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202 W Rosemary St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2508 (Pritchard Ave)
Chapel Hill Transit Lines CW, FG less than one block from Chapel Hill city center and most Bus Stops.
919-967-2506
Today
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Open now
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue - Wed 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thu - Sat 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: A Chapel Hill landmark since 1976, La Residence offers an American...
A Chapel Hill landmark since 1976, La Residence offers an American inspired twist on classic French food. Join us tonight for an exceptional dining experience.
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Good for:
Fine Dining
Outdoor seating

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 28
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very nice but

My husband and I had a coupon for BOGO- appetizer and entree so we decided to try. Delicious meal. Soup, salad, scallops and ravioli for our meals. Chef John introduced himself and explained the dishes. Wait staff excellent. The only but is the price is kind of high for portion size. However, for a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 3, 2014
Lodgermom
via mobile
Good for:
  • Fine Dining
  • Outdoor seating
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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48 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I had a coupon for BOGO- appetizer and entree so we decided to try. Delicious meal. Soup, salad, scallops and ravioli for our meals. Chef John introduced himself and explained the dishes. Wait staff excellent. The only but is the price is kind of high for portion size. However, for a special event this is a good... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We signed up with another couple for the summer Tomato Dinner and had the four courses with wine pairings. Everything was delicious.

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Durham, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

La Residence is a local institution for gourmet eating in the Durham-Chapel Hill area, one of the descendant restaurants of the legendary staff of Fearrington and Edna Lewis. We had an early evening lunch on a Groupon ticket and were delighted with the quality of the meal, the expert pairings of wine, and the service. The only downside is the... More 

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RTP54
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I got a groupon for a meal valued at $150 at La Rez. Though the meal was good La rez should be ashamed of itself for this groupon scam. If we had ordered off of the regular menu this meal for 2 would have cost under $100. Way overpriced- groupon way overvalued

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Greensboro, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Everything about our first visit to this restaurant was just perfect! We had reservations for 7pm on a Saturday evening. We were seated immediately and water was on the table before I could blink an eye. We were brought fresh baguette and olive oil with balsamic. The menu was small enough that it wasn't overwhelming yet had something for just... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This was a Friday night visit with a Groupon offering a 4 course meal for 2 with a tomato theme. Whilst the service, cocktails and salad were excellent the other courses were not to my taste. There was a very rich soup loaded with heavy cream. I could only take a few spoonfuls of it. Curried scallops were served on... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

This is the late night spot to hit up in Chapel Hill. Everybody that goes there will tell you how awesome this place is. Don't let the frat all-stars scare you off. This place is always packed and always has the best crowds.

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Greensboro, NC
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We were in Chapel Hill for New Years Eve and had dinner at La Rez. The 3 course $50 prix fixe was a good value compared to other restaurants in the area that were doing prix fixe however at all including La Rez you probably end up spending more than when dining and ordering off the regular menu. The wine... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Usa
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Always a great place to dine on any ocassion. We ventured out on a rainy, bleak evening and had a wonderful meal at a table by the fireplace. This restaurant has been a favorite place since it opened in the 70's

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South Windsor, Connecticut
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Noone seems to know what they are doing - the restaurant is not very pretty - our waiter was not very good - and worst of all the food was a Big Disappointment - none of us would go back. It was family that dined but we are all adults.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 202 W Rosemary St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2508
    (Pritchard Ave)
  • Public Transportation: Chapel Hill Transit Lines CW, FG less than one block from Chapel Hill city center and most Bus Stops.
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: 919-967-2506

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 40
  • Cuisine: American, French, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Outdoor seating

Description

A Chapel Hill landmark since 1976, La Residence offers an American inspired twist on classic French food. Join us tonight for an exceptional dining experience.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?