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Hardware Cafe

106 S Main St, Warrenton, NC 27589-1930
+1 252-257-2779
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good48%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (10 reviews)
“prime rib” (3 reviews)
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
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09:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Cafe
106 S Main St, Warrenton, NC 27589-1930
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the sandwich selections and salad/soup or salad/sandwich choices. Great Prime Rib dinner once a month on Fridays. Great new manager who cares that you are satisfied.

Thank jlm3906
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Warrenton during our recent stay at a friend's lake house. The staff at Hardware Cafe is very friendly, outgoing, and helpful. Two people in our party ordered The Hammer and said that the Corned Beef was fairly thickly sliced and a little...More

Thank LonestarSpartan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered to go and one order was for salmon cake special. Cakes were really good. Side of potato salad that appeared homemade. Potato salad good but not great. Other order was corn beef Reuben. Came with kraut thousand island and swiss, sides bag o chips...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I love Hardware Café, a small, cozy setting inside of one of Warrenton's former businesses. MY husband was born and raised in Warrenton and he says that the interior hasn't changed much. awesome sandwiches, the desserts are to die for, whatever your wine or beer...More

Thank Kbn1952
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Under new ownership but already good restaurant is just better. Food is great. Service is attentive and efficient. First Friday Prime Rib is better, if that is possible. Decor is improved and there is a decent wine selection. Worth the 850 mile drive to eat...More

Thank 577gordonj
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The restaurant offers a great variety of sandwiches in a quaint, old hardware store atmosphere. The soup and half sandwich option was just the right size for lunch. Will return.

1  Thank jodied278
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Every Friday night this place does dinner! Prime Rib, Rack of Ribs, Shrimp and Grits etc. Top it off with locally brewed coffee and homemade desserts. Wow!!! Lunch is also great with a large selections of handmade sandwiches and soups!

1  Thank aaron a
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The Hardware Cafe changed ownership at the end of September 2016, but the attentive staff and delicious menu remain unchanged. The "Halter and Bit" is my favorite sandwich, but you can't go wrong with any of the sandwich offerings and daily specials.

1  Thank TMBG2016
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Went to Carolina Shag dancing night and had great food and a really good time learning how to do this iconic dance. Service from the staff was terrific.

1  Thank Dubs1111
Denise P, Owner at Hardware Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2016

Glad to hear that you had a good time & experience. We are hoping to have another Shag Night in the near future. Thanks for your review.

Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I've had prime rib at major national steak house chains like Fleming's, Morton's, Carson's, Sullivan's, and Ruth's Chris. The first Monday of the month Prime Rib Special at the Hardware Cafe beats them all. Larger portions, cooked perfectly, and better quality meat. I don't know...More

1  Thank 577gordonj
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 S Main St, Warrenton, NC 27589-1930
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Warrenton
  • Phone Number: +1 252-257-2779
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