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456 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2313 (Roberson Street)
+1 919-933-1177
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Tue - Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Barrington, Rhode Island
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335 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Turkish salad to die for. Simple yet delicious and plated very nicely. Lamb chops was recommended by the folks at The Franklin hotel. And they were devine! Really like the setting, could be a nice date place or a business dinner place.

Thank pvcnco
Level Contributor
18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a very nice dinner with a small group, I forget exactly what was ordered but I had a taste of everything, and it was all excellent, left knowing that I will need to return to try other items.

Thank Joe M
New Hope, Pennsylvania
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152 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a business dinner here recently and was very impressed. Interesting decor and Turkish food. Had the house special lamb dish and I will get it again if I get to go back. Outstanding. Alison our server was charming, helpful and efficient. Also terrific stuffed grape leaves and baklavah. Well priced. Highly recommended.

Thank tankr
Cary n
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

1. Atmosphere: Unique and inviting. Sat in a lovely window seat overlooking Franklin St. 2. Food: I highly recommend ordering the weekend only special thinly sliced lamb...it was amazing and enough for two people. The lamb chops were cooked to perfection. I also tried the lamb dumplings and falafel...both authentic and tasty. And you MUST order the "shredded wheat" dessert...it... More 

Thank ritzgirlnc
Wiesbaden, Germany
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74 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

If you like Turkish food, this place is very authentic. I felt like I was back in Turkey. The mezze was excellent and my husband had the sea bass which he really enjoyed. The bread came to the table, freshly baked, and hot! The red pepper dip they gave us was wonderful. I had a wrap and my only complaint... More 

Thank sallyjean01
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

I have had the chance of eating at Talullas for several times.I usually order the same food , Talullas' Salad and red lentil soup, this is just me... Their soup is spicy but not hot spicy and tastes delicious. However, my desert choice alternates between Kunefe and Baklava. They definitely serve kunefe warm enough so that you can see that... More 

3 Thank Mathlete K
Stony Brook, New York
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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Soups, appetizers, main meal and dessert were incredible and the best I have ever had. Our waiter Oscar, was helpful, kind and very thoughtful. Our meals were fantastic. The bread and complimentary ground pepper dip was enough for a meal. We ordered dumplings and loved how they were served. Flavorful but not spicy. My chicken meal and my wife's eggplant... More 

2 Thank Peter F
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Tried this restaurant out with a few friends for the Triangle Dining Week, and they are definitely one of the tastiest places I've eaten in Chapel Hill, and I might even go as far as saying they could be one of the top eateries I've visited in the US so far. The beef was melt in your mouth type of... More 

1 Thank tranejoan
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
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44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Well I went inside and outside the rib cage. The Turkish salad a must followed by calf's liver in an onion sauce started the meal right. The liver and onions theme must originate from Turkey. Growing up in the UK it was the poor man's roast beef along with tongue. Lamb chops next just outstanding all washed down with a... More 

Thank Richard R
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

This being the first time I have ever experienced Turkish food I was quite surprised. The bread they provide in the beginning of the meal is really good with all the different sauces they provide as well. The main course was very good and desert. The decor of the place was really cool and the designs of the rugs were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $30
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 456 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2313
    (Roberson Street)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-933-1177
When you walk through the shadowed glass doors of Talulla's, an instant transformation begins to occur. Your mind and body begin to relax. Your ears pick up on the eclectic mix of music. Your eyes wonder around the walls, decorated in Turkish rugs; then the ceilings, scattered with warm, unique lighting pieces; then the floors... the dark, hardwood floors; and finally, across the plush seating areas, disguised by cushions and pillows and fabric leisurely draped around the frames.

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