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The growing selection of Birkdale Village restaurants in Huntersville, NC is rapidly making it the go-to for a quick bite, an elegant dinner, or a tasty treat. And with extensive shopping, movies, events, and more, you can go for the food and stay for some fun.
Whether you’re craving a juicy burger, a crunchy taco, or some fresh-caught seafood, you’ll find it here at Birkdale Village, along with plenty of new tastes to try.
Enjoy this new guide to Birkdale Village Restaurants for 2023!
Google reviews for these Birkdale Village restaurants are as of 2/15/23
Birkdale Village Restaurants (2023)
Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar – Birkdale Village (926 Google Reviews – 4.4 stars)
You almost can’t call them burgers. Bad Daddy’s has redefined the beloved patty on a bun using the freshest ingredients, piled high with totally outrageous toppings, completely customizable to satisfy your current craving.
Though burgers are their business, the giant chopped salads and bad-ass beverages should not be overlooked. Bad Daddy’s is one of several Birkdale Village restaurants where you can enjoy outdoor seating.
Must-order dish: The build-your-own burger – choose from dozens of meats, savory sauces, and super premium toppings like buttermilk-fried bacon and fire-braised pulled pork.
Bonus: Save room for shakes as unique as the burgers – enjoy flavors like Chunky Elvis and Salted Caramel Pretzel or go crazy and create your own.
Address: 8625 Lindholm Dr, Space A, Huntersville, NC 28078
Hours: Sunday-Wednesday, 11am-9pm; Thursday-Saturday, 11am-10pm.
Bonefish Grill (901 Google Reviews – 4.4 stars)
Looking for fresh seafood at Birkdale Village? For the fish to be any fresher, you’d have to catch it yourself. Even so, good luck matching the incredible flavor created by these culinary geniuses.
Must-order dish: The Bang Bang Shrimp®– crispy goodness tossed in a signature sauce – the perfect start to every meal.
Bonus: Join Dine Rewards for exclusive news and deep discounts.
Address: 8805 Townley Rd, Space B, Huntersville, NC 28078
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 11am-10pm; Friday-Saturday, 11am-11pm; Sunday, 11am-9pm.
Brixx Wood Fired Pizza (806 Google Reviews – 4.5 stars)
Nothing beats an ice-cold beer and a thin, crispy-crust pizza. There are dozens of refreshing beers to choose from, and because the pizzas are wood-fired to perfection, they’re not greasy, so you feel full, not stuffed.
Must-order dish: Kick your meal up a notch with the Buffalo Chicken pizza – a just-hot-enough sauce mixed with gorgonzola, mozzarella, and roasted chicken, topped with celery and your choice of housemade dressing.
Bonus: There are vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options available, plus a cauliflower crust like nothing you’ve ever tasted.
Address: 16915 Birkdale Commons Parkway, Huntersville, NC 28078
Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 11am-11pm; Friday-Saturday, 11am-12am.
Brown Bag Seafood Co. (90 Google Reviews – 4.2 stars)
Fast food convenience meets four-star seafood restaurant. The best of both worlds ingeniously combined to provide you with fresh seafood packed with amazing flavor, all without having to worry about which fork to use. Enjoy outdoor seating here, too!
Must-order dish: The Salmon Powerbox is a satisfying blend of good-for-you grains, fresh spinach, and tasty herbs, topped with heart-healthy salmon to power you through the afternoon.
Bonus: Brown Bag Seafood Co. is as serious about protecting the environment as they are about their menu. They start by using only sustainably sourced seafood, rely on wind energy to power their restaurants and use fully biodegradable packaging.
Address: 16195 Birkdale Commons Parkway, Huntersville, NC 28078
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 11am-9pm; Sunday, 11am-8:30pm.
Cava (724 Google Reviews – 4.4 stars)
Cava is one of the ethnic restaurants at Birkdale Village! Cava has taken the made-to-order craze to a whole new level. Build your own bowl, salad, or pita exactly the way you want it, each one packed with flavor, and healthy too, so you can enjoy every satisfying bite without the guilt.
Must-order dish: The Spicy Lamb Meatballs are the protein of choice for many Cava regulars.
Bonus: Complete your meal with one of three delicious juice blends made in-house for maximum freshness.
Address: 16845 Birkdale Commons Parkway, Space D, Huntersville, NC 28078
Hours: Monday-Sunday, 10:45am-8pm.
Dressler’s Restaurant (383 Google Reviews – 4.5 stars)
Dressler’s Restaurant is a magnificent concept by Jon and Kim Dressler. Steak and seafood may be their specialty, but it’s the impeccable service that turns customers here into part of the family. That said, this distinguished surf and turf is the best you’ll find in the area, perhaps the best, period.
Dressler’s Restaurant also made our list of the best fine-dining restaurants in the Lake Norman area! Consider Dressler’s Restaurant when planning that special night.
Must-order dish: The unique flavors of the Thai Peanut Calamari are the perfect precursor to any entrée.
Bonus: Give your special occasion the attention it deserves by reserving Dressler’s private dining room for up to 48 guests.
Address: 8630 Lindholm Dr, Huntersville, NC 28078
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 5pm-9pm; Friday-Saturday, 5pm-10pm, Sunday, closed.
eeZ Fusion & Sushi (1,375 Google Reviews – 4.6 stars)
Truly a Huntersville favorite restaurant! eeZ is known for some of the best sushi in the Lake Norman area. Plentiful portions, and diverse menu options, all fresh, flavorful, and served with a smile. Not surprisingly, it’s the Birkdale Village area’s top choice for sushi.
Enjoy outdoor seating at eeZ when the weather is nice. This is also a great place to just relax with a drink and enjoy some bar bites.
Must-order dish: The Crab Rangoon Dip is a creamy bowl of deliciousness meant to be shared, but you’ll want it all for yourself.
Bonus: eeZ goes the extra mile to ensure diners with food allergies are completely at ease.
Address: 16925 Birkdale Commons Parkway, Space F, Huntersville, NC 28078
Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 11am-9:30pm; Friday-Saturday, 11am-10pm.
Fox & Hound Bar + Grill (548 Google Reviews – 3.8 stars)
If you’re looking for great food and a good time, look no further than the Fox & Hound Bar and Grill. Grab a buddy, go for a beer or two, or three – there’s an impressive selection to choose from, plus cocktails, margaritas, mules, and more.
You can enjoy outdoor seating here, too!
Must-order dish: The Voodoo Burger is a spiritual awakening for your taste buds – bursting with blackened seasoning and topped with pepper jack cheese, pico de gallo, jalapenos, Tabasco-fried onion straws, and chipotle aioli.
Bonus: Bored? Not here. With billiards, ping-pong, shuffleboard tables, darts, plenty of screens for sports-watching, and more, there’s plenty to do while you kick back and have a few drinks.
Address: 8711 Lindholm Dr, Huntersville, NC 28078
Hours: Monday-Sunday, 11am-2am.
Kung Foo Noodle (829 Google Reviews – 4.6 stars)
Looking for more ethnic restaurants? This place is Asian fusion at its best. With a bountiful menu, perfectly-seasoned dishes, unique flavors, generous portion sizes, AND reasonable prices, Kung Foo Noodle has nailed it.
Must-order dish: The Thai Basil Mad Wings have a sweet spicy kick that’s indescribable.
Bonus: The hot ginger tea is the perfect match for any meal.
Address: 8625 Lindholm Dr, Space C, Huntersville, NC 28078
Hours: Monday, closed, Tuesday-Thursday, 11am-9pm; Friday-Saturday, 11am-10pm, Sunday, 11am-9pm.
Midwood Smokehouse (975 Google Reviews – 4.6 stars)
Not your ordinary BBQ, Midwood Smokehouse produces finger-licking, fall-off-the-bone, melt-in-your-mouth meat. The smell of the North Carolina hickory invites you in, while the tender meat, generous portions, flavorful sauces, and impeccable service guarantee you’ll be more than satisfied, and you’ll be back for more. Midwood Smokehouse might become your favorite restaurant!
Must-order dish: The Burnt Ends are caramelized brisket in a special cola sauce, a popular choice for sure, but keep in mind, the sweet potato fries could be the best you’ll ever have.
Bonus: Choices can be hard, but daily drink specials can help with one decision!
Address: 16710 Birkdale Commons Parkway, Huntersville, NC 28078
Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 11am-9pm; Friday-Saturday, 11am-10pm.
Red Rocks Cafe (1,336 Google Reviews – 4.4 stars)
Upscale everything, except the prices. Red Rocks Cafe serves up exceptional food, service, and ambiance that result in rave reviews. The patio outdoor seating is among the best in the Lake Norman area! Be on the lookout for “Red Rocks Ron” in the bar, along with local celebrity NASCAR drivers.
Must-order dish: Cajun Salmon – blackened salmon filet, red rice, and broccoli, topped with a delicious Cajun cream sauce.
Bonus: The Sunday Brunch is more than a meal, it’s an experience.
Address: 8712 Lindholm Drive, Huntersville, NC 28078
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 11am-10:30pm; Friday-Saturday, 11am-11pm, Sunday, 11am-9:30pm
Bakeries and Desserts at Birkdale Village
Buttermilk Sky Pie Shop (115 Google Reviews – 4.8 stars)
Don’t tell Grandma, but the pies at Buttermilk Sky Pie Shop just might be better than hers. And since they’re all baked in-house, from scratch, it’s certainly a close call.
One whiff of the fresh-baked goodness and you’ll want to try them all. With nine daily favorites, plus seasonal specialties, it might take a few visits, but you can do it!
Must-order item: Thankfully, samples are encouraged, so you can decide for yourself!
Bonus: Join PIE PERKS for insider deals and a free 4-inch pie on your birthday.
Address: 16836 Birkdale Commons Parkway, Space D, Huntersville, NC 28078
Hours: Monday, closed; Tuesday-Thursday, 10am-7pm; Friday-Saturday, 10am-9pm, Sunday, 12pm-5pm.
Kilwins (534 Google Reviews – 4.7 stars)
Chocoholics rejoice – Kilwins is the place of your dreams. Let the aroma of sweet confections lure you inside, where you’ll enjoy watching the masters as they create fudge, caramel apples, truffles, and so much more. Then comes the hard part, choosing what to bring home!
Must-order item: You can’t go wrong with any of the rich, decadent ice cream flavors in a made-fresh waffle cone.
Bonus: If it’s too cold for ice cream, the hot chocolate is out of this world.
Address: 16926 Birkdale Commons Parkway, Space A, Huntersville, NC 28078
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 11am-9pm; Friday-Saturday, 11am-10pm, Sunday, 1pm-9pm.
Morelia (3 Google Reviews – 5 stars)
Morelia is a great place to visit if you’re looking for more ethnic restaurants near Birkdale Village. What’s a paleta, you ask? It’s basically a gourmet ice cream pop, yet there’s nothing basic about it.
Start with a favorite flavor (fruity, creamy, or filled), choose a rich, creamy coating, then top it off with your preferred crunch. There are over a million different flavor combinations, so you better plan to come often!
Must-order item: Because each bar is totally customizable to your favorite flavor combination, it’s impossible to pick just one. That said, the Oreo cookies and cream is a great place to start.
Bonus: The Mojito Paleta combines two favorites – ice cream and alcohol – in one delicious treat.
Address: 16940 Birkdale Commons Parkway, Suite A, Huntersville, NC 28078
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 1pm-10pm; Friday, 1pm-11pm; Saturday, 12pm-11pm, Sunday, 12pm-10pm.
TCBY – Birkdale Village (93 Google Reviews – 4.3 stars)
The original frozen yogurt shop knows how much you love all the health benefits of yogurt combined with all the deliciousness of your favorite dessert. And with sugar-free, gluten-free, and even dairy-free options available, there is truly something for everyone.
Must-order item: White chocolate mousse is good-for-you goodness that only tastes indulgent.
Bonus: The most nutritious item on the menu, Super FroYo, packs in more fiber and protein, yet is just as tasty and low in fat and calories as the froyo you’ve loved for decades.
Address: 16916 Birkdale Commons Parkway, Huntersville, NC 28078
Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 12pm-9pm; Friday-Saturday, 12pm-10pm.
Coffee Shops and Juice Bars at Birkdale Village
Green Brothers Juice Co. (8 Google Reviews – 5.0 stars)
Who knew eating healthy could taste so good? Green Brothers Juice Company offers juices, smoothies, acai bowls, and so much more – perfect for a quick healthy lunch, or an afternoon pick-me-up. It’s also a great way to get kids to eat their veggies!
Must-order item: So Fresh, So Green is a superfood smoothie packed with super healthy kale and broccoli mixed with sweet mango and banana, balanced out with lemon and apple juices, and topped off with a hint of ginger.
Bonus: A large selection of gluten-free and vegan baked goods are available to grab and go.
Address: 16815 Cranlyn Rd, Suite B, Huntersville, NC 28078
Hours: Monday- Sunday, 8am-6pm.
Starbucks Birkdale Village (391 Google Reviews – 4.2 stars)
Whether it’s your preferred way to start the day or a pick-me-up to power through the afternoon, the Starbucks Birkdale Village baristas have perfected the art of making coffee and tea just the way you like it. There’s outdoor seating here, too!
Must-order item: Iced Brown Sugar Oat Milk Shaken Espresso – loaded with more caffeine than calories, and just the right amount of sweetness, it’s perfection in a cup.
Bonus: No time for a meal? Grab a pastry, sandwich, or protein box and eat on the go.
Address: 16846 Birkdale Commons Parkway, Space B, Lindholm Drive, Huntersville, NC 28078
Hours: Monday-Friday, 5am-8pm; Saturday, 5:30am-9pm, Sunday, 5:30am-8pm.
Enjoy dining at Birkdale Village!
Be sure to visit often to explore new tastes and new eateries, because as Birkdale Village’s popularity grows, so does its list of restaurants. Enjoy authentic flavors from all around the world – plus more to come – all without leaving the comforts of Huntersville!
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