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Tarantini Italian Restaurant

50160 Governors Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27517-8830
+1 919-942-4240
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
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50160 Governors Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27517-8830
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tarantini is terrific neighborhood restaurant. It has a loyal cadre of followers who sing its praises loudly and clearly. I wish I could say it is better than average. Some of the dishes are. Last time we were there, I had a mushroom ravioli that...More

Thank Stubtail
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding food preparation, presentation and ambiance. In a shopping center, not near Chapel Hill town center, this is without a doubt, the best restaurant in the area. Wine is reasonably priced and a good choice of wine by the glass. The service was excellent. Early...More

Thank 30POP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While I had heard good things about this restaurant, I found the ambience to be overly pretentious and the actual food served to be of mediocre quality. The menu consisted of fairly ordinary and non-challenging Italian food such as pizza, lasagna, and veal parmesan, but...More

Thank thomasjO8893UX
Reviewed May 18, 2017

We live close to Tarantini and go there frequently for dinner. The service is excellent and the food very good. They don't give huge portions, which is a plus for me. I would rather have quality than quantity. Most dishes include some type of pasta....More

Thank birdie86509
Reviewed May 18, 2017

We went here recently on my birthday, not having been before. All praises for this experience. FIRST, the ambience. One might think one's in a chic restaurant in London's Kensington, not in New York (which has become SO noisy). This is a sophisticated crowd that...More

Thank bill2newyork
Reviewed May 18, 2017

great service, delicious food, reasonable prices. we thoroughly enjoyed our experience and thought it was of great value.

Thank Betty Anne C
Reviewed May 7, 2017

While visiting Raleigh for the day, we wanted to find a restaurant to meet our niece who lives in Greensboro. Chose Tarantini because of the location and good reviews and were not disappointed. We sat in the windowed room. Lovely interior with white table cloths...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

Tarantini is consistently wonderful. Great staff. Great menu. Great dinner specials. You cannot beat this place!

Thank stevj65
Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

Wow! I am not a real fan of Italian food, but OMG Tarantini is simply wonderful. From the usual dishes to awesome pizza to fish and nightly specials, this is the place to seek out. The owners are on hand to greet u and ensure...More

Thank DMBC312
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

On our route to take daughter to CH, three different entrees, all excellent, plus good house Chianti.

Thank Ncabts
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December 24, 2015|
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Response from annoloc1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, visit their website at tarantinirestaurant. That's what we did before we went. Also, you can make reservations online too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50160 Governors Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27517-8830
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-942-4240
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