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Grind Cafe

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136 West Union Street, Morganton, NC 28655
+1 828-430-4343
07:00 - 18:00
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Charlotte, NC
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great music, nice quiet atmosphere, and really good coffee! Stop by to catch up on emails and get coffee on my way back to Charlotte.

Thank Matthew R
Morganton, North Carolina
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62 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

The Grind features excellent coffee and breakfast treats. The chef's special is always a good choice. I love the omelettes, quiche and egg rounds. Great place to start the day!

Thank Julia353
Hickory, North Carolina
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40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

One of my favorites, and probably the place I frequent the most in Morganton. The quiche is my ole' reliable favorite, but the loaded biscuits and gravy cannot be missed if they're the daily special. Nowhere else in Morganton has the same sort of options as The Grind and I just wish they were open later! I'd love to eat... More 

Thank PCHolloway
Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We stopped here for lunch on our drive from Charlotte to Boone. The Grind Cafe had great sandwiches, wraps, and salads plus local craft beer. A great find.

Thank David S
Morganton, North Carolina
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

I love this little, cozy coffee shop. The service has always been great every time I've been. They have free wifi. And serve both breakfast and lunch. I've met here for social and business and although it's gets very busy during peak hours, I certainly can't complain. I love to see so many people visiting the businesses of downtown Morganton.

Thank Clint B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

This coffee shop charges almost 3 dollars for two small cups of coffee. They also didn't tell me that I wouldn't get a full refill when they charged me the first time. I even brought in my own mug and they didn't give me a discount. They also charge over 3 dollars each for bakery items that are days old... More 

2 Thank evanbonobo
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We had driven from Asheville without a proper morning coffee. Despite being closed on a Sunday morning, three charming young men were inside and brewed one for us! 'Above and beyond' as they say. Thank you! Fiona and Tom from Cheltenham, England, UK

1 Thank cynicalUk
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

My wife and I feel at home every time we enter the Grind cafe. Coffee is excellent as are lunches and desserts. The atmosphere is relaxing, informal, just right for us. And.........the service is exceptional, we always feel welcome. Say hi to Reagan when you drop in.

Thank Mike M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

We visit The Grind every week one or two times, either for coffee or lunch. In 40 years of travel we've grown a bit fussy about coffee shops and restaurants. This is one of our favorites. Nice atmosphere, great service and food, a very comfortable place in a nice downtown.

Thank Ellen M
Morganton, Nc
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130 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

This place has awesome coffees and sandwiches as well as great breakfast items. Its ecletic and friendly very warming. Coffee's are amazing.

Thank Tina G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 West Union Street, Morganton, NC 28655
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Morganton
  • Phone Number: +1 828-430-4343

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?