Sports Bars

T.MAC Sports Grill Opens in Cary

T.MAC Sports Grill Opens in Cary

T.MAC Sports Grill (formerly Taco Mac) officially opened their first store yesterday in Cary at the Waverly Place Shopping Center.  The Cary store is their new more modern prototype.  The open design ... »

Carolina Panthers

Draught Opens Just in Time for the Panther’s Season

For someone like me—who not only works, but also lives in the Third Ward area of Uptown—the opening of Draught is a Godsend. I had the pleasure of sampling the menu and select beers last during their ... »

Draught Heads to an Opening Date

Draught Heads to an Opening Date

We got a sneak preview of Draught Charlotte today and we were impressed by what they have done to the former Hartigan’s space.  They completely updated the interior and added a large patio with ... »

Courtyard Hooligans USA World Cup Insanity

Courtyard Hooligans USA World Cup Insanity

Jeff Aden sent me a link today that almost made Portugal’s record injury time stab to the heart a touch less soul crushing. Courtyard Hooligans is Charlotte’s only Futbol bar. So when the ... »

Hickory Tavern Goes to the Dogs

Hickory Tavern Goes to the Dogs

The Hickory Tavern at the Metropolitan will bring Paws on the Patio to its restaurant on Sunday.  Guests are encouraged to bring their dogs from 1-6 PM and enjoy great prizes from local breweries and ... »

Hickory Tavern Tries Food Trucks

Hickory Tavern Tries Food Trucks

Ok, Hickory Tavern is not actually doing the food truck thing in the traditional sense.  They are using their “bricks and mortar” restaurants to offer their food truck fare.  Hickory Taver... »

Tilted Kilt Coming to Carmel Commons

Tilted Kilt Coming to Carmel Commons

Sources have told Restaurant Traffic that breastaurant chain The Tilted Kilt will open at Carmel Commons.  Tilted Kilt is a Celtic themed sports bar and restaurant that features their scantily-clad fe... »

Taco Mac Announces 35 Cent Drafts

Taco Mac Announces 35 Cent Drafts

Yes you read that right.  Charlotte’s favorite sports bar turns 35 years old this year and to celebrate Taco Mac will be selling all their draft beers for 35 cents.  Wow!  How can they make mone... »

Bikinis Sports Bar Closes

Bikinis Sports Bar Closes

Say it isn’t so!  Bikinis Sports Bar & Grill has closed in the University area.  Bikinis bills itself as “America’s Only Sports Breastaurant.”  They have even trademarked t... »

Free Tattoos at Bikinis Sports Bar

Free Tattoos at Bikinis Sports Bar

Bikinis Sports Bar & Grill has an interesting promotion going on at their original location in Austin, Texas.  We wonder just who would get a Bikinis B tattooed on their body?   The wife vetoed me... »

Carolina Ale House Opens in Concord

Carolina Ale House Opens in Concord

Raleigh based Carolina Ale House opened in Concord last week.  The Ale House is known for their extensive draft beer list and wings.  This is the second Charlotte area Ale House with the other one bei... »

Taco Mac Announces Name Change

Taco Mac Announces Name Change

It took 33 years but Taco Mac has finally changed their name to Taco Mac Sports Grill.  They hope the name lets people know what they are as they open new stores in other cites.  They are usually perc... »

Hickory Tavern Celebrates Fat Tuesday

Hickory Tavern Celebrates Fat Tuesday

Hickory Tavern is getting into the Mardi Gras spirit today by celebrating Fat Tuesday at all its Carolina locations.  They will be giving out free beads and you don’t have to take your shirt off... »

Buffalo Wings & Rings Turns 3 in Ballantyne

Buffalo Wings & Rings Turns 3 in Ballantyne

Buffalo Wings & Rings is celebrating their 3rd birthday this Sunday which is also Super Bowl Sunday.   The “Harbaugh Bowl” will pit the San Francisco 49ers versus the Baltimore Ravens.... »