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157 N Trade St, Matthews, NC 28105-1712
704-844-8686
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Ranked #8 of 144 Restaurants in Matthews
Cuisines: American
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Description: "American Bistro, dine- in and a very beautiful patio. Serving lunch & dinner, good food (fine dining flair)".
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English first
Atlanta, Georgia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Wow! Incredible! Everything was perfect. Nice, clean restaurant great food and service. Wife had tenderloins perfectly cooked. I had the shrimp and grits my favorite they were cooked differently and the best I had. We are from out of town. Go a little early and walk the street. A Mayberry feel.

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Sarasota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

You have to love a place that has genuine people, servicing a great crowd, providing excellent food with a fantastic atmosphere! We will be back and we thank you for the warm hearted welcoming and good times! Thanks Cafe 157!

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THESALESOFFICE
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

A European atmosphere full of fresh air friends family great service and excellent food prepared with love and passion! Thank you Dora!

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matthews, nc
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Mu husband & I have always enjoyed going to Cafe 157 whether it is for a Saturday lunch or a special occassion like a birthday or holiday. Tonight we went for our 35th Wedding Anniversary. The shrimp appetizer was as delicious as ever. I chose the pork medialions and my husband had a pasta dish. Both were excellent choices. The... More

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Apex, North Carolina, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

the food was amazing. We sat outside. The owner even came out and helped the crew. We chatted a bit afterwards. Very nice man with values. Located within walking distance to our Bed and Breakfast, the Lemmond House.

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Asheboro, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Had lunch at Cafe 157 today. Really liked the fact that I could get a "small plate" salad for about half the price. This allowed me to have three very tasty fish tacos AND very importantly "my fries were crispy" !

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Matthews, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Our supper club from church went here. Meal was really small and not what the meal description was. Instead of beef tenderloin it was beef stew meat. No salads, or bread. Too pricey for the portions.

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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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84 reviews 84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This is one of my favorite restaurants in this area - they have a good selection of vegetarian meals, along with interesting combinations of ingredients in all their menu items. Service has always been outstanding.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

Ate here a few months ago and was lucky to find it again. I was there at 11 when they opened and was seated immediately. Ordered Turkey Club sandwich. Great taste. Honey mustard and real bacon on rye. Choice of sides which I choose French fries. Meal with a soda was $12. Great ambiance with outdoor seating bit it was... More

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Reston, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

The food was excellent. We liked the atmosphere and service was fine. We went back a second time, as we had enjoyed it so much.

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Additional Information about Cafe 157

Address: 157 N Trade St, Matthews, NC 28105-1712
Phone Number: 704-844-8686
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Matthews
Cuisine: American

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