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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
Monday
Closed
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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, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
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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  • 28
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  • 8
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 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
Nice date restaurant

We celebrated our anniversary here and had a really nice, romantic dinner. We were seated by the fireplace, and at first I worried b/c we were seated near two other tables, but the noise level was moderate. Food was delicious, wine list extensive, service good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 13, 2011
tarheeltwins
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
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Cew York City, New York, USA
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2011

Food was terrible! Over charged my tab and then got snotty with me when I asked it to be fixed. This place appears to be run by a bunch of teenage scamers.

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carrboro, North Carolina, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2011

La Residence is a charming and elegant restaurant that created a cozy ambiance that enhanced our dinning experience. Our table was arranged in a way that we could enjoy the fireplace while we ate. The restaurant also had the music playing at the appropriate volume enabling us to talk easily without having to shout across the table. We had outstanding... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2011

We celebrated our anniversary here and had a really nice, romantic dinner. We were seated by the fireplace, and at first I worried b/c we were seated near two other tables, but the noise level was moderate. Food was delicious, wine list extensive, service good.

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Chapel Hill
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2010

Had my sister;s birthday dinner here- It was great!! Everyone enjoyed their meals, our server was awesome (Excellent wine recommendations), and we got to meet the very talented chef- who came around to speak with various diners. My faves included the scallop appetizer and duck entree. My mom had made the reservation and was able to order a whole creme... More 

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Raleigh
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2010

We used to go here all the time a few years ago and the food started to become a big disappointment. We heard they got a new chef and menu so we gave it one more chance. AMAZING! We were so happy to have our date spot back. If you haven't been this year give it another chance. You'll be... More 

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texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2009

A wilted ceasar salad, a tiny piece of red snapper with a half a loaf bread, my mother also had the red snapper she could not believe the bread on her plate she kept looking for the red snapper. My sisters New York steak was cold, my sons was well done, I can go on, and on. All I can... More 

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2009

Food seems to be really fresh and appetizing and services was excellent when we were there and the place is beautiful. Try the chef's special two courses for $25! And of course try the creme brulee. They make a mean Mojito, too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2009

We went here for an anniversary dinner years ago and were actually afraid to go back, that it couldn't possibly live up to that great 1st experience. But each time we've been, it has been wonderful. Granted, we trend to more kid-friendly places the past few years...

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2008

used to be a favorite, went back a few months ago, not impressed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2008

Favorite patio bar! Gorgeous brick patio thoughtfully built around centuries-old live oaks. Two dining options, one casual cafe, the other more formal add to the appeal of this Chapel Hill landmark housed in a lovingly renovated historic home smack dab in the middle of downtown.

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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: French, American, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining

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

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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?