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Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen

1305 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3308
919-933-1324
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Ranked #2 of 250 Restaurants in Chapel Hill
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Pittsboro, North Carolina
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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

My husband and I were in the area early one morning and happened by Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen. The line was out the driveway and into the busy street - so we thought it must be good. As vegetarians we were happy with the menu - that is why it got 2 stars in my review instead of 1. Staff were... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

When you think of Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen, you think of biscuits. They're not just famous for biscuits. I attended a family reunion recently & someone brought hushpuppies. They were delicious! Everyone was asking where did these hushpuppies come from? Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen!

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Norfolk, VA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I was in town visiting old friends and relatives and had to make a traditional stop at Sunrise. It was a Sunday morning and the line was about 10 deep around the building and spilling into the road. However, the staff were on their game and moved the line quickly and with southern hospitality. I got the cheddar cheese biscuit... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I do like Sunrise, and I appreciate what a good deal it is, but be prepared to feel guilty after scarfing down some greasy chicken, slices of cheese and hash browns. So while their biscuits may be slightly larger and definitely fluffier than similar, nearby restaurants, (Flying Biscuit, Big Ed's City Market, Elmo's, Cracker Barrel), I think I'd prefer smaller... More

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New Jersey
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Tiny joint that's drive thru only. Never had their biscuits but have ALWAYS shot in one of their cinnamon rolls which are hot and sticky and absolutely WONDERFUL!

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Melbourne, Florida
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120 reviews 120 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Nice little drive through biscuit place in Chapel Hill. Homemade biscuits. I had the chicken, bacon, cheese and egg. Recommended for a to go breakfast or a small lunch to go.

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64 reviews 64 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

If you want a marvelously wonderful chicken or sausage biscuit Sunrise is your stop. Yes, this is a drive through kitchen that offers yummy selections on an old fashion board. The lines are frequently down the street but there is a reason for such. DELICIOUS!!!!

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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346 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This is the second of a two restaurant mini-chain that began in Louisburg, NC in 1978 -there are some other biscuit restaurants with Sunrise in their name, but the one here is only associated with the one in Louisburg (website - sunrisebiscuits.com) The menus are, of course, very similar, as is the operation in general - the one in Louisburg... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

A staple in Chapel Hill and featured on many shows!! Now that I have moved back to CH, I have to stay away, I could eat their biscuits every day! My favorite and order most every time is the Chicken / Cheese /Egg biscuit !! (Fresh fried chicken pulled off the bone.....to die for! Also love the country ham and... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Great biscuits, with egg, sausage, bacon. Not for calorie conscious. Coffee could use a step up in quality. Drive thru only.

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