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480 Hillsboro St, Pittsboro, NC 27312-9935
+1 919-533-6303
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
480 Hillsboro St, Pittsboro, NC 27312-9935
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't know what changed but our last visit was out LAST visit. Waited 20 minutes for service when restaurant was not crowded. Food was long in prep and short on taste.

Thank donaldf492
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Oakleaf has become our favorite restaurant in the Chapel Hill - Carrboro - Pittsboro area. Although chef and owner Brendan Cox has been repeatedly recognized for the quality of his food he has not rested on his laurels, constantly updating favorite dishes to use...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our friend are regulars at Oakleaf so we went there for dinner. The place is attractive, located in an old brick mill and well appointed inside. The noise level was very high on a busy Saturday night since the acoustics don't buffer sound at all....More

Thank Barry17149021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've eaten here many times, and always had a great meal. The food is imaginative, uses local ingredients, is fresh, and interesting. Wines are very good, service is excellent. Not the least expensive around, but absolutely great value. This is a restaurant worth traveling to.

Thank workwings
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This was my second visit to Oakleaf, and I wasn't disappointed on my return. Set in an old textile mill, the white-tablecloth restaurant retains many of the mill's original features: a 25-foot ceiling, exposed beams, large windows overlooking beautiful gardens, a massive sliding door, and...More

Thank Rebecca A
Reviewed 22 June 2017

My wife and I came with our daughter to celebrate our 50th anniversary. We were initially given a poorly located table, but when we asked for another, the request was quickly accommodated. We started with a lovely cheese plate and two salads. Salads change daily,...More

Thank Prof-DSR
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

For all the hype and fanfare I was really disappointed. Overly chatty bartender and mediocre food choices. And most of all the ambiance was industrial at best - and not in a good way. Will not go back. With all the excellent food choices in...More

Thank Pleasant3boymom
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Four of us went to Oakleaf for an excellent dinner. It's fine dining, but casual. A nice wine list, very fairly priced. We all had salads for the first course - their options for the first course are heavy on salads, as it happens, although...More

Thank NCDoc
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Shared a 50th anniversary here with 2 friends. The waitstaff and hostess were very accommodating even though the restaurant was very busy. We ordered different entrees which were prepared perfectly and beautifully presented on the plate. Portions do not overflow the plate and are just...More

Thank StephenB1942
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

The location is rustic and sophisticated. Service was great! Thank you , Ryan! We had the arugula salad and seared beef an both were amazing. Our peaceful lunch date was perfect. Stop buy to enjoy this rehabilitated mill and soak in the history and atmosphere....More

Thank Lorleila B
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9 November 2016|
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Response from Leslie C | Property representative |
There is always at least one vegetarian entrée on our menu and there are of course always several vegetarian first courses. We are also always happy to create a vegan option for you if you would like! Please simply let us... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 480 Hillsboro St, Pittsboro, NC 27312-9935
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Pittsboro
  • Phone Number: +1 919-533-6303
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