36 upcoming spring and summer Charlotte bar and restaurant openings to watch

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Buckle up for a busy summer. All these spots are about to open…

Note that target open dates are estimates and delays are common with projects like these.

Bold Missy Brewery

A new brewery on N. Davidson Street with a mid-century modern taproom and beers named after bold women of history

Opening: Grand opening Saturday, May 13
Address: 610 Anderson Street, Charlotte NC 28205

Related coverage: Bold Missy Brewing coming soon to North Davidson with beer honoring history’s strong women

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Midwood Smokehouse – Backlot

The third Charlotte location will be in the Backlot at Park Road Shopping Center.

Opening: Thursday, May 18
Address: Park Road Shopping Center

Related coverage: BBQ lovers, start salivating: Midwood Smokehouse targets Thursday, May 18 for Backlot opening

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Desano Pizza

Neapolitan-style pizza cooked in imported wood-fired ovens. Charlotte will be the brand’s sixth location with flagship restaurants in Los Angeles and Nashville.

Opening: Friday, May 19
Address: 1500 E. 3rd Street, Charlotte NC 28204

Related coverage: Desano Pizza Bakery finishing construction in Midtown, set to open in early May. Peek inside.

Oak Steakhouse

Award-winning, Charleston-based steakhouse from the same team behind O-ku Sushi in South End

Opening: Thursday, May 11
Address: 4777 Sharon Road Suite 125, Charlotte NC 28210

Related coverage: Oak Steakhouse opens in SouthPark this week. Take a look inside and see the food

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Sophia’s Lounge

Gorgeous new bar and lounge inside the newly opened Ivey’s Hotel

Opening: Summer 2017
Address: The Ivey’s Hotel, 127 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte NC 28202

Related coverage: The Ivey’s Hotel is now open in Uptown. Peek inside this $25 million, 42-room boutique hotel

Dot Dot Dot

Membership-only, prohibition-style speakeasy in the Backlot at Park Road Shopping Center

Opening: Thursday, June 1
Address: Park Road Shopping Center, 4101 Park Road, #260B, Charlotte NC 28209

Related coverage: Dot Dot Dot targets a June 1 open date. Peek in at what will be an intimate, upscale, screen-free space

Pop the Top

Craft beer bottle shop in South End

Target Opening: Spring 2017
Address: 1750 Camden Road, Suite A, Charlotte NC 28203

Related coverage: Craft beer is coming to Camden Road in South End

Clean Juice – South End

Local juice and smoothie franchise currently taking over the world with 50 locations scheduled to open in 2017

Target Opening: Spring 2017
Address: 1616 Camden Road, Charlotte NC 28203

Related coverage: Clean Juice is coming to South End

Cupcrazed

Fort Mill’s wildly popular (and Food Network famous) bakery will open near Montford in the former Polk Dot Bakeshop spot

Target Opening: June 2017
Address: 1730 E. Woodlawn Road, Charlotte NC 28209

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The Packhouse and Joe and Nosh

A dual restaurant-coffeeshop concept from the team behind The Mayo Bird and The Summit Room

Target Opening: June 2017
Address: 500 E. Morehead Street, Charlotte NC 28203

Graham St. Pub & Patio

Neighborhood bar with a rooftop bar overlooking BB&T Ballpark

Target Opening: Summer 2017
Address: 400 S. Graham Street, Charlotte NC 28202

Related coverage: Finally, new plans for a rooftop bar at the ill-fated Chupitos building by the ballpark

Coaltrane’s – Plaza Midwood

The Argentinian fast-casual restaurant’s original location is at the EpiCentre

Target Opening: June 2017
Address: 1517 Central Avenue, Charlotte NC 28205

Related coverage: Argentinian fast-casual coming to the John’s Country Kitchen space in Plaza Midwood

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Loft & Cellar

A three-level concept with a private dining room in the basement wine cellar

Target Opening: June 2017
Address: 305 W. 4th Street, Charlotte NC 28202

Related coverage: Loft & Cellar targets a June opening for its three-level restaurant concept in Third Ward

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Undercurrent Coffee

Neighborhood coffeeshop coming to Plaza Midwood

Target Opening: Spring/Summer 2017
Address: 2012 Commonwealth Avenue, Charlotte NC 28205

Related coverage: Undercurrent Coffee is coming soon to Plaza Midwood

Wu’s Cajun Seafood

The latest concept from the team behind Hot Taco, All American Pub, Brazwells, Slate, Ink N Ivy, etc. is an Asian-Cajun fusion restaurant in the old Nan & Byron’s space

Target Opening: Summer 2017
Address: 1714 South Boulevard, Charlotte NC 28203

Related coverage: What’s taking the place of Nan & Byron’s in South End?

Milestone Irish Pub & Kitchen

Located in the former East Boulevard Bar & Grill space

Target Opening: Summer 2017
Address: 1315 East Boulevard, Charlotte NC 28203

Related coverage: Former East Boulevard Bar & Grill space in Dilworth to become an Irish pub

Hoppin’

A new craft beer and wine bar in South End from one of the partners behind Two Scoops Creamery

Target Opening: Summer 2017
Address: 1402 Winnifred Street, Charlotte NC 28203

Hyde Brewing

Culinary cafe, coffee bar, fermentation lab and craft brewery

Target Opening: Summer 2017
Address: 2911 Griffith Street, Charlotte NC 28203

Related coverage: Details emerge on Hyde Brewing – a unique combo of coffee, craft beer and food coming to South End

Urban Cookhouse

Fast-casual chain with a focus on local ingredients

Target Opening: Summer 2017
Address: 4343 Park Road, Charlotte NC 28209

Related coverage: Here’s what to expect from the 2 new restaurants replacing Monkey Joe’s at Park Road Shopping Center

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Hello, Sailor

Highly-anticipated waterside restaurant and tiki bar from Joe and Katy Kindred

Target Opening: August 2017
Address: 20210 Henderson Road #101, Cornelius NC 28031

Related coverage: Inside Joe and Katy Kindred’s new lakeside restaurant that will own the summer

Not Just Coffee – Dilworth

The coffeeshop’s fourth Charlotte location

Target Opening: Summer 2017
Address: 2230 Park Road, Charlotte NC 28203

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Dilworth Crossing Shopping Center (anchored by Food Lion). Soon to be home to Not Just Coffee, Inizio Pizza, Yoga One and more – Courtesy of Robert Johnson Architects.

Inizio Pizza – Dilworth

Authentic neapolitan-style pizzas prepared in wood-fired ovens. The original location opened in south Charlotte last year.

Target Opening: Summer 2017
Address: 2230 Park Road, Charlotte NC 28203

Related coverage: Inizio Pizza is coming to Dilworth

Green Brothers Juice – Dilworth

The original location is located in Overstreet Mall

Target Opening: Summer 2017
Address: 2230 Park Road, Charlotte NC 28203

Leroy Fox – South End

Southern joint known for its fried chicken. The original is in Cotswold.

Target Opening: estimated Summer 2017
Address: 1616 Camden Road, Charlotte NC 28203

Related coverage: Leroy Fox plans to expand to South End

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Trade & Lore

From Lindsey Pitman of The Daily Press. She opened the original Trade & Lore in Asheville last year. The Charlotte location will be upstairs at Salud Cerveceria in NoDa.

Target Opening: Summer 2017
Address: 3606 N. Davidson Street, Charlotte NC 28205

Lincoln’s Haberdashery

An urban market, restaurant and grocery from Futo Buta chef Michael Shortino

Target Opening: Summer 2017
Address: 1300 South Boulevard

Moo & Brew – NoDa

Located in the former Revolution Ale House

Target Opening: Summer 2017
Address: 3228 N. Davidson Street, Charlotte NC 28205

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via Moo & Brew

The People’s Market and The Queen & Glass

An urban market and sister cocktail lounge located in the former 131 Main space on East Boulevard

Target Opening: August 2017
Address: 1315 East Boulevard, Charlotte NC 28203

Related coverage: An urban market is coming to the former 131 Main space in Dilworth

Midwood Bomber Bar

A 1940’s-era bar in Plaza Midwood from the owner of Jackalope Jack’s

Target Opening: Summer 2017
Address: Gordon Street (Plaza Midwood)

Related coverage: Jackalope Jack’s owner is throwing it way back with original 90s menu prices and a new ’40s-era bar

B.Good – Uptown

Healthy fast-casual chain

Target Opening: Summer 2017
Address: 400 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte NC 28202

Related coverage: Fast-casual restaurant B.Good set to make its mark on Uptown

Rhino Market – Uptown

The second location for the westside grocery and deli

Target Opening: Summer 2017
Address: 400 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte NC 28202

Related coverage: Rhino Market is opening a second location Uptown

JJ’s Red Hots – Uptown

The third location for this local hot dog joint

Target Opening: September 1, 2017
Address: 400 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte NC 28202

Related coverage: JJ’s Red Hots is opening a third restaurant in Uptown

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Zeppelin

Craft cocktail bar in South End

Target Opening: late Summer 2017
Address: 235 W. Tremont Avenue, Charlotte NC 28203

Related coverage: A craft cocktail and small plates restaurant named Zeppelin is coming to South End

Common Market – South End

The popular market’s original South End location was leveled last year to make way for development

Target Opening: construction begins Summer 2017
Address: 235 W. Tremont Avenue, Charlotte NC 28203

Related coverage: Common Market is returning to South End, a half mile from its former location

Insomnia Cookies

Fresh-baked cookies delivered until 3 a.m.

Target Opening: TBD
Address: 210 E. Trade Street, Charlotte NC 28202

Related coverage: Instagram

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