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201 S Estes Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-7001
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Located at University Mall, I have been here many times and really enjoy Red Bowl Chinese. They have a varied menu with lots of options including sushi. I did try the sushi which was good but not as good as the other meals I had there. I really enjoyed the Sweet and Sour Chicken and the Beef with Broccoli dishes... More 

Thank Amanda B
Mebane, North Carolina, United States
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85 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always enjoy a meal at Red Bowl. It's hard to make a choice - the menu is lengthy and everything I've ever ordered has been quite good. My wife has made a favorite of the Walnut Shrimp but is frequently tempted to try a 'new' entree. I like to experiment and on our most recent visit I had the... More 

Thank Bill H
Snow Camp, North Carolina
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137 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of good food. Had enough for leftovers the next day. Love the sushi. Little pricey, but they have coupons online that you can use.

Thank Tammy A
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186 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Have been to Red Bowl other times and it was much better than today. Decided to go for dinner and were promptly seated and waited on. There were very few people in the restaurant and we were constantly out of drinks. Waitress even said I'm sure your wondering why your out of drinks and apologized and said she was having... More 

Thank Tiffany R
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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101 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I sometimes meet friends for lunch. They have a large lunch menu which, at my last visit was about $7 for egg roll, soup, rice and main course. I got a mango chicken dish the first time I went and have been getting ever since. It is listed as a spicy dish, They are very amenable to making it less... More 

Thank Gail S
High Point, North Carolina
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226 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Everything is cooked to order. Their won ton soup is crystal clear, hot, full of flavor. The won tons tender, not overcooked & the filling excellent. Both the spring roll & egg roll hot ,packed with flavor,& fried crispy. Sriracha gives the perfect heat to both. The 1/2 price house wine is always welcomed!!

Thank Mike D
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped by for lunch on a Sunday was busy, lots of choice of food, my son (13) had sushi I had a shrimp curry which was very nice and tasty, fast friendly service would Def go there again

Thank Sarah M
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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234 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

We stopped by for a quick lunch after the early movie at Silverspot. The sushi platters were very good and the service was excellent. Hope they can repeat the experience when the restaurant is really busy with customers.

Thank Stephen F
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Red Bowl is my favorite Asian spot in Chapel Hill. Their sesame chicken and lo mein are great! The portions are quite large, I would recommend splitting. Can't wait to go back!

Thank Carrie F
Chapel Hill, NC
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154 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

2nd time I have been here, due to the convenience to the move theater. The BOGO rolls are nice and the 1/2 price wine deals, however the service and attention to your table is severely lacking. Not much has changed in 2 years. If you are looking to feel welcome and valued when you walk in the door, than this... More 

Thank Jen J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 S Estes Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-7001
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: 919-918-7888

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