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2110 Environ Way, Chapel Hill, NC 27517-4457 (Raleigh Road)
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
Open now
All hours
Mon - Tue 11:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Wed 11:00 - 15:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Yesterday, we went out to celebrate our son's graduation. We chose Elements, which we heard of, but never visited. It was an evening to remember not only because of the event celebrated, but also the food we ate and the laid back, quiet atmosphere of the place of our choice. I ordered Element's version of Red Snapper in a spicy... More 

Thank ylev1
Mundelein, Illinois
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79 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

Visited this restaurant for dinner with a group of 5 persons. I got the impression that this was a very well reviewed restaurant as I was an out-of-town visitor being entertained by UNC faculty. The service was fine, the food was also pretty good, although not the best Japanese I have tasted. Sushi and sashimi were fine and range of... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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412 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

We went to Elements for the crawfish boil. We started with a gumbo that was missing depth. The crawfish were really fun to eat but the flavor was also off. Oddly enough my plate was missing the sausage that it was supposed to come with. It wasn't a problem because we shared the other one. They also only brought one... More 

Thank NCtravelz
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Wonderful food, well presented. A real treat. We have eaten there for special occasions, like New Year's Eve, for family get-togethers, and for a evening for just the two of us. Always great.

Thank Dick T
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Very tasty & some very unusual Asian fusion dishes. The food was great and the service was excellent. My only complaint is the high noise level, but the food will bring us back.

Thank LarryP25
wake forest
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

We came for a birthday dinner and ended up getting the special where the entire table gets a 4 course meal for a set price. We chose the sushi (AWESOME--it was so fresh) and that's all I can recall. Now I'd like to blame it on the alcohol but I only had ONE drink which was so weak we actually... More 

Thank SherriNC
Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

We happened upon Elements on a Monday evening and were barely able to land a table. So happy we were able to secure a spot. The place was packed after 6:30 PM. Service was impeccable, food was fabulous. We shared a grilled octopus appetizer, and each enjoyed our own dishes-mine, The Seafood Hotpot, his, Shanghai noodles with beef. Both of... More 

Thank Tdt135
Anniston, Alabama
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Too loud for conversation, so it's difficult to enjoy the company. As for the food, it's about average Asian, fancily described. Service is impeccable!

Thank Josephine8647
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

Really great food, wonderful service, lovely atmosphere. Family owned and operated. Vi, a daughter, server both nights. Extremely professional and attentive service. I returned on night two because experience so memorable on first night. Will now come whenever in Chapel Hill

Thank taldrich
New York City, New York
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62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

According to the TripAdvisor reviews my wife regaled us with, this restaurant was "not to be missed" by us during our brief visit to Chapel Hill for college visits. We were all very much looking forward to a "foodie" meal after a long day of walking a couple of the magnificent campuses of NC. The crisply and handsomely designed restaurant... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Japanese, Asian, American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2110 Environ Way, Chapel Hill, NC 27517-4457
    (Raleigh Road)
  • Public Transportation: Accessible via the Chapel Hill Transit on east 54.
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: 919-537-8780

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