The Pittsboro Roadhouse - So much more than a restaurant!
The Pittsboro Roadhouse & General Store is a family-friendly, community-centered restaurant with a kitchen team trained in fine dining presenting quality, fresh, made-from-scratch lunches and dinners catering to your many varied tastes, interests and needs.
- Southern foods with a twist.
- European influenced dishes and desserts with a twist.
- Vegetarian dishes with a twist.
- Gluten-free dishes with a smile.
- Great burgers from Dunlap Farms in Bear Creek.
- Two sizes of salads.
- Kids meals.
And there's always something happening at the Pittsboro Roadhouse.
Fresh Food Made-from-Scratch with Chef David Carlin
Under the leadership of fine-dining chef, Chef David Carlin, the menu features fresh, high-quality ingredients, cooked from scratch with a team he personally hired and trained. The Pittsboro Roadhouse features local and seasonal ingredients in weekly specials. Read about our Carolina Classics Catfish. Chef David Carlin joined us in early 2013 with an extraordinary passion about food. He trained in fine dining at one of only two Relais & Chateaux hotels in this state, Westglow Resort & Spa in Bowling Rock North Carolina; the other being Fearrington House, Country Inn and Restaurant.
General Store with Local Art and Culinary Gifts
"The Roadhouse" as it is sometimes called also has a General Store with local art, pottery and jewelry.
The Roadhouse is open Monday through Saturday at 11:00 a.m. On Pittsboro First Sunday, March - December, the Roadhouse opens for Sunday Brunch between 10:30 - 3:00.
Live Music and Dancing
The Roadhouse is known for its extensive music calendar featuring live music regularly Tuesday through Saturday nights, and occasionally on Sundays and every First Monday. Swing, Shag, Ballroom, Casual, Line Dancing. Monday nights feature dancing. First Mondays at 7:00 p.m. the NC Revelers, a big band orchestra plays dance music. Starting in August the cover will be $5, a modest fee to support the NC Revelers. Line dancing is featured most other Monday nights also at 7:00 p.m. Shag dancing with the Chatham Area Shag Association happens some First Sundays at 4:00 p.m. for a small fee.
The Pittsboro Music Scene
Pittsboro may not yet be as well known as Raleigh, Durham, Carrboro & Chapel Hill for music, but it's happening, and not just a little bit, a lot! Not only do we have a lot of live music seven days a week in downtown Pittsboro, Shakori Hills is just down the road in the gorgeous Chatham County countryside with several festivals a year! You will be surprised, and hopefully delighted. You can readily combine gift, thrift, art, books and antique shopping with live music every Pittsboro First Sunday! (Make Pittsboro your family destination on First Sundays each month.)
The Pittsboro Roadhouse & General Store opened on August 17, 2012 in the space known previously as the General Store Cafe, at 39 West Street, just West of Courthouse Circle in the historic and artsy town known affectionately as 'Circle City'. Read more.
Local Ownership - Greg Lewis
Local owner Greg Lewis and his family completed significant work updating the restaurant and began the process of establishing a sustainable enterprise that strengthens the community, is a cultural and social center, and becomes a major draw for the town of Pittsboro and Chatham County. No small order, and well-on-track to fulfilling the promise.
Open for Brunch on Pittsboro 1st Sundays! 10:30 - 3:00
You'll love coming to Pittsboro's downtown for First Sundays. Start with brunch at the Roadhouse, and starting at noon, the town opens up with street vendors, children's play area, bands, events and food and drink in some of the stores. First Sundays are when downtown Pittsboro has a party, and everyone's invited.
7 pm Wednesday - We are giving away a seat at the World Series of Poker in Cherokee to the Tournament Winner! 1 pm Saturday.
Have an Hour? Volunteer for Sunday's Meals on Wheels We've delivered up to 50 lunches on Sundays to Chatham County seniors. Help us deliver 60! Drop in on a senior and brighten their day. This is a community initiative that takes place at the Roadhouse.