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Malabar Spanish Cuisine

4.5
732 reviews
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$30 and under
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Spanish
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  • Good for a Date (19)
  • Authentic (16)
Welcome to Malabar, Charlotte's new home for authentic regional Spanish cuisine. Choose from one of our many delicious tapas dishes or the made to order Paella. While dining in our restaurant enjoy our signature Sangria and the scenery of uptown Charlotte.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Spanish
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(704) 344-8878
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What 732 People Are Saying
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4.5
service
4.4
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4.1
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vipOpenTable Diner (London)
5.0
Dined 3 days ago

Great food and service. One of my favorites in Charlotte.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Charlotte)
5.0
Dined 5 days ago

Excellent food and wonderful service. Always a pleasure.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Charlotte)
4.0
Dined 5 days ago

Great food. Very attentive service

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vipOpenTable Diner (Charlotte)
4.0
Dined on January 1, 2018

One of our go to places to eat before going out in uptown. Good food, service and atmosphere. Cozy and small but not crowded even when full.

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vipspar10g8r (Charlotte)
5.0
Dined on December 30, 2017

Nice quaint establishment with attentive staff. Red sangria is the best, not overly sweet. Loved all the tapas.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined on December 27, 2017

Wonderful food. Wife had never eaten paella before, she loves it. Service was awesome.

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OpenTable Diner (Cleveland)
4.0
Dined on December 27, 2017

Food and service was very good.But the price is high for what you get

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vipOpenTable Diner (Charlotte)
5.0
Dined on December 23, 2017

Everything -- just SO good. Our waiter, Alberto: always friendly, helpful, outstanding. The food: unique, and perfect -- every time. The place: smallish, close quarters. A European feel. Not the place to go if you want to have a very private conversation or if you don't want to overhear what they're saying at the next table. Good looking bar. Great outdoor tables (though the weather had us inside). Malabar is a favorite!

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vipRaccoons (Puerto Vallarta)
5.0
Dined on December 16, 2017

Great paella and tapas. Service was wonderful, too.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined on December 12, 2017

Always a very good meal - great selection of meals, very good service, and a pleasant atmosphere.

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Hours, Transportation, and Details

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Spanish
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
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Cross street
N Tryon & 5th
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Price range
$30 and under
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Phone number
(704) 344-8878
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Catering
Malabar offers off-site catering. Let us bring our delicious regional Spanish cuisine to your next meeting or special event. Please contact the restaurant for more information.
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Parking details
Malabar patrons can park in the Hearst Tower parking deck, entrances are located on 5th and 6th streets in between College & Tryon. We offer two hours free parking validation M-F before 5pm, after 5pm; on weekends parking is free with Malabar validation.
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Public transit
You can use the LYNX Light Rail Blue Line and get off on the CTC/Arena station and walk towards 5th street. Walk west on 5th, one block, to the Hearst Tower located on the corner of 5th and College.
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Private party facilities
Malabar can be reserved for private events for parties of 25-50 guests.
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Private party contact
Mikel Leka: (704) 344-8878
Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, Cafe, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, View, Wine

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