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Summer Pops in SouthPark Charlotte NC
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The neighborhood known as SouthPark in Charlotte, NC has a whole lot offer. Located about 15 minutes from Uptown, SouthPark is an upscale area host to plenty of beloved eateries and watering holes, as well as ample boutiques that house the latest fashions, and massive homes with perfectly manicured lawns and amenity-filled luxury apartments.

Where to Eat

Cafe Monte French Bakery and Bistro

At Cafe Monte, they are known for their high quality French fare, all of which are prepared to order. Here you can find delicious specialties like smoked ham and egg crepes, hot beignets, and steak and eggs served with a croissant.

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Cafe Monte Belgian Waffle

Legion Brewing SouthPark

The neighborhood’s first brewery, Legion Brewing, is a great place for lunch and dinner. Charlotte beer drinkers have an insatiable thirst for their signature Juicy Jay IPA.

The Cowfish

The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar is where a kaleidoscope of ingredients comes together. Whether you enjoy sushi or burgers or the combination of the two, The Cowfish is the place for you.


At Rooster’s they pride themselves on the expression of the chef at home in the kitchen. You can get your hands on anything from scallops to duck confit to their famous wood-fired chicken.

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Roosters in SouthPark Charlotte NC
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Oak Steakhouse

Oak Steakhouse is a modern twist on the classic American steakhouse. They offer a variety of Prime Certified Angus Beef selections, small plates, and entrees that celebrate North Carolina.


Dogwood is the epitome of a Southern table, meaning they celebrate Southern hospitality. They served Southern eats made with local ingredients.

What to do

SouthPark Mall

You can’t really say you’ve been to SouthPark in Charlotte if you haven’t actually been to the mall. You can peruse high-end retailers like Burberry or Louis Vuitton. Or visit Scout & Molly’s, BOEM, or ivy & leo if you’d rather shop at small boutiques. The mall offers over 150 stores. In addition to the shopping, it has plenty of exciting dining options. Check out the popular Cheesecake Factory or something simple like Chipotle.

Symphony Park 

Home to the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra Summer Pops series each June, Symphony Park is the perfect place to go relax and enjoy some music. However, the park is also host to several other outdoor festivals and various music groups. 

Phillips Place

This shopping center boasts 26 upscale shops and restaurants. They are handpicked to provide their patrons with a high quality shopping and dining experience. Here you can shop at stores like Allen Edmonds, Brooks Brothers, and Taylor Richards and Conger. 

Specialty Shops SouthPark

Specialty Shops SouthPark offers a sophisticated and refined upscale shopping experience at privately owned boutiques, national retailers, and acclaimed restaurants. Shops at boutiques like ivy & leo, Scout & Molly’s, or Sharon Luggage.


This women’s boutique sells clothing, jewelry, and accessories. They are happy to help you find the latest trends. They can even pick outfits for a fun vacation. A widely raved about boutique, Boem is not one that you want to miss.

Local Charlotte Retailers
Visit Local SouthPark Retailers like TRC – Photos by Jamey Price

Above all else, when visiting SouthPark in Charlotte NC you will be in awe. The amount of wonderful stores and tremendous dining options is amazing. In conclusion, you will enjoy the overall experience SouthPark has to offer. If you love shopping and dining, it’s a wonderful place to spend an afternoon.

Words By: Ellie Barker