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Chapel Hill Restaurants

Chapel Hill is a foodies paradise, with something to please every taste from Asian cuisine to southern cooking.  Here are just a few of our favorite Chapel Hill restaurants within a short drive of the inn.


Traditional Italian with a full bar and wine list just outside the main entrance of Governor's Club.

02.4 Miles
Rasa Malaysia

Authentic Malaysia cuisine such as Peking Duck, Green Curry Chicken and Mango-Mango Ayam.  Also serving seafood, vegitarian dishes, rice and noodles. Alcoholic beverages are also available. 

06.4 Miles
Crooks Corner

Updated southern cooking with "Cue and Tunes"Wednesdays. Offers a great wine by the glass wine list. Open for dinner Tuesday to Sunday at 5:30 PM & Sunday Brunch at 10:30 AM

07.7 Miles

Traditional Indian cuisine from the Punjabi region of India featuring clay-oven-cooked meats and vegetables with exotic seasonings.

07.8 Miles
411 West

Modern Italian inspired by the flavors of Italy and the Mediterranean, with a healthy California twist.

07.9 Miles
Elaine's on Franklin

New American Cuisine ina cozy, romantic atmosphere in the heart of downtown Chapel Hill.  Offers a Wine Spectator award-winning wine and popular cocktail list. Open for dinner only. Closed Sundays and Mondays.

07.9 Miles
Lantern Restaurant

Upscale Asian restaurant voted one of Gourmet Magazine's Top 50 Restaurants.  Chef-owner Andrea Reusing was named one of "15 Green Chefs" on Grist's international list, has written for Saveur, Domino, Fine Cooking, and Reservations are suggested. 

07.9 Miles

Modern Southern Indian Tamil Food from 300 BC to modern times. You can even have your food served on a on banana leaf if you like. Chennai style Free Bar Snacks to Happy Hour crowd.

08.0 Miles
Bin 54

Located near the UNC Chapel Hill Campus. Quality meats, seafood, and vegetables in a simple and honest manner. Full Bar and wine list.

08.3 Miles
Elements Restaurant

Contemporary New American Cuisine featuring specialty cocktails, small plates, dinner with a variety of Asian dishes.  Reservations can be made online. Closed Saturday for Lunch and Sundays all day.

08.4 Miles

Casual seafood and oyster bar serving wood-grilled fillets, live Maine lobster and lightly breaded fried seafood. Squid's also features a beautiful patio for outdoor dining.

09.8 Miles