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Red Rocks Cafe - Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

Red Rocks Cafe - Charlotte

4.7
4.7
2921 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Red Rocks Café is a locally owned and operated, unique American Restaurant. We have operated in the greater Charlotte, NC area since 1992. We currently operate two units. The Original Red Rocks is in the Foxcroft area of Charlotte at the Strawberry Hill Shopping Center, and the newer unit, opened in 2003 is at Birkdale Village in Huntersville, NC. We offer a very diverse menu of appetizers, salads, pasta, steaks, seafood, chicken, and sandwiches. Our wine and dessert offerings are world class. We are unique in that we have something for everyone. No one is excluded due to price or category of food. At Red Rocks you can choose to “eat” or “dine.” Our mission is to professionally and efficiently operate a clean, upscale, restaurant that consistently offers great food and beverage at a reasonable cost. We invite you to visit Red Rocks Café for a great experience.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 25 times today

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Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    American, Contemporary American
  • Hours of operation
    Brunch Sun 10:30 am–3:00 pm Lunch Mon–Sat 11:00 am–5:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (704) 364-0402
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive chef
    Drew Pierce
  • Catering
    Customized to any occasion
  • Private party facilities
    Situated in Charlotte, NC, Red Rocks Cafe South Park is a restaurant venue that caters for all private events. Here, amidst wooden accents, a full-service bar, and delicious cuisine, you and your guests can enjoy a laid-back setting with a refined twist.
  • Private party contact
    Emily and Summer: (704) 364-0402
  • Neighborhood
    SouthPark
  • Cross street
    Fairview Road
  • Parking details
    When entering Strawberry Hill, be sure to take the first right into the market. Drive around the market continuing to veer toward your left until you come upon Red Rocks Cafe. Excellent parking in our lot.
  • Additional
    Banquet, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 2,921 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Charlotte

    Neighborhood gem

  • Charlotte

    American

  • Charlotte

    Neighborhood gem

  • Charlotte

    American

2,921 Reviews
  1. Sailorladies

    Charlotte

    62 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    62 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Good clean American food with a wide range of choices such as soup, salads, sandwiches, entrees ( meat, fish etc). Friendly setvice, clean atmosphere.

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  2. Betsy

    Noord-Holland

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was excellent, it was a little loud “for outdoor seating” but it was much improved as the crowd thinned out. Service was a little slow, but our waitress was very pleasant. Overall, great lunch.

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Orlando

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Great food, lots of options, wonderful drinks and great service. Will definitely return.

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Charlotte

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was great and the menu had good variety. Good night.

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  5. StephanieC

    Charlotte

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was great! Don't skip the dessert! It is amazing!

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  6. CharlesY

    Charlotte

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Superb food. Best steak ever. The service was a little slow at first We were seated in a busy area for people going to the main dining but we got lost in the shuffle. Once we got service everything went super good. I got the Cajun filet and salad it was wonderful. The waiter was attentive and the people watching went well. We love Red Rocks never a bad experience two people ate with no alcohol $120 with tip

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  7. LonnitaC

    Charleston

    11 reviews

    3.0

    11 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Costumer service was great. The food was meh. The calamari was flavorless, but the bam shrimp was very tasteful. Besides the kids tender meals we also ordered CHICKEN QUATTRO FORMAGGIO, SPINACH AND WALNUT RAVIOLI, CHICKEN SALTIMBOCCA & Jamie Satterfield's Chicken. The FORMAGGIO was flavorful & delicious. The saltimbocca was ok, but the other 2 dishes were bland to taste.

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Charlotte

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Incredible service and manager, and the food came out promptly!

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  9. JerryM

    Charlotte

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Red Rocks is just outstanding. They handled a large crowd efficiently. Food quality was excellent and served without a long wait. Managers were checking each table to assure that every diner knew they were valued.

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  10. PardonD

    Charlotte

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I have been going to Red Rocks for years and have never had a bad meal. Food is great, service is great as well.

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  11. Terrence

    Charlotte

    18 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Really great evening. Elizabeth was outstanding in her attentiveness and she exceeded our expectations. Food was wonderful. We really enjoy each time we dine there.

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  12. RichardC

    Charlotte

    20 reviews

    4.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Not our usual smaller lite lunch at the RR; a valentine lunch with my wife and ordered from their specialV-Day menu. A petite 4 ox filet and small coconut Shrimp. The sauce on the shrimp was the star of my plate! Noah, our server was personable and attentive even though he was taking care of multiple diners as the place was packed on this special Holliday. RR did a great job of handling a much much larger than normal Wednesday lunch crowd!

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  13. DSFmicro

    Charlotte

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    The food at Red Rocks never disappoints! It was very busy, though. Our poor waiter had so many tables, and he was pretty overwhelmed so it took longer than usual. Not his fault. We really enjoyed the lunch.

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  14. OpenTable Diner

    Charlotte

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Overall my husband and I had an enjoyable meal, but he would have ordered differently if the waitress had answered his question correctly about the wedge salad. He asked if it was half a head of lettuce, but it was only a quarter of a head when it arrived. If he had known that, he would have ordered a different salad for his meal.

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  15. Rono

    Charlotte

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Went for Sunday lunch at the strawberry hill location. From start to finish spot on Alex was great she new her craft Thanks. Will see you again

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  16. OpenTable Diner

    Charlotte

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Elizabeth was the best server ever! The meal was also amazing. Can’t wait to come back.

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  17. ReneC

    Austin

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Probably the best restaurant we have eaten at in Charlotte. Not white linen...just really damn good.

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  18. OpenTable Diner

    Charlotte

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Super service people during prime time dinner rush. Reservation was honored beautifully (no wait). Nice folks and decent, reasonably priced food.

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  19. Rktrog

    Western NC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 8, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Been eating here for years. Good food, good service, and a pleasant place to dine

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  20. SunkulS

    New York City

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    hit all the marks. first time there and thought it was great.

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  21. MaybeMoreNextTime

    Charlotte

    7 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on February 4, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 2
    Nothing special. Both food and atmosphere had a chain restaurant vibe. Even with a reservation, we ended in in a "tent" on the patio with a cheap electric heater glowing nearby on the floor. Food was OK. Drinks were good. Service was good. Just not enough here to bother going back...

    1 person found this helpful

  22. OpenTable Diner

    Charlotte

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food and service. Will definitely return

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  23. Saty

    Columbus

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Proteins were overcooked or they have been thawed and refrozen. The Marsala chicken had a burnt taste and overpowering the subtle Marsala wine reduction.

    1 person found this helpful

  24. OpenTable Diner

    Charlotte

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on February 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always a pleasure to dine there, the food and the service is excellent!

    1 person found this helpful

  25. EllenS

    Charlotte

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Have eaten at Red Rocks for years. We keep going back because we can ALWAYS count on 3 things: Great ambience , great service, and great food. Lunch and dinner. Fantastic choice!

    1 person found this helpful

  26. Suzanne

    Charlotte

    21 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on February 1, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    I like the fact that one can dine there during weekdays after 9 when other places are closed. My only complaints is the temperature (very chilly)-

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  27. KImS

    Charlotte

    16 reviews

    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on January 30, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Always a reliable place to go for quality food! Thank you!

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  28. WalterK

    Charlotte

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on January 29, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food and service were great. Always enjoy dining here.

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  29. SparkNArc

    Charlotte

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food and staff, keeps me coming back!

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  30. LesJ

    Charlotte

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    As always great the menu for restaurant week was delicious and generous. It is what I have come to expect from Red Rocks.

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  31. Katrina

    Charlotte

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was great and service. For it to be restaurant week they still provided outstanding service.

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  32. OpenTable Diner

    Charlotte

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We dined at an ”off” time but the food and service were as good as always. The salmon and steak were cooked as ordered and delicious. We enjoyed another great experience at Red Rocks.

    1 person found this helpful

  33. Ksmkba

    Charlotte

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had never been here but had several recommendations. It was so worth the money. We will go back soon.

    1 person found this helpful

  34. BBLEX

    Charlotte

    31 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    31 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The steak medallions were dry. The crab soup was not good. Too thick. The meal was very basic. I doubt i ever return.

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  35. JohnW

    Charlotte

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great time good food. Great staff highly recommend it

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  36. EricaO

    Charlotte

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 26, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Our friends loved the she crab soup but my husband and I didn't get that as he has a seafood allergy. I got filet and coconut shrimp and my husband got the lemon chicken. My filet was requested at Medium Rare but was at best medium and dry. With it only being 4 ounces you barely can put the thing on the grill. The size was fine for me and the coconut shrimp seemed good quality shrimp but I didn't care for the spicy flavor they put on the plate. I don't mind paying 60 bucks for a meal for two people but I expect a much better meal for that money. Out the door with tip we were over 70 bucks and needless to say we won't go back.

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  37. KevinW

    Charlotte

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 26, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    The food is always very good. Never had a disappointing meal. Service is is good, too. Some servers are Very good! Red Rocks is one of our favorite places to dine. Highly recommend!

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  38. Charles

    Charlotte

    34 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    34 reviews

    Dined on January 26, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Noah was an excellent waiter and provided us with a great dinner outdoors on a warm Friday evening in January!

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  39. MaryB

    Charlotte

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on January 26, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything was terrific as always. This is my favorite restaurant.

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  40. AnnW

    Charleston

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 25, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Cheese grits were hard and tasteless. The cake slice was much smaller than the cakes in display case. Salmon was good. She crab soup was excellent.

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Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Red Rocks Cafe - Charlotte does offer delivery in partnership with Chow Now. Red Rocks Cafe - Charlotte also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (704) 364-0402.

Red Rocks Cafe - Charlotte is rated 4.7 stars by 2921 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 25 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Red Rocks Cafe - Charlotte

4223-8 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC 28211

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Fairview Road
  • Neighborhood
    SouthPark
  • Hours of operation
    Brunch Sun 10:30 am–3:00 pm Lunch Mon–Sat 11:00 am–5:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    American, Contemporary American
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    When entering Strawberry Hill, be sure to take the first right into the market. Drive around the market continuing to veer toward your left until you come upon Red Rocks Cafe. Excellent parking in our lot.
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Drew Pierce
  • Additional
    Banquet, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (704) 364-0402
  • Catering
    Customized to any occasion
  • Private party facilities
    Situated in Charlotte, NC, Red Rocks Cafe South Park is a restaurant venue that caters for all private events. Here, amidst wooden accents, a full-service bar, and delicious cuisine, you and your guests can enjoy a laid-back setting with a refined twist.
  • Private party contact
    Emily and Summer: (704) 364-0402
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