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100 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510-2389
919-967-2185
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great lunch (and breakfast).

Matt and Sheila cure their own pastrami and make their own sides largely from local ingredients. Their hot dogs are great, but my favorite is the Manhattan sandwich at lunch or a simple pastrami biscuit for breakfast. Not many places to sit, but there is a porch and some picnic tables on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Tom T
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Carrboro, North Carolina
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Carrboro, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Matt and Sheila cure their own pastrami and make their own sides largely from local ingredients. Their hot dogs are great, but my favorite is the Manhattan sandwich at lunch or a simple pastrami biscuit for breakfast. Not many places to sit, but there is a porch and some picnic tables on the sidewalk. Or get take out and hurry... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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284 restaurant reviews
244 helpful votes 244 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I stopped in here after hearing about their hot pastrami sandwich and I gotta say I was pretty stoked about it. I'm not a fan of rye bread so I ordered it on Wheat, and they asked me if I still wanted the mustard on it. NOTE: If you order this sandwich, order the mustard on the side. I said... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

If you are looking for great deli sandwiches, try here. The sandwiches were generous and delicious. The pace when ordering was fast, so our order taker was a little abrupt with our group when we couldn't decide among all the options, but overall it's a great place for lunch.

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Statesboro, Georgia
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34 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

My daughter-in-law suggested that I try the apple-cheddar dog in the pretzel bun; now I have to get one every time I am in town! This is a charming place. I happened to see it reviewed on Unique Eats. Nothing fancy, but all ingredients are fresh and prepared on the spot. My husband loves the egg salad.

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Toronto, Canada
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84 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We had biscuit sandwiches for breakfast. One was the special of the day -- egg, spinach, sweet peppers, and cheese. The other was egg, pastrami and swiss. All were very,, very good. The biscuits are large and melt in your mouth. Nice vibe in the place. Neal's gets all its ingredients locally and lists the sources. Yet another Carrboro great... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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68 reviews 68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I haven't done much deli since I moved away from the northeastern US years ago, but Neal's is exceptional and worth going back to. They offer traditional deli fare, with some Southern twists, incorporating a lot of ingredients sourced locally and based on seasonal availability. Don't be scared off by the lack of parking; you can use the free municipal... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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211 reviews 211 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

We visited with a group on a food tour and was soooo impressed by the freshly made corned beef and pimento cheese. Can't wait to visit again!

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Chapel Hill, N.C.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The Manhattan is not the cheapest sandwich on the menu but by far it is the best! They do not make any sandwiches ahead of time so it's guaranteed fresh each and every time. When you want to treat yourself to something special try it!

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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45 reviews 45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Hadn't seen my friend, David, in 47 years. We met at Weaver Street Market and walked a block away to Neal's Deli. Both of us had a pastrami plate and collard greens. As sides, David had a soup and I had beets. He drank coffee, I drank water. The food was good, the service was friendly and cheerful and the... More 

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Gales Ferry, CT
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103 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Sat outside on a nice warm Fall day. Very good soup and an excellent pastrami platter. Staff brought the food out and were very friendly and helpful.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 100 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510-2389
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carrboro
  • Phone Number: 919-967-2185

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Sandwiches
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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