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1346 1st Ave SW, Hickory, NC 28602-2443
+1 828-322-5432
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06:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 06:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sun 06:00 - 22:00
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Hickory, North Carolina
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118 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant was recommended by so many people that we were amazed at how much we disliked it. Where to start? The waitress didn't want us to sit where we chose. We had an 8-day-old infant with us and she insisted that the BABY would be more comfortable at a different table (how ridiculous). She pushed us to order, and... More 

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Thank smitty60
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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226 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

While in Hickory on business, a friend wanted to take me to lunch. He asked what I was in the mood for and I told him I'd like a down home meal or soul food. He took me to the Snack Bar and I knew when we pulled into the parking lot I was probably going to get home style... More 

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Thank Ted K
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All I will say is this....some of the comments in every review are true...good and bad. But, ask for a big, fluffy biscuit and order banana pudding. Your life will be good!

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Thank kellyrhoney
Newton, North Carolina
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181 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I've been at breakfast a number of times over the past few weeks and have to say that the food is poor to mediocre and the service is mediocre to passable. The servers are all friendly, and the prices reflect the quality of the food, but I can't say this is a place that I enjoy for the food. The... More 

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Thank Oscar_Retriever
Hickory, North Carolina
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Where the locals hang out. The food is decent, the service...very good. You are sure to get a lot of "...hey sugar, honey, sweetie... there!

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Thank BMF1988
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2017

The snack bar is a staple for the locals in Hickory. If you want good comfort food the Snack Bar is the place to go. They have been a staple in Hickory for years. Service is fast and friendly. The best fried chicken livers ever.

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Thank JOSEPH C
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Our food was great. We ate Dinner with our son and we enjoyed our food and the wonderful service we received. Great restaurant for couples or family and many dishes to choose from.

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Thank Sudie B
Conover, North Carolina
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Fries pork chops, 2 eggs, and hash browns with onions, and a biscuit. They give you enough for two people.

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Thank jlampjr
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 31 October 2016

While in western NC for a brief trip, my wife and I stopped in for breakfast. We were not disappointed! The restaurant was clean, people were very friendly, and the food was fantastic and reasonably priced! Will definitely eat here more often when in The area!

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Thank Johnny S
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80 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We go with our neighbors for an inexpensive breakfast at the Snack Bar eatery. I had a breakfast sandwich with egg and ham, but it was not good ham more like processed spam looking ham. The egg and wheat bread was fine but would not order or recommend their ham. My friend said her bacon was cooked perfectly. I tried... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:00 - 22:00
Saturday
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1346 1st Ave SW, Hickory, NC 28602-2443
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hickory
  • Phone Number: +1 828-322-5432

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