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Address: 450 W. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Phone Number: 919.967.7599
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5:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri 5:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am

Located on Chapel Hill’s bustling Franklin Street, West End Wine Bar is...

Located on Chapel Hill’s bustling Franklin Street, West End Wine Bar is an escape from the ordinary. Three floors of distinctive style create the ideal setting for a private party or a night on the town. Enjoy your virtual visit and then come join us for a real one. We look forward to seeing you soon.

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Overpriced Wine Bar with Overpriced Appetizer

Being in downtown Chapel Hills, most places are pretty cheap. However, a pint of beer here costs you $6 whereas everywhere else you can get for around $4. There isn't much of a... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
Ann Arbor

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Ann Arbor
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Being in downtown Chapel Hills, most places are pretty cheap. However, a pint of beer here costs you $6 whereas everywhere else you can get for around $4. There isn't much of a food menu, just overpriced appetizers as well. This place has a lot of nice couches and it isn't very busy. Not likely to come back.

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Columbus, Ohio
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This is the kind of wine bar that feels like everyone knows you. Comfortable living room-like couches plus a small friendly bar. I don't think I would call the kitchen a "kitchen" since I think it's crockpots etc. but the food is good, and the cheese plate very good. The wines by the glass are a great mix of old... More 

2 Thank Kevin A
Durham, North Carolina
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

We went to this bar with a couple of friends to have drinks, appetisers and chat. There are many options of pizza in the menu, and two pizzas were ordered. One of the pizzas ordered took an hour to be in our table. The next pizza (ordered at the same time) came 30min latter. This one, which was a veggie... More 

2 Thank jgb_sp
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Loved the ambiance and the staff could not be more accommodating. Great menu for appetizers and heavier food to go with the wine. Will return for sure.

Thank Kaks827
Chapel Hill, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2008

Somewhat cosmopolitan, with a good selection of wines. Basement pool tables and relaxed atmosphere, also a nice roof deck. So it's three levels. It can get pretty crowded on the weekends. During the school year, it can definitely be full of some pretty stuffy/snobby people on the weekends. Nearby is a small hole in the wall place called the Cave,... More 

2 Thank jahausa
Blue Ridge Mountains
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2007

My husband and I went to the West End Wine Bar in November 2007. First off, we ordered wine, of course. They didn't have EITHER of the wines that were on the menu that we ordered, so we painfully watched a bartender make a call to someone about this issue. We finally settled for a couple of wines that they... More 

2 Thank Leo35
Berlin, NH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2004

After visiting Chapel Hill on 4 or 5 occasions, I've come to realize that the West End Wine Bar is the place to be. Great food, great music, great people, and three floors of hip, sophisticated atmosphere. I haven't even mentioned the wine and artwork yet! Check it out.

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