Mother’s Day is days away, and where should you take that special lady in your life?
Charlotte has a number of restaurants and entertainment venues you should take the mom in your life.
The QCity Metro team has compiled a list of places you should visit this weekend.
Where: 1526-B Alleghany Street
If your mom is a competitive person, this is the place for you. District 57 is an entertainment center that features a 30-room challenge arena and Border Town, a tactical laser tag room, along with arcade games. Finger food and beer are available for purchase.
Where:1811 Sardis Road, North Suite 204
For Mother’s Day this year, take your momma to a DIY lipstick bar.
Moms and daughters can bond while creating their own custom lipstick shade for $75 per person.
This individualized experience is the perfect way to create lasting memories while also making a usable product. Appointments are required and can be made online.
Where: 601 S Tryon St.; Suite 138
Enter the world of illusions and check out interactive exhibits, optical illusions, holograms, and a walk-through vortex.
Where: 551 S Tryon St
Bring your own matt to the Harvey Gantt Center for a mind and body relaxing experience with instructor Sajeedah Jones. The class is designed for students of all levels, all shapes, all sizes and all ages.
Where: 1616 Camden Rd Suite 150
If southern food is something your family loves, , Leroy Fox has you covered. Menu items like a fried chicken sandwich, blackened chicken with macaroni and cheese or a salmon BLT are a few house favorites. And since it’s getting warmer out, enjoy your meal on the screened patio for some fresh air while dining..
Where: 8011 Concord Mills Blvd
Whether your family’s from Louisiana or not, Razzoo’s Cajun Cafe is the perfect Louisiana-style restaurant for Mother’s Day. They offer classic seafood dishes like fried shrimp and crawfish, Creole favorites, and other Bayou-style classics s such as fried gator tail. You can also top off your meal with a delicious dessert like a brownie with ice cream.
Where: 1800 E 7th St
The Cajun Queen’s atmosphere is unlike many other restaurants in Charlotte. The restaurant is inside a 100-year-old in the Elizabeth neighborhood and feels like an invite over for dinner with friends. Cajun Queen serves cajun and creole-style food with dishes like cajun fried oysters, crawfish, bread pudding and more. In the past, they’ve offered live music reminiscent of the sounds you’d hear on Bourbon Street in New Orleans.
Ink & Ivy
Where: 222 South Church Street
The menu offers a wide variety of options, from burgers and wings to Surf and Turf. There is outdoor patio seating overlooking Romare Bearden Park. Ink & Ivy serves offers daily drink specials along with a special drink of the month