DINING, WINERIES & BREWERIES

 

Unique restaurants featuring delicious and creative dishes prepared by renowned chefs are at the heart of Morganton’s dining scene. Whether you enjoy North Carolina barbecue, al fresco dining, locally sourced cuisine or just a good old-fashioned bakery or soda shop, Morganton has a table waiting for you.

From upscale dining to relaxed cafés, here are some of our favorite local haunts.

Let's Eat!

Unique restaurants featuring delicious and creative dishes prepared by renowned chefs are at the heart of Morganton’s dining scene. Whether you enjoy North Carolina barbecue, al fresco dining, locally sourced cuisine or just a good old-fashioned bakery or soda shop, Morganton has a table waiting for you.

From upscale dining to relaxed cafés, here are some of our favorite local haunts.

  • Asian Fusion Kitchen
  • Buck’s Pizza
  • Butch’s BBQ
  • Fatz
  • Friday Friends
  • Food Matters Market and Café
  • The Grind Cafe
  • Habaneros Mexican Restaurant
  • Harbor Inn Seafood
  • Homers
  • Judge’s Riverside Restaurant
  • Jake’s Wayback Hamburgers
  • Kin 2 Kin Japanese and Sushi
  • King Street Café
  • Las Salsas
  • Limbertwig Café
  • Maria’s Italian Eatery
  • Moondog Pizza
  • Mountain Burrito
  • The Pie Hole
  • Root & Vine
  • Toasted and Rolled
  • Tokyo Diner Japanese Restaurant
  • Treat
  • Yianni’s Family Restaurant

Cheers!

Burke County is also home to several notable wineries, microbreweries and distilleries. A resident favorite, the celebrated Catawba Valley Wine Trail, includes several of our local wineries. Here are some nearby places to find fine wines and good spirits:

  • Belle Nicho Winery
  • Brown Mountain BottleWorks
  • Carolina Distillery
  • Catawba Brewing Co.
  • Fonta Flora Brewery
  • Honey Bees Wine Tours
  • Lake James Cellars*
  • Linville Falls Winery
  • Loe’s Brewing
  • Reece Winery
  • Sidetracked Brewery
  • Silver Fork Vineyard & Winery*
  • South Creek Vineyards & Winery*
  • South Mountain Distilling Company
  • Waldensian Heritage Winery*

* Located on the Catawba Valley Wine Trail