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Southern Rail

201 E Main St, Ste B, Carrboro, NC 27510-2393
+1 919-967-1967
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible8%
Nov 15, 2015
“Southern Rail Supper”
Oct 26, 2015
“Delicious Supper in a Fun and Interesting Atmosphere”
Closed Now
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
201 E Main St, Ste B, Carrboro, NC 27510-2393
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Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

I wish I had read the reviews before we went. The menu is very limited and their prices higher than normal. Although our food was good, service was poor. It was a good thing we were in no hurry. I must add though, it was...More

Date of visit: November 2015
1  Thank egg1927
Reviewed October 26, 2015

We were just looking for a casual place within walking distance of Cat's Cradle, and our hotel, and were very pleasantly surprised by the friendly and attentive service, and an outstandingly delicious meal. This is a casual and very interesting looking restaurant and bar, and...More

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank Susan F
Reviewed October 13, 2015

A rainy wedding day can dampen the fun... but the people at Southern Rail helped our families come together in a beautiful and memorable ceremony and party. The bars were very interesting with a variety of styles of decorating and vibe! Thanks to all the...More

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank Michael S
Reviewed September 29, 2015

We came here because it was the only restaurant in the area that was able to accommodate our group of 8 (it was Family Weekend at UNC). It's in a great location and the atmosphere is quirky and fun, with dining tables set up in...More

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank scoobycat318
Reviewed August 18, 2015

Went here for lunch during UNC move-in weekend, food was actually pretty good and a bit different than the normal fare. As others have noted, the service here needs some work. As I recall, there was a "hostess" seating guests, but then just one server....More

Date of visit: August 2015
1  Thank sawston123
Reviewed August 5, 2015

This tribute to bygone railway days includes the old Carrboro station and two rail cars, plus an outdoor dining area. We dined in the rail car dining room on marble topped tables, overlooking the outdoor beer garden on one side and the actual railroad tracks...More

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank oompahdave
Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

We heard good things about this quaint bar/restaurant that includes old railroad cars and an outside beer garden. We might have had a good experience if we were there just to drink with friends and enjoy being in Carrboro. Instead, it was one of the...More

Date of visit: July 2015
1  Thank ajm001
Reviewed July 27, 2015

Utilizing old railroad cars and rail ways, this place has an open atmosphere with indoor and outdoor seating. Whether your a "people watcher" like myself or just want to sit back and enjoy the food and drinks, this place is adaptive no matter what your...More

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank Stewart L
Reviewed July 24, 2015

Great place to hang out and have a drink with friends. Sit outside and watch all the people walking around the cute town or sit inside in the old train car. Very unique atmosphere.

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank JJd2009
Reviewed July 5, 2015

We came here to drown our sorrows after having a terrible dining experience down the street. This place is so cool! Atmosphere is awesome and the bar tender was really friendly and funny. Will definitely be back next time we're in town.

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank AkB14
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $25
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 E Main St, Ste B, Carrboro, NC 27510-2393
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carrboro
  • Phone Number: +1 919-967-1967
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