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201 S Estes Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-7001
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Morrisville, North Carolina
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101 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently dined at Red Bowl with friends and we had a lovely lunch. Service was prompt and the food was good. We would eat here again.

Thank amm925
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was recommended so decided to try it. I had sesame chicken which was very good and the portion was hugh enough to take more than half home. My son had the spring roll which he said was fair but the price was right. Would go back.

Thank Diane F
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47 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service needs attention, food very well prepared, ambiance clean open casual comfortable. The staff seemed to be understaffed for the amount of people dining on this particular Sunday. Hostess needs to be more attentive to whats happening in the front of the house. Even though you have empty tables if you cant give the proper service, you need to give... More 

Thank John W
Carrboro, North Carolina
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65 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As vegetarians, we love coming here. There are several vegetarian options, although we tend to order the curry bowl each time (along with the lettuce wraps). The quality of the food is excellent, as is the service. Since it's located in a mall, the parking is easy.

Thank Jude2323
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We came after seeing a movie in the same complex. I had a delicious red curry with chicken, spouse had pork lo mein...enough leftovers for dinner the next night. We chose iced tea instead of hot tea. Service was fast and friendly. No fortune cookies came with the check...where we live its expected to include fortune cookies.

Thank RobertaPhilly
Hillsborough, NC
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83 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

This is one of the pricier Oriental restaurants in the area. The location is nice, in University Mall right off 15-501, so it's easy to get to. They have a pleasant dining room with booths on two sides, a bar on one side & tables in the center. My wife & daughter really like eating there, yet I've always been... More 

Thank RonCooley
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Located at University Mall, I have been here many times and really enjoy Red Bowl Chinese. They have a varied menu with lots of options including sushi. I did try the sushi which was good but not as good as the other meals I had there. I really enjoyed the Sweet and Sour Chicken and the Beef with Broccoli dishes... More 

Thank Amanda B
Mebane, North Carolina, United States
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85 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We always enjoy a meal at Red Bowl. It's hard to make a choice - the menu is lengthy and everything I've ever ordered has been quite good. My wife has made a favorite of the Walnut Shrimp but is frequently tempted to try a 'new' entree. I like to experiment and on our most recent visit I had the... More 

Thank Bill H
Snow Camp, North Carolina
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145 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Lots of good food. Had enough for leftovers the next day. Love the sushi. Little pricey, but they have coupons online that you can use.

Thank Tammy A
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201 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Have been to Red Bowl other times and it was much better than today. Decided to go for dinner and were promptly seated and waited on. There were very few people in the restaurant and we were constantly out of drinks. Waitress even said I'm sure your wondering why your out of drinks and apologized and said she was having... More 

Thank Tiffany R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Chinese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 S Estes Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-7001
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: 919-918-7888

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?