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401 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2314
+1 919-967-0057
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  • Excellent5%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible52%
24 Apr 2014
“Great Dining Experience”
3 Jul 2013
“great food, terrible service.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood, Spanish
$$ - $$$
401 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2314
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Reviewed 25 April 2014

This is a classy place to attend a dinner. It's very quaint and intimate. My brother even asked his wife to marry him here. A very classy place on Franklin Street.

1  Thank dstadunc
Reviewed 4 July 2013

I finished eating by the time I had my glass of wine. I had great mussels, the food is good, but service was terrible and we were the only table at the restaurant.

Thank mamadenina
Reviewed 30 December 2012

Cooked to order authentic Italian food. Charming little spot with about 10 tables. The Italian chef cooks everything to order. Very reasonable prices.

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 4 September 2012

I've been here three times. Each time there's a new waiter/ess - I'm assuming it's because of how the chef yells at employees, reading from a few of the other reviews. At any rate, our waitress was very nice, and our food was delicious. The...More

Thank Jazz-June
Reviewed 4 September 2012

Seriously, we saw a jar of Ragu sitting on the counter of the kitchen. This place is unbelievably terrible. We ordered a Caesar salad; what came out of the kitchen was a bunch of lettuce coated with Wishbone dressing and topped with shredded (probably pre-shredded)...More

1  Thank TigerShark500
Reviewed 7 June 2012

The server was very nice and helpful; that is where the pleasant experience ended. They didn't have what is on their wine list. The food was nothing special. Dessert servings were small. We made the mistake of asking for separate checks which the waiter was...More

Thank Pam H
Reviewed 6 May 2012

Horrible place. Terrible staff, and no corkage fee. Wine list just a guideline. Stay away from this place.

Thank wespwheeler
Reviewed 20 January 2012

Small, intimate place. Authentic food. Feels almost like eating in someone's home.

Thank lautertrails
Reviewed 7 January 2012

Poor, poor man, he has great cooking talent when not under pressure! I had some wonderful dinners there. It's the experience that wavers for the customers. It's an emotional roller coaster and the mood is cooked within the food you are served. Catch the chef...More

1  Thank Paisleyday
Reviewed 13 April 2010

I ate here over winter and i can safely say it was the worst meal I've had in my six years of living in the Triangle area. We waited forever for water and bread, and then for a tasteless appetizer. I ordered the risotto, but...More

2  Thank trotskycore
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2314
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-967-0057
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