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Bin 54

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1201-M Raleigh Rd, Glen Lennox Shopping Center, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 (15-501 / Fordham Blvd.)
(919) 969-1155
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Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Using only the highest quality ingredients, Bin 54 elevates classic...
Using only the highest quality ingredients, Bin 54 elevates classic steakhouse dishes to a new level of refinement. Staged in a warm contemporary setting, diners are offered glimpses of the wood-fired grill, a canopied patio, and the temperature controlled wine room stocked with an extensive inventory of both eclectic and traditional selections.
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Casual Elegant

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  • 38
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  • 9
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food, service and vibe

You'd be surprised that there's such an awesome restaurant in the middle of a strip mall. Great friendly service at the bar from Heather and Amanda. Varied and good specialty cocktail menu, excellent wine selection as well. Great varied food menu - avoid the lobster gnocchi (take your servers... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Rob B
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Montreal
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Edwards, CO
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

For an appetizer I had the tuna tartare. It came with small toasted potato chips and a very tasty sauce. Delightful. For the main course I could not resist the dry-aged NY strip. I asked for it medium rare, and that's exactly what I got. The grilled brussel sprouts were fine. My table mates had sea food that they enjoyed.... More 

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New Jersey
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

It's dark when u walk in thank god cause I forgot my shoes & was embarrassed to walk in with dressy clothes & simple flats. The service is very professional we all got the steak cooked med & to perfection. I didn't think it looked so big but it was thick. The shrimp were huge & had some delicious glazed... More 

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Montreal
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94 reviews 94 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

You'd be surprised that there's such an awesome restaurant in the middle of a strip mall. Great friendly service at the bar from Heather and Amanda. Varied and good specialty cocktail menu, excellent wine selection as well. Great varied food menu - avoid the lobster gnocchi (take your servers advice!), 10oz steak with shallot sauce was perfectly cooked and enjoyable.... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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73 reviews 73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The dinner was at best sufficient for the price. The food was definitely above average, but the restaurant holds itself out as well above average. With the cost of the food and drinks, I would expect a food that is a little more savory and more creativity in the kitchen. Not bad, but nothing to write home about.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Be ready to savor steaks cooked to perfection and service from Bin 54's staff that is informed, friendly, and anticipatory. The contemporary style dining setting offers an extensive wine list and full offering of steaks in various sizes. Side dishes of Brussels sprouts and mushrooms, for example, are a la carte. Sauces from blue cheese to horse radish, your choice,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We recently went to Bin 54 Restaurant in Chapel Hill, NC and had an amazing dinner. Everything on the menu was so enticing, I had a hard time choosing. We started out with the House Cured NC Cheshire Bacon with balsamic-molasses reduction and also the Caramelized Sea Scallops. Both were fabulous! For dinner, we chose the filet and had the... More 

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Pittsboro, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This one of the best steak houses I have ever been to. Everything on the menu is great and you can't go wrong here.

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Wellesley Island
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86 reviews 86 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We had graduates from Duke and UNC to celebrate and were delighted with their special cocktails of the evening. Wait staff attended to our every need. Each course was sublime. Once you enter their doors, you are transported to culinary heaven. Do not let their location in a strip mall deter you. It made for a spectacular celebration dinner for... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Every time I'm in Chapel Hill i enjoy a fantastic dinner and great service at Bin 54. Last week my colleagues and I dined at the bar and worked our way around Bin's nicely balanced wine list. If you like wagyu beef, Bin 54 doesn't disappoint in preparation, flavor and portion size. After five or six dinners over the last... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I probably am in the top 5 or top 2 all time visitors to this steak house. Eat there at least 15 times or more per year. It is a favorite of all of our traveling financial institution guests, whether Wall STreet firms, or Boston, or elsewhere. Many eat at competitors all the time, including Ruth's Chris, Flemings and Morton's.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1201-M Raleigh Rd, Glen Lennox Shopping Center, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
    (15-501 / Fordham Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: (919) 969-1155

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

Description

Using only the highest quality ingredients, Bin 54 elevates classic steakhouse dishes to a new level of refinement. Staged in a warm contemporary setting, diners are offered glimpses of the wood-fired grill, a canopied patio, and the temperature controlled wine room stocked with an extensive inventory of both eclectic and traditional selections.
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?