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308 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2521
+1 800-246-5262
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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308 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2521
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Less than average Indian food and horrible service. Vimala is a much better choice with more authentic food and outstanding service by the owners as well as the staff. Vimala owner/ chef served us our meal and took the time to speak with us about...More

Thank Loandiner
Reviewed 2 February 2018

I visited the restaurant on DR.MLK day. My experience, the person who greeted my friend and i, i didn't feel his hospitality. He was merely performing a duty to usher us in- devoid of a smile. Next waitstaff who attended to us, again, seemed to...More

2  Thank Mya2018
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

The food was exactly what we had hoped for, service was prompt and they had some fun choices for mixed drinks! The seating was a bit tight and not as private as I like.

Thank AmandaCGuinn
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Came here with a group from work and had a very enjoyable dinner. The staff was kind (if a bit unsure of many dishes' preparation and ingredients) and the food came out quickly. A fair price for the overall quality.

Thank Susie H
Reviewed 17 September 2017

This restaurant has some very promising reviews and the decor and layout was also promising,so we were very keen to try the food, but left very disappointed. We had two curry dishes and a mix of naans and roti. The curries had heat and meat...More

Thank Browgesen
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Wife and I had great lunch entrees, Chettinad Chicken Curry and Chicken Tikka Masala. Very well prepared breads too.

1  Thank ILMMCT
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

The restaurants take on Indian Food is excellent. High quality ingredients, some fun fusion dishes and an extensive but affordable menu. Plus the space is lovely and they make good cocktails too. Delivery is also an option via grubhub

1  Thank Sal_Paradise767
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The food here is great although a little pricy but it's definitely authentic. The service though could use some improvement. I'm not sure if there weren't enough wait staff but things were forgotten and the waitress just seemed really out of it. Also, mild is...More

1  Thank t0ursf
Reviewed 27 June 2017

This restaurant was right across from our hotel and it was Saturday, so we made a reservation for three people.. It seemed like it was not necessary. The restaurant also it seems has changed hands recently. From outside, it looked a little tired place but...More

2  Thank Sankarmukh
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We ate here for lunch and had about 6 people in our table. The overall food quality was good and the portions about the right size. We ordered several dished to share and they were all served in the right order which is important. Service...More

2  Thank PrabhuTA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2521
    (Mallette St)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 800-246-5262
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