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La Residence

202 W Rosemary St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2508
+1 919-967-2506
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good15%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“la rez” (10 reviews)
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French, American
202 W Rosemary St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2508
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Reviewed 10 August 2015

We returned for the special Tomato dinner, having enjoyed it so much last year. EVEN better. Chef Fearrington is awesome. Will be an annual event for all four of us.

Thank Lee W
Reviewed 4 June 2015

La Residence has been around for years in Chapel Hill and seems to have fallen off the radar due to the competition on Franklin Street. My wife and I decided we wanted a relaxing meal in a courtyard off the main drag and were rewarded...More

3  Thank edeneagle
Reviewed 3 November 2014

My husband and I had a coupon for BOGO- appetizer and entree so we decided to try. Delicious meal. Soup, salad, scallops and ravioli for our meals. Chef John introduced himself and explained the dishes. Wait staff excellent. The only but is the price is...More

2  Thank Lodgermom
Reviewed 25 September 2014

We signed up with another couple for the summer Tomato Dinner and had the four courses with wine pairings. Everything was delicious.

1  Thank Lee W
Reviewed 16 September 2014

La Residence is a local institution for gourmet eating in the Durham-Chapel Hill area, one of the descendant restaurants of the legendary staff of Fearrington and Edna Lewis. We had an early evening lunch on a Groupon ticket and were delighted with the quality of...More

2  Thank Carlisle W
Reviewed 8 September 2014

I got a groupon for a meal valued at $150 at La Rez. Though the meal was good La rez should be ashamed of itself for this groupon scam. If we had ordered off of the regular menu this meal for 2 would have cost...More

7  Thank RTP54
Reviewed 17 August 2014

Everything about our first visit to this restaurant was just perfect! We had reservations for 7pm on a Saturday evening. We were seated immediately and water was on the table before I could blink an eye. We were brought fresh baguette and olive oil with...More

3  Thank beachinjeep
Reviewed 23 July 2014

This was a Friday night visit with a Groupon offering a 4 course meal for 2 with a tomato theme. Whilst the service, cocktails and salad were excellent the other courses were not to my taste. There was a very rich soup loaded with heavy...More

3  Thank Jane B
Reviewed 25 April 2014

This is the late night spot to hit up in Chapel Hill. Everybody that goes there will tell you how awesome this place is. Don't let the frat all-stars scare you off. This place is always packed and always has the best crowds.

Thank dstadunc
Reviewed 5 January 2014

We were in Chapel Hill for New Years Eve and had dinner at La Rez. The 3 course $50 prix fixe was a good value compared to other restaurants in the area that were doing prix fixe however at all including La Rez you probably...More

2  Thank Bill S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 W Rosemary St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2508
    (Pritchard Ave)
  • Public Transportation: Chapel Hill Transit Lines CW, FG less than one block from Chapel Hill city center and most Bus Stops.
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-967-2506
A Chapel Hill landmark since 1976, La Residence offers an American inspired twist on classic French food. Join us tonight for an exceptional dining experience.
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