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Red Rocks Cafe - Charlotte

#207 of 2,005 Restaurants in Charlotte
Certificate of Excellence
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4223-8 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC 28211-4409 (Fairview Road)
(704) 364-0402
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11:00 am - 12:30 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Red Rocks Café is a locally owned and operated, unique 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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Good for:
Casual Dining
Romance
Bar scene

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Visitor rating
  • 35
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very Nice !!

A first for us. The atmosphere was above the normal. Both open and secluded areas. The food was also good, the service even better. Will visit again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
AlbertAnsey
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
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79 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Waxhaw, North Carolina, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

The people who work and run Red Rocks are first class. Having a large group for such an incredible birthday party isn't always easy for staff. But they never missed a beat. It was a memorable day and whoever made the decision to have the party at this spot was truly a treat for all who attended. I will be... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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49 reviews 49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

A first for us. The atmosphere was above the normal. Both open and secluded areas. The food was also good, the service even better. Will visit again.

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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90 reviews 90 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Cocktails were variable as dirty martinis were very good, but old fashioned was lacking, but not in fruit. Appetizers were for the most part very good. There was an off piece of calamari in the midst of strips only. Don't know what they do with the tentacles? Dinners were enjoyed by all and ample. Good variety available on the menu.... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Was looking forward to revisiting this restaurant but found while the food was good,the cost was did not warent what you got.. Most entrees were overpriced by 20%. Think the location has a lot to do with it Service was adequate.waiter did mix up a couple of orders but was quick to remedy the error. Choices on menu were varied,something... More 

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N.Carolina
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129 reviews 129 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

You can always count on friendly service, great menu choices and large portions. They are always very busy, so make a reservation. They are usually honored within 5 minutes of time. Blackened seafood salad is terrific. Large and plenty of fish. Prices are most reasonable. Good choice.

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Cornelius, North Carolina, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I would contact Red Rocks in a different manner if an Email was available. I wanted to let them know about our experience last night which was far from stellar. I called at 5:15 to request a 6:00 reservation and asked for a booth, I was told if one was available. When we arrived we asked for a booth and... More 

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Harrisburg, North Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

They have a good menu, with a nod to NASCAR - many of the entrees are named after prominent race figures. They have, in our opinion, the best crab cakes in Charlotte! The restaurant itself is inviting, and the service is very good (and consistent).

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Jacksonville Beach, FL
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I've been here several times when in Charlotte to visit friends. It is near where they live and it's so great that this place is convenient because it is so good. The menu is very extensive with both meat, seafood, lots of salads and some of the best desserts I've eaten in a long time. Their carrot cake is right... More 

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Oak Hill, West Virginia, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The food was fabulous and there was way more than just Thanksgiving type menu items; roast beef, salmon and of course chicken.

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Charlotte, NC
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294 reviews 294 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I've read a few of the reviews and would not dispute any of them. We live near here and get takeout all the time but we know what we like and what is good and that helps to ensure a positive experience. Mostly, we get salads. My wife gets the baby field green with a protein and I like the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4223-8 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC 28211-4409
    (Fairview Road)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: (704) 364-0402

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene

Description

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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