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764 MLK Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC
+1 919-537-8167
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second time here. Love this place. Great food and service. Braised short ribs and grilled brussel sprouts were excellent. Definitely recommend!!

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Kitchen is a tiny restaurant that offers both the highest-class dining experience with a casual atmosphere. Okay, I guess it's business casual, but whatever you call it, it's comfortable! Their moule frites, their mains, desserts, how do you begin? My wife and I have been going here for over 5 years, and each and every time it's been one of... More 

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

This is a tiny restaurant that feels like someone's hosted a big dinner party. The servers are very sophisticated with describing the food and spirits. The providential French food is delightful. We've been several times and just love the food and atmosphere.

Raleigh, North Carolina
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496 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Kitchen is a small unpretentious Chapel Hll restaurant in a strip shopping center a bit away from the campus and main business district of Franklin Street. They only take reservations for 6 or more and while they advise you on better times to arrive we found that their prediction was not accurate the Saturday night we arrived so we had... More 

Durham, North Carolina
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We ate pâté, vichyssoise, saffron shrimp artichokes risotto, clams with vegetable sauce. All were delicious! Small and very unassuming place. What s pleasant surprise.

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

This small intimate French-style restaurant is inconspicuously tucked away in the corner of a small shopping center, but boasts a consistently excellent menu, an eclectic wine list, and a loyal clientele. House specialties include mussels and duck confit. A perfect venue for couples and small groups.

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71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

We have been here several times on date nights and with the family. The space is small and often packed. Last night, I ordered the Basque mussels and a glass of Muscadet wine. The mussels were fresh and delicious (cooked just right), and I used the bread to dip into the sauce. YUM. I've had ALL varieties of their mussels... More 

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

I love the food here and have yet to be disappointed. The quarters are rather tight and the service isn't always spectacular, but I'm not complaining about either. I've had the pork, the salmon and daily specials (fish), plus desserts. All excellent.

Cincinnati, Ohio
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

By recommendation, I stopped at Kitchen during a recent business trip for dinner. I was told the mussels were excellent. After hearing the specials, I decided to try the soft-shell crab over green beans and potatoes. The presentation was awesome, the two crabs were beautiful. Being a northern, I asked about eating the crab. I definitely thought the waiter was... More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Had heard great things about this restaurant, but what I experienced was below average. Soup was bland and lukewarm. Tried the shrimp salad, and the shrimp were only partially deveined, with the veins smeared down the sides of a couple of the shrimp. The avocado was not nearly ripe, and the paltry amount of lettuce and dressing were really not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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