Charlotte Restaurant News: Now Open, Opening Soon + More End O’Summer Food News

It’s gonna be a busy month ladies. Here’s the scoop on which Charlotte Restaurants are now open, opening soon, hosting events & more.

New Charlotte Restaurants Now Open

Trolley Barn Fermentory is a two story brewery and food hall now open in South End. From the folks at Legion Brewing on the rail trail, with views of uptown, indoor/outdoor seating. Opened Tuesday, August 3rd.

Geno D’s Pizza opened recently in the 250-square-foot former Pure Pizza 7th Street Public Market location from a father-daughter team aiming to bring true jersey style pizza to the Uptown QC.

La Caseta’s Latin American food now open on Montford at 1730 Abbey Place, 4 from the folks of @saborlatingrill + @threeamigosclt. Monday – Saturday 11am-3p 
Sunday Closed. Cooking Traditional Latin Cuisine Passed Down from Generation to Generation

If you’ve been reading our eats posts, you’ve been waiting for this new higher end chain spot to open in Phillips Place, and 800 Degrees Woodfired Kitchen is now serving SouthPark fans.

Now Open In Phillips Place

Carryout / ghost kitchen Cravn Caribbean from owner and chef Carlos Abrahams serving up the Jamaican food that he enjoyed as a child. Born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica, Abrahams credits watching his mom, Jean, cook as his inspiration. Thur/Fri 12:30-7:30 and Sat 12-6 at 2200 Thrift Rd 28208.

Capicua – Latin cuisine in Mooresville is now open at 140 Regency Center Dr 28117

Molecular Chef at Capicua

ICYMI opened last month

New Charlotte Restaurants Opening Soon

MIZU – SouthPark in the Hyatt Centric Hotel.
Opens August 12, the new Japanese restaurant from Indigo Road group and steered by the O-KU chef is now taking reservations.

La Capital MXSouth End 1910 South Boulevard opening late August TBD

replacing Luciano’s on South Blvd opening date TBD this month

Three new spots Uptown in the soon to open new JW Marriott on August 17.

August opening slated for CAROLINE’S OYSTER BAR Uptown in the new JW Marriott opening on August 17, along with their AURA ROOFTOP BAR and DEANS ITALIAN STEAKHOUSE

Bitty and Beaus, a coffee shop run by people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is set to open soon in the South End Design Center, by Hawkers & Jenis. The original opened in Wilmington in 2016 by the proud parents of four children – the two youngest, Bitty & Beau, having Down syndrome. As advocates for the value, inclusion and acceptance of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, the Wrights have dedicated their lives to making the world a better place for their children and others living with disabilities.

Build Your Own Poke Bowls at ISLAND FIN POKE expected to open in mid-August in Berewick Town Center in South Charlotte. Billed as “Hawaiian style poke bowls and Dole Whip in a cool casual environment” on their IG 🙂

Charlotte Restaurant Food News & Events

CheatsCheeseSteaks POP UPS, planning to open a location in the fall near Villani’s on Pecan Ave., is hosting pop ups in the meantime, keep up on their IG.

Please note!! this photo is from a PAST BYGONE pop up.

The Clean Catch Lobster Shack is officially BACK OPEN, Clean Catch Seafood has their Friday Lobster Rolls in play again, oh how we’ve missed you.

5Church is offering customers vaccinated on or after July 26 a free Viper cocktail for showing their vaccination cards. (the viper is a tequila cocktail made with cucumber, lime, orange liqueur & a dash of cayenne pepper).

Charlotte Mixologist Bob Peters Features Charlotte’s Best Bartenders on, a New Platform for At-Home Cocktail Aficionados

by @justindrinks from @leah_and_louise! Piña Collider. @fernetbranca, coconut fat washed @muddyriverdistillery Carolina Rum, fresh pineapple, homemade cilantro syrup, and fresh lime juice

Charlotte Burger Week
Friday, August 6 – Sunday, August 15
Wondering where to find the best burger in Charlotte? Decide for yourself during Charlotte Burger Week! With over 25 participating restaurants offering $6 speciality burgers, you are sure to discover a few new favorites.