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411 West Italian Cafe

411 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2314
+1 919-967-2782
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (22 reviews)
“pasta” (60 reviews)
“pear salad” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
411 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2314
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had dinner here with family who had been many times before. It was excellent and so was the service. Will be back for sure!

Thank Scarlettsville
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

411 West was the new broom sweeping clean when I was at UNC. Last night, it was the tired old broom with no straw left. The best part of our meal was the service, which was great. The calamari was fried well, but everything else...More

Thank GHO104
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have a friend who used to live in Chapel Hill, and every time she visits us we take her out to 411 West to get the lemon linguini. We've been here many times over the years and are rarely disappointed. They've changed up the...More

Thank TarHeel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited as part of a group and was very busy for a Tuesday night, which is a great sign but meant we were squashed on a table. However the food and service was lovely, recommend the pecan pie it was fab.

Thank PNG1970
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just a super place for a lovely Sunday brunch. They offer a very creative farm to table menu leaving you wanting to taste everything! Delicious coffee too! Our server was outstanding and we appreciated her honesty with one of our choices. No pushing the specials...More

Thank Caligirls007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not a chain, not a college age hangout with nourishing food for those locked into a meal package, but real Italian recipes— in Chapel Hill, no less! Wait staff were knowledgeable and personable. Wife’s lasagna was better than my shrimp & scallop with pasta. A...More

Thank Plumbline7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Group of 8 friends gathered here for dinner. We had to wait well past our reservation time to be seated. Wait staff provided excellent service. Deep fried Brussels sprouts appetizer was very good if a bit overlooked. The pizza was uninspiring. The eggplant parmesan was...More

Thank Russ L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good...service was polite but slow...a bit pricy for what you get...Bloody Mary is a 7 out of 10...their Red Eye was interesting

Thank KRose14
Reviewed 13 September 2017

My husband and I go here regularly, approximately once per week and always find the food and staff to be excellent. I only wish they were open for lunch, miss taking clients there when in town to introduce them to this restaurant.

Thank Smaertmove123
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We were in Chapel Hill for a football game and came upon this awesome restaurant. We had three different entrees within our group, each one being delicious. Our server was great. The decor is very pleasing. We would highly recommend this great Italian restaurant. You...More

Thank taskqueen
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8 June 2016|
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Response from doyouneedme | Reviewed this property |
They have a carpark right B-side the restaurant and if that doesn't work in the evenings they have valet parking in the town
16 April 2016|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Yes and it's wonderful! 10:30-2:00
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 411 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2314
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-967-2782
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