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Food and restaurants in Carrboro

Top restaurants

Bar
“Delicious. Delicious. Delicious. Oh, and Delicious. And on Tuesdays, they offer many of their menu items for a deep, deep discount. Faves are cashew crusted chicken with mashed potatoes and pan seared salmon. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Al’s has the best and most unique burgers on Franklin. Juicy, delicious, and great flavors. Friendly and fast service. A real gem in Chapel Hill. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A nice place for Southern Comfort cuisine in a nice atmosphere - try the outdoor seating. They have excellent cocktails too. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
“Amazing little deli. Pastrami, and typical deli fare. Also, in-house made biscuits. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“contemporary American with local ingredients, large patio. We enjoy eating outside with friends in the heart of Carrboro.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best Tex Mex includes vegetarian and delicious Margaritas. Tiny family owned spot with small patio and great atmosphere. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Close 2nd choice for us. Great brunch menu, lower key and more relaxing than Acme, similar prices. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Cafe
“It's a coffee/ tea shop that also sells sodas, kombucha, some sandwiches, bagels, chocolates, and even some pieces of fruit. They sometimes have local musical talent on the weekends. Indoor and outdoor seating. Laptops users welcome here. They do have games of various kinds that you can play or perhaps an engaging conversation is more fun to you? And, on good weather Sunday afternoons you might find some Ole Timey musicians outside playing, starting around 2 PM.”
  • 10 locals recommend

Cafes

Grocery or Supermarket
“Highly recommended during the summer months to sit at a picnic table and eat dinner with a friend or family.”
  • 69 locals recommend
Cafe
“Known by locals as "Carrboro's Living room". Great coffee! One of the only farm to cup coffee shops anywhere.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A nice place for Southern Comfort cuisine in a nice atmosphere - try the outdoor seating. They have excellent cocktails too. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Cafe
“Amazing local favorite spot to grab a coffee and handmade treats. Bring a book and sit in the outdoor space.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“In my opinion it’s the best coffee in town. The owner was one of the original members of Blue Bottle Coffee out of San Francisco. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Cafe
“It's a coffee/ tea shop that also sells sodas, kombucha, some sandwiches, bagels, chocolates, and even some pieces of fruit. They sometimes have local musical talent on the weekends. Indoor and outdoor seating. Laptops users welcome here. They do have games of various kinds that you can play or perhaps an engaging conversation is more fun to you? And, on good weather Sunday afternoons you might find some Ole Timey musicians outside playing, starting around 2 PM.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Cafe
“GREAT place to grab brunch. Can be a little slow-moving at times, but the prices are good and the food and drinks are awesome. Cool patio to sit out on and nice location between Carrboro/Chapel Hill.”
  • 4 locals recommend

Bakeries

Grocery or Supermarket
“Highly recommended during the summer months to sit at a picnic table and eat dinner with a friend or family.”
  • 69 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Great place for biscuits and donuts. You can eat there as well. Nice place to sit and watch the town too. You're near the Arts Center and in downtown Carrboro. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Our chain grocery store. Try made to order deli sub sandwiches. They are generous enough for a long road trip!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends
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