Charlotte's 10 Best New Openings of 2018
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Charlotte's 10 Best New Openings of 2018

Monday, Mar 26 2018

Check out the 10 best new openings of 2018 and get acquainted with the most buzzworthy spots to come!

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Score Authentic Creations at Lincoln's Haberdashery at Lincolns Haberdashery
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Lincoln's Haberdashery

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.

Score Authentic Creations at Lincoln's Haberdashery
$   .  Lincolns Haberdashery   .  Charlotte
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NOW OPEN: Flour Shop at Flour Shop
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Flour Shop

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!

NOW OPEN: Flour Shop
$$   .  Flour Shop   .  Charlotte
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NOW OPEN: Sip Cocktails in a Speakeasy at BackStage Lounge at Backstage Lounge
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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.

NOW OPEN: Sip Cocktails in a Speakeasy at BackStage Lounge
$   .  Backstage Lounge   .  Charlotte
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NOW OPEN: Holler & Dash at Holler & Dash
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Holler & Dash

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.

NOW OPEN: Holler & Dash
$   .  Holler & Dash   .  Charlotte
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NOW OPEN: Eat Fresh Fare at Haymaker at Haymaker
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Haymaker

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.

NOW OPEN: Eat Fresh Fare at Haymaker
$$   .  Haymaker   .  Charlotte
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NOW OPEN: Gather With Friends at Let's Meat at Let's Meat KBBQ
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Let's Meat

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!

NOW OPEN: Gather With Friends at Let's Meat
$$   .  Let's Meat KBBQ   .  Charlotte
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Kre8 Gastropub at Wooden Robot Brewery at Wooden Robot Brewery
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Kre8 Gastropub at Wooden Robot Brewery

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!

Kre8 Gastropub at Wooden Robot Brewery
$   .  Wooden Robot Brewery   .  Charlotte
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NOW OPEN: Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth at Cinnaholic at Cinnaholic
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Cinnaholic

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.

NOW OPEN: Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth at Cinnaholic
$   .  Cinnaholic   .  Indian Trail
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NOW OPEN: Score a Burger Flight at Bang Bang Bites at Bang Bang Bites
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Bang Bang Bites

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.

NOW OPEN: Score a Burger Flight at Bang Bang Bites
$   .  Bang Bang Bites   .  Charlotte
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NOW OPEN: Check Out Unknown Brewing’s New Rooftop Bar at Unknown Brewing
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Unknown Brewing’s New Rooftop Bar

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.

NOW OPEN: Check Out Unknown Brewing’s New Rooftop Bar
$   .  Unknown Brewing   .  Charlotte
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Coming Soon

NOW OPEN: Fin & Fino at Fin & Fino
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Fin & Fino

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.

NOW OPEN: Fin & Fino
$$   .  Fin & Fino   .  Charlotte
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Savor Sushi and Poke at Sushi Guru at Sushi Guru
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Savor Sushi and Poke at Sushi Guru

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!

Savor Sushi and Poke at Sushi Guru
$   .  Sushi Guru   .  Charlotte
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NOW OPEN: Superica at Superica
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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.

NOW OPEN: Superica
$   .  Superica   .  Charlotte
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Grab A Drink Before The Big Game At Graham St. Pub & Patio at Graham St. Pub & Patio
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Graham St. Pub & Patio

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.

Grab A Drink Before The Big Game At Graham St. Pub & Patio
$   .  Graham St. Pub & Patio   .  Charlotte
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Nuvolé Rooftop TwentyTwo at EpiCentre
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Nuvolé Rooftop TwentyTwo

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.

Nuvolé Rooftop TwentyTwo
$$   .  EpiCentre   .  Charlotte
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NOW OPEN: Queen City Grounds at Queen City Grounds
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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.

NOW OPEN: Queen City Grounds
$   .  Queen City Grounds   .  Charlotte
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Dine With A Bit Of History At Davidson Ice House at Davidson Ice House
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Davidson Ice House

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.

Dine With A Bit Of History At Davidson Ice House
$$   .  Davidson Ice House   .  Davidson
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COMING SOON: The Stanley at The Stanley
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The Stanley

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.

COMING SOON: The Stanley
-   .  The Stanley   .  Charlotte
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NOW OPEN: Bulla Gastrobar at Bulla Gastrobar
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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!

NOW OPEN: Bulla Gastrobar
$$   .  Bulla Gastrobar   .  Charlotte
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Charlotte's 10 Best New Openings of 2018
Charlotte's 10 Best New Openings of 2018