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Good Local's Bar

Good drinks, a range of beers and cocktails, hipster atmosphere. A local favorite is the pickle... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2015
Boston, Massachusetts
great local bar

Great local bar. Very laid back. Good original cocktails, good beer all at reasonable prices. No... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2013
Carrboro, North Carolina
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Sep 14, 2016
“Awesome hangout (but I'm biased)”
Jun 7, 2015
“Go here.”
Hand crafted by artists, Bowbarr is a true destination spot. This bar is cozy and interesting. The music is from a record player, a stone and sea shell mosaic sink in the bathroom, stenciled striped ceiling, custom booths and concrete bar with wood...more
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705 W Rosemary St, Carrboro, NC 27510-2315
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Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

My sister works here as a bartender and manager, so I would like to say upfront that I'm a biased reviewer. That being said, the vibe in the bar is great, the drinks are great, and everyone is incredibly nice. It's definitely a local Carrboro...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Andrew P
Reviewed June 7, 2015

This is the place to get cocktails of origin, of garden and vision--not a prohibition textbook. If you want authentic Carrboro, authentic Chapel Hill, if you want authentic Triangle, go to Bowbarr. Great drinks, great sounds, great service, great vibes. This is family.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed April 16, 2015

Good drinks, a range of beers and cocktails, hipster atmosphere. A local favorite is the pickle back shot: a shot of whisky chased with pickle brine from local deli Neal's Deli. Note, because they do not serve food, they are required by the state of...More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank sm47
Reviewed April 1, 2014

Knowledgeable and creative bartenders, interesting decor, great music, local characters, an outdoor patio, and a photo booth--can't go wrong with Bowbarr!

Date of experience: March 2014
1  Thank 1000pandas
Reviewed November 25, 2013

Great local bar. Very laid back. Good original cocktails, good beer all at reasonable prices. No pretension. Music selection depends on bartender

Date of experience: September 2013
1  Thank dek603
Reviewed November 17, 2013

The staff ignored me for awhile and then acted like I was an inconvenience when ordering a drink. I could tell I was not 'in the club'..it was obvious this bar was f

Date of experience: November 2013
1  Thank Kim N
Reviewed April 10, 2013

The bartender was extremely rude, when paying for my drinks he said 'you do realise everyones waiting for you' as I counted out my money. He had no patience. I also heard he had been rude to other members of my party. Would not come...More

Date of experience: April 2013
2  Thank fd2103
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