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Cafe Carolina & Bakery

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601 Meadowmont Village Cir, Chapel Hill, NC 27517-7587
+1 919-945-8811
07:00 - 20:00
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Sun 08:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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7 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Frequently stop in for lunch. Very good selection of sandwiches and soups, always served quickly. Great food, especially for the price. I usually order a panini served warm and tasty. Not a typical fast food place. Plenty of outdoor tables for a nice day breakfast or lunch.

Thank Ron B
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I visited here after some shopping. I have visited the cafe a few times before and have never been disappointed with the service or the food. We had tea and a sweet snack and it was yummy. The outside seating is very nice especially on a beautiful day like today.

Thank JennyB1966
Sanford, North Carolina
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Fast breakfast we got our food in less then 5 minutes. Great Food not your typical "fast food" breakfast restaurant style food with fast food speed . Good Deal huge portions hubby and I could have shared his or my breakfast with the addition of a side of bacon to prevent conflict ;) LOL. The toast on his breakfast was... More 

Thank Rose_sink
Anchorage, Alaska
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I was hungry and in a hurry but I didn't want the usual fast food junk. I ordered the Huevos Wrapcheros and was pleasantly surprised. Eggs were very fluffy, the peppers and onions fresh. I only wish it were a little spicier. Even with the salsa it didn't have enough kick. Still pretty tasty though.

Thank varreed
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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356 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

This is a lunch place with a bakery attached. The menu contains a good range of salads, sandwiches, and soups, but nothing special. I had the quiche and house salad and both were rather standard. Others tried the Chicken Noodle soup - just okay. Another tried the Ham & Swiss sandwich with house salad and potato chips -- chips were... More 

Thank PhilViking
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Best breakfast sandwich of my life. The bagel was so fresh and soft, it was an everything bagel and so much seasoning on it, so much delicious bacon. I even worked at a major bagel chain when I was younger- but this was so much better. Just had to share with the world!

Thank Fionarhodes
Greenville, North Carolina
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205 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Sandwiches or soup and sandwiches are the primary lunch menu. I've been here 3 times and it is always good. We've used it for a few folks for business meetings and it is good, but can get loud--you can sit outside when the weather is nice. All of the panini's I've had (and friends) have been good, as well as... More 

Thank RRRice
Richmond, Virginia
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We visited Cafe Carolina for breakfast with another couple recently and my husband and I ordered the Country Breakfast, which included scrambled eggs, bacon or sausage, potato casserole and toast. We were VERY disappointed to find that the eggs were what I used to call 'powdered' (in other words, they were not freshly cracked eggs). I was really surprised that... More 

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Paramaribo, Suriname
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I have to admit that I am a sucker for a good bakery and/or bakery-café hybrid concept. That's why Cafe Carolina & Bakery immediately drew my attention as my fiance and I passed by on one of our "exploring Chapel Hill" drive-arounds. It just so happened that we were both feeling peckish and in need of caffeine. So we were... More 

Thank rpaidin
Tampa, Florida
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Meadowmont is busy from morning to afternoon. Sips coffee with friends,summon for parties. Nice place to meet new and old friends. The best food,the best service and good,well manner staff. We like the smell of baking goods. Beautiful cup cakes,muffins and breakfast menus. My husband and our friend Mike like to be here for breakfast or lunch. It is always... More 

Thank Luckysky789

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 Meadowmont Village Cir, Chapel Hill, NC 27517-7587
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-945-8811

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?