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Carolina Coffee Shop

138 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3617
+1 919-942-6875
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good41%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (5 reviews)
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138 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3617
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a pleasant surprise! Fresh, creative, breakfast dishes and a full bar just in case you need a bloody Mary. I had corned beef hash and eggs. Real chunks of tender corned beef. Not the usual canned stuff. Topped with 2 eggs & Hollandaise sauce....More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

I went here on a Sunday with family. There was only 4 of us the wait wasn't long, but they seemed short staffed. Either they need a bus boy or another host cause at one point she was bussing and hosting and not standing at...More

Thank AWC614
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Seated immediately at 11:30a on a Saturday. Tables and booths available. Booths look small, but was very comfortable for 4. They serve breakfast menu until 2p along with a cocktail menu. There is a full bar with seating (only one twosome at the bar, so...More

Thank WillowOak09
Reviewed 3 February 2018

The name makes you think breakfast and/or coffee place. It’s all that and much more. Excellent breakfast, but their lunch is very good as well. Very modern creative menu with some old classics as well. Great bar selection and general atmosphere. I believe they are...More

Thank TNorla
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is the best for breakfast and brunch! Lots of yummy menu items and a cool vibe! A must eat at restaurant!

Thank RayMat
Reviewed 20 January 2018

In a short visit to Chapel Hill we visited here three times. Warm and welcoming, the staff were incredibly friendly and the food very comforting. Large menu gives you many tasty options to choose from.

Thank Wayne M
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Had lunch while visiting UNC. Great hamburger, good service. Same atmosphere as past but updates to keep it current.

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Great and the food was delicious. The menu has changed, but the decor is very much the same. Another fun place to be on Franklin Street.

Thank Kathryn L
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Went back to one of my haunts while at UNC. Has been updated with different music. Menu didn't show fried eggs. However the Server very helpful and said could get it. So order 2 eggs sunny side with sausage and biscuits and grits. Very good....More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Had the eggs Benedict - excellent. Good menu right next to UNC campus. Would definitely go back. Have bar area, serve lunch and dinner also.

Thank Scott S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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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