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202 W Rosemary St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2508
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Ranked #32 of 250 Restaurants in Chapel Hill
Price range: $30 - $40
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
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Pritchard Ave
Transit: Chapel Hill Transit Lines CW, FG less than one block from Chapel Hill city center and most Bus Stops.
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.
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Durham, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
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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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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
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75 reviews 75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
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49 reviews 49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
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32 reviews 32 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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Carrboro, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

My son's birthday was coming up. He is in that big meat and potato phase of life. Since it was a big milestone birthday, we wanted a special place. The other requirement was beef - maybe Beef Wellington, like Dad makes?....well. First, it was the best beef wellington - ever...marinated using the Sous Vide method and prepared with St. Andre... More

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