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Carolina Brewery

££ - £££American, ,
460 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2313
+1 919-942-1800
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“street tacos” (5 reviews)
“burger” (26 reviews)
“fish tacos” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
460 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2313
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here when trying to figure out where to eat brunch. The selection is pretty large for a brunch menu, and there is a cold bar as well with muffins, cookies, cinnamon rolls, salad, fruit, etc. that comes with a brunch entree. My mom...More

Thank sam21avery
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I got 4 fish "street" tacos here for about half the price of Bar Taco and Babalu. They were excellent! And of course the beer is good too.

Thank Alyson S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been there off and on while my daughter was at UNC. Great beer selection and food is about what you would expect. But.....on the last trip the waitress suggestd the nachos served over homemade potato chips. What? Potato chips? It was excellent. Smaller chips that...More

Thank Mr G
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

I really wanted to like Carolina Brewery. We got there and we were seated immediately. Our appetizer was good. We had the Carolina Trio as our appetizer. It consisted of pimento cheese, butter bean dip and pickled vegetables. They gave you pita points and crostinis...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

The hostess buses all the tables and then the waiters just sit behind a station and drink their drinks. They don’t smile, offer up suggestions, stall politely, apologize or anything. You sit and wait for your meal with no interaction and amongst dirty table. Literally...More

1  Thank April N
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Wandered in at 2:00pm on a Tuesday. Seemed like a brewery that had food so we had low expectations - place was mostly empty (after all, it was 2:30). When the food arrived we were all surprised - it was really good! Really good! Pulled...More

Thank Kathy J
Reviewed 18 March 2018

My wife and I ordered burgers. They were fantastic with really tasty fries. Even though we don't drink craft beer, we had no trouble getting wine. The service was exceptionally good. Another great place to watch basketball and drink beer in Chapel Hill.

Thank ProfHarv
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Carolina Brewery, conveniently located on the main street in the center of Chapel Hill, is what every "we make our own beer" brew pub/restaurant should be. The up-to-date interior architecture is conducive to a good time, the service is first class, the beverages and are...More

1  Thank LocalCitizen3939
Reviewed 11 March 2018

We tried their beer at another restaurant in Raleigh so we wanted to come here and sample some more. My husband was happy with all his choices. When I sampled the Honey Brown I ordered a glass, but then was told they were out. So,...More

Thank 243DLP
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Give this 5 stars just for the beer--not had a bad one yet and I've tried them all! Been here 3 times for food--lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch--and it was excellent each time. Great atmosphere, good waitstaff (a little slower when place is packed), clean facilities.

Thank RRRice
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 460 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2313
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-942-1800
  • E-mail
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