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Spanky's Restaurant

101 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3620
+1 919-967-2678
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good49%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (29 reviews)
“cornbread” (11 reviews)
“salad” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
101 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3620
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1 - 10 of 209 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super cozy pub w exposed brick. TV's are easy to see from the bar area if you wanna check the score. There's an upstairs area, too. I had the barbecue sandwich w fries. Super tender barbecue w amazing vinegar sauce and the bun was so...More

Thank the4sheas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I recently decided to have lunch in Chapel Hill recently. We had not been in Spanky's in years and it was fun to visit again. The food was average. My husband ordered fried chicken-which did not have any flavor to it. My...More

Thank rosemariep107
Reviewed 18 December 2017

I was there for lunch and really enjoyed my salad. I was working so I didn't want a heavy meal. The ingredients were obviously fresh and therefore quite tasty. Service was attentive but not intrusive.

Thank Sharron H
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

An attractive place with plenty of tv’s but with an ambiance beyond a sports bar. Caricatures line the walls and make an attractive setting. Prices are very reasonable and portions are nice - adequate without being overwhelming and heavy. The food was good and the...More

Thank Turnturnturn
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We were in town for a football game on Saturday. My husband had a fraternity party so I hung out at Spanky's for a while. Being 40+ years out of the college scene was not an issue. The hostesses and bartender were friendly and fun...More

Thank MBC-Coastal
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

I don’t recommend visiting Spanky’s. Several items we tried to order weren’t available because “there was a game yesterday” — so no wings or tomatoes (who runs out of tomatoes?!!). Now keep in mind we ordered the salsa appetizer, so there were tomatoes somewhere (just...More

Thank KY-foodie7
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We were in Chapel Hill for a football game. Found this restaurant on trip advisor. It was great. We had salads, along with cornbread, which we highly recommend. Server was very attentive.

Thank taskqueen
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Had an average meal. best aspact of this resteraunt is its location. better places to get a meal on this street.

Thank Mike_OCP
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Really good fish tacos and supper water melon and blueberries substituted for fries. Service was polite, efficient, and outstanding.

Thank CaptMom08
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I did not want to have the old English fish and chips, so I opted for the sweet potato option. The chips were cubed and the fishes were beautifully cooked (not in a batter). The pudding ... was indescribable and just melts in your mouth....More

Thank Biafuru O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3620
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-967-2678
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