Crisp

Named “Best Lunch of Charlotte 2009,” Crisp features fresh chopped salads, sandwiches, soups, and pizzas at all three of its Charlotte locations. The menu includes a variety of unique proteins, including pork tenderloin, several types of fish, and tofu, so every palette and dietary need is sure to be satisfied. Patrons can choose to create their own salads or select …

Energy Cafe

Energy Cafe has two locations downtown for business people or those traveling to the city center. Located in the Bank of America Plaza and the Duke Energy Center, the Energy Cafe restaurants offer quick, healthy meals, smoothies, and energy bars for breakfast and lunch. ┬áBreakfast sandwiches, smoothies, and fresh made energy bars are available throughout the day. Make-your-own salads are …

Viva Chicken

This Peruvian Rotisserie Chicken restaurant located near downtown Charlotte is truly a gem! Next to Providence Hospital and Charlotte Community College, the restaurant emphasizes delicious, healthy food at affordable prices. The house specialty is the quinoa-stuffed avocado, which I ordered with pulled chicken. It was truly some of the best food I have ever had! The fresh food is served …

Luna’s Living Kitchen

Located in Charlotte’s trendy South End, Luna’s Living Kitchen is the go-to restaurant for raw food fanatics in the Charlotte metro area. This raw, organic, and entirely vegan restaurant serves locally sourced dishes and smoothies made from a host of super fresh ingredients. For those who may not be completely vegan, the friendly and helpful staff is available and willing …