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Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen

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1305 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3308
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love the bacon egg and cheese biscuit. It is bigger and tastier than those in fast food establishments. There is only one location in Chapel Hill and one in Louisburg. They are only open for breakfast and lunch with a variety of delicious biscuit sandwiches.

Thank DMBC312
Rochester, New York
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106 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These are simply the best of Southern Biscuits!!! The line can wrap-around the drive through window. Don't get discouraged. Simply park and go inside to order and you'll have your food in just a few minutes. No matter, though, the wait is so well worth it! You'll have the best biscuits you can find anywhere (sorry Bojangles, but these are... More 

Thank Suslew
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316 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know if ownership changed or what, but Sunrise Biscuits seem to change some time over the past 16 years. The biscuit fillings seem the same, but the biscuits themselves no longer have the buttery crunch on the outside and fluffy insides. They seem to fall apart more while being spongy at the same time. Their fried chicken is... More 

Thank EdRockster
Hillsborough, North Carolina
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At around 1353 hrs. this afternoon my sweetie decides that she wants a Sunrise Kitchen ham biscuit, as for me.....well I don't know what I want soooo I'll decide when we get there. We live in Hillsborough and Sunrise Kitchen is located on Franklin St. in Chapel Hill and they close at 1430 hrs......we'd better get a move on. We're... More 

Thank JEDhbo96
Garden City Park, New York
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a place to come before work thisnis for you! Coffee and Biscuits! Yummy, delicious and aff or affordable breakfast!

Thank R B
Farnham Common, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulously unhealthy assortment of breakfast biscuits and other treats. My favorite is piled high with delicious crispy bacon and egg, with southern style gravy! And it's a drive-through, so y'all don't need to burn any calories getting out of your car! Mmmm good!!!

Thank David R
Santa Barbara, California
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very quick service and I didn't have to eat until dinner. Enjoyed every mouthful and everyone ordered their biscuit sandwich differently and it came exactly as ordered.

Thank lsan2015
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have Sunrise Biscuits as often as possible since 1997, a minimum of 4 times a month. I treat, literally, my crews to Sunrise biscuits at least once a month. The biscuits are made fresh continuously throughout the day as are the accompanying ingredients. In my opinion, best in the morning.

Thank TorolocoNC
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A Chapel Hill staple, Sunrise Biscuits has traffic backed up on weekend mornings. Well worth the wait for an iconic chicken biscuit after a late night of fun!

Thank HoboWannaBe
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

Nice big biscuits , fast service and great employees . The chicken biscuit with egg is still a favorite , crispy exterior with just the right amount on seasoning and the egg pulls it all together . If you go into the kitchen , you will find 6-7 people working together like a well coached team . One of these... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Fast Food
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1305 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3308
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: 19199331324
Bigger Better Biscuits for Breakfast and Lunch! In brief, Sunrise was established in 1978 in Louisburg, NC (actually 1977 but that is a longer story) and has been responsible for providing Bigger Better Biscuits for Breakfast and Lunch ever since. Our biscuit recipe is based on my Grandmother's recipe. Her biscuits helped give her the stamina to give birth to 17 children and live to almost 100. Our Award-Winning Chapel Hill location is a Drive-Thru Only Restaurant for your convenience. The Louisburg location features a Drive-Thru option as well as seating. Our regular customers particularly value our great food and fast, friendly service. In addition to biscuits, we also serve hamburgers and hot dogs. Our sandwiches include barbecue, chicken salad and tuna salad (chicken and tuna salad in Chapel Hill only and made on-site). A real southern treat is our sweet tea. Come by soon! Our Chapel Hill restaurant is located at: 1305 East Franklin Street Chapel Hill, NC 27514 (919) 933-1324 Our Louisburg restaurant is located at: 208 S. Bickett Blvd. Louisburg, NC 27549 (919) 496-2609

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