Pizza. Known for its huge slices, this pizza joint is popular among the late-night crowd. But a giant slice of pie can be satisfying anytime, especially with monthly specials such as chicken bacon ranch or bruschetta up for order. L and D (daily). www.bennysva.com. 2909 N Davidson St., 980.949.8398.
CABO FISH TACO
Mexican. This NoDa “Baja Seagrill” serves its title dish in addition to tasty quesadillas, burritos and salads in a fun, surf-themed atmosphere. Great margaritas and an eclectic crowd. L and D (daily). www. cabofishtaco.com. 3201 N. Davidson St., 704.332.8868. Map 1, D5
Southern. Honoring the traditions of this Southern mill town, Haberdish offers up potluck-style dining with plenty of classic sides like okra and grits. It boasts the “best fried chicken in town” and serves up craft cocktails at the bar. D (Tu-Su). www. haberdish.com. 3106 N. Davidson St., 704.817.1084.