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He's Not Here

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Like the vibe

Came here after dinner for some additional unwind time. It was definitely a place for college... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2018
Raleigh, North Carolina
via mobile
Great college dive

He's Not Here is a great place to celebrate and unwind after a Heels football or basketball game if... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2016
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
29 Jun 2018
“Like the vibe ”
4 Jun 2018
“Loved this place”
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112 1/2 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2516
+1 919-942-7939
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Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Came here after dinner for some additional unwind time. It was definitely a place for college students, but there were a few of us who brought the average age up by a few years. :-) Stayed inside because of the heat. Drinks were cold and...More

Thank kldj13
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

Dropped in from out of town to meet friends. Just the name gets you to 4 stars. But I liked the beer and the atmosphere which reminded me of a very old Irish pub. Beer, tables, friends, a little dark. Winner.

Thank Scott N
Reviewed September 13, 2017

College beer place with large rough outdoor beer garden and dark inside bar. Many, many beers on tap. Wednesday night is free pint glass night. Buy a 32 oz plastic container with selected beers and get a pint glass free. Really brings them in. Extremely...More

Thank Mr G
Reviewed March 7, 2017

Long time establishment that's provided the setting for many memories. Good place to hang out on a sunny day and relax with your friends. Classic one of a kind college bar.

Thank TNorla
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Great place to get a cold beer!! Great beer choices on draft! Love sitting outside on a beautiful day!

Thank Candee24
Reviewed July 27, 2016

I live in Chapel Hill and have been here many times. Nice courtyard but strictly a college brew station. Reeks of stale beer and bathrooms are atrocious. There are much better bars up and down Franklin Street.

1  Thank dwardoman
Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

He's Not Here is a great place to celebrate and unwind after a Heels football or basketball game if you enjoy the place for what it is. Fun college atmosphere; needs updates inside, but no one seems to care. Plenty of outdoor seating and regular...More

Thank Rainy3_Travels
Reviewed April 3, 2016

If you want to relive your college days, this is the place- very popular with UNC students, this bar offers every aspect of college vibe and fun. Not great with kids, although the outdoor space is very user-friendly and our kids have been there!

Thank Ana F
Reviewed January 1, 2016

Dive bar but an icon in Chapel Hill. Have to get the cup. I go early to avoid the college crowd. Called "He's Not" by the locals.

1  Thank macmania
Reviewed September 23, 2015

I was told by several locals that "He's Not Here" was one bar I should visit, so I went there on a Friday night. There was a local band playing, but the main 'attraction' is the reasonably priced drinks & the conversation with other visitors.

Thank Jeff G
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