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411 West Italian Cafe

411 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2314
+1 919-967-2782
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“pasta” (63 reviews)
“pear salad” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
411 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2314
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Not a chain, not a college age hangout with nourishing food for those locked into a meal package, but real Italian recipes— in Chapel Hill, no less! Wait staff were knowledgeable and personable. Wife’s lasagna was better than my shrimp & scallop with pasta. A...More

Thank Plumbline7
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Group of 8 friends gathered here for dinner. We had to wait well past our reservation time to be seated. Wait staff provided excellent service. Deep fried Brussels sprouts appetizer was very good if a bit overlooked. The pizza was uninspiring. The eggplant parmesan was...More

Thank Russ L
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Food was good...service was polite but slow...a bit pricy for what you get...Bloody Mary is a 7 out of 10...their Red Eye was interesting

Thank KRose14
Reviewed 13 September 2017

My husband and I go here regularly, approximately once per week and always find the food and staff to be excellent. I only wish they were open for lunch, miss taking clients there when in town to introduce them to this restaurant.

Thank Smaertmove123
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We were in Chapel Hill for a football game and came upon this awesome restaurant. We had three different entrees within our group, each one being delicious. Our server was great. The decor is very pleasing. We would highly recommend this great Italian restaurant. You...More

Thank taskqueen
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The location is great, the decor is lovely and warm, the manager is excellent-knows his wine so speak with him when ordering. The wood fire pizza, salads, Marsala and fish are very good and the cappuccino is delicious. This is not a gourmet, authentic Italian...More

Thank 785maryellenh
Reviewed 4 September 2017

One of our favorite spots in Chapel Hill. A solid Average Italian restaurant. Located conveniently on Franklin Street. Allows for an easy walk to almost anywhere. Food is good and the service was great! Thanks Kyle! A great atmosphere full of locals and friends. See...More

Thank Taylor W
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Very good food and fairly high but reasonable prices. Pasta dishes were a bit disappointing, but salmon and salads were quite good.

Thank manfrommaine
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This is an attractive restaurant that has was quite busy on our visit but we were disappointed on the food, wine and the service. My wife and I ordered both ordered Spaghetti Bolognese, wine and salads. The Spaghetti Bolognese was not fresh. It seemed to...More

Thank Volunteer82
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is very clean and aesthetic. Lasagne was very good and cheesey. Very large portions and great sea food to.

Thank Jacob R
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29 January 2018|
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Response from Scarlettsville | Reviewed this property |
They take reservations and I would certainly recommend booking as soon as possible. Enjoy!
29 January 2018|
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Response from b_arnold1976 | Reviewed this property |
411 West accepts as many reservations as possible while reserving a number of seats for walk in customers. Reservations can be made by phone (919-967-2782) during regular business hours for parties of all sizes. We try to... More
9 June 2016|
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Response from doyouneedme | Reviewed this property |
They have a carpark right B-side the restaurant and if that doesn't work in the evenings they have valet parking in the town
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 411 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2314
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-967-2782
  • E-mail
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