Itching to explore the newest businesses to open in North Charlotte? Here are the newest spots to land in this area of Charlotte. Read on for reviews, photos and hours.

416 E. 36th St.

Rush Bowls is a juice and smoothies spot.

Rush Bowls serves up smoothie bowls featuring natural ingredients. On the menu, look for the Avocado Bowl with avocado, banana and mango and the Legend Bowl with acai, banana and apple juice. The spot also offers signature smoothies.

Yelper Kieran W., who reviewed Rush Bowls on June 20, wrote, ‘This will be my go-to smoothie place! I got the green smoothie and it was delicious! I can’t wait to try the acai bowls!’

Rush Bowls is open from 7 a.m.–7 p.m. on weekdays and 8 a.m.–7 p.m. on weekends.

416 E. 36th St., Suite 400

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams is a spot to score ice cream and frozen yogurt.

This new business has signature ice cream flavors that feature unique combinations, with menu items ranging from Brown Butter Almond Brittle to Goat Cheese with Red Cherries to Brambleberry Crisp.

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams’ current Yelp rating of five stars out of nine reviews indicates positive attention from users.

Yelper Suzanne A., who reviewed Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams on June 17, wrote, ‘There are 36 or more flavors to choose from. I was able to taste several flavors. I had blackout chocolate, darkest chocolate and honey vanilla bean. Each one complimented the other.’

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams is open from 11 a.m.–11 p.m. daily.

3123 N. Davidson St., Suite 104

Protagonist is a brewery and wine bar.

Protagonist provides over 20 different beers on tap, as well as beer cocktail options and snacks. On the menu, expect to see items like the Stump Coffee Stout and the Ariel IPA. To eat, try the warm soft pretzel.

Yelp users are excited about Protagonist, which currently holds four stars out of 13 reviews on the site.

Yelper Jessica P., who reviewed Protagonist on May 21, wrote, ‘What an amazing new spot! The concept is very interesting. It has a variety of guest taps, bottles, cans and wine available. There are also speciality beer cocktails. The Helles lager is crisp and clean and quite refreshing.’

Protagonist is open from 3 p.m.–10 p.m. on Monday-Wednesday, 3 p.m.–11 p.m. on Thursday, 3 p.m.–midnight on Friday, noon–midnight on Saturday and noon–9 p.m. on Sunday.


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