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Cafe Gouda

2960 N Center St, Hickory, NC 28601-1159
+1 828-267-1300
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (9 reviews)
“sandwich” (6 reviews)
“salads” (2 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, International
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2960 N Center St, Hickory, NC 28601-1159
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1 - 10 of 51 reviews

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Café Gouda is a gem in Hickory. They have fresh and well prepared sandwiches, salads, pasta and more. The service is partly self serve and was good s well. I will definitely be back s this is now one of my favorite eateries in Hickory...More

Thank Randolph0918
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Waited over 30 Minutes for 2 Wraps and when I asked about the status of our food, the staff gave pour attitude. Sorry but customer service is what makes or breaks a business. The food was great but the attitude needs to go. Simply Sorry...More

Thank beachwedding2017
Reviewed 12 May 2017

A beautiful sunny day to eat outdoors for lunch with my sweetheart. Cafe Gouda was our choice and it was a good one too. We both had the Reuben which was piled high with excellent corned beef, swiss cheese, sauerkraut and a home made dressing....More

Thank TracyW610
Mckrapp, Owner at Cafe Gouda, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

So glad you enjoyed your sandwich at Café Gouda. Hope to see you soon. Just to let you know we have live music on the patio every Saturday evening from 7-10 (May and June)

Reviewed 5 May 2017

The good reviews caused us to seek out this place. Well, we may have ordered wrong, but our shrimp tacos consisted of 4 tasteless (obviously frozen and farmed) shrimp, beans and corn from a can, wilted bits of lettuce, wilted warmed and tough tacos, and...More

Thank PGinNC
Mckrapp, Owner at Cafe Gouda, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Sorry to hear you did not like your shrimp tacos. They are usually a big hit. Hope you will come back and give us another try. We have lots to choose from.

Reviewed 9 April 2017

It appears this place draws a crowd, but it's easy to see why; the food is really good! This is a walk-up and order at the counter type of restaurant with the menu being written out above you on large chalkboards. It's a huge menu...More

1  Thank Christine M
Mckrapp, Owner at Cafe Gouda, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thank you for the great review. I am working on getting gluten free tortillas. Have not found a product I like yet. Hopefully when you return we will have other gluten free options for you.

Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing food and friendly staff! Today I got the Harley (sourdough, eggs, bacon, cheese) which I always a great breakfast choice.

Thank Taylor S
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a great place for lunch or a casual dinner and they offer breakfast too. Great coffee and a HUGE menu with lots of variety. Very fresh ingredients and gluten free bread available.

Thank Doreen C
Mckrapp, Owner at Cafe Gouda, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017

Glad you enjoyed your sandwich at Gouda. Thank you for your business.

Reviewed 28 December 2016

Love eating here on Sunday mornings. Fantastic sandwiches, quesadillas, and breakfast options. It can get busy, but is worth it!

Thank Graham0915
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I hate feeling rushed to order and I hate a menu that is written around a wall and this restaurant has each of these. The food is great, but if you have any anxiety or OCD tendencies this is not the place for you.

Thank April H
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is my go to restaurant for breakfast. Order at a counter and the food is brought to you. Coffee/sodas are self serve. Their house blend is what I usually order. Indoor / outdoor seating is offered. I ordered a special omelette with spinach and...More

Thank Nika W
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John T
16 May 2017|
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We are not hiring at this moment. However, you could come in and fill out an application. I can let you know if something becomes available.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 16:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2960 N Center St, Hickory, NC 28601-1159
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hickory
  • Phone Number: +1 828-267-1300
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Description
We are a locally owned restaurants do have been in business for 15 years. We served breakfast, lunch and dinner. We serve breakfast all day. We provide gourmet coffees, fresh made salad, soups , sandwiches, pizzas and pasta dishes.
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