Pizza joint closes first Charlotte restaurant after little more than a year

Rocket Pizza opened a location at The Refinery in April 2021.

CHARLOTTE — Rocket Pizza appears to have shuttered its FreeMoreWest location after just over a year in operation.

The restaurant and bar opened its 4,100-square-foot location at 1213 W. Morehead St. in April 2021, dishing up thin-crust, square-cut pizzas.

There’s no word so far on what this means for three other locations that were planned for the Charlotte area.

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