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Merlion - CLOSED

410 Market Street, Suite 320, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
919-933-1188
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good62%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Mar 1, 2016
“Unexpectedly tasty Singaporean food”
Feb 10, 2016
“Expensive but good”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Thai, Chinese, Asian, Singaporean, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
410 Market Street, Suite 320, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed March 1, 2016

I'd been craving Hainanese Chicken for the longest time since I started college, and was pleasantly surprised that there's actually such a place in Chapel Hill that serves it. It's a tad bit expensive but worth the trip in my opinion. Portions are pretty big...More

Thank Beth W
Reviewed February 10, 2016

Tried several offerings on the menu. Good Singaporean food. Great atmosphere. A little bit on the expensive side.

Thank dtravelingkind
Reviewed August 11, 2015

Relatively good Singapore food. Mee goreng, curry chicken, char kway teow are relatively authentic but the portions were huge. The chicken was not as tender as that in Singapore. Similarly, for the satay, the meat was too tough. The dumpling skin was a little too...More

Thank runningtomato
Reviewed July 28, 2015

we have never been disappointed. And the service is always so personal. Nice place to have a light meal. very exquisite

Thank olufo001
Reviewed July 16, 2015

We ordered too much food for lunch, The money pouches were great, The Stuffed You Tiao was fab but a bit too rich for me as a starter. I had the Laksa, not to spicy at all very fragrant, My wife had the Hokkien Noodles...More

Thank justinc1961
Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

Did a takeout of Kuey Teow here for dinner. I did an extra spicy one and it was delicious. It was close enough to what u used to have in Singapore. First bite and was transported back. Only reason it is 4 because of the...More

Thank Dhruv M
Reviewed May 16, 2015

The best time to go is lunch because the prices are much more affordable than dinner. There are different menus for lunch and dinner but everything is delicious no matter what you order so I like the more affordable option. The portions are always large...More

Thank Brittany K
Reviewed March 25, 2015

Merlion offers an interesting menu of Singaporean and other Asian food. The quality of the offerings is very good and the prices quite reasonable. Service and atmosphere are also fine. Definitely worth a visit when in Chapel Hill or Carrboro. Good source for take-out as...More

Thank Jerry V
Reviewed February 2, 2015

We don't live in Southern Village, but frequent this spot. The whole fish, samosas and cuisine is delicious. They have a wonderful floral fragrant hot tea and full bar. They are part of the neighborhood, in that they know their patrons, remember things about them,...More

Thank laurakosbTerrell_NC
Reviewed December 17, 2014

I went here on a Sunday night with my husband and one of our friends. I've only been to Singapore once and am by no means an expert on the cuisine, but I must say that everything we ordered was delicious. For appetizers we had...More

Thank Tara C
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 410 Market Street, Suite 320, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: 919-933-1188
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