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Carolina Coffee Shop

138 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3617
+1 919-942-6875
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good41%
  • Average25%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“grits” (8 reviews)
“pot roast” (3 reviews)
“french dip” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe
PRICE
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
138 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3617
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1 - 10 of 64 reviews

Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Dang everyone here is so nice! Food was ok, more of a staple place to get grub. I had the corned beef hash with grits! Probably the best thing on the menu. Husband had a basic breakfast of scrambled eggs bacon and hash browns and...More

Thank 227kellien
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Because I used a coupon the bartender charged me 18% tip on the complete order and pocketed $4.71 for handing me a bag. Poor business practices. Stay away.

Thank debbie s
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Its specialty is breakfast and deservedly so.corned beef hash with grits...terrific. warm ambiance...full bar...attentive service....its been around 50+ Years and will continue to reinvent itself parking on weekend can b a bit dicey

Thank baird t
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I love the French Dip here as well as the fresh fruit. The breakfast dishes I have tasted have been very good as well, with the grits being cooked by someone who knows what they are doing. We also really enjoy the French Onion Soup,...More

Thank gkmcfe
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for a regular ol' cup of coffee and I was pleasantly surprised by the brew. It actually had good flavor but wasn't too strong. I also watched the barista make an iced mocchiatto from scratch without the syrups that...More

1  Thank CN1976
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

First time in downtown Chapel Inn this morning and starving. We decided to have a late breakfast in Carolina Coffee Shop and wasn't disappointed. It was really busy and services little slow but coffee great and flowing. I had eggs Benedict they were amazing and...More

Thank Pamfergy
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Went here as a student & loved it & continue to love it 40+ years later. And, I think the food & service are even better now. Very attentive & competent staff. Highly recommend.

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 12 July 2016

I walked into Carolina Coffee Shop on a whim looking for a cup of coffee. Turns out it's a more of a restaurant that does serve coffee, but needed breakfast anyways so I went ahead with it. Sat at the bar and the bartender was...More

Thank Jillian K
Reviewed 29 June 2016

I live in Durham, 8 miles away and am in Chapel Hill every week or so and decided to visit for lunch after not going for years. Nice surprise, just like I remember. Had a great Brie and Bacon sandwich with a cup of hot...More

Thank robert r
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Five of us went early on Sunday and we were all happy with our meals of various omelets and pancakes. The service was good with nice servers. They even brought a complementary teddy bear pancake for the babe in the group. We'll return.

Thank cathym456
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 02:00
Friday
09:00 - 02:00
Saturday
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3617
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-942-6875
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