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201 S Estes Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-7001
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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98 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
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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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220 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
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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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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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196 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
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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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23 restaurant reviews
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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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155 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 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
Southern Pines, North Carolina, United States
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

We ordered bang bang shrimp and lightly fried pork pot stickers for openers - the bang pany (crispy fried shrimp) was covered in a great sauce but made the fried shrimp soggy - texture was bad. Dumplings were ok but not crisp. For the main course I ordered ROYAL DISH (beef, chicken, shrimp, scallops, and crab meat in a spicy... More 

Thank Helen K
High Point, North Carolina
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139 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

Spent the whole day shopping, had a great lunch, shopped some more & on the way home felt like a little something. Red Bowl = GREAT Got a great 1/2 price bottle of wine, shared the spring roll & egg roll out on their patio!. Could not have been better.

Thank Mike D
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300 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

I went here with a friend for lunch for MLK holiday--- they only had dinner features--- but luckily for us that included sushi. So we had 2 special rolls to share -- with soup which made a really nice lunch.

Thank Nancy M

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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
Japanese, Chinese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, 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?