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) #16 of 207 Restaurants in Chapel Hill €€ - €€€, French, Gluten Free Options
764 MLK Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC
+1 919-537-8167
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“mussels” (47 reviews)
“duck confit” (14 reviews)
“hanger steak” (10 reviews)
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French, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
764 MLK Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

We have eaten here often with friends and enjoy our meal every time. It is a cozy little spot that somehow does not get too loud for a lovely conversation. The food is excellent and the specials keep regulars from feeling repetitive. You can have...More

Thank f00lme0nce
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This small, intimate, cosy restaurant is the place we all dream of having in our neighborhood; this local venue has a level of sophistication that makes it feel like the local bistro for all. Dick (chef) and Sue (maitre d') are a seamless team, never...More

Thank Marsha D
Reviewed 29 March 2017

There are so many reasons we love Kitchen. Since we have been steady customers for many years, we are always greeted with affection. The responsive wait staff is excellent with good suggestions, especially regarding the wines. The food is consistently delicious. We especially like the...More

Thank JerryL3
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This is a real local gem. Very authentic French bistro food with a couple of American standards and then a dish or two with a Moroccan or Mediterranean touch. (Today my friend had moules frites/mussels and fries and I had a calamari stew with chick...More

Thank Doriane C
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Went to Kitchen on a Saturday night dreading a potential wait. Fortunately for us, UNC-Duke was going on down the road so the place was not busy. Our dining companions started with a Frisee Salad with an egg on it. It looked and smelled wonderful....More

Thank TheRealAwaxy
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We returned for a nice meal here as we love the atmosphere. The owner is so nice and the service is good. We tried the ribeye special and was a bit disappointing. It could have used more salt and it was not as tender as...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We have eaten here three times hoping that each time they will have done something about the noise level, but it hasn't changed. The food is not standard fare - which us foodies can appreciate. But if you don't like mushrooms or peppers and are...More

Thank smlnmyt
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This little restaurant is a real gem: authentic French bistro food in a cozy atmosphere. The owner was trained at the famous Frog restaurant in Philadelphia, and it shows. We always get a least one serving of the cream of mushroom soup, and the duck...More

Thank Born_2_Travel1709
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Our neighbors introduced us to this French bistro after raving about it. We visited this restaurant for the first time and thoroughly enjoyed it. We loved the tasty salads (roasted beets and arugula) followed by the moules provencal and hanger steak and frites with the...More

Thank Stephen F
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Kitchen is self-billed as a French bistro and measures up to the pleasure I expect of a one, yet it is unquestionably American with enjoyable French inflections. I had the cream of mushroom soup (minced mushrooms, not puréed) and the evening's special sliced duck breast...More

Thank Phil W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 764 MLK Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-537-8167
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