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411 West Italian Cafe

411 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2314
+1 919-967-2782
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (22 reviews)
“pasta” (67 reviews)
“pear salad” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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411 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2314
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Loved the food, crowded bar, small tables but we loved our dinner!!!! So many people were out after the football game, we were not expecting the wait!

Thank Goin2Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wanted to have an easy but nice dinner for a special occasion in Chapel Hill. Chose 411 based upon good reviews and I am sure glad we went. What a nice setting.....we were fortunate to have a table in the atrium area on the outer...More

Thank NorthStar779040
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very fun place with excellent service.Lots of choices for those who like Italian as well as other types of food - appropriate portions and gluten free choices.

Thank bbdandwad
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

From 411 West’s website, one might expect a fine dining experience- with an attractive setting, attentive service and delicious Italian food “with a California twist”. After a so-so meal two years ago, we thought we’d give it a another try. Sadly, we were disappointed again....More

Thank macmac114
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This is a very good restaurant on Franklin Street West, the main drag in this college town, serving modern Italian food. The wood fired pizza is excellent with a few limited choices. Any of the pasta dishes are very good. Prices are reasonable for Chapel...More

Thank Franco M
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

The staff is friendly. The atmosphere is upscale yet relaxed; perfect for conversation. The fare is delicious and well prepared. Highly recommend the desert sampler.

Thank Jwithdog
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We were staying in CH at the Franklin and did a take out order at 411 for dinner. We have been coming to 411 for years before Carolina basketball games. It did not disappoint. We had the salmon which was incredible. Also had a small...More

Thank Flasharchibald
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We enjoyed our dinner, the food and service were very good. The dishes we had were the lemon linguine and the wood grilled organic salmon. Both were seasoned mildly which wasn't what we had expected for the lemon linguine. The salmon was prepared very well...More

Thank russell w
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I don't know why we don't go here more often. The food is so good and fresh. Portions are large enough for sharing. The shrimp appetizer is delicious. Very original presentation. My husband loves the linguini and I almost always order the chicken parmesan. Can't...More

Thank Lucy P
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We ordered and recommend the grilled pear salad which has walnuts, Gorgonzola cheese, mixed greens and a tasty dressing. And for a main entree, you won’t go wrong with the Parmesan chicken with homemade pasta, fresh tomatoes and mushrooms. Also, the organic grilled salmon is...More

Thank Janice P
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28 January 2018|
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Response from Scarlettsville | Reviewed this property |
They take reservations and I would certainly recommend booking as soon as possible. Enjoy!
28 January 2018|
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Response from b_arnold1976 | Reviewed this property |
411 West accepts as many reservations as possible while reserving a number of seats for walk in customers. Reservations can be made by phone (919-967-2782) during regular business hours for parties of all sizes. We try to... More
9 June 2016|
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Response from doyouneedme | Reviewed this property |
They have a carpark right B-side the restaurant and if that doesn't work in the evenings they have valet parking in the town
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 411 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2314
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-967-2782
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