Lantern Restaurant

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Lantern Restaurant

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  • Hours - Monday-Saturday 5:30-10:00 pm. Closed on Sunday. Bar and late night until 2am.


  • 423 West Franklin Street

    Chapel Hill,   NC   27516


Delicious Pan-Asian food in a relaxed, urban setting. Lantern is a marriage of Asian flavors and North Carolina ingredients sourced mainly from local farms and fisheries. It has been named one of "America's Top 50 Restaurants" and "best farm-to-table restaurants" by Gourmet Magazine, as one of "America's 50 Most Amazing Wine Experiences" by Food & Wine and as "Restaurant of the Year" in 2009 by The News & Observer. Has a new Lantern Outdoor Garden and an adjoining Lantern Table, a community kitchen and private dining room for hosting visiting friends & chefs, offer cooking classes and get-togethers. Also great indoor bar.

Chef-owner Andrea Reusing was named the 2011 James Beard Best Chef in the Southeast Winner. She has also been was named one of "15 Green Chefs" on Grist's international list.

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423 West Franklin Street
Chapel Hill NC 27516


Latitude: 35° 54' 38.16" / Longitude: -79° 3' 44.2794"

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