The Visit Hickory Metro team encourages visitors and locals to explore the Hickory Metro region carefully and safely. The state of North Carolina has lifted all mass gathering limits at this time but encourages individuals to still practice the three W's - Wear, Wait, Wash. People who are fully vaccinated can do all of the things that they did before the pandemic. Those unvaccinated, should still wear a mask in public indoor settings & public outdoor settings when they cannot maintain social distance. To learn more about what our area is doing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 click below. 

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Claremont Café


A quaint, comfort-food, old-southern style restaurant known for its hometown atmosphere. Claremont Café has been open since the 1940s and continues to serve regulars who are looking for a delicious breakfast or lunch. Join them for a tasty burger, hot dog or breakfast plate!