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The Weathervane Cafe

201 S Estes Dr, Apt S, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-7001
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Ranked #42 of 254 Restaurants in Chapel Hill
Price range: $31 - $40
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 15/501 bypass
Transit: Chapel Hill Transit, UNC Game Day Park and Ride
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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57 reviews 57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

I was visiting in Chapel Hill...I am a big fan of Shrimp & Grits...have tried it at many restaurants in various locations. Weathervane is the best. Also many other selections...sandwiches,salads,some heavier food...all well prepared & served with class. The wait staff is well trained...very good management here.

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Durham, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The Weathervane is an institution in Chapel Hill. We used to go there after every year end graduation. The salmon is my favorite dish, their salads are excellent and I've never had bad dish here. Sometimes a little noisy, there is an upstairs you can request which is quieter.

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Columbus, Ohio
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275 reviews 275 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Great place for a bite for lunch or dinner. Menu is good southern fare. Pimento cheese balls are the best. After dining a stop in the southern seasons store is a must. Great shopping and take out food.

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High Point, North Carolina
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63 reviews 63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I have eaten here three times and have never been disappointed. Most recently I was there for lunch on Sunday with family. I always have a hard time choosing what to get due to all the great choices. I have found the wait staff to be extremely helpful and sincere. The food is fresh and high quality. And before or... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Portions were a bit small. Overall service a little slow had to keep asking to refill my tea. Really like the 3 combination lunch salad especially the chicken Almond Salad, awesome.

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Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This is a great place to go if you have some time. Four of us had lunch on Saturday. We had made reservations on open table, so we got right in even thought it was pretty busy due to the Christmas shoppers. It took a long time for us to be acknowledged by our server. I don't know if she... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Last night was a disappointment. This had been a good restaurant in the past but with poor service and poor attitude of everyone there the rating is very low. It took the server over 20 minutes to get our drinks out the first time. This continued all night. Long drink times, so-so food. Nothing was better than mall food court... More 

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Warrenton, NC
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Weathervane is a great place to enjoy good food well presented. Comfortable alone or with a party! We enjoyed a birthday brunch!

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Long Beach, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

i have been here multiple times and the service and food are always great. the last time we have almost everything on the menu: three apps, two salads, two small plates, three entrees, and two desserts...for two people. don't judge! it's that good. it is well priced and we made it out only a little over 100 dollars lighter, with... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Food was very average. Noise level high. There are many better restaurants in the area. We had salads, chefs special, and steak. Service was fine but food was below expectations.

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Additional Information about The Weathervane Cafe

Address: 201 S Estes Dr, Apt S, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-7001
Phone Number: 919-929-9466
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Contemporary

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