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The Modern Life Deli & Drinks

46 Sanford Rd, Pittsboro, NC 27312-9515
+1 919-533-6883
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (13 reviews)
“salads” (10 reviews)
Closes in 2 min
All hours
American, Pizza, Bar, Delicatessen, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
46 Sanford Rd, Pittsboro, NC 27312-9515
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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Is what got me in. Had visited this place quite awhile ago and was not impressed, they have new owners and the menu and did has changed. I got the fire roasted artichoke, tomato & spinach pizza, the crust is amazing, only complaint was could...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Try the pastrami sandwich or any of their salads. A great place to eat outdoors under umbrella tables. Changed hands within the last 8 months and now has waitress service. Food is very good and not a burger place.

Thank Ly0616
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Visited Mod today for lunch today for a first time visit. It was unseasonably warm so we were able to sit outside. We shared the roared artichoke pizza with fresh tomato slices. Iced tea was lovely and service was great! Delicious! Can't wait to return...More

Thank NYtraveler11790
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I've eaten here several times now. Consistently fresh, delicious, many choices. It's a very pleasant and friendly atmosphere, and the owner came around to each table for a brief hello each time I've been there. Tons of free parking across the street.

Thank NancyBsparky
Reviewed 23 November 2016

The food's not bad and atmosphere is pretty nice. We had a great waitress but unfortunately she had to make up for the slow pace of the cooks. This is a long standing situation with the restaurant and not sure why the owner doesn't rectify...More

Thank Marshtackynut
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We ordered a pizza to go.... please note there is only one size of pizza and that's a 12", enough for one person and it was more expensive than a large at another local pizza place. The restaurant was empty when we went but we...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Avoid this place! We waited 1.5 hours, no meal. It's a shame. The owner seemed nice but it was a little too late for us.

Thank Ralph B
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Ordered the Margarita Pizza, 12".  Great tasting.  Thin crust, fresh toppings.  This is one of the best pizzas I have had in a couple years.  One pie was more than enough to fill-up me and the wife.

Thank BeachlifeNC
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Also know as the Mod, now has good service, great wood fired pizza, salads and sandwiches. The new owner is usually there and she keeps a close eye on the customers to make sure all is well.

Thank Jan L
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The wait staff was nice and the seating area is comfortable. I ordered a pizza and it was OK, but not much topping. I would want to try other menu items before deciding whether this place is more than average.

Thank Jimmianne
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Sanford Rd, Pittsboro, NC 27312-9515
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Pittsboro
  • Phone Number: +1 919-533-6883
  • E-mail
Fresh and authentic deli fare, the best wood fired pizza around, draft beer, live music, cocktails, and wine. Not what you expect; not where you expect to find it! We love great food, tasty beverages, music, and enjoying it all with friends. Now you know the story behind The Mod. Whether you join us for a Reuben and potato salad at lunch, grab a couple of pizza pies to take home, or you want to hang out and listen to the areas best live music while holding on to a great local beer; if you're in to any of that you'll fit right in at The Mod. The Mod features a large open dining room, the biggest bar in town, a great patio out front, and the ability to go from vibrant daytime deli to swanky lounge for a night out seamlessly.