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Duckworth's Grill & Taphouse - Ballantyne

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Duckworth's Grill & Taphouse - BallantyneDuckworth's Grill & Taphouse - Ballantyne

Type: Bar, Eatery

14015 Conlan Cir
Charlotte, North Carolina, 28277-3476
United States

(704) 752-7284 | map

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Added by thagr81us on 10-31-2011

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Reviews by lpb1970:
Photo of lpb1970
4.33/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Here is the bottom line on Duckworths Ballantyne. The food is well above average for a sports bar. The cheesesteaks and pizzas are very good and the wings are among the best around. The tap selection is the best in Charlotte and I doubt you could find anything appreciably better in any other city. 80 taps all craft no filler. It is simply world class. Prices are pretty standard at $4 for 14 oz standard beers going up to a max of $7 for 8.5 or 11.5 oz pours of the higher end beers. Mondays and Wednesdays are $3 for everything on tap with a very small number of exceptions for the most expensive of beers. They have food specials every day. The service is noticeably better than at many other spots I have been to. The servers are pretty knowledgeable on the beers they offer and always seem to strike up a friendly conversation while taking care of you. Really the only negative for Ducks is a lack of ambience. It is a typical loud big screen tv saturated sports bar type feel with the addition of a crowd of beer geeks. For quality of food, unreal tap list, great specials and plenty of tv's to catch your game you cannot do better than Ducks.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of cbfrancis
4.36/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Gr8Scott
4.08/5  rDev -5.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of NCMatt
4.34/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Great location, pretty good beer selection (quality and quantity) and decent appetizers. I love the $3.50 draft specials. Will definitely return!

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Photo of Jfishe13313
4.66/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

4.21/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of mcloud2
4.58/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of EMB1960
3.9/5  rDev -9.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Decent sports bar type atmosphere with lots of Craft Taps. Staff is usually friendly, but standard waitresses and waiters, rarely knowledgeable about many of the brews. Gets crowded after work, calms down around 7, weekends are busy. Great for NFL and college games.

Beer selection runs from good to okay, sometimes you just can't have what everyone wants. They do have bottles as well, fair selection, but for drinking there, I never tried to get anything to go, so not sure on this one.

Food, they have a very large menu, but all standard bar fare for the most part, with a few surprises on occasion. Usually well prepared, decent portion size and quick getting it to the table, unless super crowded.

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Photo of evan35
4.1/5  rDev -5.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.56/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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5/5  rDev +15.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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5/5  rDev +15.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of Kirkman
4.46/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

The beer selection is nice. I love the amount of dark beer selections that you don't typically see. Duckworth's in general is a bar first and restaurant second. I prefer a 50/50 bar/restaurant. This is the standard by which all other restaurants are judged. I find myself making up reasons to go in order to consume mass quantities of dark beer.

The price/quality ratio on the food is a little off. I don't like $10-15/plates, but this is do-able. The beer prices are reasonable and the pint nights and ability to have flights is awesome.

I would say that the menu could be a little less bar and a little more restaurant, but besides that it is a great craft beer restaurant. The service here is good better than the Park road location and the parking is better, but not great probably because it has great beer ;-)

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Duckworth's Grill & Taphouse - Ballantyne in Charlotte, NC
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