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South 21 Matthews

11450 E Independence Blvd, Matthews, NC 28105-4712
+1 704-844-1004
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“fried trout” (6 reviews)
“onion rings” (19 reviews)
“trout dinner” (4 reviews)
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American, Fast food
11450 E Independence Blvd, Matthews, NC 28105-4712
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Nice diner to enjoy salads, burgers, sandwiches and onion rings. Known by the locals for its onion rings. Prices average 5.95 to 7.25 per person. Easy to spot and clean restrooms. ENJOY!!

Thank getupradio
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to South 21. The service was very good. The restaurant was decorated so neat like 50’s dinner. The food was very good. My friend ordered the trout dinner and loved it. My husband and I ordered cheeseburgers and onion rings. The...More

Thank Brenda F
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Fresh, fast and friendly service. Great food, large portions and not too pricey . The best onion rings in town. Hand spun milkshakes, root beer and cherry cola. Love the burgers and the chili, onion rings and fish. You can't go wrong coming here for...More

Thank JR_28721
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Is a really good place with amazing food. I love the fish and the chicken tenders you gotta try them... love the variety of sides they put on your plate and that they have this items of the week is just a great idea. If...More

Thank valeferzammi
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

When I lived in Charlotte I frequently went to the original drive in location near uptown Charlotte . It was great to see the Matthews location was just as good great service ,my favorite is the ribeye steak sandwich and the super boy hamburger glad...More

Thank dominickFazzolare
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This is one of my favorite restaurants! It has the best onion rings, fried trout and tartar sauce. The superboy burger is so delicious! Hands down one of my families favorite places to go for lunch or dinner. The service is always excellent!

Thank sbroome2009
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We ate here with family. The food was very good. Old school burgers and other stuff. Very good portions and free refills. We got fish, burgers and fried chicken.$30 for a family of 4, not a bad deal.

Thank wifshowfur
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

South 21 has the BEST fried trout, Cole slaw, and onion rings west of the east coast!! Love their SuperBoy also!❤

Thank Lana H
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

South 21 is the bomb.com the jumbo cheeseburger is juicy deliciousness. The French fries are always fresh hot and crispy. The fried chicken is mouthwatering crunchy homemade goodness. They in house made onion rings are also quite yummy. I have never been here now a...More

Thank Tam_I_am210
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

If you love a great fish sandwich this is your place! Burgers are great too if fish isnt your thing. We have a large family and the prices are reasonable and no one goes hungry. Highly recommend this restaurant

Thank Janet M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11450 E Independence Blvd, Matthews, NC 28105-4712
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Matthews
  • Phone Number: +1 704-844-1004
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