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Cafe Carolina & Bakery

601 Meadowmont Village Cir, Chapel Hill, NC 27517-7587
+1 919-945-8811
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (14 reviews)
“cupcakes” (8 reviews)
“sandwiches” (11 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
601 Meadowmont Village Cir, Chapel Hill, NC 27517-7587
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Finally found a place you don't have to wait for breakfast! The style is like a Panera Bread, order, then sit down- but the food is better! We had French Toast and a Bacon/Egg/Cheese bagel with a side of fruit. Everything was fresh, cooked to...More

Thank April N
Reviewed 14 October 2017

I love to visit this bakery. I often order the chocolate cupcakes with Carolina blue tops. They are near or at wedding cake quality. The time and care that goes into everything there makes it well worth the higher costs. They even have excellent breakfast...More

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick lunch with a coworker. We both got soup and salad. Service was quick and yummy. The loaded potato soup was fabulous. As was the sweet potato biscuit. Will come back soon!

Thank Natalie G
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

While staying at Rizzo Conference Center I found my way over to the Cafe....what a great find! Great pastries at this location. Worth the stop!

Thank Mikbaidak
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Stopped in around 4 pm to get a bite to eat since we were going to have a late dinner with family. We split a Roast Beef and Provolone Sandwich. Lots of Roast Beef. Place was clean and they made the sandwich quickly. Would go...More

Thank wctrvlr
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I stopped in for breakfast and found a great selection of pastries, bagels and specialty coffees. The highlight was the service, Maria went out of her way to make my 8 year old daughter feel special.

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Simple order counter style with EXCELLENT bread and weekend brunch offerings. Spacious and comfortable table seating and a real "family feel". Large portions at a very reasonable price. You cannot go wrong here. Add to that a free refill on the coffee I enjoyed and...More

Thank Sheamus0104
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...More

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 19 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...More

Thank JennyB1966
Reviewed 16 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...More

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Nancy R
23 March 2017|
Response from Jane W | Reviewed this property |
I don't think Cafe Carolina & Bakery sells alcohol but I am not 100% certain.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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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