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Carolina Crossroads Restaurant

Delight in Chapel Hill Fine Dining at Carolina Crossroads Restaurant


Carolina Crossroads Restaurant is a rare southern jewel. Nestled in the historic Carolina Inn near Raleigh, Crossroads joins the graceful traditions of the south with progressive new American cuisine.

Adorned with numerous awards including an AAA Four Diamond Award, Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, and Forbes Four-Star Service Award, this cozy UNC Chapel Hill restaurant and its fine dining menu are unparalleled.

The restaurant's main dining room serves seasonal menus that emphasize local ingredients from Chapel Hill, North Carolina and the surrounding area. Dinner and dessert are meticulously planned and hand-crafted by Executive Chef James Clark and his culinary team.

Executive Chef Clark has always felt strongly about the use of local, organic and sustainable products. The restaurant is fortunate to be surrounded by a wide variety of dedicated local farmers in Chapel Hill. The Carolina Inn fully supports buying local not just because it's the right thing to do but because nothing beats the flavor and quality of locally grown food.

Carolina Crossroads Restaurant is the perfect location for special gatherings of friends, family or business associates. Please let our professional staff assist in planning your next dining event in Chapel Hill, NC. Delight your guests with our tantalizing cuisine, impeccable service and atmosphere of quiet elegance.

For main dining room reservations call 919.918.2735 or use the OpenTable feature to secure your reservation.

For private dining and special event reservations please call 919.918.2735 or email

Hours of Operation

Call 919.918.2777 for information.

Carolina Crossroads Restaurant is open Monday through Sunday, and validated parking at Carolina Crossroads Restaurant and Bar is always complimentary up to three hours.

Breakfast 6:30 am - 11:00 am Monday - Saturday
6:30 am - 10:30 am Sunday
Lunch 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Afternoon Tea 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm Thursday – Sunday
Dinner 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm (open until 10:00 pm Friday & Saturday)
Bar 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sunday Brunch 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

In Room Dining

6:30am - 10:00 pm Sunday - Thursday
6:30am - 11:00 pm Friday & Saturday
Place your orders at extension 3144.

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