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“For Asian Fusion cuisine, Simply Outstanding”
Review of Lantern Restaurant

Lantern Restaurant
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Ranked #8 of 313 Restaurants in Chapel Hill
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$21 - US$30
Cuisines: Asian
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Good for: Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed July 19, 2017

We in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill metro area are blessed with fine restaurants! It's rapidly becoming a foodie capitol, and Lantern epitomizes all that is best.

From the pork dumplings appetizer to the several exquisite fresh fish entrees, and its top flight wine list, you will not be disappointed. Oh, did I mention a great bar scene - dimly lit in the rear of the restaurant, the bartenders are crafting wonderful and creative libations.

The ONLY drawback is the noise level. If you come here to talk a lot during your dining experience, I suggest dining in the bar. There are setups at a lounge-top table setting and it's far more amenable for good conversation.

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Thank David S
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Reviewed July 18, 2017

Ate at the bar. Service was outstanding. Ordered salt and pepper shrimp and the crab and shrimp spring rolls. Shrimp were overcooked and to my taste the spring rolls had no crab in them. That being said, have always enjoyed Lantern and will be back, although this was the first time the food was somewhat disappointing.

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1  Thank lcretina
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Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Got the pork dumplings as an appetizer. So good I may order a few next time to be my whole meal! Entrees are excellent. Think it'd be hard to go wrong here.

Thank lamer14
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Reviewed May 30, 2017

Lantern is my go-to restaurant for celebrations and anniversaries. The food is always wonderful-- fresh, hot, and unique! The chicken with shrimp fried rice is always a great basic, but any of their meat options are cooked to perfection! Not to mention that the staff is very friendly and attentive. I do recommend making reservations more than a week ahead of time, it is a smaller-sized restaurant so it books up fast!

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1  Thank Amber M
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Reviewed May 22, 2017

Asian fusion that is a perfect blend. Service is attentive, and knows the menu like the back of their hand. Always great suggestions and options. The whole experience is always great (including our most recent visit). Must not be missed if dining in Chapel Hill!

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Thank Dan C
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