The Maney & LauRen Morning Show

Weekdays 6:00AM-9:00AM

Let’s put it in plain & simple terms: COVID-19 sucks. So many businesses have had to temporarily close, but not all of those will have the opportunity to open back up.

Here’s a list of Charlotte restaurants/bars that have had to close their doors permanently due to the current pandemic. This list is just restaurants & bars…when it comes to businesses in general, that list grows longer.


  • California Pizza Kitchen (South Park)
  • Carpe Diem (Elizabeth Ave.)
  • Corkbuzz (Sharon Square)
  • Fitzgerald’s (Uptown)
  • Firehouse (EpiCentre)
  • JJ’s Red Hots (Uptown)
  • Luciano’s (South End)
  • Moe’s (EpiCentre)
  • Queen City Q (Uptown)
  • The Summit Room (Dilworth)
  • Upstream (Phillip’s Place)
  • Wet Willie’s (Music Factory)