Cafe Rule & Wine Bar

  • PLEASE NOTE: The Queen's Feast specials shown on this website are available during dinner only, unless otherwise noted on an individual restaurant's menu page.
  • Located in the beautiful foothills of Hickory, North Carolina, Cafe Rule & Wine Bar is a beautiful restaurant where you can experience delicious dining in a relaxed and refreshingly casual setting. Fresh, sensational flavors and exquisite wine pairings are yours to enjoy as your palette is spoiled by our culinary team. There is simply no comparison to the array of dishes, the extensive wine selection, or the fabulous ambiance that Cafe Rule invites you to savor. We offer a variety of private dining options for parties, business meetings, and special events (up to 35), as well as an inviting outdoor patio with fountains, sculptures, and beautifully manicured gardens.
  • $45 per person (does not include tax or gratuity)
  • Appetizer (choice of one)
    • Calamari - squid steak strips, cornmeal fried, wasabi cream, Thai chili sauce, cherry peppers
    • Cast Iron Meatballs - short rib meatballs, fresh mozzarella, bone marrow sugo
    • Broccoli Baffle - fried broccoli, cashew lemon aioli
    • Clam Chowder - clams, ham hock, leeks
    • Beet & Burrata Salad - roasted beets, pickled beets, burrata, greens, balsamic glaze, herb sunflower seeds
  • Entrée (choice of one)
    • Steak Frites – 6 oz. hanger, truffle fries, fried Brussels chimichurri (substitute Filet +$20)
    • Shrimp & Grits - shrimp, ham hock, blackened butter sauce, grits
    • Peppadew Chicken - Airline Chicken Breast, Garlic Peppadew Sauce, Hash Browns, Green Beans (substitute Pork Chop +$10)
    • She Crab Tortellini - fresh mozzarella tortellini, she crab soup base, Swiss chard, pickled corn, pumpkin seeds (add Lobster +$35)
    • Curried Sweet Potato - sweet potato curry, blackened spinach, asparagus, mushroom conserva
  • Dessert (choice of one)
    • Brownie Sundae - brownie, vanilla bean ice cream, caramelized white chocolate, caramel, whiskey-infused cherry
    • Smore’s Cheesecake - Graham cracker crust, toasted marshmallow cheesecake, melted fudge

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