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Root & Vine

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139 W. Union St., Morganton, NC 28655
828.433.1540
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good dinner served with a smile and friendliness

Located in an old storefront with seating in the windows, Root & Vine offers an excellent menu of delicious appetizers and entrees. We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner which was probably the best of our week-long trip in western North Carolina. Our cornmeal dusted oyster app was fabulous, and both... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
Clint M
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61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Located in an old storefront with seating in the windows, Root & Vine offers an excellent menu of delicious appetizers and entrees. We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner which was probably the best of our week-long trip in western North Carolina. Our cornmeal dusted oyster app was fabulous, and both entrees (perfectly cooked salmon with delicious sauce & fantastic potatoes; duck... More 

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Morganton, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Root & Vine is a wonderful restaurant with something on the menu for every palette. They have an excellent selection of beer and wines as well as a wide selection of mixed drinks and martinis. I have enjoyed every meal I have had there.

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Georgia USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

My husband and I shared a very tasty African chicken sandwich with sides of couscous and potato salad. Food - with the exception of the bland potato salad - was great! Loved the spicyness of the sandwich. Friendly and professional service. Another reason to seek out locally owned eateries when you travel.

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FL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Great food, great wine, great atmosphere, great service. Lunch fare is lighter than Dinner. Both are wonderful. I have eaten at Root & Vine many times and have always had a great experience. Outdoor patio dining is an added treat. Don't miss this great local restaurant.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Great atmosphere. Quick and friendly service. I ordered the Salmon BLT. It was on point. However, I did have food envy after viewing my table mates' selections. I guess I'll just have to make a return visit to fully explore the menu! :-)

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Charleston
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

Root and Vine is one of only two "nice" restaurants in Morganton,NC. Some may call it cozy or quaint but I found it extremely small and a failed attempt at trendy. The restaurant was so hot we all kept wiping the sweat from our brows throughout dinner. The cocktails were far from "craft" and the service was lacking at best.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Good wine selection. Casual but elegant. Love the eclectic variety on the menu. I took my out of town guests for dinner. Everyone enjoyed it.

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Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Enjoyed another great lunch in Morganton today with a friend. He had the lunch special and I had the shrimp and grits. For dessert I had a small cup of the tomato soup, it was to die for! Cricket did a wonderful job of keep our tea classes filled and our meal moving. I can't wait till my next visit.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Decided to try the place because of all the good reviews, never stayed for food since it was so loud it was hard to hear a conversation across the table. It is a rather crowded place, i see here I am not the first to say that it is noisy. Wont bother coming back when there are much better places... More 

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Hillsborough, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Had many recommendations to eat here, glad we listened. LOVED IT!! The meat was cooked to perfection. Will definitely be back!!

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Additional Information about Root & Vine

Address: 139 W. Union St., Morganton, NC 28655
Phone Number: 828.433.1540
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Morganton
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Contemporary

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 139 W. Union St., Morganton, NC 28655
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Morganton
  • Phone Number: 828.433.1540

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?