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Rooster's Wood-Fired Kitchen - South Park

Rooster's Wood-Fired Kitchen - South Park Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.roosterskitchen.com
  • Email: jdillion@noblesrestaurants.com
  • Phone: (704) 366-8688
  • Hours of Operation: Monday-Thursday: 11:30am - 10pm Friday & Saturday: 11:30am - 11 pm Sunday: 11:30am - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: European, Southern
  • Executive Chef: Jim Noble
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Sharon Road
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking lot
A word from Rooster's Wood-Fired Kitchen - South Park
A Consumption Revolution in South Park, Charlotte. Rooster’s Wood Fired Kitchen, A Jim Noble Restaurant, will redefine dining out. A food and wine bar featuring an a la carte menu of comfortable Spanish, French and Italian influenced selections prepared on a wood fired grill, rotisserie and imported Italian oven. Rooster’s is high quality and affordable casual cuisine combined with a local Southern boy’s culinary impartations. The open kitchen centered in the dining room allows the guest to view the crafting of cuisine while dining at the kitchen’s antique granite countertop on a hand crafted pub bar stool. Finishes of Leather, antique stone, beautiful crafted woodwork and wrought iron parallels the artisan architecture and design with artisan, hand crafted styled cuisine.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Only negative was that my mom ordered scallops, which tasted great but there were only 4 scallops. We thought for the price that was silly. Caramel cake was a little dry/too salty. Wine was great. Our waitress was super friendly."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Rooster's is one of our favorite restaurants. The Caesar Salad is the best any where!! Love the spit-fire roasted Chicken. It is really moist and tender! You have to try the pan fried corn. The Strawberry-Rhubarb pie was amazing! You can't go wrong with whatever you order. Service is always great! Can't wait to go back!"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Pork belly was terrible. The flavors were good but the "pork belly" was glorified thick cut bacon. Mushrooms and veggie side dishes were very good as was the desert. i have eaten here on numerous occasions and this was a first."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Great after work spot, nice beer and wine list. The food was all delicious and the atmosphere was fun and inviting. Will visit many more times."
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "The food is great. Very original dishes you would be hard pressed to find anywhere else in charlotte. I love it, I just wish I could afford to eat there more often!"
    Dined on 4/8/2014
  • "1/4 chicken at $10 includes.... A piece of chicken on a small plate no garnish no nothing. If you want a little veggies or starch you order them as sides they will add up to a $30 meal. Charlotte isn't NYC. If I were running the restaurant I would throw in a small amount of starch and veggie and present a nice plate for $15 Unlikely I would return here. Nice to stop by for a glass of wine. Find somewhere else for dinner."
    Dined on 4/8/2014
  • "You can dress up a pig but it's still a pig and this place seems to be over-priced BBQ! The best part of the dinner was the cured meat we had as a starter. The portion size was ample for the price; however they may want to consider presenation. We tried the carolina bbq pork shoulder & hanger steak for entrees and split the Asparagus, Spinach (both drenched in butter/oil), and Polenta (fried) sides. I love pork made any way but this one bordered on dry. The smoke level was good ; however I was not a fan of the Lexington style side sauce. My boyfriend had the hanger steak which he liked but it was a little tough/chewy- it’s not tenderloin. We did not try dessert. I honestly would not go back for dinner, but maybe for lunch."
    Dined on 4/7/2014
  • "Love love LOVE Rooster's! Tomato bisque is the best!"
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "My husband and I went to Rooster's for the first time over the weekend and we both thoroughly enjoyed the entire experience. The restaurant seems to stay very busy and full, yet the staff was efficient, attentive, and very personable. The wine list was great: an entire page with a variety of origins and price ranges. We chose a cheaper bottle of wine, yet it was absolutely delicious. The food was equally impressive: from the dipping oil to the scallops and shrimp to the lovely desserts that we ordered, high quality and thoughtful preparation was evident all around. Definitely will recommend to others!"
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "My husband and I love Roosters. Every time we go for dinner the food is always on point!"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Met with friends for dinner. While service and wine were very good, the menu was difficult to understand. No vegetarian options. Serving ala carte is very expensive. Have enjoyed it for lunch but would NOT go back for dinner."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "Had a great dinner Thursday evening. Warning: get your open table reservation well ahead of time. Started with 2 very nice salads; arugula and blue cheese. My wife had a delicious salmon; done perfectly at medium well; our server helped make selecting the cooking temperature the right one. I had the short rib, huge, delicious; one of the best I've ever had. We shared a roasted beet side. Good cocktails and wine by the glass. Like the way your glass is poured at the table, nice touch. Tonight was stellar; great job!"
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "One of the better meals I've had at this location. Rooster's continues to provide consistent quality, food selections and a great wine list. This is one of our "go-to" spots in Charlotte"
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "Roosters is one of those places where you know everytime you go, everything will be perfect!"
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "A wonderful night, with excellent service, perfect food, and excellent special cocktails."
    Dined on 3/11/2014
  • "Good for girls dinner, date night or family night out. Food is great with plenty to pick from and nice wait staff."
    Dined on 3/18/2014
  • "The food was good, but for what you get it's a little bit pricey and the portions are on the small side."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "Food is good although it's always hard to know what to order. Loud restaurant butnot overly so. Great aroma from grill. Perfect for large group. Service was mostly great. Had to ask for water refills and appy plates. Would recommend to a group of friends or adult family group."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "The food, atmosphere and friendliness of the staff was great. We will be returning!!! The wings were "the bomb.!!!"
    Dined on 3/10/2014
  • "Saturday was awesome and topped by a fabulous dinner at Roosters! Our food was awesome- delicious and presented beautifully. The ambience was great if a little loud. Highly recommend!"
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "This is a place that is really fit for a foodie. My husband and I are always extremely pleased with the service, ambience and the food is fantastic. This is one of my favorites places to eat. Fan for Life."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "Good menu; good service; two or our entrees were a little on the salty side, but that has not been my experience in the past."
    Dined on 2/19/2014
  • "I always love Roosters!!! I took a good friend there to celebrate her birthday, as she had never been before. She LOVED it! Not only is the food absolutely delicious, the presentation is phenomenal. I love to sit at the bar and "witness" the cooking......quite impressive and entertaining!!! Great restaurant!"
    Dined on 2/19/2014
  • "The only complaint I would have for this place would be the portion size but only because the food was so delicious! I wanted so much more. 5 star all around! Wine a lil expensive but it was worth the experience! Definitely going back!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "We both had the salmon which was very tasty. The ceasar salad was pitiful however. You would expect much better given the price and caliber of restaurant. It took too long to get the main course too. I really enjoyed the glass of Riesling though. Can't really say it was worth the money overall. Didn't like how you had to pay extra for the sides. One note, make sure you request a table in the main dining room. They were seating people in the hallway which was not heated well. The bar dining room across the hall wasn't as nice either."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "My husband and I love Rooster's. We have both been there for lunch, but we hadn't for dinner. The dinner was fantastic just like we suspected. He had the duck which was really good! I got the BBQ chicken breast which had a really good tangy BBQ sauce. I think next time I will get the duck. For the side I would recommend the Au Gratin potatoes, and you most definitely have to try the bread pudding for dessert."
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "We had a great meal here. Service and food were great. It's a nice, classy place but also kid-friendly, which is a plus."
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "We wandered from the wood-fired specialties and were disappointed in the result. Calamari, called squid here, was pinky ring size, over battered. My seafood linguini was flavorful, but portion was more 'small plate' and contained: two nice scallops, one nice shrimp, four tiny mussels and a scattering of calamari scraps and pinky rings that wouldn't tip a scale at more than a couple of grams. Drinks and service were great, and the chicken looked good going by. Moral of story: don't order fish at a place named Rooster's."
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "Went here on husband's birthday and everything was perfect. Our waitress remembered us from the last time we were in which was about two years ago! The food was perfectly prepared and the portion size is the best - not too much. My husband got the hanger steak which is always great and I got the salmon, which was among the best I've ever had. We also got our favorite sides: creamed corn, spinach, and couldn't resist their fries! When the waitress found out it was husband's birthday, she brought a chocolate molten cake which was luscious (and comped). A fabulous evening."
    Dined on 2/5/2014
  • "Roosters is our go to neighborhood restaurant because of the friendly and helpful staff as well as good food. Last week I had a pasta which was made like gnocchi but semolina with port shanks and a delicious sauce made of purred vegetables. Delish."
    Dined on 2/4/2014
  • "Food was tasty and good looking items on the menu. Was in neighborhood from out of town and saw the place on urbanspoon app."
    Dined on 12/22/2013
  • "Service, wine and meal was outstanding. Tooks friends for their first visit and they were impressed."
    Dined on 1/27/2014
  • "Excellent comfort food, menu and service. We loved the atmosphere as well."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "We chose Rooster's as the place for an introductory team meeting. The hostesses were great about our reservation, which had to change. We had attentive and pleasant service. Like the Rooster's in Uptown, the food was fabulous. This was my first time at the South Park location with a brand new team at work. Great impressions all around!"
    Dined on 1/23/2014
  • "The ambiance is casual and unassuming but when you walk in the door it is the aromas that really hit you. Each dish was a surprise and showed much more technique than I would have thought by the "wood fired" in the name. I had the foie gras appetizer and the pan seared flounder. Both were plated beautifully and the tastes were layered and wonderfully complex while still highlighting the fresh ingredients. My husband had the duck confit and is still talking about it. They could charge much more for their dishes but they do not. It says quite a bit about how the kitchen and the business itself is run, don't you think? I think you have some very smart people running this restaurant."
    Dined on 1/21/2014
  • "Great selection of plates to suit a variety of tastes. Excited to go back to try all of the things we didn't order this time!"
    Dined on 1/19/2014
  • "As always, i enjoy going to Roosters. You can always expect attentive service, and wonderful all natural fresh food. Prepared perfectly every time!!! I love the coconut cake for desert, the French martini, the grits w/bacon, and all the vegetables!! Actually, I have enjoyed everything I have ever ordered there. Local foods are used where available."
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "I love Roosters and go often. The food & service are always good. I was very disappointed that my reservation was at 8 and we didn't get seated until after 9."
    Dined on 1/10/2014
  • "Last year we decided to make this the start to our bike racing season each year. We love sitting at the bar surrounding the open kitchen. Even though it is first come first served there, the restaurant was more than graciously reserved us a couple of chairs. We started with the salami and cheese pizza It had a wonderfully thin and crisp crust combined with the toppings were great. The BBQ rotisserie chicken and mac and cheese (always on the menu) hit the spot. The BBQ sauce is different than what we normally find around here but it ranks high with us. We also had the pork chop (on of the specials) that looked like it would flip the Flintstone's car, and was seasoned well. The roasted vegetables rounded out the meal wonderfully."
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "Great Service! I can say enough about the wait staff- my friend and I had a really good experience. The calamari was perfect, not tough or elastic, had he perfect crunch balanced with just the right amount of parm...a must have appetizer. My friend had he scallops I had the BBQ chicken (dark). Both were Yum! The scallops were seared with just the right Amount of char on both sides and a perfectly raw-med center--seasoned just right. The chicken was the surprise topped and sitting in just the right amount of and most delicious BBQ sauce I've had in a long time. We share two sides, asparagus and Mac-n-cheese. Did not care for the Mac-n-cheese, was not impressed."
    Dined on 1/8/2014