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Youssef 242

242 11th Avenue NE, Hickory, NC 28601-3836
828-324-2005
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Ranked #2 of 194 Restaurants in Hickory
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $38
Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: HWY 127
Description: Experience the exceptional cuisine that Hickory has to offer in the casual setting of Youssef 242. Fresh, sensational flavors and exquisite wine pairings are yours to enjoy as your palate is spoiled by our expert chef and staff. There is simply no comparison to the array of dishes, the extensive wine selection or the upscale ambiance which Youssef 242 invites you to savor.
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English first
Sarasota, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Just right! Ambiance, food, service, friendliness of staff were all great. Lots of good choices on the menu; looking forward to my next visit!

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

My wife and I recently had supper at Youseff and the experience was great. The food was fabulous, I had the NY strip steak and it was perfect. We also had the Tai noodle lettuce wrap appetizer and it was wonderful. The appetizer had chicken and a peanut sauce that was spot on. For dessert we ordered the beignet with... More

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Hickory, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We meet once a month for lunch and have always had the best service. It has to be hard getting 6 to 8 meals to the requirements of a bunch of old ladies. (that doesn't include me, of course). Good food..especially the lunch pizza...big enough for lunch and to take half home for dinner.We love their breads too.

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Hickory, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I had a very delicious meal with friends while sitting outside on a beautiful night. The bar area inside was full of people having a great time.

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

Buffalo flank steak was tender and well seasoned. Large portions. Excellent sautéed calamari as a starter.

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toledo
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We had a business dinner here for 25. The food menu was great. The wine list was good but a few of my standbys including the Caymus 40th anniversary were a little over priced. I had the lamb chops medium and they were perfect. The staff was very attentive and knowledgeable. It was a very nice evening. One of the... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

What a surprise to find this place, an elegant modern American bistro off the beaten path in Hickory. We stopped there on our way from Asheville to Greensboro and I am so glad we did. The Parma ham and fig jam pizza was really special, and the edamame succotash as a side to another entree was superb. Creative takes on... More

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Florida
Top Contributor
137 reviews 137 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

Very modern decor inside and on the outside patio. Very good food and service with eclectic menu. Good wine list at reasonable prices. Ample free self parking beside and behind the restaurant.

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Wow! This is a beautiful, elegant restaurant in Hickory NC. We stopped on a lark as we were passing through. I'm so happy we did. The food is excellent, had Parma ham and fig jam pizza (to die for), straw sandwich, very delicious, and edamame succotash. I'm still thinks about that pizza.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My family went intending on getting dinner but there were so many wonderful choices for appetizers, we ordered many and shared. Great food, great cheese biscuits with jalopeno jam. We live in Raleigh and stopped on our way to Asheville for the Labor Day weekend. It is now on our list to visit the next time we are in the... More

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