Dining Downtown

dining iconCome spend an evening in Downtown Morganton! From upscale dining to relaxed cafés, you are sure to enjoy some delicious cuisine.

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Bella Vino

Greek, American, Italian family dining. Daily lunch specials featuring complimentary homemade soup and rice pudding. Nightly dinner specials in addition to an extensive menu featuring pastas, pizza, sandwiches and more. Full bar and TV’s with first floor casual and diner options plus upstairs and deck dining!

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phone: 828-544-5669
hours: Daily, 11:00a - 10:00p

Brown Mountain Bottleworks

Offers a wide selection of craft beers! Nice wines too! Enjoy snacks like goat pimento cheese or smoked trout dip with healthy crackers; or bring your own food and play one of the many card or board games with friends!

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phone: 828-367-0395
hours: Mon - Fri 2-10pm; Sat 11am-10pm; Sun 12-5pm

Buck's Pizza

Bucks Pizza offers menu choices of pasta, wings, salads, sandwiches, desserts & the Best PIZZA using the freshest ingredients served at the peak of deliciousness. Whether you crave pizza made with handmade dough and carefully selected tomatoes, hot and crispy chicken tenders, or even a healthy salad, our menu has something sure to please even the pickiest eaters. Good. Better. Buck's!

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phone: 828-433-9006
hours: Mon - Thu: 11:00am-9:00pm; Fri - Sat: 11:00am-10:00pm; Sun: 12:00-9:00pm

Catawba Brewing Company

Local microbrewery featuring pool tables and live music in a friendly atmosphere with indoor and outdoor seating.  Wine also available.

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phone: 828-430-6883
hours: Mon - Tues, 5:00p-9:00p; Wed- Fri, 5:00p-11:00p; Sat, 1:00p - 11:00p; Sun, 1:00p-9:00p and special events as scheduled


Offering craft beer and wine, by the glass, growler and bottle; gourmet tea and coffee, which we can grind; and handmade artisan crafts made by local talented artists and crafters. 
Hours of Operation:
Wed: 11:00a - 6:00p
Thurs: 11:00a - 6:00p
Fri. - Sat: 11:00a - 9:00p

Fonta Flora Brewery

Offering locally sourced and award-winning craft beer with an emphasis on seasonal flora, bringing English tradition and Belgian inspiration to the Appalachian mountains of North Carolina. Warm, comfortable atmosphere. North Carolina wine also available.

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Mon. & Wed: 5:00p - 9:00p

Thurs: 5:00p - 10:00p

Fri: 4:00p - 10:00p

Sat: 12:00p - 10:00p

Sun: 12:00p - 7:00p

Food Matters Market

Quality Matters. Local Matters. Health Matters.

We are a community oriented market and cafe where food matters. We work hard to support local producers and sell healthy food grown in the region. We believe in helping our area’s economy and preserving our natural resources. Quality Matters, Local Matters, Health Matters, People and Food Matter…

We are different.

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Hours of Operation:

Mon - Sat. 9:00 - 8:00p

Sun. 11:00 - 7:00p



Grind Cafe

The Grind Cafe offers a wide variety of Specialty coffee in a hip atmosphere along with gourmet quality breakfast, lunch and dinner options. Join us on the weekends for LIVE MUSIC, Tapas and a fine assortment of Craft brews and wine.

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Mon - Sat: 7:00a - 7:00p

Sun. Closed

Homer's Soda Shop

Modern Soda Shop with raw oysters, classic and craft cocktails, beer, wine, lunch and dinner!

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Hours of Operation:

Wed-Sat: 11:00a - 2:00p


Sun: 11:00a-2:00p



King Street Cafe

King Street Café offers an elegant atmosphere at a casual dining price set in an Historic Victorian Home in Downtown Morganton, NC. Low lights, fresh cut flowers, and imaginative local art will create a warm and inviting atmosphere while you enjoy your meal inside or out.

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phone: 828-475-6188
hours: Wed - Sat, 5 - 9p; Sun. 11:00 - 2:00p

Limbertwig Cafe

Fresh, healthy wraps and sandwiches with daily homemade soups!

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phone: 828-438-4634
hours:  Mon - Fri, 11:00a - 7:00p
           Sat, 11:00a - 4:00p

Maria's Italian Eatery

Fresh salads, subs, pasta, pizza and desserts.  Full service dine-in, carry-out, or delivery.

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phone: 828-430-7300
hours: Sun - Thurs, 11:00a - 9:00p; Fri - Sat, 11:00a - 10:00p

Moondog Pizza

A dynamic, super duper awesome, cozy hole in the wall serving great pie and libations. Gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan options. . . TVs, too!

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Hours of Operation:

Mon-Thurs: 11:00a - 10:00p

Fri-Sat: 10:00a - 12:00a

Sun: 12:00p - 9:00p



Pat's Snack Bar


Great breakfast and lunch sandwiches. Pair your egg with liver-mush, sausage, bacon or bologna; famous for cheeseburgers, grilled egg or chicken salad sandwiches and fries! Cash only.

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phone: 828-437-5744
hours: Mon - Fri, 7:00a - 4:00p

Reece Winery

Great place to kick back and relax with a Glass Wine or Beer! Now serving Lunch and Dinner!


(828) 544-5390

Hours of Operation:

Mon: 11:00a - 10:00p


Wed: 11:00a - 12:00a

Thurs: 11:00a - 10:00p

Fri & Sat: 12:00p - 12:00a

Sun: 1:00p - 7:00p

root & vine

Scratch preparations and traditional French techniques marry with southern practicalities to create straightforward, unpretentious fare. Coordinating with the local farmer's market, growers and fish purveyor, they offer dynamic menu preparations, focusing on seasonal produce and seafood. Full bar, seasonal outdoor dining.

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phone: 828-433-1540
hours: Mon - Sat, lunch: 11:30a - 2:30p; dinner: 5:00p - 9:30p

SideTracked Brewery

With 16 taps of awesomeness, we are providing Morganton with plenty of beer options! We also provide a great wine selection, great music and good times!

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Tues-Thurs: 3:00-10:00 PM

Fri-Sat: 1:00-11:00 PM

Sun: 1:00-8:00pm


609 South Green Street STE 100

The Natural Olive

A gourmet olive oil and vinegar store offering the best oils and vinegars from around the world! Now serving wines by the glass/bottle and beer!

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Hours of Operation:

Sun. & Mon: CLOSED

Tues - Wed: 11:00a - 8:00p

Thurs - Sat: 11:00a - 9:00p



The Nook Homebrew and Tavern

A local tavern with self serve craft beer taps, wine, a pool table, darts, and plenty of local music.

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Hours of Operation:

Sun & Mon: CLOSED

Tues-Fri: 6:00-11:00pm

Sat: 6:00pm-12:00am

Toasted and Rolled

Rolled Ice Cream and Costa Rican Bakery 

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Hours of Operation:

Tues - Sat: 8:30a - 8:00p

Sunday and Monday: Closed




TREAT, located in downtown Morganton, is a quirky restaurant and gift shop that keeps things fresh by seasonally rotating our decor, gift shop merchandise, cuisine and homemade refreshments.  Our belief is that a "TREAT" is different for every individual and we want to help everyone find theirs!

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hours: Wed-Sat 11:00a-9:00p

Uncle Eee Burgers

We're a fast casual burger joint serving fresh, never frozen beef patties, hand-dipped milkshakes and other items the Wayback way.

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phone: 828-438-6936
hours: Mon - Sat, 10:30a - 9:00p; Sun, 11:30a - 7:00p