UPDATED 4/22/2020: These MoRA establishments are OPEN.
DINING AND EATING
Baked Well bakery,10915-D Monroe Road, has a limited menu with some specials. Specials are posted on social media including goodie boxes, cake pops, banana bread, small cakes and cupcake decorating kits, cinnamon rolls, and more. To place an order, fill out their website form or email them at email@example.com. 980-262-3962
City Barbeque — The Best Barbeque in the City — is at 1514 Galleria Blvd. They’re available for takeout, delivery, curbside and catering. You can order from their app, or online. Call 704-705-1447.
Common Market, 4420A Monroe Road, is still serving a full sandwich menu, and burgers and wings at night; everything is to-go only. They have grab-n-go meal packs for families that easily serve four people. Free delivery for call-ins before 4pm, or come pick up. Reduced hours are Mon-Sat 8am-8pm, and Sundays 8am-6pm. www.commonmarketisgood.com 980-498-0523
Community Culinary School of Charlotte’s Encore Café, 9315-D Monroe Road, is open for takeout, offering curbside service from 10:30am–2pm M-F. Check out their takeout menu, and call 704-375-4500 to place your order.
Crepe Bistro, 1605 Galleria Blvd, has amazing crepes — and paninis, wraps, sandwiches and salads. Order online at https://www.crepebistroclt.com/online-ordering for pickup or delivery with Uber Eats, Postmates, DoorDash and Grubhub. 980-339-3479
Deep Sea Seafood Market and Restaurant, 10020 Monroe Road, a fresh fish and seafood market that also serves lunch. Open Monday through Saturday, market hours are 11am – 5pm, and lunch is from 11am-3pm. Their lunch menu can be found on their website, FB and Twitter, and they are delivering with Door Dash. 704-849-0029 Says owner Larry Mesiti: “We are still open and going strong!”
Edge City Brewery IS OPEN! MoRA’s first brewery at 6629 Monroe Road is open for curbside and takeout growlers Thursday through Sunday from 1 – 9pm. Visit them at Meridian Place, or view them on their website, Facebook, or Instagram. Or give them a call at 980-949-6199. Here’s CharlotteFive’s article about their opening weekend.
Famous Toastery, 1640 Sardis Road N, is open for takeout daily 9am until 2pm. Door Dash delivery. Place an order by calling 704-845-0684. https://famoustoastery.com/menus/
Hawthorne’s NY Pizza & Bar, 6215 Old Post Road, is currently open Monday 4-9pm and Tuesday through Sunday 11am-9pm. Full menu is available by takeout, and they deliver with Door Dash. Their menu is available through their website at hawthornespizza.com and you can also call 980-474-1797 to place an order.
Juliana Pizza, in Sardis Village at 9858 Monroe Road, is open for takeout and delivery from noon to 8:00 pm. Orders can be placed by calling 704-847-7000, or going to their website. http://julianapizzanc.com/
Southern Gourmet, 9101 Monroe Road #110, is open 11-3 M-F for takeout, curbside pickup. They have a full menu with weekly lunch specials, and new Family Dinner meals for $10pp, with menus on their Facebook page. The Southern Gourmet prides itself on 100% scratch made fare. Daily SoGo Specials: https://thesoutherngourmet.
Swirl custom cupcakes, 1640 Oakhurst Commons Drive, #103. Their shop is a grab-n-go bakery with curbside pickup, online ordering, and delivery. Extra precautions are being taken to ensure the safety of staff and the community. If you’re looking for something to sweeten your day, stop by Swirl or order online: www.swirlclt.com 704-258-1209. @SwirlCLT
Ted’s Restaurant is open for call-in orders and carryout business Monday-Friday 10:30am to 8pm and on Saturday 10:30 am to 3pm. Call 704-568-6624 or 704-568-6625.
Daily Mews is a cat café, cat adoption and cat boarding service at 3748 Monroe Road. Visit them on Facebook or Instagram. Make online appointments, buy online boutique items and e-gift card purchases (20% off e-gift cards), or make an online donation to help them find homes for feline friends at dailymewscharlotte.com. 980-256-2119
Monroe Road Animal Hospital, 3736 Monroe Road, is open Monday through Friday 7:45am-4pm Website. Call for an appointment, as their hours may change. Phone: 704-333-3336
Pet in the City is open for pet supplies and pet grooming. Curbside or inside pickup are both available, and all delivery fees are waived. 9600 Monroe Road. 704-849-PETS (7387) www.petinthecitync.com
Social Pet Hotel & Daycare at 3814 Monroe Road have basic baths to full cuts and spa treatment. New groomer Megan has over 15 years of experience. Enrichment daycare is available to engage your pup while you’re working from home. https://www.socialpethotel.com/ 20% discount on all regularly priced services. 704-835-1022
The Barker Lounge, 4336 Monroe Road, is fully operational and open 7am-7pm, 7 days a week. They offer daycare, boarding and grooming for dogs, and are following suggested protocols over and above their usual strict cleaning regimen. Their goal is to make sure your pups are getting plenty of activity and stimulation while so many pet owners are working from home. Register or book reservations at www.thebarkerlounge.com/east-charlotte, or call 980-256-0677
FAMILY, FITNESS & FUN
Caroline Calouche & Co. is offering free Virtual Circus and Dance classes in disciplines like juggling, dance fitness, Pilates, yoga, hip-hop and more. Classes are free but donations of $10-$15 per class are appreciated. Take as many classes as you like with the word “Family” in the title: see schedule. They have classes suited for everyone, whether you want to continue your training, pick up a new hobby or just want to stay active. Sign up here: https://www.cltcirquedancecenter.org/virtual-session
Charlotte Pop-Up Yoga. Visit their website for online yoga and meditation resources. They’ll be releasing one new yoga class each Sunday evening and one new meditation practice each Wednesday evening on our website and YouTube channel. “Now, more than ever, Charlotte Popup Yoga encourages you to continue your practice for your mental, physical and spiritual health.” Listen to CPY instructor Christina’s Intentional 10 Podcast for 10 minutes of mindfulness and gratitude.
FTF® is closed but offering online classes and selling special trial offers for when this crisis has passed. FTF is a fitness and self-defense training center for kids ages 8+ and adults since 2008. They want to do everything they can to keep people safe, active, stress-free and healthy during this time. Website: www.ftfcenters.com Online programming: fittofightrepublic.com. Or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to get started.
Galleria Express Auto Care, 1906 Sardis Road N, is on the corner of Sardis Road N and Galleria Blvd at the Walmart entrance. Express carwash specializing in exterior cleaning. Express conveyorized tunnel is open 8am till 8pm every day with complimentary self-serve vacuums available. Touchless wash is open 24/7 (unattended from 8pm till 8am). There is strict adherence to Personal Distancing Guidelines and extra sanitization of touch surfaces. Website. Phone: 704-841-0834
Honest-1 Auto Care, 9200 Monroe Road, is offering Free Pickup and Delivery Service for your vehicle at this time. Extra steps are being taken to protect both you and technicians entering your vehicle by wearing gloves, utilizing steering wheel covers and floor mats. Technicians also wipe down your vehicle’s door handle, gear shift knobs, etc. before returning your vehicle to you. Lobby and restrooms are sanitized three times a day to provide a clean and healthy environment. Please call, stop by or go online to make an appointment. 704-846-9200
A 440 Piano Service is open for business, piano tuning, repairs, appraisals and more. Stuck at home with an out of tune piano? 32+ years of experience and protocols in place to do the job safely and proficiently. Website: https://a440piano.com/ 704-563-8230
A List Smiles is available by appointment for orthodontic services and for dental emergencies. Dr. Sprowl offers Invisalign and traditional braces for children and adults, and at-home customized whitening kits. www.myalistsmiles.com
Alphagraphics is a full service print and signage company serving Charlotte for over 20 years. Located at 9129 Monroe Road, they are design and marketing solution specialists. Website. Phone: 704-849-9292
Crafting Scholars is open and available for online, customized tutoring sessions for K-12 students. Website. Phone: 704-536-2554
FazioArt Custom Framing, 2700 Monroe Road, is open by appointment for drop off and pick up so that visitors are kept to one at a time. Locally owned and operated since 1978. www.fazioart.com Text or call: 704-372-2993
Latino Community Credit Union, 2510 Vista Drive, Suite 108, is open. https://latinoccu.org Phone: 919-595-1781
Renee’s Hairstyling, 4926 Monroe Road, will reopen just as soon as allowed! Website. Phone: 704-567-9661
Spaz Chicken is a local graphic designer and print broker specializing in small business branding and marketing materials. Email email@example.com or call 704.903.2022. Website (under construction): spazchicken.com
Supercuts at MoRA Point is closed but looking forward to serving its customers just as soon as possible. Updates will be on their Facebook page.
PLACES TO SHOP
Action Plus Ideas, 5222 Monroe Road, sells printed t-shirts, apparel and promotional products. They are currently available by appointment only. Special offer: printed white t-shirts for $4.45 per shirt, one color only, 100 minimum. Plus, take 15% off their entire website.
www.ActionPlusIdeas.com Phone: 704-536-8337
Charlotte Coffee is offering free home delivery or shipping on two bags of ANY coffee, delivering same day or next business day. This link is all you need: https://charlottecoffeeco.com/
Common Market, 4420 Monroe Road, is emphasizing its MARKET right now (groceries, alcohol) in addition to its prepared foods. Free delivery for call-ins before 4pm — and you can always come pick up. www.commonmarketisgood.com 980-498-0523. Reduced hours Mon-Sat 8am-8pm Sunday 8am-6pm
H&S Antiques, 4115 Monroe Road, is for designers, shoppers and antique lovers alike. Though the store is closed for about a month, they can be reached via Instagram or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: 704-333-3138
Magnolia Coffee Company is offering ALL five-pound bags of coffee for just $50 including free delivery or shipping (normally $65-$85). Magnolia Coffee is also offering free home delivery or shipping on any three 12 oz bags of coffee. (Same day or next business day delivery). Use this link: https://magnoliacoffeeco.com/shop/
Sardis Marketplace is open for business at 2328 Crown Centre Drive. They offer a unique shopping experience with Individual vendor booths plus new and used consignment items. They want people to support them in a safe way while shopping in store, adhering to posted safety guidelines. They accept phone payments and are happy to offer curbside pickup or help you set up delivery. You can purchase gift certificates to use later. Any changes or updates will be posted on their Facebook page www.facebook.com/sardismarket
Wild Birds Unlimited, 1848-F Galleria Blvd, is open regular hours: 10-6 Mon-Fri, 9-5 Sat, 12-5 Sun. They provide high quality bird seed, nesting boxes, bird feeders and everything you need to enjoy our wild birds in your backyard. Staff is available to advise customers how to attract more birds with the right seed, right feeders, or to help solve pesky squirrel problems. To keep customers and staff safe, curb side pick up is offered, as well as home delivery. Customers can place an order online at www.mywbu.com/charlotte Phone: 704-844-8426.
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