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480 Hillsboro St, Pittsboro, NC 27312-9935
+1 919-533-6303
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“gnocchi” (15 reviews)
“duck” (12 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 21:00All hours
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
480 Hillsboro St, Pittsboro, NC 27312-9935
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oakleaf is, hands down, the best fine dining restaurant in the Triangle. I’ve been there twice in the past month and the menu has been completely different, but both incredibly enticing. The homemade pate is a must if you see in on the menu, as...More

Thank kenscoff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect: fresh balanced, delicious and extremely elegant :) A true gem. This is where we like to celebrate special occasions and everyday joys. Thank you so much, Oakleaf!

Thank thorChicago
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed in Pittsboro on our way home after traveling to NC to view the total eclipse of the sun. The Fearrington Inn was great. Since their restaurant was closed on a Tuesday night, we went to Oakleaf. It was very upbeat and busy. The...More

Thank P L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped by for lunch as part of "try restaurant we've never been to" weekend. It was a nice surprise. Loved the food, loved the service. Will definitely go back again.

Thank John0423
Reviewed 9 September 2017

My wife and I went for my wife's birthday. We went for lunch and everything was delicious and the service was excellent! I had the rainbow trout and my wife had the hanger steak along with Caesar salads for both of us. I understand that...More

Thank Bruce N
Reviewed 7 September 2017

My wife and I ate at Oakleaf recently and had a fantastic meal. The restaurant is tucked inside an old mill with large industrial glass windows and exposed posts and beams. The wait staff was knowledgeable, friendly and exceedingly patient as we made our selections....More

Thank whopper007
Reviewed 6 September 2017

My husband and I recently celebrated our anniversary there. Not only was the staff wonderful but, the food was amazing.The freshness, the flavors, the atmosphere... perfection..I hate to be rushed when you are out for a special occasion, I loved the way the staff made...More

Thank Donna P
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I don't know what changed but our last visit was out LAST visit. Waited 20 minutes for service when restaurant was not crowded. Food was long in prep and short on taste.

Thank donaldf492
Reviewed 5 August 2017

The Oakleaf has become our favorite restaurant in the Chapel Hill - Carrboro - Pittsboro area. Although chef and owner Brendan Cox has been repeatedly recognized for the quality of his food he has not rested on his laurels, constantly updating favorite dishes to use...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Our friend are regulars at Oakleaf so we went there for dinner. The place is attractive, located in an old brick mill and well appointed inside. The noise level was very high on a busy Saturday night since the acoustics don't buffer sound at all....More

Thank Barry17149021
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9 November 2016|
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Response from Leslie C | Property representative |
There is always at least one vegetarian entrée on our menu and there are of course always several vegetarian first courses. We are also always happy to create a vegan option for you if you would like! Please simply let us... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 480 Hillsboro St, Pittsboro, NC 27312-9935
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Pittsboro
  • Phone Number: +1 919-533-6303
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