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All 253 Chapel Hill Restaurants

Foster's Market

750 Airport Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-5700
(919) 967-3663
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Ranked #68 of 253 Restaurants in Chapel Hill
Price range: $1 - $20
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop, Diner, Delicatessen
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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English first
Sarasota, Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Fosters Market is now known as The root Cellar. When I saw the name change, I thought perhaps this was a new business and decided to give it a try. No way would I have gone to Fosters as they are deceptive and overpriced. The last time I went there , they were selling store bought , pasteurized orange juice... More 

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60 reviews 60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Good casual spot with very good smoothies and shakes. Their pizzas are excellent- thin crust and great veggie options (lots of meat too). My fave is the Greek pizza. Small sizes so enough if you are really hungry or want to share. Fantastic baked goods and the coconut cake is to die for! If the weather is nice there's a... More 

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Sherrills Ford, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Salads are fresh, baked goods are very tasty. There is a somewhat different menu throughout the week. Any day is a good day at Foster's.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Usa
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33 reviews 33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Best place in town for a casual lunch and baked goods. A lot of students here but there is always seating in and out.

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Apex, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

I have been to Foster's Market in Chapel Hill twice. On my first visit I ordered a salad sampler with 3 different salads: Tuna, Potato and Caesar. None of the salads had any flavor, it was all very bland and at $9.95, not a bargain. The place is very charming, has a lovely patio and seems very popular, judging by... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Love the whooper chocolate cookie decadent, with an Iced Coffee- fabu. They have great individual sized wood fired oven pizza, a special pizza each day I believe. They really seem to care about the food and the choices you have such as sandwich of the day, 2 soups - Chicken Orzo my fav mmmmmmm, 2 casserole type dishes - great... More 

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40 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Been to both Fosters in Chapel Hill and Durham.The place is inviting and the food looks appealing yet its not outstanding.Good sandwiches.I did not like the coffee and the scrambled eggs were devoid of flavor and cold.The desserts scream eat me now! yet I wouldn't recommend them as they are hardly worth the calories.Nice assortment of prepared salads.Interesting farmhouse-ish decor... More 

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Is the restaurant as good as the Foster's Market cookbooks? Yes! It's lovely and funky and casual and affordable. We were there for lunch. Our sandwiches were very nice, made from highest-quality and freshest ingredients. What really hit this meal out of the ballpark: a slab o' carrot cake to share between the four of us. It was the Platonic... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Driving through Chapel Hill I needed a place to stop and eat with my travel companion, Peaches the Dog, so I called Foster's and they said it was just fine to bring my dog, so I did! It was my first visit and I really wanted to try all of it. Chose the turkey, bacon, Brie and spinach sandwich grilled... More 

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Solomons, Maryland, United States
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185 reviews 185 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Was introduced to Foster's after meeting friends there. It was a pleasant surprise due to eclectic mix or organic and alternative foods and other goods that were seemingly haphazardly arrayed throughout the interior, but in a way that made sense and invited you to explore every shelf and wall. I half expected to stumble on The Burning Man before I... More 

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Additional Information about Foster's Market

Address: 750 Airport Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-5700
Phone Number: (919) 967-3663
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Diner, Delicatessen

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