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All 251 Chapel Hill Restaurants

Piola - CLOSED

1101 Environ Way, Chapel Hill, NC 27517-4419
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 11:45 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night

29 reviews from our community

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English first
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

This was our first time to Piola but certainly not the last. The service was excellent, the food was exceptional and Stella was delightful ! We had a delicious salad (can't remember the name Roka?), a mushroom / goat cheese pizza, and chicken rolled with ricotta cheese and spinach! It was AMAZING ! The service was fantastic and on the... More 

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Cohocton, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

This was walking distance from the hotel and the food was very good. We wanted to go back and try it again but ran out of time. The pizza is all home made and very different. The salads were very interesting and good too.

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Apex, North Carolina
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84 reviews 84 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

We had pizza here and it was great! There is a pretty broad selection of off-the-beaten-track toppings and styles. The decor is kinda eclectic and warm. Very clean. Would definitely go back.

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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60 reviews 60 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Serving authentic yet simple Italian food in a dynamic and contemporary ambiance. Something Special Everyday of The Week! My pick is Monday! Join Us! You will not be disappointed!

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Blowing Rock, North Carolina
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013 via mobile

We came in for dinner the night before my fathers surgery, we were seated inside. They were slow for a Thursday night but we were there a little after 5 so the dinner rush hadn't started. Will was great. The food was good and on Thursday it is ladies night so my mom and I got our food half off.... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

I had a $25 gift certificate from restaurants.com for Piola, so we decided to give it a try. Wow, what a great experience. Their pizzas are thin crust like we experienced in Italy and their choices of ingredients is great. Although advertised as 'personal 12" pizzas', the 3 in our party ordered 2 pizzas and we had leftovers to take... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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107 reviews 107 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

As a child, Sunday mornings were spent helping my mother make gnocchi for our lunch. Wherever I find them on the menu, I am likely to order them. The ones at Piola, and the sauce on them, were indistinguishable from homemade. Don't get me wrong, we've had some very good and creative plates (as well as some horrible "facsimiles") elsewhere,... More 

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North Carolina
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65 reviews 65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Great first time to this place. It definitely won't be my last! Enjoyed a pizza with caramelized onions, goat cheese, and pancetta. Also enjoyed a pasta dish. Then came the desserts! The profiteroles were great, as was the tiramisu.Our server offered great suggestions for our first time here. I am impressed.

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North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

My husband and I stopped by Piola on Monday, prompted by the coupons we received in the mail a few months ago. I was so pleased. Our server Jimmy was fabulous. I waited tables for 5 years and can honestly say that it was some of the best service I've received in a long time. We ordered two salads and... More 

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244 reviews 244 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
323 helpful votes 323 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

A party of three, we were there after 1 p.m. on a Tues, when there were few customers. Our waiter, Travor, gave us very nice attention through the whole meal, offering opinions and suggestions when asked, and making the whole experience extremely pleasant. We shared a large pizza, two salads (Greek and Brazilian--the latter better by a good margin), and... More 

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Additional Information about Piola

Address: 1101 Environ Way, Chapel Hill, NC 27517-4419
Phone Number: 919-537-8488
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:45 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:45 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:45 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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