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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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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 11 December 2008

We dined on a cool rainy Saturday evening and the restaurant was packed. While full, service did not suffer and we did not wait long for a table. We shared a small salad which turned out to be very large for 2. The server graciously...More

1  Thank dbrown46
Reviewed 3 September 2008

This was a nice place for a low-key dinner. The food was good (especially the mushroom and polenta appetizer), and the option of small plates is always a good one, as far as I'm concerned. I was disappointed that there was no recognition of my...More

2  Thank MaineFood
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Reviewed 6 August 2008

I love this place. The food is very consistent, and if you eat enough dinner rolls, you have lunch for the next day :) Also, the wines on special are always great.

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Reviewed 30 July 2008

i really enjoyed my experience here. it has a great old world feel and the atmosphere is really welcoming. we arrived about 20 minutes before they closed and were not going to stay, but they insisted and treated us like VIP guests. On top of...More

Thank h3_freak
Reviewed 22 June 2008

Service at this restaurant was horrible. I waited 20 minutes for anyone to ask me if I wanted another cocktail or to check my satisfaction of my meal. The manager was not responsive to my concerns. I would not return to this restaurant.

1  Thank DianeMack
Reviewed 25 April 2008

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Chapel Hill. Whenever our family visits Chapel Hill, we wind up here. The restaurant is one of the bigger ones in Chapel Hill, so unlike others you don’t feel cramped or crowded. The food is fantastic, and...More

Thank moviefan07
Reviewed 24 April 2008

Affordable, quality food. One of the best places in Chapel Hill!

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Reviewed 14 March 2008

unc students all take their parents here when the come on parents day. errrr

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Reviewed 6 March 2008

We ate there on a Saturday night and thought the food was absolutely delicious. However, it was extremely crowded. We had tried to make a reservation but they told us they only reserve for 25% of their tables. At that point they told us there...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2008

Great food! Lots of healthy and delicious choices.

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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
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, 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
  • E-mail
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