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West End Wine Bar

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450 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2313
+1 919-967-7599
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A Friend from NY was visting and they did not accept his ID

A friend visited from NYC and we decided to stop by and have a glass, to my dismay and complete... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2016
Jackieony
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New York City, New York
Overpriced Wine Bar with Overpriced Appetizer

Being in downtown Chapel Hills, most places are pretty cheap. However, a pint of beer here costs... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2015
waterdance
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Kettering, Ohio
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Located on Chapel Hill’s bustling Franklin Street, West End Wine Bar is an escape from the ordinary. Three floors of distinctive style create the ideal setting for a private party or a night on the town. Enjoy your virtual visit and then come join us for a real one. We look forward to seeing you soon.
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  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible25%
Apr 13, 2016
“A Friend from NY was visting and they did not accept his ID”
Apr 28, 2015
“Overpriced Wine Bar with Overpriced Appetizer”
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450 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2313
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+1 919-967-7599
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Reviewed April 13, 2016

A friend visited from NYC and we decided to stop by and have a glass, to my dismay and complete embarrassment the Bartender which claimed to be the manager did not accept my friends NY ID! It was so embarrassing, as a bar owner you...More

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Reviewed April 28, 2015

Being in downtown Chapel Hills, most places are pretty cheap. However, a pint of beer here costs you $6 whereas everywhere else you can get for around $4. There isn't much of a food menu, just overpriced appetizers as well. This place has a lot...More

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Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

This is the kind of wine bar that feels like everyone knows you. Comfortable living room-like couches plus a small friendly bar. I don't think I would call the kitchen a "kitchen" since I think it's crockpots etc. but the food is good, and the...More

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Reviewed June 23, 2013

We went to this bar with a couple of friends to have drinks, appetisers and chat. There are many options of pizza in the menu, and two pizzas were ordered. One of the pizzas ordered took an hour to be in our table. The next...More

2  Thank jgb_sp
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Reviewed March 14, 2013

Loved the ambiance and the staff could not be more accommodating. Great menu for appetizers and heavier food to go with the wine. Will return for sure.

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Reviewed December 2, 2008

Somewhat cosmopolitan, with a good selection of wines. Basement pool tables and relaxed atmosphere, also a nice roof deck. So it's three levels. It can get pretty crowded on the weekends. During the school year, it can definitely be full of some pretty stuffy/snobby people...More

2  Thank jahausa
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Reviewed November 18, 2007

My husband and I went to the West End Wine Bar in November 2007. First off, we ordered wine, of course. They didn't have EITHER of the wines that were on the menu that we ordered, so we painfully watched a bartender make a call...More

2  Thank Leo35
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Reviewed July 31, 2004

After visiting Chapel Hill on 4 or 5 occasions, I've come to realize that the West End Wine Bar is the place to be. Great food, great music, great people, and three floors of hip, sophisticated atmosphere. I haven't even mentioned the wine and artwork...More

2  Thank Shawnzo
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