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Trilussa - CLOSED

401 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2314
+1 919-967-0057
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  • Excellent5%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible52%
24 Apr 2014
“Great Dining Experience”
3 Jul 2013
“great food, terrible service.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood, Spanish
££ - £££
401 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2314
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Reviewed 8 December 2009

We have eaten at Trilussa several times when our son was a student at UNC. He has now graduated but we continue to return to Trilussa for what has always been a wonderful meal, reminding us of so many wonderful meals in Italy. When crowded...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2009

We had eaten a few times at Trilussa when we lived in Chapel Hill and had found the food quite good and the atmosphere charming. So for Valentines day this year I thought it would be nice to drive into Chapel Hill for a cozy...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2009

We ate there once and ONLY ONCE. I ordered my steak med rare. It came well done. I sent it back. We could hear the poor waitress being yelled at by the chef, also the owner we've been told. She came back telling us the...More

1  Thank rtpken
Reviewed 27 October 2008

My daughter ordered a risotto because she is allergic to wheat. When the dish came, it was served over orzo pasta instead of rice. The chef and waitress made the switch without even telling us--luckily she recognized the difference between rice and orzo--not easy in...More

2  Thank BostonMaisie
Reviewed 19 January 2008

I ordered what appeared to be the special chicken dish on the menu - chicken breasts stuffed with mozzarella, spinach and proscuitto over pasta with vegetables. The servers were trying to take away our salad course a couple of times before we were ready so...More

3  Thank AimeCuisiner
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Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed 28 December 2007

I haven't made up my mind. I've eaten there twice, once my meal was a total showstopper and made me feel like I was back in Italy, and the other time it missed the mark.

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Reviewed 5 October 2006

This restaurant serves flavorful and creative meals. Each dish is prepared upon order by the Italian chef, so it comes out hot and fresh. The wine list includes many hard to find Italian imports. I would reccomend this to anyone if you are up for...More

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Chapel Hill, NC
Reviewed 9 August 2004

Can't believe the two positive reviews I read for this restaurant. I ate there about a year ago and have not been back since, despite the fact that it is within walking distance of my home. The service was slow, the food was undercooked, and...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2314
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-967-0057
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