Explore the newest businesses to launch in Charlotte

Interested in getting the lowdown on the newest restaurant and retail additions to Charlotte? From a seafood spot to a doughnut shop, read on for the newest spots to open their doors around town.

NC Red

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Wander over to 1205 Thomas Ave. and you'll find NC Red, a new chicken shop, offering seafood, salads and more.

This spot serves up a variety of seafood dishes including lobster rolls and more.  Look for the Rhode Island Clam Chowder among the soups available here. NC Red also offers Nashville Hot Chicken in half or whole sizes. Take a peek at the full menu here

With four stars from 16 reviews on Yelp, the newcomer is off to a strong start. 

Yelper David M. wrote, "The lobster roll is excellent. My wife and I split one along with the baked seafood casserole on our first visit and that was quite enough to fill us."    

Pho At Noda

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A new Vietnamese spot, offering noodles and more, has opened for business in the neighborhood. The newcomer to Villa Heights, called Pho at Noda, is located at 2100 N. Davidson St., Suite A.

This spot specializes in pho. You'll also find a variety of traditional Vietnamese Banh Mi sandwiches. Also look for the Surf and Turf among the house favorites. Take a gander at the full menu here.  

Pho at Noda has proven popular thus far, with a 4.5-star rating out of three reviews on Yelp.

Chi N., who was among the first Yelpers to review the new spot on May 22, wrote, "I ordered a bowl of Bun Bo Hue and a side of tai (raw round beef). That's the best Bun Bo Hue I've tried in Charlotte. As a person who grew up in Vietnam, I can tell you this place is authentic."

Pepperbox Doughnuts

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A newcomer to South End, Pepperbox Doughnuts is a spot to score doughnuts, coffee and tea and kombucha that's located at 101 W. Worthington Ave., Suite #150.

This spot specializes in artisan doughnuts. New flavors are introduced on an ongoing basis. Look for the Peanut Butter Oreo and Mexican Hot Chocolate doughnuts on the menu.  

With four stars out of 14 reviews, the new arrival is receiving positive attention. 

Yelper Issac M. wrote, "This locally-owned doughnut shop met every expectation for a great spot to grab a delectable treat. From the artfully crafted vegan doughnuts with creative glazes, to the surprisingly delicious hand-crafted drink options, I've thoroughly enjoyed its selections."

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