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The Crunkleton

££ - £££
320 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2521
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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320 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2521
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

They always have unique adult beverages and I can always bring friends there that are routinely blown away by what they do.

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Went in for a drink with friends on Friday around 10. Not too crowded and a good vibe. My drink was tasty, but my friend's was a bit off to us. We've had plenty of Blood and Sands in our time, and this one was...More

1  Thank shraffo
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Nice to be able to go to a bar that has revived the art of the cocktail and has a good array of bourbons.

Thank 934kirstinf
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The Crunkleton is a great place to have a cocktail. The selection of whiskey is beyond comprehenion. Great bar staff and my first tasta of a barrel agen cocktail, this time a Manhattan, and it was great, a little smoother and pricier but good.

Thank Tullymore
Reviewed 15 November 2016

It can be hard to find a bar in a college town where you don't feel really old. This is one of them. Excellent (and unusual) cocktails, pool tables in back (free), and a classy atmosphere.

Thank tarheel617
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We stopped in and had a couple of drinks. Known as a whiskey bar. New to me, have to pay $5 to become a member and tou can bring in up to two guests. I didn't really pay attention to the reason, something like its...More

Thank RoJo2008
Reviewed 20 August 2016

I liked this place and would go back and give them another try. However, they aren't doing themselves any favors by only having two bartenders working and making customers wait 10-15 minutes upon sitting down at the bar to get any attention. I had this...More

Thank telllikeitis
Reviewed 12 August 2016

This is wonderful bar, which emphasizes thoughtfully and carefully prepared classic and new cocktails. On a hot afternoon, the cool, dark room and the long wooden bar are absolutely enchanting. You can get a Ramos Gin Fizz here that Mr. Ramos himself would have been...More

Thank Cincinnati-Bill
Reviewed 12 August 2016

The Crunkleton is a fantastic place to enjoy some top shelf liquor or cocktails made by expert mixologists. A fun place to spend an evening. Would highly recommend to anyone looking for a great bar, but be forewarned that it is expensive!

Thank teefisch
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I can always rely on the bartender for recommending a good bourbon or whisky, they're all super friendly (when it's not too busy), and the cocktails are by far the best I've had in Chapel Hill area. We were fortunate enough to have met the...More

Thank tranejoan
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2521
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
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