Basketball season is in full swing for the Charlotte Hornets, and you’re likely going to want to eat while you’re there.
The Spectrum Center has several concession stands and restaurants serving up different cuisines for fans cheering on the team during home games. But a few new foods and drinks have been added to the arena menu this season, too.
From barbecue and burgers to small bites and specialty cocktails, here’s a guide to game day food at the Spectrum Center for the Hornets’ 2023-24 season:
Menu items: Cheese pizza, pepperoni pizza
Hand-carved sandwich station
Menu items: Chimichurri steak sandwich, mesquite roasted turkey sandwich, housemade barbecue kettle chips
Menu items: Super loaded nachos, baja fish tacos
Menu items: Carolina-style pulled pork sandwich, double smoked burnt ends, Cheerwine glazed sausage and pickled onions, mac and cheese, Carolina coleslaw, pork rinds
Menu items: Pavilion burger, Shroomin’ Swiss burger, Smokehouse burger, waffle fries
In the suites
In addition to the new concession menu items, you can also order and enjoy foods in the Spectrum Center suites, too, like smoked salmon cream cheese dip with bagel chips, pan-seared shrimp cake and beef empanadas.
For a larger group, there is also the Fiesta Package with pork al pastor tacos, pollo asada tacos, jicama slaw, cilantro rice, elote-fire roasted corn with a salsa and guacamole sampler.
Spectrum Center also has a new lineup of cocktails this season. The Pomegranate Paloma, Chardonnay Barrel Finished Bourbon Cranberry Lemonade and Texas Ranch Water drinks are available at various concession locations within Spectrum Center. You can find the Casa Blue, Queen City Drip, Teal Looks Good on You, and Casa Teal cocktails in premium areas, including Flight Deck restaurant.