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Lunch Menu


-Lunch Menu-

Served Monday - Saturday 11:00am until 9:00pm

Sunday 11:00am until 3:00pm





Josh's Fried Pickle Chips - Lightly battered and deep fried ‘til they’re golden brown

Buffalo Chicken Tenders - Dipped in buffalo wing sauce and served with blue cheese dressing

Homemade Potato Chips - Served with ranch dressing

Classic Buffalo Wings - (hot, mild or teriyaki) Served with celery and blue cheese dressing

Chicken Quesadilla - Served with salsa and sour cream

Fried Banana Pepper Rings - Served with ranch dressing

Mozzarella Cheese Sticks - Served with marinara sauce



-Lite Bites-


Quiche of the Day - Served with fresh fruit and muffin

Soup and Grilled Cheese - A bowl of today’s soup or chili and a grilled cheese on choice of bread

Soup & Salad - A house salad with choice of dressing with a bowl of today’s soup or chili

Vegetable Plate - Choose 4 vegetables from the menu, served with a roll or cornbread                                

Bowl of Soup


Cup of Soup




Served with your choice of two vegetables


Chicken Salad- Our famous chicken salad made fresh daily

Fried Flounder or Catfish- 8 oz. Alaskan flounder lightly dusted in our special seafood seasoning

Chicken Tenders- Three breaded chicken strips served with honey mustard dressing                        

Fried Chicken- “Grandma’s Recipe” lightly dusted with special seasoning

Turkey and Dressing- Turkey breast, generously portioned with dressing, gravy and cranberry sauce

Grilled Ham Steak- A hearty portion of honey ‘n’ brown sugar cured Virginia ham served grilled

Country Ham- Watauga Mountain cured in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina

Pork Bar-B-Que- Hand pulled eastern North Carolina BBQ.

Meatloaf- “Our very own secret recipe” (A generous portion served with gravy)

Hamburger Steak with Gravy- Chuck steak, grilled to perfection and topped with gravy

Rib-eye Steak- 6 oz. marinated, choice rib-eye grilled to order

Extra roll or cornbread




a la carte


Mashed Potatoes & Gravy

Fried Okra

Butter Beans


Broccoli and Rice Casserole

Fried Apples

Steamed Cabbage

French Fries

Pinto Beans

Cole Slaw

Apple Sauce

Cottage Cheese

Potato Salad

Turnip Greens

Onion Rings

Pasta Salad

Carrot Soufflé

Mac & Cheese

Green Beans

Pickled Beets




Served with choice of homemade chips, French fries, fruit or onion rings

Bread selections: white, wheat, sourdough, rye, Kaiser or croissant


Veggie Burger- All-vegetable patty topped with lettuce, tomato and mayo

Philly Cheese Steak- Shaved beef or chicken, seared then served with provolone cheese and your choice of the following: grilled onions, peppers, mushrooms, lettuce, tomato and mayo

Chicken Salad- Always homemade, served with lettuce and tomato on your choice of toasted bread

Char-grilled Chicken- Fresh chicken breast char-grilled with lettuce, tomato and mayo on Kaiser

Island Chicken Sandwich- Fresh chicken breast grilled with teriyaki sauce, topped with lettuce, tomato, mayo and a pineapple ring on Kaiser

Old Fashioned Club- Double-decker with ham, turkey, bacon, Swiss and cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato and mayo

Turkey or Ham- Your choice - fresh roasted turkey breast or Virginia honey ham, Swiss or cheddar cheese on your choice of bread, dressed with lettuce, tomato and mayo

Fried Fish Sandwich- Your choice of fried flounder or catfish, served on a fresh Kaiser, dressed with lettuce, tomato, onion and mayo

Classic Hearty Reuben- (the Coopers’ favorite) or Turkey Reuben- Tender Corned Beef or Turkey with sauerkraut, Swiss cheese and Thousand Island dressing on grilled rye bread       

Patty Melt- Char-grilled ground chuck with Swiss cheese and grilled onions on rye bread

The Poor Mans Club- Two thick slices of fried bologna with cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, grilled onion, bacon mayo and mustard on a Kaiser roll  

Char-grilled Cheeseburger- Half pound of char-grilled ground chuck topped with lettuce, tomato, cheddar cheese and mayo

Becky’s Blue Cheese and Bacon Burger- Char-grilled ground chuck topped with blue cheese crumbles, bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayo

Char-grilled Turkey Burger- Healthy and Great! Char-grilled ground turkey topped with lettuce, tomato, cheddar cheese and mayo

Foot Long Hot Dog- Best all-beef hot dog, char-grilled and topped with chili, mustard, slaw and onions

Grilled Cheese Sandwich- Best  grilled cheese served on your choice of bread and grilled to perfection


-Fresh Salads-

Add char-grilled chicken

Add fried shrimp or oysters


House Salad- Crispy Iceberg and romaine lettuce, tomato, cucumber, red onions and croutons and your choice of dressing    

Spinach Salad- Layers of curly, tender fresh spinach, red onions, mushrooms, boiled eggs and croutons with your choice of dressing

Caesar Salad-Chilled romaine lettuce, kalamata olives, shredded parmesan cheese and croutons, tossed in a savory Caesar dressing  

Chef’s Salad- Julienned turkey and ham on a bed of chilled iceberg and romaine lettuce with cucumbers, tomatoes, boiled eggs, red onions, cheddar and Monterey jack cheeses and crouton

Greek Salad- Chilled romaine and iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, kalamata olives, pepperoncinis and feta cheese tossed in a Greek vinaigrette dressing  

Buffalo Chicken Salad- Chilled iceberg and romaine lettuce, tomatoes and cucumbers topped with blue cheese crumbles and chicken tenders dipped in buffalo wing sauce      

Cobb Salad- This salad was made famous by Hollywood’s Brown Derby Restaurant.  Chilled romaine and iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, boiled egg, bacon, turkey, avocado and cheddar cheese

Chicken Salad- (Fried or Grilled) Chilled iceberg and romaine lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions and croutons topped with your choice of southern fried chicken or tender char-grilled chicken


Dressings- Honey Mustard, Greek Vinaigrette, French, Ranch, Thousand Island, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Italian, Blue Cheese, Hot Bacon Vinaigrette, Fat–Free Ranch, Fat-Free French or Fat-Free Italian




Coffee, Hot Tea, Iced Tea, Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Dr. Pepper, Mello Yello

Cookies and Brownies

Teas:  Earl Grey, English Breakfast, Spice & Lemon SpiceOrange

Pecan Pie

Herbal Teas: Peppermint, Peach, Lemon- Chamomile, Summer Berry and  Green TeaOrange

Cobbler/Cake of the Day


Vanilla Ice cream

No Refills on beverages listed below:

Meringue Pie

Milk, Chocolate Milk, Hot Chocolate

Grandmother Cooper’s Coconut Pie

Juices: Apple, , Ruby Red Grapefruit, Tomato, V-8, CranberryOrange

Chocolate Chess Pie


*Ask your server for daily special desserts*

Whole Pies and Cakes Available

Welcome to Hope Valley and Catering
Hope Valley and Catering: 919.419.0907 - 3710 Shannon Road - Durham, NC - 27707 - www.ricksdiner.com - Email Us