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764 MLK Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC
+1 919-537-8167
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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17:00 - 21:00All hours
French, Gluten Free Options
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764 MLK Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Kitchen is a perfect neighborhood bistro - a restaurant for both everyday eating and also nice dinners. The owners are both the chef and the hostess and tend to have waitstaff that stays with them for a while, so the service is good and the...More

Thank HappyBobbi
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The common bond in our group is that we all own French 2CV vintage cars and Kitchen was a great venue for our 2017 Bastille Day dinner. Dick and Sue Barrow gave us a great welcome and the service throughout the meal was excellent. Wine...More

Thank buenvino
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I see people raving about this place; and truly when we were there this little hole in the wall was packed! So it must be good for a lot of people? But bad is bad---and we had some legitimate complaints. First of all it was...More

Thank ArchitectZ
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We showed up looking forward to dining here after mistakenly booking a reservation with a different restaurant. (Sounds improbable, but iPhone calling makes it easy if the names are similar and the caller is busy!) We were overwhelmed by how they so graciously accommodated our...More

1  Thank AHDRMNC
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We have eaten here often with friends and enjoy our meal every time. It is a cozy little spot that somehow does not get too loud for a lovely conversation. The food is excellent and the specials keep regulars from feeling repetitive. You can have...More

Thank f00lme0nce
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This small, intimate, cosy restaurant is the place we all dream of having in our neighborhood; this local venue has a level of sophistication that makes it feel like the local bistro for all. Dick (chef) and Sue (maitre d') are a seamless team, never...More

Thank Marsha D
Reviewed 29 March 2017

There are so many reasons we love Kitchen. Since we have been steady customers for many years, we are always greeted with affection. The responsive wait staff is excellent with good suggestions, especially regarding the wines. The food is consistently delicious. We especially like the...More

Thank JerryL3
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This is a real local gem. Very authentic French bistro food with a couple of American standards and then a dish or two with a Moroccan or Mediterranean touch. (Today my friend had moules frites/mussels and fries and I had a calamari stew with chick...More

Thank Doriane C
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Went to Kitchen on a Saturday night dreading a potential wait. Fortunately for us, UNC-Duke was going on down the road so the place was not busy. Our dining companions started with a Frisee Salad with an egg on it. It looked and smelled wonderful....More

Thank TheRealAwaxy
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We returned for a nice meal here as we love the atmosphere. The owner is so nice and the service is good. We tried the ribeye special and was a bit disappointing. It could have used more salt and it was not as tender as...More

Thank Linda B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 764 MLK Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-537-8167
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