Elmo’s Diner

4 out of 5 stars

I wouldn’t ordinarily be happy about being seated in an outdoor patio in January after waiting 30 minutes, but Elmo’s manages to keep their patio pretty warm.

My order of biscuits and country gravy contained the perfect biscuits – not crispy and greasy and crumbly like what you would get at Bojangles.. light and fluffy biscuits that gently compress like play-doh when you carve them with a fork. I’m not sure if that sounds as appetizing as it tastes. Ah well.

The country gravy was fine but strangely contained link sausage cut up instead of pieces of patty sausage or sausage crumbles. However the home fries were crisply roasted with a nice seasoning and the amount of food was bountiful, it included eggs as well. I would describe my husband’s “custom 4” omelet, but I guess we’ll just go with a direct quote from the man himself: “omelet good.”

This turned out to be the perfect New Year’s day recovery meal. I wouldn’t say that after eating I felt energized, but I was hydrated by the all-curing combo: delicious coffee (which I am very picky about) and country gravy – the ultimate hangover sludge.

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Elmo’s Diner
200 N Greensboro St  Carrboro, NC 27510
(919) 929-2909

776 9th St  Durham, NC 27705
(919) 416-3823

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(919) 929-2909

  1. admin January 10, 2009
  2. Stephen January 9, 2009

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