Just blocks from the buzzy and well-known South End of Charlotte is an up and coming neighborhood known as Charlotte’s Lower South End. With thousands of new residents from across the country funneling into Charlotte, they’re looking for a place to live with walkability and a practically endless list of things to do and restaurants/breweries to try out – Lower South End delivers all that and more.
Here’s our guide to Charlotte’s Lower South End, including the hottest new restaurants, charming shops, captivating entertainment venues, and more.
Our Guide to Charlotte’s Lower South End or LoSo as the Locals Call It
Next time you’re looking for things to do in Charlotte, NC, consider this your one-stop guide to the best places in LoSo.
Where to Eat in LoSo
Goldies, which just opened in May 2023, has four kitchens within their music and restaurant space including Goldie’s Kitchen, Tina’s Pizza, and Big Weiners. Grab anything from an Alabama White Sauce chicken pizza to Carolina Dog to a fried chicken sandwich, whatever you’re in the mood for.
Make a reservation at State of Confusion and enjoy authentic, scratch-made cuisine from Latin America, New Orleans, & the Carolina Lowcountry cuisine. It is one of LoSo’s hot-spots for soaking in the sunshine and fresh air while sipping on cocktails and snacking on one of their many different ceviches.
Stop by Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen for family table meals or take a cooking class so you can recreate incredible dishes at home. Or grab a poke bowl at Seoul Poke Bowl for the fresh, vibrant flavors of sushi and poke bowls.
Things to Do in LoSo
Have you joined the Pickleball craze? Rally, a pickleball and entertainment center opened in June in LoSo. Within the complex is a full-service restaurant with a Top Chef alum at its helm.
If you’re feeling a big night out, catch a concert at Goldie’s. There’s nightly live music and you can catch local acts and bigger names playing everything from rock and roll to country to soul.
And, if you’re in need of fun items to decorate your new home in LoSo, check out antiques and one-of-a-kind vintage finds at the Sleepy Poet Antique Mall or continue the thrifting hunt at GW Boutique.
Where to Drink in LoSo
You could choose a new place to grab a drink every night for weeks and never hit the same spot twice in LoSo. Head over to the Sugar Creek Brewing for beer and perfectly paired eats. Try the classic Olde Mecklenburg Brewery with interiors designed to take you back to the middle ages, or enjoy the outdoor fire pits and live local music, Protagonist Beer, or Brewers at 4001 Yancey. If cider is your thing, stop by Red Clay Ciderworks.
If you’re more in the mood for a caffeine boost we got you covered! LoSo has a laundry list of places to satisfy your caffeine needs such as Land of a Thousand Hills Coffee, Night Swim Roastery & Cafe, Kung Fu Tea, and Burr & Berry Coffee.
Where To Live
If you’re ready to join the thousands of new residents flocking to one of the best places to live in Charlotte, let’s talk! Situated in the heart of Charlotte’s Lower South end, we have gorgeous, move-in-ready townhomes available now at LoSo Terraces. Each home features contemporary architectural style and modern open floor plans, expansive windows, upscale finishes like 5-inch hardwood flooring, quartz countertops in the kitchen and all full baths, stainless steel appliances, optional rooftop terraces and bonus rooms, and so much more!
Schedule a tour today and come live the upscale urban life in this bustling entertainment district where everything you need is right outside your door (and if it isn’t, it will be soon!). Our team is here to help you find your next home in this diverse, lively, and exciting neighborhood in Charlotte. Learn more and contact us today!