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Conveniently located in the heart of dowtown Southern Pines the newly renovated location spotlights quality and creativity with every detail. Warm colors, combined with hand crafted wood work and unique decor create a very comfortable, casual atmosphere to enjoy. Proprietor, Chef Pete Hamm delivers quality ingredients and flavors throughout a menu constructed of signature items, such as the delicious "lobsta fries", the ridicuously tasty Reubenesque sandwich and the very popular fish taco nachos. Open seven days a week for busy lifestyles to visit often.
$8 - $25
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Bar
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This classy casual restaurant is just off the main street in historic Southern Pines. Our party of 7 was seated quickly and our server was friendly and helpful with the menu and specials. While we ate indoors they also have a lovely seating area on...the front walk. We had Fish & Chips, but the other family members had a variety of American style foods.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveled to Southern Pines with a couple of Friends (haven't done much due to Covid 19) and decided to have lunch at Chapman's Food and Spirits based on reviews. So glad we did as it just capped off our wonderful day. It was later in...the day, but still almost all of the outside tables were full when one opened up. We started with the Crab dip appetizer which was truly heavenly. One friend ordered the HAMM Burger while the other wanted the Ultimate Burger, they both coupled their sandwich with German potato salad. I opted for the blackened fish tacos with side Caesar salad. It was incredible. Great Food shared with Great Friends! Totally enjoyable afternoon!More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I just had a nice little lunch there today. It was our first time and we decided to grab a quick bite outside as we had our new pup with us. Our waitress (Carrie) was awesome and cared for all three of...us as the pup got a bowl of fresh water. I had a burger and my wife had a turkey sandwich and both were very well done and tasted great. There were quite a few folks there and everyone was definitely having a good time . There was no rush to leave as we enjoyed our meal and chats with the locals. Chapmans is definitely worth a visit if you are in town!!More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found Chapman’s as we were wandering through the old town area. Historic appearing building, bar with character. We sat outside, enjoyed the weather and a glass of wine. Interesting people watching. Friendly staff.

Date of visit: May 2021
chapmansfoodands2016, Owner at Chapman's Food and Spirits, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Awesome - thanks for sharing!

Reviewed March 3, 2021 via mobile

We had a reservation for a family of 6 including a baby. All adults wore masks except for my husband who was holding a sleeping baby wrapped in a quarter of an inch thick blanket. The hostess refused to sit him unless he wore a...paper mask. He said he was going to use the baby blanket to walk the distance of 20 feet from the door to the table. She insisted it wasn't safe. I noticed more than half of the clientele were wearing cloth masks as thin as a pair of tights. I suggested she use some common sense and consider the thickness of the blanket opposed to her paper thin medical mask and the thin cloth masks used by most of her customers. She refused to sit him so we all walked out. No one in my family will ever eat here again even after the mask mandate is lifted.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed March 2, 2021

The food was excellent. The ravioli special was the hit at our table. The crawfish Mac and cheese was super yummy. Sandwiches and tacos were also very good.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed January 30, 2021 via mobile

We have gone to Chapman’s numerous times over the past two years. Even to the point of driving from Fayetteville where we used to live just to come eat here. The past two times we’ve had absolutely terrible experiences and after this most recent time...in which we didn’t even get to sit down and eat I can absolutely say we will not be going back and I will go out of my way to make sure people are aware of just how far their quality is slipping. The last time that we came here it was a pretty chilly day in the fall but we still volunteered to sit outside however instead of sitting us in a newly opened cleaned table out front that had space heaters, they took us to their new back patio seating and then forgot about us. The hostess didn’t bother to wipe down our table so my kids were sitting in wet seats while it was cold. We were the only people back there and we had to go inside and find a bartender after 10 minutes to ask them who was waiting on us. Luckily our server save the day and did such a fabulous job with her service because the food and everything else was lackluster at best. Tonight I called at 7:30 to place a to go order. The hostess informed me that they were not excepting to go orders because they were too busy. Too busy in the middle of a pandemic where restaurants are seated at half capacity? I asked her basically if I come in and sit at the bar and order my food and then get a to go box it is the same thing as ordering to go food, correct? And she replied yes but we’re too busy to take to go orders now. I drove there and found parking literally right up front. Went inside and asked if there was any seating at the bar to which she replied no and if there was seating we have a wait list even for the bar and it’s an hour right now and we’re going to ask that you wait in your car or wait outside in the 32° weather. I asked if she could take it to go order and she replied no. I literally just left. It is mind blowing that a restaurant that has a pretty well-known reputation cannot take to go orders. When serving food to literally half the amount of customers, if not less, than a normal Saturday night.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed January 2, 2021

Strolling by at lunchtime, we noticed that this restaurant was attractive and had a good group. We found a spot at the bar, clean and well spaced. Matt, our server and bartender, did an enthusiastic and thorough job of presenting our options. We each had...an N.C. beer and split the Chapman Chopped Salad with blackened salmon. It was very ample for two, and really delicious. The menu is creative and we could see other choices in our future. The ribs and haddock and chips others were having looked particularly inviting. The price was reasonable for the quality and quantity offered.More

Date of visit: January 2021
chapmansfoodands2016, Owner at Chapman's Food and Spirits, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2021

Thank you!

Reviewed November 22, 2020

We went on a Sunday afternoon. The outside dinning area was a little full so we decided to eat inside at a high booth. The staff was great and George behind the bar did double duty by waiting on our table-he was excellent. The food...was really good. We ordered and the food came out fast, drinks were very good. They had a good variety of lunch treats. It was clean, people were friendly and food was great. We will go again.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed November 21, 2020 via mobile

Just get the fries with anything. I'm a french fry snob and they rank on up in my top 5. Our friends really liked the burgers BUT GET THE FRIES! Excellent outdoor service.

Date of visit: November 2020
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February 18, 2020|
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Response from wjacksond | Reviewed this property |
Here’s their local number 910 246-0497. They’re a local restaurant and while Im not positive they have gift cards, they most likely can provide a written gift card credit to any person. The restaurant is in a very good... More
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Response from Betty S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, to outdoor dining - do not know if it is smoke-free
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Response from chapmansfoodands2016 | Property representative |
We have a lovely area outside-one community table-will sit up to 10 - one table for 4 and a picnic table to accommodate up to 8 - many guests enjoy with their dogs! Com check us out!
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Yes, Chapman's Food and Spirits offers takeout services.

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Chapman's Food and Spirits is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4