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“Newly opened; used to be the General Store Cafe.”

Pittsboro Roadhouse & General Store
Ranked #8 of 45 Restaurants in Pittsboro
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Pittsboro Roadhouse & General Store is the anchor restaurant in historic downtown Pittsboro. Just west of Courthouse Circle, The Roadhouse features indoor and outdoor seating, a lounge, bar and stage with as much music as the best in the greater Raleigh-Durham-Chapel hill area. With excellent salads, fun burgers, a weekday lunch special for $9, and entrees from pasta to seafood to steak, there's something for everyone. This family friendly restaurant has a kids menu, with a kids eat free offer on Wednesday nights when there is Open Mic & Karaoke. Set in the building where Justice Motor Works had a showroom and garage, the front dining room has floor to ceiling windows looking out on West Street. The patio provides covered outdoor seating where dogs are welcome.
Pittsboro, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
143 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Newly opened; used to be the General Store Cafe.”
Reviewed September 13, 2012

Grand opening was August 17, 2012. We dined with them the next night, a Saturday, and they were very, very busy. I'm sure that's why the service left a good bit to be desired, and that by now the 'kinks' have been worked out. Besides, we were a party of nine, which makes it difficult to have all meals coming out simultaneously. On the really good side, the food and the menu are awesome, very unique items as well as old favorites, and the environment is delightful. There's a sofa-and-easy chair area while you wait, with a TV; there's a smaller front room and a huge back room with a bar. I had an excellent burger; the menu features chicken and fish items and some unusual new offerings. I will definitely go back and I'm sure the glitches in service have been resolved.

  • Visited August 2012
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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“A new inside decor with a fabulous new menu and flavors to match!”
Reviewed September 4, 2012

8 yrs and counting; Pittsboro a special community for our day trips from Fuquay Varina. On our most recent visit we made a point to stop in at the newly renovated Pittsboro Roadhouse & General Store. We were surprised by the new look and fell in love with the art deco reception desk. As we looked over the new menu with so many choices, we noticed great service being provided to the customers and the same relaxing feel of the old days. We were not disappointed when our Portabella sandwich with melted blue cheese / fish taco with Cole slaw as a condiment with lots of chips and a pickle arrived. It's always been on our list to share with visiting friends and family. Eager for a return visit for another great meal. Great food brings great customers, it is still "come as you are" and lots of seating available.

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank Sue B
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