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Hardware Cafe

106 S Main St, Warrenton, NC 27589-1930
+1 252-257-2779
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (10 reviews)
“blt” (3 reviews)
“prime rib” (3 reviews)
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09:00 - 15:00All hours
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106 S Main St, Warrenton, NC 27589-1930
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love Hardware Café, a small, cozy setting inside of one of Warrenton's former businesses. MY husband was born and raised in Warrenton and he says that the interior hasn't changed much. awesome sandwiches, the desserts are to die for, whatever your wine or beer...More

Thank Kbn1952
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Under new ownership but already good restaurant is just better. Food is great. Service is attentive and efficient. First Friday Prime Rib is better, if that is possible. Decor is improved and there is a decent wine selection. Worth the 850 mile drive to eat...More

Thank 577gordonj
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The restaurant offers a great variety of sandwiches in a quaint, old hardware store atmosphere. The soup and half sandwich option was just the right size for lunch. Will return.

1  Thank jodied278
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Every Friday night this place does dinner! Prime Rib, Rack of Ribs, Shrimp and Grits etc. Top it off with locally brewed coffee and homemade desserts. Wow!!! Lunch is also great with a large selections of handmade sandwiches and soups!

1  Thank aaron a
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The Hardware Cafe changed ownership at the end of September 2016, but the attentive staff and delicious menu remain unchanged. The "Halter and Bit" is my favorite sandwich, but you can't go wrong with any of the sandwich offerings and daily specials.

1  Thank TMBG2016
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Went to Carolina Shag dancing night and had great food and a really good time learning how to do this iconic dance. Service from the staff was terrific.

1  Thank Dubs1111
Denise P, Owner at Hardware Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2016

Glad to hear that you had a good time & experience. We are hoping to have another Shag Night in the near future. Thanks for your review.

Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I've had prime rib at major national steak house chains like Fleming's, Morton's, Carson's, Sullivan's, and Ruth's Chris. The first Monday of the month Prime Rib Special at the Hardware Cafe beats them all. Larger portions, cooked perfectly, and better quality meat. I don't know...More

1  Thank 577gordonj
Reviewed 23 February 2016

We have eaten at the Hardware Cafe more than once. We usually stop there on Saturdays if we are in the area. Their coffee is delicious! I usually get the "Mousetrap" which is a grilled cheese sandwich with chips and pickle. The grilled cheese sandwich...More

1  Thank luvs2BB4fun
Denise P, Owner at Hardware Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2016

Thank you for you review. We really appreciate your taking the time to write the review. Hope you & your husband stop by again soon.

Reviewed 29 December 2015

This was a hardware store now turned into a sandwich shop with beer & wine. Very nice atmosphere and very good sandwiches, soup and beer selection. The sandwiches all have hardware inspired names, which is fun!

1  Thank LPLoveToTravel
Denise P, Owner at Hardware Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2015

Thank you so much for your review. We're really glad you enjoyed your experience.

Reviewed 15 September 2015

I have never been in this restaurant but I have had takeout food several times and the food I got was very good. The food was very good quality and the price was reasonable.

1  Thank Paul G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 S Main St, Warrenton, NC 27589-1930
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Warrenton
  • Phone Number: +1 252-257-2779
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