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Dean E. Smith Center

300 Skipper Bowles Dr, Chapel Hill, NC
+1 919-962-2296
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Going to a game here is never boring! There is a good food selection too.

I have lost count of how many unc games I have been to. I love the Dean E. Smith Center, The food... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jacobyreviewsforyou
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
UNC-Miami

One of the best games i ever been. Amazing atmosphere. So much history inside this building. Wow... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2018
Samuel D
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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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  • Excellent81%
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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300 Skipper Bowles Dr, Chapel Hill, NC
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+1 919-962-2296
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"no complaints"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have lost count of how many unc games I have been to. I love the Dean E. Smith Center, The food selection is great, and there is also access to good bathrooms. The atmosphere is always good.

Thank jacobyreviewsforyou
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

One of the best games i ever been. Amazing atmosphere. So much history inside this building. Wow! Bucket list place

Thank Samuel D
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Great atmosphere as every(and hot!). Food choice and way they served it was much improved. Though I agree we must limit what people bring in, my wife having to pour out the contents of her small clutch bag into a clear plastic bag seemed a...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

I took my wife down for her christmas present. She had a great time. The atmosphere is great and the place a lot of basketball history. We watched Carolina play Clemson. Great game.

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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

It’s the Dean Dome, how can it be rated less than 5 stars. Great atmosphere and history. As a long time Tarheel fan but first time to see a game, I have no complaints. It was everything I expected. Great views from everywhere (we were...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

This place is getting a little long in the tooth but I still love it. It's easy to get to and the experience is unbeatable.

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Beautiful facility! High-tech, spacious, well-lit, easy to find seats, lots of people ready to help. Lots of fun, especially the fact that Wofford upset #5 UNC!

Thank crosskeysmom
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

I took my grandson to a game recently. You can immediately tell that this was designed to be one of basketball’s elite stadiums. There is not one seat that is obstructed by poles etc. I guess it’s dated by some of the new stadiums with...More

Thank David E
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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

I never cared for basketball as an undergraduate student, but friends convinced me to attend a game here last year. The crowd had such a great spirit, and everything was so lovely and covered in UNC light blue. I came back to watch UNC win...More

Thank Susie H
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

In full disclosure, I am a long-time ushers at this venue. It's great for history and competitive basketball but is showing it's age a little. If you're a fan of UNC basketball, check for the non-ACC games or the exhibition game at the start of...More

Thank TarHeel
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Kaitlyn B
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Yes you just need to check hours and such before going. Make sure to take in the UNC Basketball Museum too.
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