Chowing Down in Chatham County

Whether your roots are in Chatham County or you are passing through, there are more than a few culinary destinations that should catch your eye. From traditional southern cooking to an authentic Italian pizza, there’s a taste for every unique palate at the table. So tonight, fold up your apron and try somewhere new!

If you have any recommendations that are not on the menu below, please comment your suggestions. Bon Appétit!

Postal Fish Company:

Postal Fish Co. in Pittsboro is serving you coastal cooking in a Piedmont kitchen. You’ll be dining in the old Pittsboro post office as you enjoy fresh seafood in a casual atmosphere. Harvested by fisherman from Virginia and the Carolinas, oysters, shrimp, clams and a variety of season items are served daily.

What makes Postal Fish Company such a catch? They travel twice a week to the coast to select the freshest product to bring to your table!

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Allen & Son Bar-B-Que:

Eastern-style barbeque has met its master, and that’s Jimmy Stubbs. In addition to opening Stubbs & Son BBQ in Sanford, Stubbs has been running the show in Pittsboro for almost 20 years. You may be one of the many who have raved about his mildly spicy coleslaw, or his perfectly cut french fries or their golden brown hushpuppies. Are you hungry yet?

Grab a sandwich, a plate or an order of fresh seafood – catfish anyone?

Dig in:

Greek Kouzina:

Are we in the Greek Islands yet? Close enough! Serving healthy and fresh Greek and Mediterranean food every single day of the week, you’ll find hummus, kebabs, gyros, tzatziki, and grape leaves all made from scratch. Although it may be located in Pittsboro, it’s as close to the real Greek deal as you’ll get. Not to mention, there is an expansive list of vegetarian menu items to choose from.

Enjoy a delicious Greek burger, a tasty shish kebab platter or maybe a Greek lamb pita. Don’t forget to top it all off with a dash of feta cheese!

What’s cooking:


Compadres Tequila Lounge in Pittsboro and Siler City is your one-stop-shop for deliciously fresh Mexican cuisine. Topping the charts with four stars on Yelp, diners rave about the quality of their tequila, the convenient location, the hearty portions and the spectacular artwork, which is imported from Mexico. Above all, Compadres offers a wide variety of options for their customers – just take a look at their menu!

Cheers to a good margarita, a savory fajita and a new dining experience!

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Elizabeth’s Pizza & Italian Restaurant:

The flavors of Italy have arrived in Pittsboro, NC! This neighborhood establishment is no stranger to hearty portions, quality ingredients, and affordable prices. While the foundation of the restaurant relies heavily on their pizza, you’ll also find a scrumptious variety of pasta, seafood and salad entrees on the menu. Elizabeth’s prioritizes not only the quality of the dishes served in their restaurant, but creating the feeling of hominess for their customers.

Take a bite out of any one of their pizzas, strombolis, hot or cold subs, calzones or desserts. When in Rome!

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S&T’s Soda Shoppe:

Classic American dining meets Pittsboro at S&T’s Soda Shoppe. If you’ve heard of culinary legends, such as the Gambler, Clint’s Cheese Dog or Steve’s Super Shake, you’ve probably had the pleasure of dining here. Outfitted with authentic soda shoppe furniture and decor, a stop inside will take you back to a time of true American classics, and a lot of cheese and ice cream to go with it.

Start with an entree and top the meal off with a special soda, a sundae or a taste of egg cream. You’ll have to try that for yourself. For 20 years, S&T’s Soda Shoppe has been serving smiles and soda to many loyal Pittsboro diners.

A look inside: