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764 MLK Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC
919-537-8167
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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My husband and I decided to try Kitchen after reading the reviews, as we are exploring the restaurants in Chapel Hill. We welcomed to the restaurant and seated quickly. We did go soon after they opened at 5:00pm and there were already many tables and most of the bar already taken up with patrons... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
Linda B
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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166 reviews 166 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

My husband and I decided to try Kitchen after reading the reviews, as we are exploring the restaurants in Chapel Hill. We welcomed to the restaurant and seated quickly. We did go soon after they opened at 5:00pm and there were already many tables and most of the bar already taken up with patrons. This was a good sign. We... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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81 reviews 81 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

My first time at Kitchen. Joined 3 friends for lunch. Two had been there in the past and recommended it. Good choice! We all ordered different items, and all were very pleased - one of us in currently on the Atkins Diet, so requested hamburger, no bun, no house special sauce, and those adjustments were no problem. Service excellent -... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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46 reviews 46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Kitchen is alive with farm fresh ingredients!! Always expertly crafted and prepared with affection. Kitchen is relaxing not pretentious with a staff eager to guide you towards a memorable meal. Great for lunch or dinner.. Kitchen offers everything you need to enjoy a great Carolina adventure.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I enjoyed Kitchen so much for dinner that I went back for lunch today. Dinner was perfect with four renditions of extraordinary mussels. You have to ask for bread, but they are happy to give it to you when you ask. Great waiters who could really explain the menu. Today I met a friend who had never been there. We... More 

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129 reviews 129 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We went here before the theater. As usual the food was great and well presented. We had Oysters on the half shell (two types), Duck confit which we have had many times before and lamb belly which seemed appropriate for the first night of Passover, somehow. They were all terrific. The lamb belly was particularly tasty this evening. For dessert... More 

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Durham, NC
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56 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The food at Kitchen is excellent. Three of us had five different dishes (2 of us ordered the same entree). Everything was superb - absolutely delicious! It's got a fairly casual vibe - no reservations, a hand-written menu on the wall, friendly service. Most of what we had were specials from off the board, so I can't recommend anything specifically.... More 

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W. Hartford, CT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

our first visit here, rec'd by daughter who lives in CH. Three of us had mussels with three different sauces, all very good. Came with delicious frites, but no toast or bread for dipping, had to ask for that. One had beef shank, tasted good and tender but had some gristle. Nice wine and beer selection. Service was fine, a... More 

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Chapel Hill
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Kitchen is a lot like our own kitchen: small, a bit overcrowded, mostly populated with faces we know and love, family favorites served on every plate. The mussels never disappoint. The wine and beer are trustworthy and rewarding. The vegetarians, pescetarians and meat-eaters always find something to savor on the menu or the specials. The servers are well-trained and It's... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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43 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Kitchen is located in an unassuming strip mall in north Chapel Hill. Another review mentions that it's dark, loud and crowded. Well, that's all true, so if that bothers you Kitchen might not be for you. I'd prefer to be glass half full and look at it as cozy and lively. In any case, the food and service are great... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

Kitchen is a small restaurant with an emphasis on freshness . It has fewer offerings but different from most restaurants. The wines are diverse. You can make reservations for six or more people so get there early to be seated. It is dinner only. The entrees range up to $28.00.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 764 MLK Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: 919-537-8167

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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