Restaurants – Fine Dining ($$$ – $$$$)

Name Address/Contact Reviews Walking Distance?
Carolina Crossroads Carolina Inn, 211 Pittsboro St. Chapel Hill, NC 27516
(919) 918-2735
Very Good
Official Link
foot
Four Eleven West 411 West Franklin St           Chapel Hill, NC 27516
(919) 967-2782
Nice Italian
Official Link
foot
Bin Fifty-Four 1201 Raleigh Rd.                 Chapel Hill, NC 27517
(919) 969 -1155
Excellent
Official Link
The Fearrington House Restaurant 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr Pittsboro, NC 27312
(919) 542-2121
Excellent Fixed Menu
Official Link
Lantern Restaurant 423 West Franklin St           Chapel Hill, NC 27516
(919) 969-8846
Very good American Asian
Official Link
foot
Elaine’s on Franklin 454 West Franklin St           Chapel Hill, NC 27516
(919) 960-2770
Excellent
Official Link
foot
IL Palio 1505 E Franklin St               Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 918-2545
Excellent Italian In Siena Hotel
Official Link
Spartacus Restaurant 4139 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd Durham, NC 27707
(919) 928-0300
Very good Greek
Official Link
City Kitchen 201 S Estes Dr                    Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 928-8200
Very good American
Official Link
Squid’s Seafood Market and Restaurant 1201 N Fordham Blvd          Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 942-8757
Very good
Official Link
La Residence 202 W Rosemary St            Chapel Hill, NC 27516
(919) 967-2506
Excellent French
Official Link
foot
Vespa 306 D W Franklin St.           Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 969-6600
Very good Italian
Official Link
foot

Restaurants – Local Favorites ($$-$$$)

Name Address/Contact Reviews Walking Distance?
Acme Food & Beverage 110 E. Main St.                Carrboro, NC 27510
(919) 929-2263
Official Link
Carolina Coffee Shop 138 E Franklin St                 Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 942-6875
Official Link foot
Crook’s Corner 610 W Franklin St                Chapel Hill, NC 27516
(919) 929-7643
Southern Food
Official Link
Elmo’s Diner 200 N Greensboro St       Carrboro, NC 27510 
(919) 929-2909
American
Official Link
Foster’s Market 750 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 967-3663
American/Coffee Shop
Official Link
The Loop Pizza Grill 1800 East Franklin St           Chapel Hill, NC 27514 
(919) 969-7112
Pizza
Official Link
Mama Dips Kitchen 408 West Rosemary St         Chapel Hill, NC 27516
(919) 942-5837
North Carolina BBQ & Southern Food
Official Link
foot
Spanky’s Restaurant 101 East Franklin St             Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 967-2678
Good American Food
Official Link
foot
Top of the Hill 100 E Franklin St                 Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 929-8676
Bar Food
Official Link
foot
Weathervane 201 S. Estes Drive               Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 929-9466
Part of “A Southern Season” gourmet store
Official Link

Restaurants – Ethnic Food ($$ – $$$)

Name Address/Contact Reviews Walking Distance?
Tandoor Indian Restaurant 1301 East Franklin St                      Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 967-6622
Indian
Official Link
Akai Hana 206 W Main St                           Carrboro, NC 27510
(919) 942-6848
Japanese
Official Link
Bandidos Mexican Cafe 159 East Franklin St                       Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 967-5048
Good & Reasonably Priced Mexican
Official Link
foot
Margaret’s Cantina 1129 Weaver Dairy Rd                   Chapel Hill, NC 27514 
(919) 942-4745
Mexican
Official Link
Mediterranean Deli 410 West Franklin St                      Chapel Hill, NC 27516
(
919) 967-2666
Middle Eastern
Official Link
foot
Jade Palace Restaurant 103 E. Main St.                          Carrboro, NC 27510
(919)942-0006
Good Chinese Food/Dining
Official Link
Thai Palace Restaurant 1206 Raleigh Rd                             Chapel Hill, NC 27517 
(919) 967-5805
Thai
Official Link

Restaurants – Reasons To Visit Durham ($$ – $$$$)

Name Address/Contact Reviews
Bullock’s Barbecue 3330 Quebec Dr                 Durham, NC 27705
( 919) 383-3211
Good NC BBQ
Official Link
Nana’s Restaurant 2514 University Dr              Durham, NC 27707 
(919) 493-8545
Fine Dining
Official Link
Outback Steakhouse 3500 Mount Moriah Rd         Durham, NC 27707
(919) 493-2202
Steak House
Official Link

Coffee Shops

Name Address/Contact Reviews Walking Distance?
Caffe Driade 1215 E. Franklin St              Chapel Hill. NC 27514
(919) 942-2333
Excellent
Official Link
Starbucks 103 East Franklin St            Chapel Hill, NC, 27516
(919) 932-3824
Official Link foot

Ice Cream, Gelato & Yogurt

Name Address/Contact Reviews Walking Distance?
Ben & Jerry’s 102 W. Franklin St              Chapel Hill. NC 27516
(919) 967-9068
Official Link foot
Sugarland 140 E. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill 27514

(919) 929-2100
Official Link foot
Cold Stone Creamery 131 E Franklin St                Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 933-2323
Official Link (location closed) foot
TCBY Yogurt 1800 E Franklin St              Chapel Hill, NC 27514
919-967-0629
Official Link
The Yogurt Pump 106 W. Franklin St.             Chapel Hill, NC 27516
(919) 942-7867
Official Link foot

Attractions – Botanical Gardens

Name Address/Contact Specialty
NC Botanical Garden 100 Old Mason Farm Rd        Chapel Hill, NC 27517
(919) 962-0522
Guided Tours and Hikes
Sarah P. Duke Gardens 420 Anderson St                Durham, NC 27708
(919) 684-3698
Garden Tour

Attractions – Museums

Name Address/Contact Walking Distance?
Ackland Art Museum 101 S. Columbia St.                               Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 962-0837
foot
Duke University Museum of Art 2001 Campus Dr                                 Durham, NC, 27705
( 919) 684-5135
NC Museum of Art 2110 Blue Ridge Rd                               Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
(919) 839-6262
NC Museum of History 5 East Edenton St                                 Raleigh, NC 27601
(919) 807-7900
NC Museum of Life & Sciences 433 Murray Ave                                   Durham, NC 27704
(919) 220-5429
NC Museum of Natural Sciences 11 E Jones St.                                          Raleigh, NC 27601
(919) 733-7450