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The Weathervane Cafe

201 S Estes Dr, Apt S, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-7001
919-929-9466
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Ranked #43 of 249 Restaurants in Chapel Hill
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Price range: $31 - $40
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Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop, Contemporary
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 15/501 bypass
Transit: Chapel Hill Transit, UNC Game Day Park and Ride
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Loved the service and the food was excellent. The specials were especially good, but all of our meals were really tasty. We will definitely eat here again on our next visit.

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Florence, South Carolina
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282 reviews 282 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Our waiter, Jorge, was top notch and very helpful as well as friendly and attentive. I love the regular menu of fresh and sometimes featured local items, but we enjoyed the feature of roasted pork loin & pear with arugula salad & peach bread pudding for dessert. The flavors on each plate were perfect compliments. I don't often dine in... More

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Great restaurant for lunch,dinner or brunch. I always try to dine at Weathervane when in Chapel Hill. Two of us had shrimp & grits...many restaurants feature this dish as a menu item. This is the best of all I have found.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This was my wife's & my treat for my cousin & husband after their hospitality in Canada & North Carolina. There are always some issues with food and how it is cooked but the overall consideration was very good: with an excellent and knowledgeable waitress, ex-New York, who added enormously to the ambience of the evening. Interesting menu, some local... More

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Manning, SC
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44 reviews 44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We really enjoyed our visit to the Weathervane. The food and service were outstanding and I will visit every time I'm in the area. give it a try!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I saw that The Weathervane won an award from Open Table about being one of the best 100 places in the country for brunch so decided to check it out. The menu was nothing special so I assumed the food would be really good. I was wrong and am puzzled how such mediocre food won an award. I ordered the... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The service was very good and the place is clean , food was great and big portions,it is a little bit overpriced.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The Weathervane Cafe is the restaraunt attached to A Southern Season, the area's awesome everything-kitchen store. The Cafe specializes in fancy ueber-organic fare, always fresh, usually local and in season. It is where you take great-aunts to luncheon to impress them, or possibly the CEO of an international eco firm to show how earth-conscious you are. Service is discreet, there... More

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Raleigh, NC
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

LOVE going in the fall/early winter when they have butternut squash soup- delicious! BUT last time we were there, they were out so it was disappointed. Their ravioli specials are usually to die for as well. Good fresh food just a bit over priced so bring a credit card. Best part is shopping right next door!!

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North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We have been to A Southern Season before and always enjoy shopping there for cool and unique gifts and food items. It's quite an experience. Last Saturday we found a local online special for the Restaurant inside called the Weathervane Cafe. It was a full pancake breakfast for $ 5.00. We really enjoyed the breakfast the pancakes were made with... More

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