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Hatch Sandwich Bar

268 1st Ave NW, Hickory, NC 28601-6103
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (25 reviews)
“sandwiches” (81 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 20:30All hours
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
268 1st Ave NW, Hickory, NC 28601-6103
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great choice in between fast food and fancy sit down restaurant. Staff very attentive to good service. We visited about 6:00 on a Friday and found a small but moderately busy establishment. Seating is limited, but we did not have any trouble. I chose a...More

Thank stalprint
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small, quaint little place with great fresh food. Very welcoming and friendly staff. The brussel sprout concoction was amazing ! Will definitely be back for a quick lunch.

Thank dannynlesley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This small place is hardly noticeable by those passing its corner in downtown Hickory NC; yet, its fresh salads and homemade sandwiches are INCREDIBLE - they have a great pulled-pork Cuban, a Turkey, Bacon and Avocado sour dough and out of this world grilled cauliflower,...More

Thank dana m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch. Mac and cheese was yummy with several types of cheese. Hubby's pimento cheese and bacon sandwich was awesome, as were the shaved Brussel sprouts with maple. Person next to us had lived in hickory for 3 years and was visiting for...More

Thank Claudia L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A true hole in the wall sandwich shop that offers the best sandwiches in town with tables too. If you want American, vegetarian, gluten free, Cuban or somewhere in between, this is the place to go. There is a line to place your order, but...More

Thank pprint2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tried the Thanksgiving turkey sandwich and it was amazing. The kids had hot ham and cheese and Pb and j and all were satisfied

Thank LesBennett
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best Brussel sprouts I've ever had! Sandwiches are awesome too! It's small inside so be prepared to wait. It's worth it.

Thank Brenda W
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Stop in for lunch on a Saturday. I had the pork belly Cuban. Sandwich was tasty but very messy to eat. Menu board has a lot of options. I recommend checking out their menu online before you go in to the restaurant. It's a busy...More

Thank RunEatRun
Reviewed 24 April 2017

First, I really like the restaurant and vibe. It is a small place, but very inviting. The people working here are very friendly and helpful. The food is amazing! I had the Pulled pork Ban Mi. This is very tender, no fat pork. The sandwich...More

Thank Randy S
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Alway fresh-great sandwiches but love the vegetable sides. Miso broccoli my current favorite! Soup is great too when it is available.

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Nearby Attractions
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Robin V
What are your gluten free options?
13 January 2017|
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Response from cheryl h | Reviewed this property |
I did some snooping around and found this review on tripadvisor. It's from 2013 so I don't know if they still do. It would be best to google the restaurant to get their contact information and ask them. “Gluten free... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:00
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 268 1st Ave NW, Hickory, NC 28601-6103
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hickory
  • Phone Number: 828-322-1196
  • E-mail
New restaurant, opened last month. Serves "eclectic" sandwich (and salad) menu items and craft beer from microbreweries.
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