Let’s Find a Cool Drink on a HOT Day!

Last Wednesday, my friend Margi and I attended a press tour of the new construction at Birkdale Village in Huntersville, NC. You can read all about the updates here. It was a beautiful, but extremely hot day. When the tour was completed, Margi and I wanted a cool drink and something light to eat.

Red Rocks Cafe was the perfect spot

The atmosphere was cool and elegant. We were greeted at the door by a lovely hostess and we were seated immediately in a booth by the bar (at our request). We were not in the mood to have more than a drink and an appetizer, so the bar area was ideal.

In Birkdale Village, Red Rocks Cafe is the perfect spot for a quick drink or leisurely a meal.

Elegant Decor

You know that this will be a special treat, whether you sit in their upscale bar or in their beautiful dining room.

The bar was cool and comfortable – just the thing on a hot day.
Grapefruit Mimosa


It was cocktail hour and we wanted something light to eat. The service was fast, the wait staff pleasant. The drinks were cold and crisp — the appetizers, delicious!

Tuna and Avocado

Diced Ahi tuna and avocado tossed with scallions in a sweet sesame soy sauce. Topped with wakame salad and crispy wonton strips.

I have always loved the combination of tuna and avocado. Red Rocks makes it even better by adding a delicious crunch with wonton strips.


Julienne calamari steak lightly breaded and fried, served with house made marinara sauce. It was light and crispy. The marinara rich and full of tomato flavor.

The ideal respite

It was the best place to take a moment to recap our work, cool off from the extraordinarily hot weather outside, and have a quick bite to eat. Both Margi and I felt refreshed and ready to go on to our next adventure!

For more information – Bon Appétit!

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Review and photos by Ellen Stafford
Ellen Stafford

Ellen H Stafford is the managing editor for LKNConnectCommunity.com. Making and eating delicious food is one of her favorite pastimes! She also loves great conversation with family and friends.

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