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Neal's Deli

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100 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510-2389
+1 919-967-2185
07:30 - 19:00
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Tue - Fri 07:30 - 19:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 16:00
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Teaneck, New Jersey
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196 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting combinations of ingredients and flavors of the freshest ingredients . Small area to eat but there is take out and also some seating outside.

Thank Eileen E
North Carolina
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85 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was a stop on our Taste Carolina Food Tour. Enjoyed a tasty sample of a corned beef sandwich, home made sauerkraut and pickled green tomatoes. Can't wait to go back for a full sized portion. Not to be missed if hungry and in the area.

Thank Mormor22
Opelika AL
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198 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We have eaten muffaletta sandwiches in NOLA since the 60's.Central Grocery was our " go to " spot. Well the last few years their sandwiches were over-priced and poor quality. Search no further !!! Neal makes the best in-house olive salad we have had in decades. Truly delicious. Customer service is second to none as well. We also had the... More 

Thank trailrunnerOpelikaAL
Cary, North Carolina
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We visited Neal's as part of a Taste Carolina food tour. Neal gave us the pastrami biscuit and pimiento cheese biscuit, both of which are 100% house made and they were amazing!!! We can't wait to go back and try more items!!

Thank JTess1425
Boynton Beach, Florida
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Wonderful and welcomong. Really enjoyed the wines, the commentary, the service, and the attention to detail. Wish we could do this every week!

Pittsboro, North Carolina
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63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

It may be a little hole in the wall but the food is excellent! Nothing like a Pastrami on rye with mustard. My wife had the Pastrami Reuben. Both very good. Would highly recommend.

Thank Bruce N
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This place is small and inside seating is limited (there are outdoor picnic tables in the shade right on the street that are also available in the warmer months), but don't let that stop you from eating here. I've never had anything in the menu that isn't awesome. I know, it sounds like a cliche, but it's true. This is... More 

Thank Jeff M
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I have eaten at this locale twice now. I was hoping that it would better then my first. Both time a party of 2 and on both occasions we left very disappointed. There sandwiches are both expensive and very skimpy on the meats etc.

Thank Garrett B
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 October 2016

If you are passing through the Chapel Hill/ Carrboro area around lunch time, this is my number one recommendation for a quick and yummy lunch! I recommend their cheddar & apple hot dog on a pretzel bun. It is delicious!

Thank UNCgrad08
Washington, Pa
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331 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Inside is very small with limited seating. Outdoor seating is available. Sandwiches made to order. Reubens were very good. They also cater.

Thank momdzall

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510-2389
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carrboro
  • Phone Number: +1 919-967-2185

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