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Mc Alister's Deli

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205 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3621
+1 919-969-1102
10:30 - 21:00
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Almere, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Came in at lunchtime and it waass very busy, which in itself is a good sign. Service could have been faster. The menu and the food quality was excellent.

Thank Ruud J
Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Went for lunch. Everything was fresh, good quality and good portions. Sat outside and watched the people passing by. Must do for cheap good lunch in chapel hill

Thank Beth R
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

This is a sandwich shop. This is not a good value sandwich shop nor is it an establishment which provides good sandwiches. If there was nowhere else to go then perhaps I would return but really it is not fantastic nor is it fantastic value so I'd rather go elsewhere.

Thank Angetbh
Bangor, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

Mc Alister's has a great variety on their menu. Everything that I have had here has always been very good. If you get a table near the window, you get a great view of the park area in front of UNC Chapel Hill.........nice view.

Thank Traveler06232009
Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2015

There's a large selection, including a few vegetarian options. It would be nice if there was more outdoor seating. The staff is very nice and the soft drinks and huge.

Thank viajera4paz
Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2013

Have now been to Mc Alister's four times. Good selection of salads and sandwiches. Have never been disappointed. Great food and priced well. Love the sweet tea too!

Thank Susan D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2013

Large menu selection. The baked potatoes and salads are huge. You can almost get two meals out of one. Service was excellant. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Softball_Mom_1979
Chapel Hill
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2013

We had so many fun weekend lunches grabbing sandwiches for the family and walking across the street to eat them on the UNC campus. Bring a football to toss and prepare for family fun! The view of the UNC campus from upstairs is superb.

Thank Helene_UNC
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2013

I love their selections but I always want more for the money. Nothing bad but nothing outstanding either. Good place to go with a group. Everyone can find something to make them happy.

Thank Pam C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3621
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-969-1102

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?