Location & Hours

Emerson's Coffee & Tea Emporium is a locally owned coffee shop operating for over 23 years in Hickory, NC. We are located inside the Valley Hills Mall, lower level center court. Our hours of operation are Monday through Saturday 9:30am to 9:00pm and Sundays noon to 6:00pm. See you soon!

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Meet our Baristas

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Amanda Stewart

Amanda grew up in Hickory and after living in Atlanta for 8 years, has moved back to her hometown. She didn’t drink coffee until she started working at Emerson’s but now she is an avid coffee drinker. In addition to working at Emerson’s she is also on staff at Christ Church where she works in children’s ministry.

Philip Johnson

Philip is our "go-to guy"; from auto mechanic to barista in less than 30 seconds!!  Always listening to customers to create just what they're craving.

Amber Cook

Amber rejoins Emersons, ready to serve a great iced latte or a cup of her personal favorite, Colombian Supremos coffee. When she removes her "Barista Hat", Amber is caring for her 3 boys and husband. And ducks.

Becky Filip

Becky is a full time college student who is studying nuclear medicine and loves to volunteer at the hospital in any of her spare time. She also enjoys hanging out with family and friends when she’s not studying or at work.  She loves a cup of coffee which makes her love her job at Emersion’s so much.  

Juwanna March

Juwanna  joined Emerson's in the Spring of 2014 after she was honored "Customer of the Month". Her loyalty and personality won her the title and she's been smiling and friendly ever since. When she's not serving up lattes, she's in nursing school or chasing her 2 beautiful kids all over Carowinds.