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Mama Dip's

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408 W Rosemary St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2301
+1 919-942-5837
08:00 - 21:30
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Things have all gone a bit downhill at Mama Dip's the past few years. Although, the service has greatly improved. The fried chicken is not as flavorful as it used to be. the baked chicken breast served on wild rice is usually dry and they no longer put much of the sour cream sauce on it. This is probably why... More 

Thank Robin L
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing fried chicken and BBQ plate. So many choices of sides. Try vegetable casserole of the day. Server was great and very pleasant. True southern comfort food!

Thank roger g
Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was good but the portion sides are small. I expected to get hushpuppies with my meal but instead got the corn bread square. Did not have the option to change and get hush puppies instead. In order to get the hush puppies would have to purchase eight for $6.95. Most restaurants that I eat at the hushpuppies would... More 

Thank vconley1
Oak Ridge, North Carolina, United States
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

We heard about this restaurant from friends and decided to check it out. The service was excellent! I had the fried chicken and it was amazing. The corn bread was great too!! Didn't have room for dessert, but they all looked good!! We will definitely be back!

Thank heckyeah
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

This is a very unique place to go when you are in Chapel Hill. It is very interesting to meet the owner when she is in Miss mama dip. Most of these recipes are her recipes that she has made over the years. The service yesterday was kind of slow. There also was a few mistakes but some of the... More 

Thank Blindbowler
Merritt, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Don't get here often but the first question always is, "Which bread pudding do you have today?" If it is run raisin I know I'm in for a special treat. The "appetizer" is something like chicken breast over wild rice. Makes for a great trip into Chapel Hill

Thank johndA9302MG
Reading, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

My wife and I are visiting g the area looking for a retirement home and she has heard me speak of this place so many times before that she wanted me to take her for lunch there today. We went with my daughter and grand daughter We ordered several appetizers including the fried pickles, the fried green tomatoes, the sweet... More 

1 Thank Felix M
Durham, North Carolina
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50 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Mediocre southern cooking. Nothing really stood out for the four of us. Pleasant staff and decent atmosphere.

Thank christopherpee
Durham, North Carolina
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116 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

The food here is always consistent and served hot. You have to love Southern Cooking, and you will not go away hungry. Most likely you will be stuffed. Some things are basic OK food, and others are really good, like the chicken dishes. The desserts are delicious.

Thank signchris
Loudoun County, VA, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

* The food arrives, everyone stops talking, and the only sounds are "Mmmmmmm" * You get the check and are shocked at how much you ate, but how small the total is! * You buy Mama Dips corn bread mix as you walk out * You go back the next day for their Fried Chicken to go (10 pieces!) Mama... More 

Thank Charles C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?