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Best dive bars in Charlotte

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Best dive bars in Charlotte

Dive bars can be polarizing: Either you love their particular brand of cheap, grimy fun or hate it. While the flickering neon signs, $2 shots, and off-key karaoke strike some patrons as endearing, the allure is totally lost on others.

If grizzled patrons, faded pool tables, and tallboys of beer are your thing, you’re going to want to check out this list. Stacker used data from Foursquare to rank the 15 top dive bars in Charlotte, N.C. Foursquare’s algorithm takes check-ins, rating signals, category matches, tips, and photo trends into account to come up with the best hole-in-the-wall pubs. Click through the list to see the best dives Charlotte has to offer—and find out whether your favorite gin mill made the list.

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#15. Belfast Mill Irish Pub

Address: 144 Brevard Court

Foursquare rating: 8.2

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#14. Lucky Lou's Tavern

Address: 5124 Park Road

Foursquare rating: 7.4

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#13. Sanctuary

Address: 501 E. 36th St.

Foursquare rating: 7.8

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#12. Tavern 51 Bar & Grill

Address: 8700 Pineville Matthews Road

Foursquare rating: 6.3

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#11. Comet Grill

Address: 2224 Park Road

Foursquare rating: 8.3

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#10. Tommy's Pub

Address: 2007 Central Ave.

Foursquare rating: 6.6

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#9. Chantilly

Address: 2101 Shenandoah Ave.

Foursquare rating: 6.8

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#8. Locker Room Sports Lounge

Address: 4809 S. Tryon St.

Foursquare rating: 6.8

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#7. The Gin Mill

Address: 1411 S Tryon St.

Foursquare rating: 7.0

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#6. The Trap

Address: 1923 Westinghouse Blvd.

Foursquare rating: 7.3

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#5. Tilt on Trade

Address: 127 W. Trade St.

Foursquare rating: 7.5

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#4. Hattie's Tap & Tavern

Address: 2918 The Plaza

Foursquare rating: 7.4

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#3. Jeff's Bucket Shop

Address: 1601 Montford Drive

Foursquare rating: 7.7

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#2. Courtyard Hooligans

Address: 140 Brevard Court

Foursquare rating: 8.5

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#1. Thirsty Beaver Saloon

Address: 1225 Central Ave.

Foursquare rating: 8.7

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