We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Squid's Seafood Market and Restaurant

Is this your business?
1201 Fordham Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-7094
+1 919-942-8757
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“oysters” (46 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (16 reviews)
“hush puppies” (55 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1201 Fordham Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-7094
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (289)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 284 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

90% of the time, the oysters are superior. We like them on the half-shell, raw. It's an acquired taste, but once you get hooked, forget it!

Thank pauluncedu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Their bouillabaisse is off the charts. Fresh selection of wonderful fish and seafood. The only complaint is that it is so busy and crowded that it tends to be too loud. Not a place for intimate conversations.

Thank Peggy P
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

Our meals were cooked to perfection. The service was awesome. So popular we had to wait 30 minutes for open table, but way worth it. Kids were super pleased.

Thank Chuck M
Reviewed May 29, 2017

It's been around a long time. If you have the taste for seafood, you can't go wrong. A casual environment. Very friendly servers. Many choices on the menu . The food very well prepared with ample servings . Gratis hush puppies. A bar is present....More

Thank stephen l
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

My husband has lived her long before myself and didn't have the best first experience so needless to say we avoided the place. However, with my last pregnancy and a seafood craving we checked it out together. Being that I'm from Florida I have yet...More

Thank KikiDeMarco
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Wonderful seafood dishes at Squid's, along with excellent service and a very pleasant atmosphere. We have eaten here several times and always enjoyed our meals.

Thank Airman4Life
Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

The food was good but not "great". Had the Fra Diavolo pasta which was just good. Staff was friendly and service was fast and prompt.

Thank Ise F
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

We dined in the patio, which is small but as workable as can be expected in the midst of a busy commercial area. My son had the catch of the day, stripped bass. It was delicious but he was disappointed in the portion size. I...More

Thank margotswann
Reviewed May 3, 2017

Make a reservation. One of Chapel Hill's institutions. Best bet for family seafood restaurant. Never disappoints. Fresh seafood every time.

Thank BettyAsheville_NC
Reviewed April 29, 2017

My wife and I went to Squid's not knowing what to expect. We live near the coast so we know what good seafood is supposed to taste like. We were happy that our meal was very good. She had scallops and I had shrimp. The...More

Thank Bob25869
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Stoney River
48 reviews
.29 miles away
The Weathervane Restaurant
330 reviews
.34 miles away
City Kitchen
192 reviews
.32 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Franklin Street
290 reviews
.78 miles away
Kidzu Children's Museum
31 reviews
.29 miles away
University Mall
10 reviews
.40 miles away
Silverspot Cinema At Chapel Hill
57 reviews
.28 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Yijie Z
July 2, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from BirdieJV | Reviewed this property |
What do you mean by Happy Hour? Discounts? Call the restaurant. They are very organized.
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 Fordham Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-7094
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-942-8757
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing