Looking for a good home cooked meal away from home? Craving a healthy alternative to the usual afternoon snack? …or have special dietary needs?
Tidal Creek is your local source for all of this and more! Made fresh daily using all natural ingredients, the Co-op Café has delicious options for every diet.
Made Fresh From Scratch Daily
Unlike most chain grocery stores, whose food is made off-site and shipped in, Tidal Creek Co-op is proud to say that we make many of our foods from scratch, daily. We start with the freshest ingredients, locally sourced whenever possible. We give preference to fair-trade, free-range and non-GMO ingredients.
Come Dine With Us – Delicious Options for Every Diet
Our Co-op Café offers a self-service hot bar and salad bar, smoothies & juices, a bakery and prepared Grab & Go foods. We are known for our healthy versions of the classics and daily options for the vegan or gluten free diner. If you have a question regarding dietary concerns, chances are you can talk directly to the person who has prepared your meal. Our staff is here to accommodate, whether you are first time diner or one of our family of regulars.
Take Out or Eat-In
The Co-op Café’s indoor seating area and our Community Deck space offer free WiFi and a friendly atmosphere to share a meal with family, friends and co-workers.
Friendly, Knowledgeable Staff
Ask about our ingredients, our coffees’ origins and even your cooking questions. We pride ourselves on providing exceptional service.
An Eco-Friendly Kitchen
We are committed to running an eco-friendly kitchen by conscientious preparation, recycling and completing the circle of farm to fork. Our paper goods are “Green”. The napkins and plates are made of recycled materials. The Co-op’s plates, cups, bowls and boxes are made from recycled materials and many are recyclable. We also have re-usable plates and silverware for eating in.
Our fresh Juice Bar is unlike any other in town and is a great place to start your day, or get a nutritious treat.
All juices are made to order with fresh or fresh frozen organic fruits and vegetables. We offer innovative flavor combinations and supplement choices.
All smoothies are made to order with fresh or fresh frozen organic fruits & vegetables.
We offer innovative flavor combinations and multiple choices of milks, proteins and other supplements. Try one of the monthly specials, listed at the Smoothie Bar, for an extra special treat!
Our expert baristas serve espresso drinks and brewed coffee made with locally roasted organic and fair-trade coffee beans.
We steam local milk and organic half-and-half for all our drinks, and all our syrups are free of high fructose corn syrup. Our tea enthusiasts can enjoy a hot cup of organic, fair-trade loose-leaf tea.
8 AM – 8:30 PM
Every day brings a slightly different array of salad mixings, but available every day are some type of fresh salad greens and an assortment of grated and chopped raw veggies – carrots, beets, edamame, artichoke hearts, corn, tomatoes, sprouts and broccoli. Each day’s prepared salads often include a soy protein, potato, grain, fruit, bean, pasta, and sea vegetables. The housemade salad dressings include vegan caesar, vegan thai chili, sesame orange, buttermilk ranch, greek, and more. Come try it out!
The Co-op Café’s Co-op’s Hot Bar offers fresh house-made soups as well as vegetarian and meat-based entrees every day. Take as little or as much as you like from our self-serve hot bar.
Hot Bar Hours
Monday – Saturday:
Breakfast: 8 AM – 10:30 AM
Lunch/Dinner: 11 AM – 8:00 PM
Brunch: 10 AM – 12 PM
Dinner: 12 PM – 8 PM
The best baked goods are made from scratch with wholesome ingredients.
That’s why Tidal Creek’s Bakery prepares our treats in-house, in small batches to ensure quality and consistency, using local eggs, nuts and produce when available. Whether you’re looking for a decadent slice of cheesecake, a vegan oatmeal cookie or a dozen blueberry muffins to serve your guests, we have what you need. Our selection changes with the season, but you’ll always find delicious desserts that please the eye and the palate.
You’ll find a different fresh muffin everyday (gluten-free/vegan options available), and delicious chocolate chip cookies, vegan oatmeal chocolate chip cookies, gluten-free/vegan brownies and fruit & nut bars. Our cakes are off-the-charts good! Carrot cake and vegan chocolate cake are two of our specialties.
Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will happily answer questions about our ingredients and methods, as well as any questions about baking.
When you shop at our Bakery, you can be assured that:
- We use local eggs, nuts, and produce when available
- We make our baked goods from scratch, in small batches, for freshness and consistency
- Our baked goods are free of artificial coloring, flavoring, and preservatives
We Cater To Your Tastes
We often carry gluten-free, low sugar, and vegan baked goods and we love preparing custom orders. We are happy to make you birthday cupcakes, truffles, boxes of scones or cookies and any other baked good you find on our shelves. We also bake amazing cakes & pies for all occasions. Contact the Co-op Café Bakery at (910) 799-2667 x219 to place an order today!
Grab & Go! Fast Food Can Be Fantastic
If you’re on the go, you need some good fuel. Stop in for a snack or quick meal from our Grab & Go case. We offer a large selection of Grab & Go items, such as: MacroVegetarian prepared meals, Pimento Cheese, Local Vegan Sweet Potato Salad, Curry Chicken Wraps, Hummus Wraps, Un-Chicken Salad Wraps, Tuna Salad, Turkey & Provolone Sandwiches, and much more. All ingredients in Grab & Go items are listed on the label.
Hot & Cold Specialty Sandwiches
Each day, we feature at least one sandwich for our special, with options for Vegan and Gluten-Free diets. As always, we emphasize the highest quality ingredients, using organic and local whenever possible.
Organic, All-Natural Catering Fresh from the Co-op Café
We’d love to cater your next gathering or event. We take the finest, all-natural ingredients we can find and create a delicious feast for you and your friends. All orders are custom-made by our chefs. Whether it’s gluten-free or vegan, we will cater to you.
Our catering options include appetizers, main courses, side dishes, party platters, desserts, and much much more!
Click here to place your order online or call the Co-op Café Kitchen at (910) 799-2667 x219 to discuss the details of your order. Please place your order at least 3 days in advance.