Upscale pizza restaurant with a rotating oven opens in SouthPark

Upscale pizza restaurant with a rotating oven opens in SouthPark

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Editor’s note: This story was first published on April 14, 2021 and was last updated on July 15, 2021.

800-Degree Woodfired Kitchen is now open in the former Restoration Hardware space at Phillips Place.

(You may recall, RH Charlotte moved into its own massive three-story building with a rooftop restaurant last year.)

Background: The international restaurant chain started in Westwood, California, and now has 16 locations across the world — from New York City to Dubai. Its Phillips Place location is the first 800-Degree in the Carolinas and offers a different experience from the other locations, owner Steven Jensen says, with more emphasis on fine dining.

What to expect: Everything on the menu is cooked in a rotating, 800-degree oven that is specifically manufactured for each 800-Degree location.

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Menu: Pizzas are their specialty, but other popular menu items include burgers and wood-fired wings. There is also a selection of menu items unique to the Charlotte location.

  • You can also enjoy a drink from Bar ONE, a separate cocktail bar under the same roof that has its own identity but still offers the full menu from 800-Degree. The cocktail list is whiskey and scotch-focused.
  • Unlike other 800-Degree locations, Jensen says everything in the 2,500-square-foot restaurant has been hand-picked— from the walnut flooring to the leather seat coverings. The project cost upwards of $2 million (!).
  • Guests have the option to dine indoors in the main dining room or outside on the patio.

Location: The exact location is 6815 Phillips Place Court, directly across from PF Chang’s.

Here’s a look around:

800 Degree Woodfired Kitchen South Park

800 Degree Woodfired Kitchen South Park Pizza

The Double Pepperoni pizza topped with crispy pepperoni & spicy Soppressata on classic margherita ($17).

 

 

800 Degree Woodfired Kitchen/ Bar One

The massive, rotating 800-degree oven.

800 Degree Woodfired Kitchen

800 Degree franchise owner, Steven Jensen (L) and 800 Degree founder, chef Anthony Carron.

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