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Southern Rail

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American,
201 E Main St, Ste B, Carrboro, NC 27510-2393
+1 919-967-1967
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible8%
15 Nov 2015
“Southern Rail Supper”
26 Oct 2015
“Delicious Supper in a Fun and Interesting Atmosphere”
Closed Now
American, Bar
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
201 E Main St, Ste B, Carrboro, NC 27510-2393
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Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

I wish I had read the reviews before we went. The menu is very limited and their prices higher than normal. Although our food was good, service was poor. It was a good thing we were in no hurry. I must add though, it was...More

1  Thank egg1927
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We were just looking for a casual place within walking distance of Cat's Cradle, and our hotel, and were very pleasantly surprised by the friendly and attentive service, and an outstandingly delicious meal. This is a casual and very interesting looking restaurant and bar, and...More

Thank Susan F
Reviewed 14 October 2015

A rainy wedding day can dampen the fun... but the people at Southern Rail helped our families come together in a beautiful and memorable ceremony and party. The bars were very interesting with a variety of styles of decorating and vibe! Thanks to all the...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 29 September 2015

We came here because it was the only restaurant in the area that was able to accommodate our group of 8 (it was Family Weekend at UNC). It's in a great location and the atmosphere is quirky and fun, with dining tables set up in...More

Thank scoobycat318
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Went here for lunch during UNC move-in weekend, food was actually pretty good and a bit different than the normal fare. As others have noted, the service here needs some work. As I recall, there was a "hostess" seating guests, but then just one server....More

1  Thank sawston123
Reviewed 6 August 2015

This tribute to bygone railway days includes the old Carrboro station and two rail cars, plus an outdoor dining area. We dined in the rail car dining room on marble topped tables, overlooking the outdoor beer garden on one side and the actual railroad tracks...More

Thank oompahdave
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

We heard good things about this quaint bar/restaurant that includes old railroad cars and an outside beer garden. We might have had a good experience if we were there just to drink with friends and enjoy being in Carrboro. Instead, it was one of the...More

1  Thank ajm001
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Utilizing old railroad cars and rail ways, this place has an open atmosphere with indoor and outdoor seating. Whether your a "people watcher" like myself or just want to sit back and enjoy the food and drinks, this place is adaptive no matter what your...More

Thank Stewart L
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Great place to hang out and have a drink with friends. Sit outside and watch all the people walking around the cute town or sit inside in the old train car. Very unique atmosphere.

Thank JJd2009
Reviewed 5 July 2015

We came here to drown our sorrows after having a terrible dining experience down the street. This place is so cool! Atmosphere is awesome and the bar tender was really friendly and funny. Will definitely be back next time we're in town.

Thank AkB14
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 E Main St, Ste B, Carrboro, NC 27510-2393
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carrboro
  • Phone Number: +1 919-967-1967
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