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City Kitchen

201 S Estes Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-7001
+1 919-928-8200
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“sushi” (19 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
201 S Estes Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-7001
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like the menu, great salmon entree; the breads they offer are fabulous! Menu changes for dinner but both are good!

Thank Smaertmove123
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Huge bouquets of fresh flowers greet you upon entrance; enormous calla lilly-looking light fixtures softly light the way. Quirky oil paintings and wise sayings line the walls. Wait staff is attentive, professional. Food was outstanding.

Thank Merlin T
Sydney S, Guest Relations Manager at City Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for noticing our eclectic interior details Merlin! Our staff goes out of the way to make our ambiance match the quality of our delicious menu. We look forward to serving you again soon. All Our Best, The City Kitchen Team

Reviewed 29 November 2017

We gave City Kitchen another try about 18 months ago and since then have had a number of positive and fun experiences - and some wonderful meals. We eat at the bar for the good vibe. We went again Monday night before Thanksgiving looking forward...More

Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We attended a rehearsal wedding dinner here and the venue was really nice. Staff warm friendly and very helpful. Smiles all around and a very welcoming. We had a reserved upstairs room and it was very tastefully furnished and very clean. We had a fixed...More

Thank 699valb
Sydney S, Guest Relations Manager at City Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

What a glowing review, thank you so much for your kind words and recognition. We look forward to that return visit! All Our Best, The City Kitchen Team

Reviewed 9 October 2017

I have eaten at City Kitchen before and it has a great vibe, an interesting menu, and normally good food. Hopefully, my experience was a one off but I ordered the North Carolina trout and it was uneatable. It smelled fishy as soon as it...More

1  Thank eladd82
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic dinner here with friends and family! Be sure to get a Community cocktail - a portion of the proceeds benefits a local non profit! Drink up - it's for the kids! Delicious cheese plate, seared scallops, steak salad, swordfish, shrimp w/ linguine, and Valhalla...More

Thank CarsonsMommy
Sydney S, Guest Relations Manager at City Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thank you for your kind words! We just released our brand new Winter menu, so we hope to see you and the fam soon for a sampling ;) All Our Best, The City Kitchen Team

Reviewed 18 September 2017

Finally got in here for lunch this past weekend, after hearing how good it was numerous times. This spot didn't disappoint. Located right down from Southern Season, it has a wide, open concept, with plenty of outdoor seating. Fancy-ish vibe, but a pretty unassuming place...More

1  Thank ckassotis
Sydney S, Guest Relations Manager at City Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Hi Again Chris, Thanks for the double review! Yelp & Trip Advisor?! You are the bomb. Like we said we hope to host you again for dinner real soon. All Our Best, The City Kitchen Team

Reviewed 30 August 2017

Asked about Grilled cheese sandwich and requested it to be grilled and not toasted. The cheeses would have been great had they melted together!!! Other orders were mediocre and Waiter was indifferent. Maybe our table of 7 was not exciting enough and he thought we...More

1  Thank anncS3248BY
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We have eaten at City Kitchen many times for dinner and for Sunday brunch. Easy parking. This restaurant has a nice decor, excellent service, and good food. Their menu is for everyone's taste, they even have pizza and sushi! Their salad are light and tasty....More

Thank AnaM922
Sydney S, Guest Relations Manager at City Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hi Ana, Thank you so much for your glowing review of your experiences at City Kitchen! We look forward to serving you again soon! All Our Best, The City Kitchen Team

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

First of all, the place was FREEZING cold. Second, the service was extremely SLOW. Third, food was mediocre at best. Pizza is loaded with garlic.More

Thank Evelyn P
Sydney S, Guest Relations Manager at City Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hi Evelyn, I was disappointed to read that your birthday experience was not on par with City Kitchen's standards. Could you give us a little more information on your server for the evening? We hope to have the opportunity to give you a true CK...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 S Estes Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-7001
    (15-501)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-928-8200
  • E-mail
Description
City Kitchen family welcomes you with wholesome American fare prepared through simple, time-honored cooking methods such as roasting, braising, preserving and smoking. This urban, contemporary neighborhood eatery evokes the warmth and convivial setting of a residential kitchen and gathering place dedicated to quality and sourcing locally.
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