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Salud Beer Shop

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Taps: 7 / Bottles: 450
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
BA SCORE
97
world-class

13 Ratings
Ratings: 13
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 4.59
pDev: 7.41%
$$ - reasonable


[ Bar, Store ]

3306 N Davidson St
Ste B
Charlotte, North Carolina, 28205-1036
United States
phone: (704) 900-7767

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @saludnoda

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(Place added by: lpb1970 on 04-18-2012)
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lpb1970

North Carolina

4.06/5  rDev -11.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | $$$

This is a new beer shop that opened a few weeks ago in NoDa. The owner Jason is very friendly and knowledgeable. He has 6 taps of great stuff. Mostly bombers and singles for sale with a limited number of 6 packs. Lots of great choices and some beers you dont see at the larger box stores. Prices are a bit higher than you might find at Total Wine but they do a lot more volume so I can see why. There is a small patio area as well as a sitting area in the front and a bar that can seat maybe 5 or 6. This place has a great neighborhood vibe to it. Lots of great conversation while enjoying a beer. Salud fits right into the neighborhood.

04-20-2012 03:19:00 | More by lpb1970
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EMB1960

North Carolina

4.07/5  rDev -11.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | $$

Has some decent beers on tap and a decent selection of bottles. Some varience as to what is available, but usually a great choice. Easy light crowd in this area of town. Friendly staff and owner.

Parking is somewhat tough sometimes, but other than that good place to relax and enjoy a good beer.

04-22-2014 18:52:20 | More by EMB1960
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bcp5296d

North Carolina

4.85/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | $$

What a great place to drink and purchase beer. Jason is very friendly and REALLY knowledgeable. They always have something good and different on draft, and they have couches with 8 bit nintendo to play. Pretty sure I have the high score for Duck Hunt.

03-06-2014 17:02:55 | More by bcp5296d
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skalaholic

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $$

Love this place, the people there are great. Always a good place to kill some time. The only bad thing about it is figuring out what to drink since the bottles and draft are both really good.
Jason is very knowledgable and can always recommend something new to try. He carries everything from local to absolutely funky.
Another great thing is even if uou dont know anything about beer, thrre is always someone who is willing to help you out, even if they don't work there.

02-12-2014 14:38:00 | More by skalaholic
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Quickicks

North Carolina

4.84/5  rDev +5.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | $$

Out of all the bottle shops and bars I've visited and frequented over the past couple years Salud is by far my favorite establishment. The employees are extremely friendly and inviting and also knowledgeable about the beer selection. The owner Jason is usually there, a lot of times accompanied by his wife Dairelyn. Both of them are always up beat and have a contagious laughter and positive attitude that makes time spent there that much more enjoyable.

The store has a great bottle selection including everything from american craft, Belgians, and even some more unusual offerings from Italy and the Netherlands among others. Jason is a big admirer of funky and varied brews of the world, so if you are into sours or anything a little different he's your guy. Kegs are available upon request as well as special orders (cases etc.), just ask. There are two or three large coolers full of beer ready to be enjoyed while shopping/hanging out or for the customer who needs a chilled beverage to go. There are also ciders and mead, both cold and warm.

Lastly, there is a nice draft selection of 6 or 8 taps if I'm not mistaken and you'll be hard pressed to find a better line up around town. Prices are reasonable and they serve pours in appropriate glassware for the style, something most of you beer nerds will appreciate.

Overall I think everyone who loves beer, or just wants to try something new should visit Salud at least once. Weather your just visiting Charlotte or call it home, this place is a must see.

02-10-2014 15:58:26 | More by Quickicks
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dvmin98

North Carolina

4.35/5  rDev -5.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | $$

Cool little dive on the edge of NoDa. Very small, but has enough room for good craft selection and a small bar with 6 or 8 taps, I think.

Owner was really friendly, even shared a Westbrook Gose that he picked up the week before.

He really seems to know his stuff, and he was really well educated on sours, which I was pleased with.

There is a nice little area to sit near the front.

Overall, when I'm in NoDa, I will stop in.

12-18-2013 15:20:15 | More by dvmin98
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alucardswordlol

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $$

This place is definitely the best craft beer spot in Charlotte. I understand Brawley's beverage has been around for a while and I give them a lot of respect, however Salud offers a comparable selection of quality beers, a place to hang out, and amazing draft selection.

I'm still getting my bearings from coming to a big city like Charlotte from small town PA, so the selection and quality of beers blew me away. Not that the selection is eclipsed anywhere within 100 miles.

Jason is a nice guy, he was very patient with my Scottish brogue and was frank about his opinions on local breweries and made sure that I observe the quality of local beer in NC and respect it. Ultimately I walked away with some Evil Twin, I have a feeling it will be harder to get Evil Twin at other bars in town as opposed to Birdsong/NoDa (not disrespecting these breweries). Really nice guy and you can tell he is all about craft beer.

Pricing was spot on. I'm sure a lot of people would bat an eye at $7 for a draught, but come on where else will you find these beers on tap, and working in distribution I know the costs associated. The bottles were very reasonably priced and the bombers didn't seem to have too much mark up. For such a wide and rare selection Jason has been extremely generous with his pricing.

As soon as I find steady part time work to support my Grad student lifestyle, I will be making Salud a weekly pilgrimage. I suggest you do the same!

Cheers!

09-12-2013 16:45:13 | More by alucardswordlol
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dailyminefield

North Carolina

4.56/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | $$

The two things that draw me to this particular beer store: location and 8 rotating taps.
They always have superb beers on tap, a lot seasonals. I had Hopslam on draft here a week ago.
Their location, in the NoDa neighborhood of Charlotte, is great for grabbing a beer or two, and then barhopping. There are several bars/restaurants with great draft lists to check out within walking distance.
The store is rather small with a limited selection, but it is very organized and the quality of the selection is great.

03-03-2013 03:27:24 | More by dailyminefield
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jal0607

North Carolina

4.68/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | $$

I Love this place!!This is the place real beer drinkers go to drink and hangout. The community table in the middle of the shop allows people of different backgrounds to sit and share stories or discuss beer (which is what usually happens). All in all Salud doesn't get the same commercial exposure as other beer stores in Charlotte but it is by far the best.

Jason, the owner, is a down to earth guy who treats you like a friend from the moment you walk in. He is very knowledgeable about beer and does not act like one of these stuck up self proclaimed beer know it alls. He carries various types of beer that you usually don't see in other stores.

If you like good quality beer, good people, and want to be treated like part of the family go to Salud.

01-31-2013 19:09:10 | More by jal0607
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Bung

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | $$

Corner of the building behind the Cajun place in NoDa. A neat old brick store front. Looks like the owners are from my neck of the woods, Michigan. Solid mix of local, national and import craft. Sixers and singles. Though you may need to really pick through the coolers to make sure you don't miss something. Or you could just ask the workers, they were helpful and well aware of what was in there. They do seem to get a good bit of hard to find/low volume stuff.

I think they had room for about 8 drafts, they seem to rotate quickly because of the small bar area and nice late hours. Usually some real nice stuff on tap. A chill atmosphere compared to the other more bar like atmospheres in the area. One tv, but mostly it has the sound off and the noise is people talking.

Something that was needed in this part of town I believe. Brawleys-esque. I like it.

12-17-2012 02:21:20 | More by Bung
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Salud Beer Shop in Charlotte, NC
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