Restaurants in Charlotte – Pike’s Old Fashioned Soda Shop

Restaurants in Charlotte - Pike's Old Fashioned Soda Shop

Living in Guatemala the last thing my kids know about is American Soda Shops. When I heard about Pike’s Old Fashioned Soda Shop, I made it a top priority stop for my kids and I.

Restaurants in Charlotte – Pike’s Old Fashioned Soda Shop

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I’m a huge fan of old fashioned anything. And it’s been years since I’ve visited a typical, 50’s style soda shop in the US too.

And what is the #1 thing you get at soda shops?

Milk Shakes!

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And, let me tell you, Pike’s did not disappoint.

Want to make a milkshake at home but don’t have a blender? No problem, find out how to make milkshakes without a blender here.

The kids menu is thorough with tons to choose from.

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And the adults menu you get to chose your main meal and sides. I can almost survive on sides alone, but I got one of their top dishes: Honey Pecan Fried Chicken. Yummmmm.

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Since Charlotte is a city that you need to have a car to get around, we rented from the Enterprise in Pineville, Charlotte.

Information for Visiting Pike’s Old Fashioned Soda Shop

Address: 1930 Camden Rd., #2001, Charlotte, NC 28203,

Phone: 704-372-0092,

Hours: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM Monday through Thursday. and until 10:00 PM on Fridays and Saturdays. Brunch Buffet on Sundays from 8:00 AM till 2:00 PM

  • The place is decorated with marble counters, a soda fountain, craftsman made stools and booths, stainless steel. It is meant to resemble classic diners.
  • It serves freshly prepared salads, sandwiches, burgers, and homestyle cooking accompanied with milkshakes, sundaes and banana splits.
  • Portions of the popular 2001 movie “Shallow Hal” were filmed at Pike’s.
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About Marina Kuperman Villatoro

Marina Kuperman Villatoro CEO of TravelExperta.com, a travel resource site to inspire families to travel with kids of all ages. Marina has been an expat 10+ years in Central America raising 2 boys in a multicultural, trilingual household. She travels all over the world with her family to give first hand experiences of where to eat, stay and play with kids. Needless to say, it’s never boring! Join Marina on Facebook and Twitter for more unique and boutique family travel!

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