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Neal's Deli

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100 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510-2389
+1 919-967-2185
08:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Fri 07:30 - 19:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 16:00
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Carrboro, North Carolina
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles 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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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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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253 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 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
East Coast
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

A local hangout to pick up southern style sandwiches paired with house made sides. Pretty quick service when they are not slammed. Limited seating inside and out. Take out service tends to be easier to manage. Not terribly expensive for the volume of food you get. Great service.

Thank greatadventures
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87 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

great deli food with a southern twist (if you want it) and friendly folks to serve it. A delightful spot to grab lunch.

Thank jamiejf
Carrboro, North Carolina
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Reliably delicious, friendly people, centrally-located . . . and the biscuits are the BEST. So is the tuna salad. And the sides that change with the season. Indoor and outdoor seating. And they have treats for dogs, too. Love this LOCAL gem owned by great people who you will likely meet as they call your name when your order is... More 

Thank OHgaNC
Hickory, NC
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87 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

OK, it is what it is, it doesn't look like much but the food and sandwiches are great. Superb pastrami, egg salad and pimento cheese. Reputation for breakfast very good. Service VERY slow but worth the wait. Small cramped venue but staff is nice and food worth the wait. Not cheap eats but decent value considering the quality. We are... More 

Thank skinisin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 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
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, 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?