Red Rocks Cafe - Charlotte

4.6
2059 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.

Offers

  • Live Music At Strawberry Hill

    Sep 17 - Sep 24, 2021

    Fri 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Join us for dinner on our covered patio while enjoying live music from 5:30pm-9pm each Friday evening.

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
What 2059 people are saying
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KandiceD
Charlotte
7 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

filet tenderloin sandwich was very good but needed some horse raddish to make is stand out.

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vipTCHUTCHI1
Charlotte
66 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lauren at the bar was awesome. She was kind and very attentive. She kept the bar clean which is highly desirable during COVID-19. Definitely recommend and if so sit at the bar with Lauren.

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Rosie
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

If you want a three-course dinner, including a delectable dessert, Red Rocks Cafe is the place for you. This meal including a glass of wine and coffee for each of us was under $100. We've had to pay almost $200 for essentially the same high-quality. meal. Our server was perfect in every way. We plan to eat at Red Rocks every three weeks or so.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Palm Springs
28 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Red rocks never disappoints.

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vipDennis
Charlotte
155 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Red Rocks never disappoints especially when the weather is good and there is available patio seating.

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OpenTable Diner
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was great. Highly recommend the Jambalaya and the Buffalo shrimp. Waiter/bartender made a mean old fashioned too.

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vipGreta
Raleigh
10 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was sooo good, I had a shrimp appetizer and lobster ravioli entree. The service was great as well. Ambiance would have been better if we hadn’t been seated in odd area with no view, but oh well the food made up for it!

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ConnieW
Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

This place is great for brunch! It was busy so highly recommend reservations. Staff was doing their best trying to serve everyone. Will be back!

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
4 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, everything at Red Rocks was fantastic.

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Wendy
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

In my opinion, Red Rocks at South Park has the best She Crab Soup in Charlotte.

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Karolyn7
Charleston
6 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was my boyfriend’s 50th birthday, what a perfect quiet night! Beautiful weather, great ambiance! Excellent wait staff & a wonderful night!
Thank you so much!

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OpenTable Diner
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Red rock café was very relaxing. The hosting hostesses were very warm. My meal selections were requested timely and received timely. What an outside view and how peaceful. The meal was delicious try the Parmesan salmon. I definitely will be coming back with my children. This was an amazing experience!

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patr
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great specialty salads, had the Oriental Chicken salad and my friend had the Seafood Salad, both were excellent.

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MattVicki
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on August 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Met quickly and with a smile when we walked in and seated quickly to our reserved table for 4. Wait staff prompt and knowledgeable about "specials" and other questions. Very friendly and great service throughout the evening (Rene?) Our Coconut Salmon, Cajun Salmonx2 and Tuna + salads were perfection. Quiet evening as most patrons were eating on the patio. We also chose a Monday night so we could enjoy a "quieter" evening with friends. Very happy with our experience and the prices were what we expected for 'fine dining" , so no surprises there. Red Rocks did
everything perfect. Thank you, we will be back!

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CharryseJ
Charlotte
3 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Phenomenal experience

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Barry
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

The food was delicious and definitely exceeded my expectations . The service was very good. I hadn't eaten at Red Rocks in a few years but I will be returning in a couple of weeks.

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CarolD
Western NC
8 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience2

My friend & I arrived close to 1PM. It was quite busy. Usually we try to sit outdoors but it was too warm. We were seated toward the back -near the restrooms. Usually I get an entree' but this time I ordered a burger. I wanted it " pink and juicy ". Our server said that would be medium. When it came it was overdone. The sweet potato fries were great- not so much the burger.

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JNNN
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Red Rocks is always a great choice when you are looking for a variety of menu items to choose from. the food is always fresh and the service is exceptional.

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service! Our server, Josh, was attentive without hovering and was warm and hospitable.

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OpenTable Diner
Raleigh
3 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Seated quickly inside in a nice private booth. Served by an attentive waiter. Delicious food. Great experience as always!

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ValerieG
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service, great food, timely seating despite large crowd. Reservations recommended.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great service. Food was really good…portions were large and everyone was happy with their order. Good steaks, good fish, good desserts. Enjoyed it very much.

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RobertA
Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Probably have eaten here twenty or more times. Always great food and good service.

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was great. Our water and ice teas were constantly refreshed. Thank you Dexter! Lobster ravioli is best I ever had

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FlipFlopGirl
Charlotte
3 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrated my birthday at Red Rocks last night. Had a wine spritzer that was about 16 oz (whoo hoo!) and delicious Sesame tuna steak and rizzoto, cooked exactly the way I asked for it. We sat in a booth and had a nice evening eating and talking. Thanks, Red Rocks for a nice evening!

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vipDinaK
Charlotte
60 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

I ordered the Reuben with a side of mixed vegetables; the vegetables weren’t oily as I worried they might be. I was grateful for that. The Ruben was delicious, although I would have enjoyed it much more with less butter on the bread before it was griddle-crisped. It made the bread taste heavy and oily instead of a crisp backdrop to the filling. My husband ordered the eggs Benedict with tomato and avocado. He absolutely loved it. The only disappointment was when he ordered hashbrowns - he expected the classic lattice-cut brown and crispy version, not diced potatoes with onion and peppers that was predominantly all white and not at all brown and crispy. The menu should be rewritten to display diced potatoes, because the way it is currently listed lends to confusion as to what one expects.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall3food5service3ambience2

It’s just like going to Applebee’s with very much higher cost and same type of service

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MaryB
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a terrific waitress. on my receipt it says we were served by AM COUNTER. She was efficient and friendly.

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
4 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Red Rocks was excellent as usual. Always has consistently good feed and service.

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, service and atmosphere to celebrate my friends birthday!

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RLP118
Charlotte
8 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious steak salad and filet dinners!

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OpenTable Diner
Poconos
4 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing experience will be back!

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Kathilouwho
Charlotte
5 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was very sweet & just the right amount of attentive. Her name was either Joanna & she was helping out Olivia or vice versa. But we never saw the person she was supposed to be helping & that was just fine. Food was good, as always.
I appreciate the outside (covered) dining option, as it started raining while we were there. We were originally going to another restaurant but they couldn’t guarantee outside seating. With Covid & Delta, I’m again not comfortable eating inside.

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CharlesC
Charlotte
5 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Ambience and service were reasonably good, though it’s clear that the restaurant is understaffed. The food was average to above average for the price.

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viptwofrenchies
Charlotte
57 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience5

As always, amazing service at Red Rocks. Food was great as well albeit it slightly overpriced. The wine, however, was frustrating. A glass of wine costs the same as the bottle at the store. That is just maddening. I understand this is where money is made but it doesn’t feel great. Totally overpriced.

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jamesc
Charlotte
15 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience3

Our group of four dined inside at a booth which was quite roomy. The service was excellent. My blackened Ahi tuna was overcooked, but other meals seemed to be enjoyed. O

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AliceB
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is always great! Staff is courteous and always attentive. We never have any complaints!

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vipLaughlins
Charlotte
28 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love Red Rocks! ALWAYS great quality and service!

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great. Food was great and I will return.

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SSGG
Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always consistent food and service. My go-to place. Thank you, John Love!

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Red Rocks Cafe - Charlotte using the Order Online button. 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 4.6 stars by 2059 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.