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Welcome to Morganton North Carolina

With its craft brewers, great local restaurants, history, arts, and landscape downtown Morganton is a great place to visit. Take a look below at the places and personalities that make Morganton and Burke County such a warm and distinct place to live and work.


Food & Restaurants

Craft Brewers & Pubs

Arts & Culture

Shopping & Wellness

Greater Morganton & Burke County


Food & Restaurants


Wisteria Southern Gastropub ~ We offer excit­ing inter­pre­ta­tions of tra­di­tional south­ern cui­sine using locally sourced and nat­u­rally grown ingredients.

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Root & Vine ~ Our menu reflects a return to the prevalent sensibilities of today’s contemporary diners: quality, value and consistency. Scratch preparations and traditional French techniques marry with southern practicalities to create straightforward, unpretentious fare.

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The 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, Gourmet entrees and a fine assortment of Craft brews and wine.

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Pat's Snack Bar ~ A local downtown favorite for decades, where getting your burger "all the way" mean onions, chili, slaw, and mustard.

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Limbertwig Cafe ~ Tasty sandwiches and wraps for take-out or dine-in. Next door to Pat's Snack Bar.

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Ziggy's Cafe ~ One of the latest additions to downtown Morganton cuisine, Ziggy's is a smoothie and juice bar as well as a healthy food restaurant.

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Yiannis Family Restaurant ~ A variety of Greek, Italian, and Americana fare. Friendly staff and a comfortable atmosphere. Sit downstairs for a quick lunch or upstairs in the bar or on the deck for a relaxed evening.

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NC Treat Cafe ~  Appetizers, tapis, desserts, and wine bar.


King Street Cafe ~


My Local Bakery ~


Kin 2 Kin ~


Mountain Burrito* ~


Judges Riverside* ~


Hunter's Chicken & Waffles* ~ A take-out only restaurant featuring southern fried chicken, Belgian waffles, and a variety of delicious side dishes. This is some of the best fried chicken you are ever going to find!

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Friday Friends* ~

          *just outside of downtown

Craft Brewers & Pubs

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Fonta Flora Brewery ~  


Catawba Brewing Co. ~  


Brown Mountain Bottleworks ~  


Arts & Culture

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Jenluma Clayworks ~  


Breath Yoga & Wellness ~  


Burke Arts Council ~  


West Union Art Studios ~  


Shopping & Wellness

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NC Treat ~  Treat features specialty gifts and gourmet food.


Benjamin's & Libba's ~  


OSuzannah's Yarn on Union ~  


Freeman's Salvage ~  


Patternson's Amish Furniture ~  


More Lace Gifts ~  


The Weathered Home ~  


LocalS Market ~  


Breath Yoga & Wellness ~  


Awakenings Day Spa ~  


Greater Morganton & Burke County

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Silver Fork Winery ~ Silver Fork Winery's refined and distinctive Bordeaux style wines are crafted with superior quality in mind, reflecting the unique natural qualities found only in the rich soils of the Western North Carolina mountains.

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Table Rock State Park ~  


Lake James State Park ~  


South Mountains State Park ~  


Morganton Greenway ~  


Joara Archeological Site ~  


Beanstalk Journeys ~  


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