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La Residence

202 W Rosemary St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2508
+1 919-967-2506
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good14%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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French, American
202 W Rosemary St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2508
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had been wanting to dine here for years, and was shcoked and terribly disappointed at how awful the food was...

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had always wanted to come here when I was at UNC-CH, because I had heard great things about this place. I did not have a lot of extra funds as a student, so I never got the chance. Thirty years later I had my...More

Thank uncmac922018
Reviewed 21 January 2018

La Rez offers ‘just-okay’ budget French dining in a tired and shabby setting. Grime and peeling pain detracted from my hoped-for fine overall experience. I kept wondering what maintenance in their kitchen might be like. My caesar salad and salmon were nicely-prepared, although the wine...More

1  Thank macmac114
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Dining in Chapel Hill? This is your destination. In two visits in the last two months, La Residence has offered a nicely varied menu, excellent food, service that can't be topped, and atmosphere that's elegant but very comfortable. Food that's locally sourced means freshness that...More

1  Thank Editprof
Reviewed 4 June 2017

I was married in a ceremony at La Residence on May 28, 2017. The staff assisted us with setting up the schedule. The day of the wedding, they decorated, set up the ceremony area, hosted a cocktail hour to allow time to change the setup...More

Thank lieghelrod
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We chose La Residence for our Anniversary. Food, drinks and service lived up to the occasion. Really delicious, wonderful dinner, great memory.

Thank Finbar G
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Friends and I went to La Residence last night and had a wonderful experience. The service was friendly and very attentive. The food was great! I had the salmon main entree which was well-flavored and crispy on the outside. The green beans were perfectly prepared....More

Thank chapelhillfoodie
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We frequent this longstanding establishment in the heart of Chapel Hill a handful of times each year. Our visit this time was like the others: a wonderful dining experience in a cozy intimate venue. We sat out on their porch and ordered charcuterie for starters...More

Thank surfingexec2001
Reviewed 26 April 2016

The menu varies depending upon the availability of fresh ingredients. We enjoyed the traditional Beef Burgundy, and most likely the BEST I've every experience (including Paris). The Duck dish was equally excellent. Sides were well prepared and went well with the flavors. Dessert, of course,...More

Thank PhilViking
Reviewed 5 March 2016

During Parents Weekend, we enjoyed drinks and conversation. Going early in the evening to get a great table and drinks before the crowd hits is a good idea. Fun college scene bar/restaurant even though the drafts are fairly limited. The patio/outdoor enclosed area to the...More

Thank HoboWannaBe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 W Rosemary St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2508
    (Pritchard Ave)
  • Public Transportation: Chapel Hill Transit Lines CW, FG less than one block from Chapel Hill city center and most Bus Stops.
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-967-2506
A Chapel Hill landmark since 1976, La Residence offers an American inspired twist on classic French food. Join us tonight for an exceptional dining experience.
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