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Josh's on Union Square

206 Union Square NW, Hickory, NC 28601-6110
8283245674
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Ranked #9 of 191 restaurants in Hickory
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $13 - $24
Cuisines: American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian, International
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Description: As you will notice in the following reviews we are a little bit of everything for everbody. So just come and have a great time and leave the rest of the world at the door. "Chef Josh Phillips"
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Hickory, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Just finished Sunday Brunch with my family. Great restaurant and good value. I don't mind spending money on good food. You can sit outside in warm weather. Dishes like barbecued shrimp are not at all what you would expect but are great. One of my world traveler friends said that is was one of the best meals he has ever... More

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Hickory, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I don't get the opportunity to eat at Josh's often, but when I do- I always have a great experience with food. I love the look of the restaurant as well. Outside dining is nice and Sunday Brunch is a fantastic value.

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Wilkesboro, NC
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Excellent food, priced a little high but the atmosphere was unique and excellent party place. I am definitely renting this space for my next party.

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Whitetop, Virginia
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83 reviews 83 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We went to Josh's after checking a magazine in our hotel room. What a great find! We arrived early enough to be able to sit at one of the Chef's tables. No extra charge, just a great table right at the kitchen bar so you can watch all the action. Josh is a chef with a passion for unique flavors.... More

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Lenoir, North Carolina
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64 reviews 64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

My mom and I enjoyed the lunch. We had delicious salads. At dinner with my fiance, it was expensive but, the food was very different and I think anyone could find something they enjoyed!

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Hickory, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I have eaten at Josh's multiple times - with my wife, with friends and with business colleagues. The food has always been great and there are menu items for everyone. We especially enjoy sitting outside in the spring and fall.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

We were passing by and decided on Josh's after a quick peak at the menu, which promised an interesting meal. The soup of the day was chili made with deer. The aroma and taste were not 'gamey', while the leanness of the meat made for a light but tasty chili. I had the duck tacos as an appetizer. Very interesting... More

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Hickory, North Carolina
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8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

If your searching for a great place for Sunday brunch here's your restaurant. The menu is is prix fixe limited menu; starter, main and dessert. But the items are delicious. I always have the smoked salmon starter, main item I vary but dessert always the pecan pie! I eat here for lunch and dinner, so it is one of my... More

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Hudson, NC
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

The atmosphere at Josh's is very pleasant. Maximum seating provides for some tight spaces with tables close together but one can carry on a conversation with one's fellow diners without too much difficulty. The menu has nice creative touches that should appeal to most diners. Both my friend and I had the Lamb gyro. The lamb was shaped like a... More

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Falls Church, Virginia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Great venue and the food was excellent. The short ribs are the best I have ever had. They beat a famous Las Vegas restaurant which formally held the title in my book. My girlfriend had the duck and it was amazing as well. We will be coming back again.

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