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Shopping & Dining

Charlotte’s diverse population makes it the perfect location for a myriad of shopping and dining options. Whether you prefer local businesses or national chains, you’re sure to find exactly what you’re looking for when shopping and dining in Charlotte.

Countless Shops to Explore

From designer malls, to local boutiques and specialty shops, Charlotte features a variety of shopping.

Highlighted Shopping Areas

SouthPark Mall

SouthPark Mall is the Carolina’s premier shopping destination with over 150+ stores including American Girl, Apple, Burberry, Porsche Design, Lilly Pulitzer, Louis Vuitton, Microsoft, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Tiffany & Co. and much more.

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Ballantyne Village

Ballantyne Village is a collection of shops and restaurants located in south Charlotte just across Johnston Road from Ballantyne Resort and Conference Center. It includes award-winning dining, salon and spa services, outdoor entertainment, an art house theatre and high-end shopping.

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Northlake Mall

Northlake Mall is the premier retail destination for the thriving affluent communities in the North Charlotte metropolitan area. Dillard's, Macy's, Belk, Dick's Sporting Goods, AMC's 14-screen cinema, plus 150 stores and restaurants make Northlake Mall a popular lifestyle destination.

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Concord Mills Mall

There is always more to explore at Concord Mills, the largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in North Carolina. Home to more than 200 stores paired with unique family dining and entertainment options all under one "climate controlled roof," Concord Mills is a great place to visit any time of year.

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A New Taste Every Night

The Charlotte area offers a diverse range of award-winning cuisines suitable for every palate, in fine dining or casual settings. Whether you prefer to savor international flavors or classic American tastes, the options are endless.

Local Favorites

Aria Tuscan Grill

Refined Italian fare, a robust wine list and happy-hour specials in a trendy, contemporary setting.

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Barrington’s Restaurant

High-end, locally sourced New American fare and select wines served in an intimate bistro setting.

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The Fig Tree Restaurant

Upscale, creative Continental fare and a bountiful wine list in a restored 1913 Craftsman bungalow.

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Modern, high-end Northern Italian cuisine served in a sophisticated setting with a patio.

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