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Mama Dip's

408 W Rosemary St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2301
+1 919-942-5837
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good27%
  • Average23%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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“fried chicken” (110 reviews)
“cornbread” (48 reviews)
“pecan pie” (17 reviews)
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408 W Rosemary St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2301
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mama Dip is one of the 'grande dames' of Southern cooking and this is reflected in the food. Restaurant is in a old house in middle of Chapel Hill - very casual. Menu is true southern food. My favorite is fried chicken, mashed potatoes and...More

Thank Steven W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been eating at Mama Dip's since the mid 90s.....it used to be wonderful. Now, I don't know what has happened.....but it just isn't the same. Food seems bland and overcooked. Sad.....

Thank mhill0812
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

...old time favorites like fried chicken, biscuits, and all the sides. I have enjoyed the fried chicken which has a nice batter and good flavor. The 1/4 portion is plenty but the three piece will really fill you up. Sides are a little small; would...More

Thank SanNic44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been quite a while since I visited Mama Dip's. A friend and I decided on the spur of the moment to go for lunch today. So glad we did! What a fine meal - just like both our southern grandma's used to make. We both...More

Thank carolinanorte
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food----southern style! Conveniently located in Chapel Hill. Great location with great food and nice clean atmosphere! Eat here!

Thank Mikbaidak
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Ate here with my two daughters. Mama Dips has been getting sort of a lot of negative reviews lately but the food we got was delicious. Yes the food is somewhat over priced. So the value scale is not great. My vegetable plate was almost...More

1  Thank Don N
Reviewed 12 September 2017

I was raised in Georgia so I know what I'm talking about. Maybe at one time there was magic here but I didn't see it tonight. The only thing above C+ for our overpriced meal was the cornbread. Thank goodness it wasn't loaded with sugar....More

Thank JimT091
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This place is cute...looming front porch invites you in to a structure that could have once been a large home. Our booth was like sitting on a church pew, hardwood without cushions. Fairly quiet but there were very few people so I'm not sure how...More

Thank DiAnna_7545
Reviewed 9 September 2017

The collards were canned collards, the BBQ chicken was baked chicken with BBQ sauce poured on, the sweet potato biscuits were rather hard and not good as my Mama's, the pork chops and gravy was good, the fried catfish was OK, the service was OK,...More

Thank f8thfulle
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Me and some old teammates/classmates were in Chapel Hill for a football game and Mama Dip’s was suggested to us. We arrived at noon thinking we would have breakfast, but lunch was being served. The staff opened a new dining area for us because the...More

Thank Trevorbord
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Beverly R
19 November 2015|
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Response from Beverly R | Reviewed this property |
Chitterlings are a delicacy. The cow has the tripe and the pig has the chitterlings. The tripe and the chitterlings are the intestines. My mom washes them until they are squeaky clean and she can see straight thru them... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 408 W Rosemary St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2301
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-942-5837
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