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Franklin Street

Chapel Hill, NC
+1 919-967-9440
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Chapel hill

Fun place to walk around. Lots of restaurants and shops. Starbucks, ye olde waffle shoppe, johnny's... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Natalie G
via mobile
Nice walk

Cute kitschy area with bars and little shops. Wouldn't spend a great deal of time but nice for a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gayleruth
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“college town” (34 reviews)
“franklin st” (23 reviews)
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Chapel Hill, NC
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fun place to walk around. Lots of restaurants and shops. Starbucks, ye olde waffle shoppe, johnny's t shirt are our favs!

Thank Natalie G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cute kitschy area with bars and little shops. Wouldn't spend a great deal of time but nice for a brief visit.

Thank gayleruth
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

With many restaurants and stores it's a nice place to walk and enjoy a bite to eat. You may run across a street performance or two

Thank Gardner S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Franklin Street is a major hotspot of activity during the school year. You can find a plethora of restaurants and stores along the strip, and it's the best place to encounter modern Tar Heel culture.

Thank Bowmanator22
Reviewed 17 August 2017

It used to be so beautiful, but ugly brutalist architecture and too many t-shirts shops have truly ruined it. Very sad.

Thank manfrommaine
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We walked here while we were looking for a restaurant to have lunch. A lot of restaurants to choose from and a few little places to shop.

Thank o9001kings
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Great place to experience all the local college establishments. Great variety of food, happening bars and upbeat activity. The street becomes more active during school. A must experience for Chappell Hill.

Thank Flyby0161
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Franklin Street is a true southern college town center street. Everything thing Carolina Blue and quaint. Quite and comforting!

Thank ScubaShag408
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Always fun to stroll down Franklin. Lots to see and do. Great college town vibe and beautiful as well.

Thank GMWRPH
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is a must see street if you come to Chapel Hill. It is lined with many places to eat and buy UNC Tarheel memorabilia. There are also drug stores and other chain stores.

Thank Tonya C
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