Life in Chapel Hill


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Helpful Facebook groups: 

      • Chapel Hill / Carrboro Free and Trade
      • UNC Chapel Hill Subleases, Roommates, Off Campus Housing & Apartments
      • Buy Nothing Chapelboro (West) Carboro, NC
      • Queer ExchangeL Greater Triangle Area, North Carolina 


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** indicates that this is a black owned business. Click here to find more Black-owned businesses in the area. 

Local Black-owned Restaurants:

Durham Chapel Hill Greensboro area
Dame’s Chicken and Waffles Vegan Flava Cafe Dame’s Chicken and Waffles
Chicken Hut Mama Dip’s Kitchen Stephanie’s
Beyu Cafe Ben & Jerry’s Franklin St. Location Paradise West Indian
Zweli’s  Al’s Burger Shack** Summit Cafe 
Jeddah’s Tea Da Reggae Cafe
Big C Waffles Taste of Ethiopia
Favor Desserts Hickory Tree BBQ
Nolia Coffee Becky’s and Mary’s (High Point)
True Flavors Diner Prime Tyme Soul Cafe (Winston)
Palace International Sweet Potatoes (Winston)
Lee’s Kitchen Forsyth Seafood Market (Winston)
Jamaican Grille
Perkins Orchard (farmers type market)
Saltbox Seafood Joint

**due to ongoing sexual harassment allegations against Al of Al’s Burger Shack, we are hesitant to endorse this business, but recognize the decision to do so is a personal choice. See here for more info.

*** The Local Black-owned Restaurants chart above is courtesy of UNC P&N Department Hour of Action Group.