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Food Network fame drives diner's expansion in Charlotte

This diner will open its second location in the Charlotte market next month.  Metro Diner expects its Matthews location to open in early June.  It will located at 10412 E. Independence Blvd, Suite 400.  Its first location in the market opened in Pineville in April.  There is no word yet on plans for additional locations.

The Florida-based chain landed on national radar after appearing on Food Network's Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.  It has grown to 26 locations in nine states, with additional locations under construction.

Metro Diner is know for its made-from-scratch fare with options for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  the menu offers a number of unique recipes as well as twists on classic dishes.  Signature items on the menu include fried chicken and waffles, huevos rancheros and Charleston shrimp and grits.  There's also a wide selection of burgers, salads, soups and sandwiches.  Scott Mileham and Will Whitley of New South Properties are brokers for Metro Diner.