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Backstreets Bar and Grill

246 14th Ave NE, Hickory, NC 28601-2516
+1 828-328-6479
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“soups” (19 reviews)
“chicken salad” (16 reviews)
“bison burger” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
246 14th Ave NE, Hickory, NC 28601-2516
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was quick during the busy lunch day. The restaurant was very clean with a nice atmosphere. Parking is tight as the restaurant shares a parking lot with Lowe's Grocery. The food was good.

Thank BMF1988
Reviewed 15 September 2018

WE have eaten here twice while traveling to the area for business. It has a very good feel to the place. The booths are situated off the ground, thus you have to step up to get into them. It gives you a different perspective as...More

Thank wetravelalot007
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Nice and Clean great food!!!! The service was excellent. Good please to go and have a quiet meal and relax.

Thank davidcE8244MX
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Brunswick stew a little too sweet, garden salad good. Friends raved about chicken, fried green tomatoes, pimento cheese

Thank annef37
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Stopped for lunch on our way through and picked this restaurant because of the good reviews on TripAdvisor. We were not disappointed. It was very crowded, but we were able to snag two chairs at the bar. Good beer selection and Wimbledon on the TV...More

Thank JoyeC
Reviewed 27 July 2018

First, it was very crowded, which can be a good thing (you know people like it) but tough sometimes to get a seat. Crowds slowed down the wait staff but everyone was cheerful. The food was worth the wait and the bar choices helped. Overall,...More

Thank REintheworld
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Who knew such a fun and well-serviced place was on the backstreets of Hickory? We waited for about 30 mins for a party of six on a Sunday night. They do not take reservations, but it is worth the wait. Our server was fun and...More

Thank Klb333
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

One of my favourite restaurants in the states. Very friendly service, great beer and lovely people - would highly recommend to any traveller or local alike. Can’t wait to go back again in the future.

Thank tomwright11
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Backstreets is a great bar and grill with a varied menu of classic pub fare. The buffalo chicken wrap was large and had a good flavor. I also had an order of wings tossed in jerk sauce that were very nice. The food came out...More

1  Thank Bowmanator22
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is the best and favorite place for almost any food from sandwiches to steaks. Their prices are mid range and Enviroment is very nice. The bar area is a good place for locals and travelers alike. We always try this place with family whether...More

Thank Ronaldjb4183
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2 April 2017|
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Response from wallyk000 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Very kid friendly.
Patty R
6 December 2015|
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Response from TrailGal17 | Reviewed this property |
It would be tricky. The bar area isn't huge and the dining area is tight. Don't know where they'd set you up. Plus, the acoustics can be a little weird. You can hear everyone's conversation, especially in the very back room.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:30 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 246 14th Ave NE, Hickory, NC 28601-2516
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hickory
  • Phone Number: +1 828-328-6479
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