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Cafe Carolina & Bakery

601 Meadowmont Village Cir, Chapel Hill, NC 27517-7587
+1 919-945-8811
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (18 reviews)
“cupcakes” (7 reviews)
“sandwiches” (11 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
601 Meadowmont Village Cir, Chapel Hill, NC 27517-7587
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a nice lunch... ordered grilled panini and salad. The food was good, not expensive but not cheap either. You order and then pick up your food at the counter when called. The sweet potato biscuit was real good in my opinion.

Thank grump51
Reviewed 6 March 2018

One word: Panera. But that's not a bad thing. And this is a North Carolina chain, so the profits stay in the state.

Thank Porcophile
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Note that I've broken down the word "extraordinary" into it's main components. This place is struggling to be ordinary, at best! This "café" is a very noisy, ordinary restaurant with bland fast food on-a-tin-plate, over priced ($23.00 for2 panini's and 2 soft drinks), with marginal...More

Thank bob k
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Chicken Caesar salad with lukewarm and pre-processed rubber chicken. I would have done better with a grocery store prepackaged salad bag!!

Thank SandySK2014
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Had a great salad here for lunch and we also had them cater lunch to our office -- everything was great. Lots of different sandwiches, salads, cookies. Very good.

Thank Pam M
Reviewed 13 December 2017

...and much more. Stopped in here for an evening coffee and muffin. Both were very good. Plenty of seating, very friendly service. Parking nearby was easy for us. Will return to try the other items, such as salads and even breakfast.

Thank SanNic44
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Finally found a place you don't have to wait for breakfast! The style is like a Panera Bread, order, then sit down- but the food is better! We had French Toast and a Bacon/Egg/Cheese bagel with a side of fruit. Everything was fresh, cooked to...More

Thank April N
Reviewed 14 October 2017

I love to visit this bakery. I often order the chocolate cupcakes with Carolina blue tops. They are near or at wedding cake quality. The time and care that goes into everything there makes it well worth the higher costs. They even have excellent breakfast...More

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick lunch with a coworker. We both got soup and salad. Service was quick and yummy. The loaded potato soup was fabulous. As was the sweet potato biscuit. Will come back soon!

Thank Natalie G
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

While staying at Rizzo Conference Center I found my way over to the Cafe....what a great find! Great pastries at this location. Worth the stop!

Thank Mikbaidak
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Nancy R
23 March 2017|
Response from Jane W | Reviewed this property |
I don't think Cafe Carolina & Bakery sells alcohol but I am not 100% certain.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 Meadowmont Village Cir, Chapel Hill, NC 27517-7587
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-945-8811
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