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La Residence

202 W Rosemary St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2508
+1 919-967-2506
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good15%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
French, American
PRICE
$$$$
DETAILS
202 W Rosemary St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2508
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31 - 40 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 9 April 2012

Our meal began with an appetizer of mussels that were perfectly cooked in a light sauce with onions and carrots. One main course was an imaginative vegetarian spaghetti with a light tomato sauce and slivered vegetables. Another main was a perfectly grilled steak with a...More

5  Thank Upsilon6
Reviewed 26 February 2012

My daughter and I visited on a weekday evening. While we were on the early side, we were surprised to be the first and only guests. From the outside the restaurant looks like a house, and the front rooms offer seating for 8-10 tables each....More

4  Thank David921
Reviewed 20 February 2012

Varied menu with unusual combinations, as well as staple main courses and salads. Extensive use of unusual vegetables and very tasty, French-style sauces. Some of the meats are cooked with a new high-tech method of prolonged warm-water immersion, sealed in pouches, which produces a fully...More

3  Thank docbruce
Reviewed 5 February 2012

It's been decades since we have dined at this restaurant. It had gone downhill after Bill Neal divorced his wife, who took over the place.Now, 25 years later, it is back at peak form. All four of us had exceptional meals with excellent service in...More

2  Thank RossNorthCarolina
Reviewed 9 January 2012

The staff and property were well organized and the wedding was delightful. Not fussy and but romantic. Great wedding venue!

1  Thank RussellKP
Reviewed 30 December 2011

The food is outstanding and while not always strictly "French" the style is there and the presentation is there. I have always had very good service which always makes the overall experience that much more enjoyable. Great wine list and they are always willing to...More

2  Thank NaturePhotog_52
Reviewed 2 September 2011

La Residence, or "La Rez" to locals, is a charming restaurant just a block from the main street of Chapel Hill. They serve delicious food and have a wide range of wines to go with it. Your server will be able to recommend a good...More

1  Thank bzkarasek
Reviewed 4 August 2011

A friend and I went to La Residence for an early (7:00-ish) dinner on a hot summer evening, and the place was wonderfully cool but almost empty. The almost-empty restaurant put me off somewhat, though with the excepton of dessert, the food was delicious and...More

3  Thank travelgal112
Reviewed 28 July 2011

Due to older reviews, we had put off visiting La Rez. Tried some of the Franklin Street standards and have not found that special restaurant that has the perfect ambiance, great food and elegance for "date night" if you will. After our mid week visit...More

1  Thank Madjac355
Reviewed 14 April 2011

La Residence is one of the best restaurants in Chapel Hill, far better than some of the more trendy ones on Franklin St. The dinner we had there tonight was better than some of the ones we've had in expensive restaurants in Durham. It's had...More

1  Thank mid214
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 20:30
Thursday
18:00 - 02:00
Friday
18:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 13:30
Saturday
18:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 W Rosemary St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2508
    (Pritchard Ave)
  • Public Transportation: Chapel Hill Transit Lines CW, FG less than one block from Chapel Hill city center and most Bus Stops.
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-967-2506
  • E-mail
Description
A Chapel Hill landmark since 1976, La Residence offers an American inspired twist on classic French food. Join us tonight for an exceptional dining experience.