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Churros in Chapel Hill?

LulusMom Feb 17, 2010 05:30 AM

Is there any place in Chapel Hill or Carrboro that does fresh churros? Thanks in advance for any info!

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    tenacious z May 5, 2010 09:46 PM

    There's a Mexican bakery/market called Panaderia. It's in Carrboro, on Hwy 54 at Carrboro Plaza. We got some fresh churros there today. They also have amazing baked goods that are baked on site. They're also very cheap. I bought two churros and a large custard-filled pastry for only $2.75.

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    1. re: tenacious z
      burgeoningfoodie May 6, 2010 05:54 AM

      I have to ask as it has been my experience with panaderias, but are the tastes distinctive? I mean in my past experience everything has somewhat tasted the same. Haven't been to the one in Carrboro, but I know the one you are talking about.. same place as the DMV and Food Lion.

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      bbqme Feb 18, 2010 07:28 AM

      In Chapel Hill, not sure. In Durham the Superior (different from Super) tienda has a huge bakery and cafeteria section that sells churros.

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        boaviagem Feb 18, 2010 06:33 AM

        Watts Grocery Sunday Brunch -
        Southwestern Churros: Little Cinnamon Doughnuts with Dark Chocolate Sauce on the side

        1. romansperson Feb 18, 2010 05:17 AM

          Don't know if this helps, but Dos Perros is opening for Sunday brunch this weekend and one menu item is churros with hot chocolate. Yum!


          The fruit, yogurt and granola plate looks tempting too ...

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            cervisiam Feb 17, 2010 08:13 AM

            if i can tag onto this post, anywhere in durham (roxboro road)? i know you can get them at watts, but i'm cheap :)

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              burgeoningfoodie Feb 17, 2010 11:51 AM

              Sadly the only place I've had a churro recently is Costco :-p

              1. re: burgeoningfoodie
                LulusMom Feb 17, 2010 12:40 PM

                Wow, really? Are they cooked fresh? And where is the Costco if they are?

                1. re: LulusMom
                  burgeoningfoodie Feb 17, 2010 01:40 PM

                  Cooked yes... fresh.. I don't think so.. I mean they aren't made to order. It's like going to a pizza place and ordering a slice of pizza.

                  1. re: burgeoningfoodie
                    LulusMom Feb 18, 2010 02:49 AM

                    oh well, thanks for the info. If we get desperate, we'll try them.

                    1. re: LulusMom
                      anne7134 Feb 18, 2010 06:41 AM

                      They really aren't bad. In fact, up until last Saturday I preferred them to Watts Grocery's churros. (Last Saturday, we had a batch of churros from watts that were wonderful - hot, crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside. Usually the churros I eat there are hard through and through).

              2. re: cervisiam
                castaway Feb 17, 2010 01:26 PM

                Super Tacqueria on the corner of Roxboro and Bon Air(???) (slightly south of Murray) has a sign in the window for Churros.

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