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El Chapin Restaurante

$Latin, , Spanish
4600 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd, Suite #38, Durham, NC 27707-2669
+1 919-908-7975
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
12 May 2018
“Authentic Guatemalan!”
5 Apr 2018
“Surprise Gem”
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Latin, Central American, Spanish
4600 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd, Suite #38, Durham, NC 27707-2669
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We came in here with a Guatemalan friend who spoke highly of this place. The setup is pretty straightforward and traditional. We had the Tamalitos De Chipilin, Pollo En Peppian along with Fried Plantains and Tortillas. The portions were good and the food came out...More

Thank Manoj B
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Being intrigued for several weeks, we decided to order from the little El Salvadoran restaurant we passed. What a flavor surprise! The carnachos were delicious, the El Salvadoran chicken tender and flavorful and the other items were top notch. The only item we weren’t totally...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Nothing fancy, but really good with generous portions. I had a sampler platter and was rewarded with perhaps the best chili relleno I have ever had. Much more than just the cheese-smothered pepper that seems to be the norm. Great desserts too — mango with...More

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Tasty food, nice variety, inexpensive. There is also a little Hispanic market and bakery in the restaurant. Great place to have a nice, fast but not fast food, lunch.

Thank desertdiverette
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I was looking for a local restaurant with the closest authentic cuisine. Food was great and I had a guanábano drink with was a very pleasant experience. Totally recommend.

Thank Diana Z
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious! It was tucked away in a strip mall and I would have never have seen it. Thank you TripAdvisor for making places like this easy to find. I will definitely eat here again when I am back in town.

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We tried this Guatemalan restaurant on the spur of the moment, and we were glad we did. The atmosphere was cheery, the staff were friendly, and the food supplies along one wall (geared to a Guatemalan clientele) were interesting to peruse. This is a small...More

Thank William E
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We're coming back to this new restaurant! Really liked the small plates and appetizers for their unusual flavors and prices. The wait staff is super friendly and attentive.

Thank jordan2004
Reviewed 18 September 2016

The family who owns and runs this adorable little place are so nice and welcoming! It's also a plus that the food is great.

Thank ShamLNC
Reviewed 21 July 2016

I have lived in Chapel Hill, NC since 1998; there are lots of good restaurants around including a good selection of Mexican and even Salvadoran restaurants. My wife discovered this place and was really excited about it as I'm originally from Guatemala and we lived...More

Thank JaimeH601
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Restaurant Details

Latin, Central American, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4600 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd, Suite #38, Durham, NC 27707-2669
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-908-7975
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