soul Est. 1998

Mert’s Heart & Soul is a Southern-style restaurant that has been a staple of Charlotte’s dining scene for over 20 years. 

It is located at 214 N College St, Charlotte, NC 28202.

The menu features classic dishes like shrimp and grits, fried catfish, and collard greens, as well as more modern takes on Southern cuisine. The restaurant also has a great selection of cocktails, beers, and wines.

Mert’s Heart & Soul has a 4-star out of 5 rating on Yelp, with reviewers praising the quality of the food and the welcoming atmosphere of the restaurant.

“Mert’s is a true gem in Charlotte. The soul food here is simply amazing – the fried chicken is crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside, and the collard greens are perfectly seasoned. The portions are generous, and the staff is friendly and welcoming. The atmosphere is warm and inviting, with live jazz music on some nights. I can’t recommend Mert’s enough – it’s a must-visit for anyone looking for authentic Southern cuisine in Charlotte.”

“Mert’s Heart & Soul is hands down one of the best restaurants in Charlotte. The food is consistently excellent – the mac and cheese is creamy and cheesy, the yams are sweet and delicious, and the shrimp and grits are a must-try. The staff is friendly and attentive, and the atmosphere is cozy and inviting. I love that they also have vegetarian and gluten-free options. This place is a true gem!”

“Mert’s Heart & Soul is a Charlotte institution, and it’s easy to see why. The food here is simply delicious – everything from the fried catfish to the cornbread is cooked to perfection. The staff is always friendly and welcoming, and the atmosphere is cozy and inviting. I also love that they have a great selection of craft beers and cocktails. If you’re in Charlotte, you have to try Mert’s!”

Mert’s Heart & Soul is open Mondays to Thursdays from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm and Fridays to Saturdays from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm.
For more information, visit their website at

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Now Reading

Join Our Community

People, Places & Good Times

Contact Info

Maurice Barnes

Our Charlotte Living

8520 Cliff Cameron Drive Suite 100

Charlotte, NC, 28269


Coming Soon

Leave your email to get notified once the page is Live.