Carrboro Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Carrboro; our list of the best things to see, including Local 506, Weaver Street Market and Morehead Planetarium and Science Center.
  • Local venue.
    food nearby
  • Weaver Street Market

    Weaver Street Market

    101 East Weaver Street
    M-F 7:30AM-9PM, Sa-Su 8AM-9PM. Co-op and local hangout with indoor and outdoor seating, free wifi (courtesy of the Town of Carrboro), and a friendly atmosphere.
  • Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

    Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

    The first planetarium ever built on a U.S. college campus. Traditional planetarium star shows, original multimedia productions, live science demonstration shows and more.
    restaurants nearby
  • Carrboro Farmers' Market

    Carrboro Farmers' Market

    Wed 3:30PM-6:30PM, Sat 7AM-12PM. Saturday market is open every week, while Wednesday market is only open from Spring to Fall. The Chapel Hill Creamery sells brilliant cheese and dairy products.
  • NC Botanical Garden

    NC Botanical Garden

    Our guiding mission is to inspire understanding, appreciation, and conservation of plants in gardens and natural areas and to advance a sustainable relationship between people and nature.
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  • Flyleaf Books

    Flyleaf Books

    752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
    Monday - Saturday: 9-9, Sunday: 10-5. Local, independent new and used bookstore with frequent events, including local authors and musicians (check website)
  • All Day Records

    All Day Records

    Vinyl- and cassette-only shop in Carrboro (save a small collection of used CDs), with a great selection of collector-aimed gems..
  • Local indie music venue which also features regional and national artists.
  • Used books
  • Buns


    107 N. Columbia Street
    Open till 3am from Thu-Sun. The perfect place to have fresh and delicious burger and fries. All food there are prepared everyday to guarantee the quality and freshness. Their chipotle mayo is a favorite.
  • Great local diner in Carrboro. Breakfast anytime and lots of kids and families.
  • Mediterranean Deli

    Mediterranean Deli

    410 W Franklin St
    Try our Lamb Shank Special - Slowly cooked lamb to a fall-off-the-bone tenderness in a vegetable medley served with our signature Moroccan Couscous, Greek Salad and home-baked pita- Served for Friday, Saturday and Sunday dinner
  • Carolina Brewery

    Carolina Brewery

    460 W Franklin St
  • Varsity Theater

    123 E Franklin Street
    Historic movie theater that open in 1927 on Franklin Street. The theater shut it's doors in in 2009 to the dismay of residents. Shortly thereafter, it was re-opened and re-vamped. The two screen theater now plays second-runs of major Hollywood hits along with classic features in the two-screen theater at the low price of $3. Concessions remain reasonably priced and, much to UNC students' delight, the new ownership began serving craft beer to go along with their flicks.
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  • Really Really Free Market

    Carrboro Community Space
    First Sat of every month 2:30PM-5:30PM. Bring stuff to give away and take stuff for free!
  • Lantern


    423 W Franklin St
    Lantern Restaurant, located in downtown Chapel Hill, serves a marriage of Asian flavors and North Carolina ingredients sourced mainly from local farms and fisheries. It has been named one of 'America's Top 50 Restaurants' and 'best farm-to-table restaurants' by Gourmet Magazine, as one of 'America's 50 Most Amazing Wine Experiences' by Food & Wine and as 'Restaurant of the Year' in 2009 by The News & Observer.
  • Vimala's Curryblossom Cafe

    Vimala's Curryblossom Cafe

    431 W Franklin St.
    Bringing our community together with love and hospitality over delicious, healthy, local food.
  • Buns


    107 N Columbia St
    At Buns, you’re in charge of your burger. Choose one of our three burgers—Angus chuck beef, fresh ground turkey, and homemade veggie—and start building! We offer a wide selection of both traditional and unique cheeses and toppings so you can create a simple, classic burger or one with a gourmet flare. If you’re hankering for a sandwich, we’ve got grilled salmon and grilled chicken for you, as well
  • Sandwhich


    407 W Franklin St
    awesome food between awesome bread!
  • 411 West

    411 West

    411 W Franklin St
    411 West, an Italian restaurant in Chapel Hill, NC, specializing in seasonal fresh pastas, wood-fired pizzas, fresh seafood, steaks, and specials inspired by the flavors of Italy and the Mediterranean.
  • Spanky's


    101 E Franklin St
    Spanky's, is an American Bar and Grill located on the busiest corner of downtown Chapel Hill, NC. A Chapel Hill institution since 1977, Spanky's is famous for great hamburgers, brown sugar baby back ribs, garden fresh salads and North Carolina BBQ.
  • B SKI'S - The Wrap ★ Redefined

    B SKI'S - The Wrap ★ Redefined

    147 E Franklin St
  • Yogurt Pump

    Yogurt Pump

    106 W Franklin St
  • Talullas


    456 W Franklin St
    Authentic Turkish Cuisine
  • R&R Grill

    R&R Grill

    137 E Franklin St
    Great food, great drinks, great location, and great service. R&R Grill is the perfect place to enjoy a meal and drink at a prime location along historic downtown Chapel Hill's Franklin Street.
  • Crook's Corner

    610 West Franklin Street
    Open for Dinner Tuesday-Sunday at 5:30PM. Featuring seasonal local produce, they change their menu seasonally. They also serve wonderful shrimps and grits.
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EDIT THIS ITINERARY Our list of places in Carrboro uses some content from Wikipedia and Wikivoyage.