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Franklin Street

Chapel Hill, NC
+1 919-967-9440
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Not too much to do here, restaurants and some shops

it is a short street with variety of restarurants, and some shops with UNC clothes. Nothing... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
koldomunoz
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Aranjuez, Spain
If you haven't been, you have to go!

As a local for many years, if you are traveling to our cute town, you have to visit Franklin... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
Emily M
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“main street” (21 reviews)
“college town” (34 reviews)
“franklin st” (23 reviews)
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Chapel Hill, NC
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"main street"
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"college town"
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"franklin st"
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"great shops"
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"restaurants and bars"
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"unc campus"
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"lots of places to eat"
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"small town"
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"chain stores"
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"waffles"
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"west end"
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"t shirt"
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"game days"
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"within walking distance"
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"visiting chapel hill"
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"tar heel"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it is a short street with variety of restarurants, and some shops with UNC clothes. Nothing different.

1  Thank koldomunoz
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

As a local for many years, if you are traveling to our cute town, you have to visit Franklin Street. Several shops and places to eat. Check out Crossroads at the Carolina Inn, 411 West for Itlalian, The West End Wine Bar or our fav...Elaine's...More

Thank Emily M
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Well Franklin street catches the spirit of Chapel Hill. I like going for a walk and lunch or dinner in one of the many restaurants on Franklin street close to the downtown and the UNC campus. I really don’t like that they cut down many...More

Thank Sreih
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Franklin Street has changed so much over the last 10 or 15 years. They have demolished what use to be University Square. I remember good times of parking there as I was a customer at Sun Trust to avoid paying the meter on Franklin Street....More

Thank b_arnold1976
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

ate at Asian fusion restaurant Excellent Did not have reservations but was placed at a table in the bar. Service and food very good. Noise level bad

Thank donaldandjoyceb
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

I first visited Franklin Street in Chapel Hill in 1987 as I was deciding if I wanted to relocate to the area. Twenty-eight years later I sill talk about how the atmosphere in Chapel Hill was one of the reasons I moved. And, Franklin Street...More

Thank elandja
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Was nice to ride around this area. Folks are super nice and its just a neat area. Parking is a PAIN! Not fun but nice to see.

Thank stm1258
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Park off the street for a 1 an hour and take a walk to buy gear, grab a bite or head over to UNC visitor center for a tour. You can even visit the Old Well for a good luck drink. It's worth the trip.

Thank Michael G
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Franklin Street is definitely a must see when in Chapel Hill. The street is lined with a multitude of restaurants and shops on both sides. A very interesting tourist attraction with lots of hustle & bustle. Hungry travelers should have no problem finding a good...More

Thank TravelingAngelaDawn
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Franklin Street is very charming! Love spending the afternoon visiting the shops and stopping for lunch and one of the many restaurant choices. There are plenty of little coffee shops and bars as well. It is really worth a visit if you are in the...More

Thank LeslieFoodie
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