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He's Not Here

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Came here after dinner for some additional unwind time. It was definitely a place for college... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
Clayton, North Carolina
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Great college dive

He's Not Here is a great place to celebrate and unwind after a Heels football or basketball game if... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2016
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112 1/2 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2516
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Reviewed 18 December 2018

Welcome to one of UNC's most classic dive bars. Locals told me that this is a must go bar while in town so grab a big blue cup and some friends and soak in the awesomeness of this classic UNC drinking hole. The crowd on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank X4582INmichaelc
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Came here after dinner for some additional unwind time. It was definitely a place for college students, but there were a few of us who brought the average age up by a few years. :-) Stayed inside because of the heat. Drinks were cold and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Dropped in from out of town to meet friends. Just the name gets you to 4 stars. But I liked the beer and the atmosphere which reminded me of a very old Irish pub. Beer, tables, friends, a little dark. Winner.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 503scottn
Reviewed 14 September 2017

College beer place with large rough outdoor beer garden and dark inside bar. Many, many beers on tap. Wednesday night is free pint glass night. Buy a 32 oz plastic container with selected beers and get a pint glass free. Really brings them in. Extremely...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Mr G
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Long time establishment that's provided the setting for many memories. Good place to hang out on a sunny day and relax with your friends. Classic one of a kind college bar.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank TNorla
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great place to get a cold beer!! Great beer choices on draft! Love sitting outside on a beautiful day!

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Candee24
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I live in Chapel Hill and have been here many times. Nice courtyard but strictly a college brew station. Reeks of stale beer and bathrooms are atrocious. There are much better bars up and down Franklin Street.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank dwardoman
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

He's Not Here is a great place to celebrate and unwind after a Heels football or basketball game if you enjoy the place for what it is. Fun college atmosphere; needs updates inside, but no one seems to care. Plenty of outdoor seating and regular...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Rainy3_Travels
Reviewed 4 April 2016

If you want to relive your college days, this is the place- very popular with UNC students, this bar offers every aspect of college vibe and fun. Not great with kids, although the outdoor space is very user-friendly and our kids have been there!

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Ana F
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Dive bar but an icon in Chapel Hill. Have to get the cup. I go early to avoid the college crowd. Called "He's Not" by the locals.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank macmania
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