Check out the 10 best new openings of 2018 and get acquainted with the most buzzworthy spots to come!
It's a hipster's paradise—part shop and part café with nods to pop culture in the menu and decor. Sip on a floral coffee and take in all the cool vibes.
Flour Shop's concept is built around the kitchen, which is pretty much a part of the dining room. The menu is focused on a traditional style of cooking using fire plus the freshest ingredients!
Located on the backside of SouthBound, BackStage Lounge is Charlotte's latest speakeasy. Sip signature cocktails and dine on small bites as you enjoy the ambience of intimate space.
Holler & Dash, a Southern-style biscuit house from Cracker Barrel, is now open in South End. Check out their drool-worthy biscuit menu, grit bowls and some healthy options.
Located in Uptown Charlotte near Romare Bearden Park, Haymaker serves up only the freshest, heirloom ingredients. Their casual vibes are perfect for date night or dinner with friends.
Live your meat-lover's dream when you eat at Let's Meat. The menu at this all-you-can eat Korean BBQ restaurant includes a checklist of meats and marinades to cook on their built-in table stovetops!
Wooden Robot is steppin' up their game by evolving Charlotte's OG beer-infused food truck, Twisted Eats, now Kre8, into a full-service gastropub. Stop by for creative bites and, of course, brews!
Get ready for a sugar rush when you stop by Cinnaholics! Not only are their cinnamon rolls delicious, they're 100% vegan and made with only quality ingredients that are guaranteed to satisfy.
Bang Bang Bites, the sister concept of award-winning Bang Bang Burgers, will have the same great taste, but with a focus on sliders! This South End spot is next to Zeppelin and the new Common Market.
The Unknown Brewing Co.'s taproom is getting a makeover! The brewery is expanding beyond beer and is adding a micro-distillery and a rooftop bar! It's guaranteed to be your new hang-out spot.
Fin & Fino is brought to you by the people who brought you Dressler's, Dogwood and The Porter's House, so you know it won't disappoint! The menu is seafood focused and includes a raw bar.
Eat at Sushi Guru's second location in Plaza Midwood. This modern Japanese has Peruvian influence and is guaranteed to satisfy your sushi cravings. Not feeling sushi? Try one of their poke bowls!
Popular Atlanta restaurant, Superica, will bring the trendy Tex-Mex concept to South End's Design Center complex this May. Superica focuses on a "Tex-Mex" menu and a modern "Old West" vibe.
This Uptown Charlotte pub has the feeling of a small-town bar pub with the view of a roof-top bar. This neighborhood bar has food and makes the perfect spot before a Panther's or Knights game.
Upscale comfort food? Check. Killer view? Check. Nuvolé Rooftop TwentyTwo is about to be Charlotte's new favorite rooftop bar. Situated above a hotel in the Epicentre, Nuvolé will open in the spring.
Queen City Grounds will combine Uptown's first cafe with an on-site roaster with a food menu from the guy behind popular eatery FūD at Salud. You'll find Queen City Grounds on the ground floor of Skyhouse.
Davidson Ice House in downtown Davidson maintains a slice of history as it's located in the town's former icehouse. From meat-eaters to vegans, their menu offers up something for everyone.
The Stanley is the new restaurant opening in the heart of Elizabeth in 2018 by Chef Paul Verica, 2017 James Beard Semifinalist for Best Chef Southeast.
Bulla Gastrobar, a Spanish tapas restaurant is coming to SouthPark in the former Chuy's location, next to Cowfish. Expect energetic vibes, craft cocktails & menu items that you can share with friends!