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The RCTDA continues to closely monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as it relates to our Nation, North Carolina and Rutherford County.Our top priority is always the safety, health, and wellbeing of our community, its residents, and visitors.  We understand that these times are confusing and can be difficult for many.  We encourage you to continue supporting each other and our community's small businesses and ask that you reference individual websites and social media platforms for updates on local businesses and events. At this time and until further notice, our two Welcome Centers are closed and the Tourism Development Authority office is seeing guests by appointment only.  Please call 828.287.6013 or email Taylor at Taylor.Hardin@rutherfordcountync.gov if you have any questions or to make an appointment. Click here to view our dedicated page & to stay informed throughout the Covid-19 crisis.

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The Garden Cafe

4250 US 64/74 A HWY, Rutherfordton, NC 28139

The Garden Café offers creative as well as traditional comfort food during breakfast and lunch. Regional and locally sourced food are used whenever possible. Enjoy your meal in the comforts of the dining room surrounded by local works of art or dine Al Fresco on the cover patio! If you are in the area be sure to stop in and check out The Garden Café!