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764 MLK Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC
+1 919-537-8167
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“mussels” (46 reviews)
“duck confit” (15 reviews)
“hanger steak” (11 reviews)
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French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
764 MLK Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an excellent meal that was fresh, crisp and tasty. I had the Hangar Steak that was cooked perfectly, and they even cut out the muscle in the middle leaving two delicious slabs of meat. Great sauce, brown with a somewhat thick texture and very...More

Thank Billy O
Reviewed 19 December 2017

We stopped here on the way to a play. It was chilly so I felt like soup. The soup du jour was French Onion Soup so we had 2. It was very filling with the bread and the melted cheese, so yummy. We also shared...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Great spot for French bistro cuisine and rarely found in the Triangle. The mussels are my favorite and the cheese plate was also good. Good choice of wine but I had beer, all local.

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 18 November 2017

The menu changes, and depends upon the best Farm to Table items. The food and service are excellent. We have dined here several times, and always a joy. We enjoyed a selection of raw oysters, scallops, short ribs, and duck confit. Each was well prepared...More

Thank PhilViking
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

I've been to a lot of great restaurants and I have to say this small hole in the wall is right up there with the best of them. If it wasn't for someone recommending it to us we never would have found this place but...More

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

The seating is limited and much in demand at this fine local favorite. It’s best to arrive early at Kitchen, not to be confused with City Kitchen at the University Place shopping mall. The French bistro dishes are always nicely-prepared and the service is attentive....More

1  Thank macmac114
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Kitchen is a perfect neighborhood bistro - a restaurant for both everyday eating and also nice dinners. The owners are both the chef and the hostess and tend to have waitstaff that stays with them for a while, so the service is good and the...More

Thank HappyBobbi
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The common bond in our group is that we all own French 2CV vintage cars and Kitchen was a great venue for our 2017 Bastille Day dinner. Dick and Sue Barrow gave us a great welcome and the service throughout the meal was excellent. Wine...More

Thank buenvino
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I see people raving about this place; and truly when we were there this little hole in the wall was packed! So it must be good for a lot of people? But bad is bad---and we had some legitimate complaints. First of all it was...More

Thank ArchitectZ
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We showed up looking forward to dining here after mistakenly booking a reservation with a different restaurant. (Sounds improbable, but iPhone calling makes it easy if the names are similar and the caller is busy!) We were overwhelmed by how they so graciously accommodated our...More

1  Thank AHDRMNC
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27 September 2017|
Response from ArchitectZ | Reviewed this property |
It would be worth a try if you are in a wheelchair! Lots of people---(it is very popular)---and no special accommodations for the handicapped----but worth a try (you would know best)!? I would call them first and ask... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 764 MLK Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-537-8167
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