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Elmo's Diner

200 N Greensboro St, Ste B12, Carrboro, NC 27510-1833
+1 919-929-2909
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (18 reviews)
“home fries” (4 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 21:30 Hours
CUISINES
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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200 N Greensboro St, Ste B12, Carrboro, NC 27510-1833
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Elmo’s is like the side of the pool. No matter what, they’ve got excellent breakfast choices all the time, as well as great salads and well prepared comfort foods for all. Especially great family destrination, plus indoor or patio seating. Great devoted long time staff.

Thank gina22devine
Micah A, Owner at Elmo's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful feedback! We love our guests and look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been eating here for about 9 years, food has always been plentiful and good. Have had many things on menu, omelet,pancakes,quiche,hamburger and salads, always good, always consistent. The service is great, all are friendly. The manager/owner Micah is always talking to customers, making...More

Thank Lovebirdhouses
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Three of us ate at Elmo's on a Monday night. We all had a breakfast item. I had two eggs with a side of cinnamon apples and a piece of pumpkin bread. Everything was very flavorful. I would definitely eat here again.

Thank NEGrandma
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We happened here on a recent trip to NC. It was mid afternoon and found a place we had never been, after reviewing the menu we decided to grab a seat. The best ever selection of home cooked foods to take you back to childhood...More

2  Thank Andrea P
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

A family favorite for many years. VERY kid friendly. Haven’t had anything bad yet. Meatloaf sandwich is top notch. Greek omelette can’t be beat. Love the pancakes. Maybe the best home fries I’ve ever had.

1  Thank Gerry R
Reviewed 16 July 2018

They fool the public, They put the rinds of the ham in the omelets and not the meat of the ham, It is camouflaged with the egg and cheese. G-d knows whatever else they fool the public with. No trust here. The manager plays dumb...More

Thank malkawannalaya
Micah A, Owner at Elmo's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

We are so sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your meal on your most recent visit with us and we are deeply sorry to hear that you felt like we were trying to fool you or the public at large. That is certainly...More

Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

I enjoy attention to service. I enjoy a good atmosphere. I enjoy a good breakfast. Elmos is a combination of all of the above. I especially enjoy the strawberry pancakes. Coffee is a good strong diner coffee. Good value with plenty to offer all tastes....More

Thank Allisonspring
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Perhaps the best dining experience in Carrboro (so far). Unfortunately that isn't saying much. The food was plentiful but tasteless. The service was good but not very attentive. The best thing about the experience was the good parking. That is not fair, the food was...More

Thank TStan91
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Had breakfast here with friends. Varied menu, friendly service, reasonable prices. Good food. Marvelous B&W photographs on the walls. All in all enjoyable outing. Would recommend and return.

Thank Edith G
Reviewed 28 April 2018

It was a Sunday Morning , busy and bustling with people. The service was great and quick. The food was plenty and unique . The menu was large and very good. It was a great place to have breakfast with our son and his girl...More

Thank Jennifer F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 21:30
Monday
06:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 21:30
Thursday
06:30 - 21:30
Friday
06:30 - 21:30
Saturday
06:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 N Greensboro St, Ste B12, Carrboro, NC 27510-1833
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carrboro
  • Phone Number: +1 919-929-2909
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Description
Like a true diner, we serve homemade food and breakfast all the time. We have comfy booths, as well as tables, and lots of high chairs and boosters for the little ones! We are a gathering place where locals are sure to see someone they know and visitors are likely to make new friends. We’re a community restaurant both in the sense that we are a local favorite and in the sense that we strive to be good neighbors and give back to our community
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