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Talullas

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456 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2313 (Roberson Street)
+1 919-933-1177
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16:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 15:30
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The decoration includes beautiful oriental rugs on the walls, which give the place a cosy feeling. The food is basically Turkish and offers a nice variety to choose from. The prices are reasonable.

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Thank SYL501
Newport Beach, California
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65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

Friendly staff, wonderful food, freshly baked bread, and more... Except that the place itself looks tired! It really needs some updating as every single paper pendant over the bar has a tear!! There are beautiful rugs hanging from the walls, but the place is so dark you might miss them! Wires from speakers are hanging all over the place.. the... More 

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Thank Relativelysolid
Durham, North Carolina
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115 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

We went back after not going here for about 2 years, as we don't live as close. We always knew it was a great place, and decided to try it for a BD dinner. Everything from the service, sultan's corner table, food, drinks, atmosphere was excellent. Allison, the server, had great recommendations and took care of us with expertise. My... More 

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

I stopped in with my daughter on a Thursday night before touring UNC Chapel Hill. We had Acılı Ezme and Kisir and were totally surprised at how delicious both dishes were! We had never tried Turkish food before, but are eager to try to recreate these dishes on our own. The atmosphere was really very nice and the service was... More 

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Cincinnati
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

It was a busy football weekend and most restaurants were booked so we tried Talullas in the mood for something different. The food was fantastic liked it better than Lantern across the street which is so highly rated. Our server helped us navigate the menu and make our selections. Flavors were wonderful nothing disappointed us through the great desserts. The... More 

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Thank Dan M
Greensboro, NC
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128 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Went for a date night. Got a wonderful seat by the window in one of the alcoves. The service was excellent and the food delicious. It was our first time and we got a wide variety of appetizers and a meet sampler.highly recommend

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Barrington, Rhode Island
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217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Turkish salad to die for. Simple yet delicious and plated very nicely. Lamb chops was recommended by the folks at The Franklin hotel. And they were devine! Really like the setting, could be a nice date place or a business dinner place.

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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Had a very nice dinner with a small group, I forget exactly what was ordered but I had a taste of everything, and it was all excellent, left knowing that I will need to return to try other items.

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Thank Joe M
New Hope, Pennsylvania
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180 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Had a business dinner here recently and was very impressed. Interesting decor and Turkish food. Had the house special lamb dish and I will get it again if I get to go back. Outstanding. Alison our server was charming, helpful and efficient. Also terrific stuffed grape leaves and baklavah. Well priced. Highly recommended.

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Cary n
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

1. Atmosphere: Unique and inviting. Sat in a lovely window seat overlooking Franklin St. 2. Food: I highly recommend ordering the weekend only special thinly sliced lamb...it was amazing and enough for two people. The lamb chops were cooked to perfection. I also tried the lamb dumplings and falafel...both authentic and tasty. And you MUST order the "shredded wheat" dessert...it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 456 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2313
    (Roberson Street)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-933-1177
Description
When you walk through the shadowed glass doors of Talulla's, an instant transformation begins to occur. Your mind and body begin to relax. Your ears pick up on the eclectic mix of music. Your eyes wonder around the walls, decorated in Turkish rugs; then the ceilings, scattered with warm, unique lighting pieces; then the floors... the dark, hardwood floors; and finally, across the plush seating areas, disguised by cushions and pillows and fabric leisurely draped around the frames.

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Raleigh
4 months ago
Hendersonville, North Carolina

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?