Brixx closing uptown after 20 years

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Brixx closes in uptown; 2nd restaurant in chain of nearly 30

Ending a 20-year run uptown, Brixx Wood Fired Pizza plans to close its restaurant in Seventh Street Station on Sunday, the chain said in an email to customers.

“Unfortunately, we’ve reached the end of our lease and have decided not to renew at our location on E. 6th St. in Charlotte. We are actively seeking a new Uptown home to continue to serve the professionals, travelers, families, Charlotte sports fans and all of our own fiercely loyal, fun fans who spend time in Center City,” said the email, which was sent Saturday night.

It said that the final day would be Sunday, Dec. 15. Brixx has five other locations in the Charlotte area, in Foxcroft, Blakeney, Birkdale, Dilworth and Fort Mill, S.C. The restaurant’s website lists a total of 28 other Brixx locations, mostly in the Southeast but as far away as Indiana and Alabama.

When it opened in early 2000, the uptown Brixx was just the second one in the chain, following its flagship in Dilworth. It outlasted the other original tenants of Seventh Street Station, including LaVecchia’s Seafood Grill (now Queen City Q) and Reid’s Fine Foods (now 7th Street Public Market).

It was one of the older restaurants in that section of uptown. Mert’s Heart and Soul around the corner opened just two years earlier, in 1998.


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