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Squid's Seafood Market and Restaurant

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1201 N Fordham Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 942-8757
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hillsborough, North Carolina
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just follow 15-501 south from I-40. Definitely fine dining. Arrive hungry, the portions are generous. The ingredients high quality. Have never had a poorly cooked meal.

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Thank danmcgrew123
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's been around forever Bc of its consistency in good food and service. They stick to their knitting and continue to win in my book.

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Thank Julie C
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we had a very good app, my dinner of the seafood kebabs was very good. My daughter's salmon was ok - a little dry and had items that seemed to be thrown together (broccoli was not listed in the description). Over all a "good" restaurant.

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Thank LoveNCmtns12
Teaneck, New Jersey
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147 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very casual restaurant, with attentive staff and a large variety of seafood and fish dishes prepared in a myriad of ways. Tasty.

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Thank Eileen E
Chapel Hill, NC, United States
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This restaurant has been opened for years and the food has always been good. Always fresh and cooked to perfection. Their fried shrimp is better than any you can get at the coast. Hushpuppies could pass for dessert. Always a well trained staff. If you are in the area and want seafood, this is the place to go.

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Thank Dorothy J
Gainesville, Georgia
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69 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We noticed how packed the restaurant was when passing through the area so we figured that it must be popular. We had to wait for about 15 minutes before being seated which was not bad at all. All four of us in our party got a different type of fish and we were all very satisfied with the taste a... More 

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Thank James M
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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80 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Last night four of us went to Squid's. It has been there for many years and is consistently excellent. Jenna was a great waitress, answering our questions and bringing our meals in a timely manner. My crab cake dinner did arrive cold and she quickly had it heated with apologies, and brought it back. (It was obviously a new preparation... More 

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Thank Gail S
Durham, North Carolina
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was a skeptic. Squids has been around a long time. But I joined some friends on the patio for a deliciously innovative and fresh seafood meal. Even the hushpuppies are really good! Squids has daily specials which I always order and my husband says the fried seafood platter is the best around. We each can get what we want... More 

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Thank coppertopfarm
Austin, Texas
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A bar area where you can eat and drink and watch people. Nice crowd. Busy place Pleasant and friendly staff who have great attitudes compliments the food which is nicely presented and tastes good Recommend this for a casual meal.

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Thank John A
Greensboro, North Carolina
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very comfortable with excellent bar and happy hour specials. Seafood was fresh and prepared with interesting sides. Lobster bisque was above average. Would definitely go again.

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Thank grhyne3

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene
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 N Fordham Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: (919) 942-8757

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?