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Root & Vine

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139 W Union St, Morganton, NC 28655-3459
+1 828-433-1540
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I visited the new Pizza side of this fine restaurant last night, Dec. 3. First let me say that Root & Vine has been a favorite, excellent food and service. We have 50+ years visiting pizza parlors and my wife worked for years at one. The table layout was ok, but not cozy. Interesting walls, but need... More 

Thank Mike M
Charlotte, North Carolina
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very happy with the good food but service was slow and inattentive. We had a reservation and were seated at a table that was close to front door with cold air blowing in and a spotlight shining in my face. We requested to change tables but we're told there were none away from the door; however, later the hostess sat... More 

Thank Amy R
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This is a place we never would have found in the pre-TA era. We were driving thru the area and saw the good reviews. This is a great spot in old Morganton. We sat outdoors on a beautiful fall day. Our server was personable and knowledgeable. The menu was creative and varied. We are vegetarian and the garbanzo based burger... More 

Thank Bene-Vino
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I met my friends here on a delightful October Saturday and we were promptly seated on the patio by a fantastic waterfall. Our waitress quickly filled our drink orders, went over the daily specials and gave us time to browse the menu. Each of us ordered something different and each dish was wonderful! I had the Cheerwine BBQ burger with... More 

Thank Zeemie
New York
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64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I were visiting a friend in Morganton and stopped by here since it was top rated. We came for lunch and sat outdoors since it was a nice fall afternoon. My girlfriend has celiac disease so it was great to have a waitress who was patient and able to explain their gluten free options. She ordered a... More 

Thank Darius A
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66 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

In town for a meeting, went to Root & Vine for dinner. Was not expecting much from this little town, but WOW it was probably the best meal I have in awhile. We tried one of every appetizer, the BBQ pork roll was awesome and the oysters with grits were divine. I had the trout with country gravy...it was a... More 

Thank Michael S
Asheville, North Carolina
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54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Just happened to visit a store on the square and they said there were two great restaurants within a block. We stopped here first and were studying the menu when some customers walked by and told us the food was great. They were right. The crab cakes were delicious and the mussels too. We both chose the trout (only later... More 

Thank 246Gramps
Farmington, Michigan, United States
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308 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I visited for dinner on a weekday. Service is sluggish for a party of one. I started with the Korean BBQ spring roll with kimchi which was excellent. I ordered the highly-recommended duck for main course. Chef suggests medium rare but it is rubbery and lacking flavor. I prefer the duck cooked medium. The wine selection is great and enjoyed... More 

Thank Ralph R
waynesville nc
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Morganton was halfway point to meet friends we hadn't seen for a year. What a treat to find this restaurant for our luncheon meeting! There is a large, lovely patio plus indoor seating. Wine is very reasonably priced and the food we ordered was delicious. When traveling east on I40 from Asheville area, will plan to go there again.

Thank mtncrk
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I was in town for business and looking for a place to have lunch. I was tired of the usual hamburger and sandwich shop. I came upon this lovely gem in the middle of downtown Morganton. Besides, the usual, soup, salad, and sandwiches, there were other wonderful choices including daily specials. I had a French dip sandwich and salad. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 W Union St, Morganton, NC 28655-3459
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Morganton
  • Phone Number: +1 828-433-1540

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