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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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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (18 reviews)
“pancakes” (16 reviews)
“home fries” (3 reviews)
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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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 14 April 2018

The diner is located in an old brick warehouse. It's interiors are nicely done, preserving a lot of the warehouse look. It has typical diner food - sandwiches, fries, shakes, salads. They had quite a few vegetarian options, which was nice. The service was nice....More

Thank Ronak S
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Very extensive menu in an old converted factory or warehouse. We found they focused more on quantity than quality. Having said that, we went there a second time during our one week holiday. Extremely good value.

Thank ProfHarv
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Another recommendation by the staff at the hotel: Lovely restaurant in an old mill. You have to love that they didn't tear this building down. So quaint...Our service was good and the food was ok...They have most of what most diners have - comfort food,...More

Thank katork
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This is my go to for breakfast. There menu offers more but haven't made it yet for other meals! Friendly staff, liked by local police, fire and rescue personnel and good food.

Thank kimfrenchrn
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Elmo's in Carrboro is a diner housed in an exposed brick warehouse that makes the atmosphere unique to most other diners. The variety of food was plentiful, but what I noticed was a special touch to each meal. Though I can't remember the other offerings...More

Thank barby0ung
Reviewed 20 February 2018

All you really need to know is that Sunday's vegetable of the day was canned Mexican corn. That's not a good thing, especially when you order a vegetable plate. I really wanted to like this place. We ate there because of the TripAdvisor ratings. Such...More

1  Thank coldmtn
Micah A, Manager at Elmo's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

We are so sorry to hear that you and your group were disappointed with your meal during your recent visit. We work hard to provide quality food and service and it seems we have let you and ourselves down. I am truly sorry. Please consider...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
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06:30 - 21:30
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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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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