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Spanky's Restaurant

101 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3620
919-967-2678
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Ranked #17 of 251 Restaurants in Chapel Hill
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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San Clemente, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Traveling alone on business I stopped into Spanky’s. The place is a pleasant, college town restaurant and bar. I sat at the bar and the bartender was very pleasant and took the time to explain several of the items on the menu. On her recommendations I ordered the ribs. They were wonderful. Fell off he bone, sweat with Carolina tangy... More

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Maryland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

A group of us were attending a week-long course at the UNC - Kenan-Flagler Business School and opted for dinner our first night in town at Spanky's. Spanky's is located right at the intersection of Franklin and Columbia, and must be something of a local landmark. We dined on a Monday night, and the restaurant was busy, but we were... More

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Sugar crusted ribs were very very good. Friendly and relaxed waiter made us out of towners very comfortable.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Popped in here whilst travelling through the USA. It was a great, relaxed environment and the burgers were fab! Nice touch having univeristy sporting memorobilia around the place. Relaxed but attentive service. Would definitely return!

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

skip topo and go to spankys - you can sit upstairs and have great food. The prices are very reasonable and it is my go to basic meal when people come in town. Amazing salads.

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San Diego
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

All you need to know is shrimp n grits and a great beer selection. My buddies and I were visiting team fans and we enjoyed the food. Too bad it was after midnight after the game, or we would have doubled up on Shrimp n grits!!!!

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Mendham, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

My family and I went their for lunch. Service was excellent. It appeared staffed by friendly, cute UNC students. We all enjoyed our meal, which consisted mainly of stylish modern pub type entrees, which a decent amount of vegetarian options.

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Manhattan
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Delicious slice of Southern heaven. Ate at the bar and had creamy outrageous shrimp and grits... A friend had a burger of some kind that was good too..fun people, nice night out!

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Dayton, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

dinner at the bar tonight. very nice place inside. service was excellent. ate at the bar. hostess was very nice, bartender excellent. blackened chicken Thai noodle salad was. 8.5/10. Carolina copper ale was perfect. overall a place I would highly recommend.

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Tupelo, Mississippi
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74 reviews 74 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We were in town for work and had dinner here one night. I had the pork tenderloin with mashed sweet potatoes and it was wonderful. It was the best thing I ate while in Chapel Hill.

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Additional Information about Spanky's Restaurant

Address: 101 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3620
Phone Number: 919-967-2678
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers

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