Elaine's On Franklin

454 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
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Extensive wine list Memorable dishes Fresh ingredients Interesting taste complexity Wonderful spanish oil cured anchovies Soft shell crab Crispy tuna springroll Nice wine selection Fresh oysters Amazing dinner

Customer Reviews (37 reviews)


on Citysearch Jun 29, 2009
We choose Elaine's for just about all of our special occasion dining. This was a dinner before the Bolshoi Ballet and therefore a special 'date night'. Elaine's never disappoints! Service is always friendly but... (more)


on Citysearch Mar 07, 2009
I do not understand all the hoopla about this place. The meals were over priced, servings were small, and the worst part was that after waiting forever, the entrees were cold when they reached the table. Won't be going... (more)


on Citysearch May 14, 2008
We celebrated our wedding anniversary at Elaine's and left disappointed. First off, the service we received was great. And our appetizer, soft shell crab, was quite delicious. However, the entrees were a... (more)


on Citysearch May 01, 2008
My husband took me to eat here for my birthday last night. The food was prepared beautifully, with really fresh and seasonal ingredients. The dining space was warm and comfortable. Our server, Carol, was a doll and... (more)


on Citysearch Apr 20, 2008
We went here based on the great reviews but we weren't very impressed. My salad was very plain and not very flavorful. The feta cheese in the description was almost non-existent. on my salad. My husbands appertizer... (more)


on Citysearch Mar 18, 2008
I'm writing to tell the world how great my first meal at Elaine's was. My girlfriend and I were greeted warmly and taken to a lovely table which was elevated slightly, and in an alcove next to window looking out onto... (more)


on Citysearch Dec 05, 2007
I was finally able to eat at Elaine's on Franklin last night and it surpassed all expectations. My husband and I found the service staff extremely knowledgeable and friendly, and the food was just exquisite. Before... (more)


on Citysearch Nov 02, 2007
This is my third time at Elaine's since it opened, and by far my most disappointing. First off, the hostess looked simply untidy in baggy pants, faded shirt and large phone hanging out of her back pocket and even worse,... (more)


on Citysearch Jul 20, 2007
Just had to write about a meal I had last night at Elaine's. I've eaten there a number of times, and always enjoyed it, but this meal blew me away. I started with a foie gras 'blt', which sounds a bit strange but was... (more)


on Citysearch Jan 14, 2007
Elaine's is one of the few restaurants in Chapel Hill that seems to care about fresh ingredients. The food is consistently good, with interesting specials offered and a nice wine selection.... (more)
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