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Vimala's Curryblossom Cafe

431 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2319
+1 919-929-3833
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“bhatura” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
431 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2319
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Missing yesterday's dinner of Kofta curry garlic and very delicious spinach naan, veggie samosas & vegetable pakoras were a great start!

Thank TheVeganGiant
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nobody who lives in or visits Chapel Hill should miss Vimala's, at least once, if not a regular habit. Don't wait, just go and visit! Why? Two reasons: 1. You will not find better tasting, more authentic Indian food anywhere. Vimala is real, Vimala cares...More

Thank Zemo T
Reviewed 30 October 2017

I gave this restaurant a 2 a few weeks ago when we got take out while in Chapel Hill. We gave it another try this past week when we were back in the area because we had heard others speak so highly and love Indian...More

Thank LEANC1965
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Ordered Tandori chicken--dry thigh meat, nicely seasoned, but overcooked. Menu said breast, was thigh...disappointing. Chicken curry was ok, nothing special....samosas were ok also...nothing special and very, very small portions for the cost. We got take-out and we could not believe how little food was given...More

Thank LEANC1965
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Delicious food. Lovely outdoor courtyard. Convenient parking lot. The best part is supporting a business that is so giving to others and the community. Thank you Visalia for being such a good person.

Thank crummelhart
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We ate lunch here when the main dining room was closed. We ordered at the bar and then grabbed a table outside. The courtyard looked nice, but there were lots of tiny bugs landing on everything; we moved to the porch area with a ceiling...More

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This was my first experience in an Indian restaurant ever (I was surprised too!). We had to wait quite a bit at lunch to put in our order. They were really busy and maybe under staffed? We weren't in a hurry, so it was ok....More

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Always good food. Much of the year you can eat in the courtyard. Vimala is one of the nicest people you will ever meet and is amazingly attentive to the food she makes and the service she and her workers give to customers. She is...More

Thank Ti H
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Vimala has been active in the community for many years and brings her special care to her restaurant. I have had excellent food she has catered for events and in the restaurant. I have often chosen the vegetable curry of the day or Kerala Beef...More

Thank TarheelAnn74
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We're vegan and went here with some non-vegan friends that live in the area but had never been here before. You order at the counter and then they bring the food out to you. There's limited seating inside but a nice patio outside that had...More

Thank VeganRV
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Response from RainbeauReiki | Reviewed this property |
Yes yes yes. Take it home. Enjoy!!!!
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Response from LonestarSpartan | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely, they do a tremendous amount of take out business.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 431 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2319
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-929-3833
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