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The City Tap

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American, Bar, Pub
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Hillsboro Street, Pittsboro, NC
+1 919-545-0562
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Today
11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon 11:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:00 - 01:00
Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Cookeville, Tennessee
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This was my second visit to this local Pittsboro pub and I must say I thoroughly enjoyed again. The best Bloody Mary I've had in a long time and the fun was good too. Seems popular for lunch with the folks of Pittsboro.

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Thank Sharon D
Raleigh, North Carolina
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Great local bar with largely a local crowd. Fresh made sandwiches with local ingredients when available. One tv that sits mostly dormant as encouragement to get to know your fellow patrons. Only point of contention is the staff. If you're a local, and a regular, you're good. If you're not, little effort is made to make you feel welcomed. We... More 

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Thank cagger59
Durham, North Carolina
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73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We looked for a restaurant in Pittsboro recently after a long like at a nearby nature preserve. We really wanted a beer and sandwich but could not get anyone to wait on us. The young blond waitress did everything she could to discourage customers. She told us and a group that came in soon after us that it would be... More 

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Thank Jayne B
Pittsboro, North Carolina
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Friendly atmosphere with nice outdoor area. Service is pretty slow so don't go if you are in a hurry. Food is not bad but not outstanding. Would recommend their hot dogs fully loaded. Wish they had more to offer than the terrible bean salad that is an option to go with. I usually just get the chips.

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Thank Marshtackynut
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I have been to The City Tap on numerous occasions during differing meal times. The food is always very good and the staff is friendly. But I have to question their service model where you have to go up to the bar to order and then receive a number for food delivery. There is always a log jam during busier... More 

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Thank ETDahl
Pittsboro, North Carolina
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We go every Tuesday for the creative taco creations but sometimes get the homemade soup and salad or something from the menu. The food is all very fresh and nutritious. They do not have an oven or a fryer and even though most people go for their beer selection, I go for the food!

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Thank Jan L
Apex, North Carolina
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68 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

My mom, sister, and I decided to stop at The City Tap for a late lunch (around 3) on Saturday, while we were still in Pittsboro for the day. The inside is very dark (too dim, especially for a nice, summer day) and pretty small. It was cold, so we decided to order our food and sit outside instead. The... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

The plowman's lunch and a pint of beer make you feel like you've gone back in time. The space is small and cozy- the food homeade. There's also a nice eating area outside. The are tucked away behind the Pittsboro main street.

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Thank consultant35
Wendell, North Carolina
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

This place has a cool outdoor area where the live music is always hoppin'. When there isn't live music you'll be listening to tunes over Pittsboro's own celebrity amp maker, Carr Amps. As a plus, the sandwiches and pub food is awesome!

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Thank DanTricChey
Daytona Beach, Florida
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Pub style atmosphere with a good choice of local brews with yummy sandwiches, Reuben and Ham sandwich with a sweet potato chutney. Our only complaint is they were out of chili for nachos.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hillsboro Street, Pittsboro, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Pittsboro
  • Phone Number: +1 919-545-0562

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?