All year long, Charlotte magazine's staff of editors and writers scour the city for the best of the best—from dining to nightlife to culture to shopping, from pampering to pets to parks. We also ask you to vote for your favorites—which you do by the tens of thousands. Then, each May, we present the BOB Awards, recognizing Charlotte's Best of the Best. Every winner since 2011—Editor's Picks and Voters' Choice—is listed in this database, which is easily searchable. Consider this your ultimate guide to Charlotte's Best of the Best.

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BOB Awards Winner's Guide

Carpe Diem

Map1535 Elizabeth Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28204
  • Food


Good luck trying to stump the members of Carpe Diem’s wait staff. They’re always ready with a recommendation or explanation for dinner and drinks, even with the specials. No “Sorry, I haven’t tried that yet” at this place—if they serve it, they’ve tasted it. We only wish we could say the same.


Best Restaurant (Elizabeth)- 2012, Best Restaurant With Staying Power- 2013, Best Service - 2015

Additional Information:

Year Won: 2012
Pick: Editor's Pick
Voters' Pick
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