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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%
  • Average24%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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“fried chicken” (113 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 yesterday

Rest in peace, dear Mama Dip. We all love you and your wonderful food! May the good lord bless you and keep you forever.

Thank c5mjb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always like to go here when we want Southern food. We took some out-of-state family there last week, where the orders included chitlins and chicken livers. L.D. said his chitlins were very good, but not the best that he's ever had. The rest of...More

Thank Scroggie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on the suggest of a friend while in town for a wedding. I've never had sweet potato pancakes before but I'll never want regular pancakes again!! The pecan and sweet potato pie were excellent. Definitely would go back.

Thank SlyC830
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

I'm interested in trying new places with my wife and heard from local UNC students that this is the place we should try. We arrived as they began to open. When we walked in, we could hear the oqner and staff arguing and that had...More

1  Thank Harold W
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

If you love soul food / country cooking, then you’ve got to eat here. We loved the fried chicken and pork chops, the greens and Mac and cheese, and the pecan and sweet potato pies. The service was friendly but not necessarily the fastest, even...More

Thank matthewtessnear
Reviewed 4 April 2018

The food, with a very distinctive southern flavor, is always well prepared and tasty. Collards are some of the best

Thank Alan R
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Portions were huge for meat and small for sides. Vegans or vegetarians need I forget it. Lots of fried foods. It was expensive for what it was and just ok.

Thank LEANC1965
Reviewed 7 March 2018

We were delighted to try this restaurant as we heard a lot about it from locals. I had the fried chicken and some sides, though I can't say that I was totally impressed. Don't get me wrong, the food was good, but not entirely memorable....More

Thank MGoldberg68
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We tried this place for lunch it was great the staff was welcoming the chicken is great i had the chricken and dumplings they where amazing

Thank Chrissyshea2
Reviewed 5 January 2018

My family has been going to Mama Dips for decades starting when Mama Dip herself ran the kitchen in a little hole in the wall restaurant across the street from where the restaurant is now. What we liked about it was the freshness of the...More

Thank Websurfer51
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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