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The Shelby Cafe

220 S Lafayette St, Shelby, NC 28150-5364
+1 704-487-8461
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (10 reviews)
“yeast rolls” (3 reviews)
“mac cheese” (3 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
220 S Lafayette St, Shelby, NC 28150-5364
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1 - 10 of 169 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Traveling thru the area, used Trip Advisor to find a great place for breakfast and it didn't let me down!. Just a small local restaurant located in the heart of downtown with a very extensive menu. Had six people in our party and everyone ordered...More

Thank keenerkrew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I eat at the Shelby Cafe once or twice a month, on average. Their breakfast options are great (especially their livermush) as are the lunch and dinner sandwiches and plates. The only complaint that I would have is sometimes the "daily specials" may have been...More

1  Thank CRAWDAD78
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is another great eating place. Great tasting food ,best tea ever and their grilled biscuits are to die for. Tuesday morning I tried The Mayor Sandwich. Scrambled livermush and egg served on a pita .(highly recommended) I need to get there a lot more.

Thank Tibiafinger
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Great place for a good hearty meal. Lots of variety on the menu all day. A really good place to sit and eat breakfast. Friendly service.

Thank Cindy E
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Good menu. Lots of options. I chose the hamburger. I asked for it well done and that’s how it was served. I ordered the 1/2 and 1/2 side which is 1/2 onion rings and 1/2 fries. Both were very tasty. Good size portions.

Thank Mustang X
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Been there several times, never disappointed. Large portions, good service. One of my favorite places to eat.

Thank jerry569
Reviewed August 25, 2018

I have been to this place several times over the last few years; I visit Shelby every year so this was a logical place for breakfast. Can't go wrong here; real hometown-type food; typical of this area. Great prices; great choices; great food. Can't miss...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed July 27, 2018

There are two companies that produce liver mush in Shelby. Yep. You can have it sandwich style or fried with your eggs for breakfast. Don't let the words "liver mush" fool you. It's GOOD. Not fancy, but good.

1  Thank RoadHogGreenville
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

If u want friendly service, great food , an hot food this place is a must . Decent prices . Clean place An family friendly ...

Thank rikkiw74
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

The food is reliably good, never exceptional. But it's reasonably priced, down home, Homestyle Cooking. You really can't go wrong, unless you're looking for fine dining. It's always busy enough that the food is fresh. And everybody is nice as they can be in spite...More

Thank prainnc
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wolfgangic
February 2, 2018|
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Response from texasbuckeye85 | Reviewed this property |
There are no gluten free meals on the menu. However, they do have salads and vegetables on the side that could work in a pinch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Monday
6:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday
6:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday
6:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Thursday
6:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Friday
6:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Saturday
6:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 S Lafayette St, Shelby, NC 28150-5364
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Shelby
  • Phone Number: +1 704-487-8461
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