Lake Norman is home to many great restaurants. Some Lake Norman restaurants are even accessible by boat! It can be hard to know which ones are REALLY good. Fortunately, we have a vast array of dining choices in our area. We have everything from BBQ (we Carolinian’s are known for our BBQ), sports bars with great food, mid-range nice variety restaurants, geographic specific cuisine and fine dining restaurants. This is not by any means a complete listing of all the restaurants great in our area. We encourage you to try out restaurants in our area and please post below any you feel should be added.
There are some restaurants that can be accessed by boat on Lake Norman. Here are a few:
Jack’s Lakeside Grill at Queen’s Landing located at 1459 River Hwy (Hwy 150) Mooresville, NC 28117
Midway Boathouse Grill located at 8693 Hwy 150E, Terrell, NC 28682
The Blue Parrot located at 169 Pinnacle Ln., Mooresville, NC
Rusty Rudder Restaurant & Bar located at 20210 Henderson Rd., Cornelius, NC 28031 The Rusty Rudder is more of a relaxed type of restaurant that frequently has live music.
The North Harbor Club – located at 100-D North Harbor Place, Davidson, NC 28036 This is a more upscale restaurant and is also accessible by boat.
Lancaster’s BBQ Locations in Mooresville (515 Rinehardt Rd., Mooresville NC 28115) and Huntersville (9230 Beatties Ford Rd., Huntersville NC 28078).
Mac’s Speedshop and BBQ located at 19601 Liverpool Pkwy., Cornelius, NC 28031
Not Too Pricey!
Lupie’s Cafe located at 101 Old Statesville Rd., Huntersville, NC 28078. Being the Charlotte native that I am I had to throw this one in there. This is an eclectic type of restaurant with GREAT food that’s fairly inexpensive. Lupie’s in Charlotte is a well known and very well established place, this one is a smaller version.
Pic-Nik’s located at 510 River Hwy, Suite 13, Mooresville, NC 28117 – this is a great diner to stop in and have breakfast, lunch or dinner. Very nice folks – a newer local favorite!
The Soda Shop located at 104 South Main St., Davidson, NC 28036 – favorite place for Davidson College students, alumni and visitors since 1951. Nostalgic atmosphere with great food.
Bonefish Grill located at 8805 Townley Rd., Huntersville, NC 28078
The Brickhouse Tavern located at 209 Delburg St., Davidson, NC 28036 – located in the 120 year old Davidson Cotton Mill, offers a unique ambiance of nostalgia with a contemporary flair.
Brixx Woodfired Pizza located at 16915 Birkdale Commons Pkwy, Huntersville, NC – overlooks the sidewalk activity of Birkdale Village.
Campania Cafe and Itialian Market located at 416 South Main St., Davidson, NC 28036 – features authentic Italian cuisine
La Unica mexican restaurant located at 16203 Northcross Dr., Huntersville, NC 28078
131 Main located at 17830 N. Statesville Rd., Cornelius, NC 28031
Caruso’s located at 631 Brawley School Rd., Suite 405, Mooresville, NC 28117 – don’t let the location fool you. This restaurant is set inside of an older shopping center but is VERY nice and offers a great fine dining experience.
Epic Chop House located at 104 South Main St., Mooresville, NC 28115
The Melting Pot located at 16625 Statesville Rd., Huntersville, NC 28078 – Fondue restaurant