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Cosmic Cantina

128 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3616
+1 919-960-3955
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
29 Mar 2017
“Mole Verde made by mom”
23 Aug 2016
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Mexican, Fast food
128 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3616
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

I've been eating lunch (and sometimes supper) here since it opened. They are my family. I have watched their children grow up.

Thank SeanW301
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

What I actually ate was fine, but had to settle for something different from what I originally ordered. I asked for nachos and got chips with unmelted shredded cheese. The guy says "oh yeah we are our of melted quest." Really??? You could have told...More

Thank Trotter83
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We came here for a family meal and it was great. Delicious mole for parents, quesadillas for kids. Very inexpensive. The staff were super friendly and nice. The dining area could use a good scrub but it was OK. The salsa was mild enough for...More

Thank Lynne S
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Cosmic is my go-to place when I need to quick meal, day or night. They have won the best late night eats award fro so many years I am not sure anyone else even competes anymore. I love the deluxe vegetarian burrito.

Thank MarkPeifer
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Always good burritos and chips. Solid. Great for after the bars, but also nice for a relaxed, fun and quick dinner with friends. Right in the heart of downtown. Nothing fancy, but hip for the Chapel Hill scene. Lots of students and locals go here.

Thank American_in_Tromso
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Cosmic is open most of the day, but it's a classic late night hang out spot just off the UNC campus on Franklin Street. It's your classic cheap Mexican food, but it's definitely a step above Taco Bell and other such places both in taste...More

Thank Andrei S
Reviewed 12 December 2015

The one place that is open after mid-night. The price is very reasonable for students. I love its chicken salad.

Thank FTravelerNC
Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

Consistently awesome, the Cosmic Cantina delivers great food at very reasonable prices. I like some things better than others. I'm not a huge fan of their beef. The chicken is fine. But to be honest, a deluxe vegetarian with a little of their own hot...More

Thank EdRockster
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Wanted to try because I had a coupon. Unfortunately, it seems that this is a family operated location and I would rather have good news to report. The food was not very flavorful and should have been made fresh. Dry burrito, chimichanga not fresh, quesadilla...More

Thank famelee
Reviewed 3 October 2015

I am so in love with this place. Their portions are generous, and all of their ingredients are flavorful (I can never go back to Chipotle). Swift, excellent service. Free wifi and they make you feel at home. It will make you fall in love...More

1  Thank Pearlsandsquirrels
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3616
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-960-3955
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