Lantern

(919) 969-8846 | View Website

423 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC | Directions   27516

35.910574 -79.062354

Open Hours

Mon. - Sat. 5:30pm - 10pm;Sun. CLOSED

 
Restaurants, $$, Asian  more

More Cuisine: Pan-Asian & Pacific Rim

Tags: Business Dining, Celeb Hangout, Notable Wine List, People Watching

Payment Methods: American Express, MasterCard, Visa

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Lantern
Menu
Daily soup, Lantern Local Pasture-Raised Pork and Chive Dumplings, Fresh Black Mushroom and Cabbage Dumplings, Seasonal Greens, Lantern Spring Pickle Plate, Vietnamese-Style NC Crab and Local Pork Spring Rolls, Salt and Pepper Shrimp, Chaat, Lantern charcuterie, Steamed Wild Halibut... more

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An intimate atmosphere, intensely flavorful, concentrated, and composed dishes, and an absolute commitment to righteous foodways characterizes this small but important restaurant, a leader in southern gastronomy.

over a year ago

Lantern offers diners a cozy, unpretentious setting with trained and considerate service to match. Chef-owner Andrea Reusing is a leader in the sustainable farming movement, and her restaurant reflects her philosophy. Reusing's menus makeā€¦

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4.0
over a year ago

Hip Place, Good Food – Lantern is a stylish restaurant with a sexy little bar in the back. The food is asian fusion, everything is delicious, and they pay great attention to detail. Expect to pay for it, with a typical entree running at least $15.

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2.0
over a year ago

Unimpressed – My husband took me to Lantern for my birthday a few weeks ago, and I was really excited because I had heard good things. Unfortunately, I was let down. It's very small and they don't take reservations, so you have to show up early and hope…

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4.0
over a year ago

trendy, but a little pricey – The presentation of the food and the restaurant in general was fantastic. The restaurant is pan-Asian cuisine with a lot of "fusion" recipes, mixing different types of Asian flavors. Their menu is rotating and varies depending on what…

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4.0
over a year ago

Great date spot! – I found Lantern Restaurant to be an absolutely great date setting! Located off Franklin Street, it was very convenient to get to. It is sort of tucked away from obvious view, so you have to go looking for it, but the search is worth it! …

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4.0
over a year ago

Asian with a twist – The Lantern is a wonderful little restaraunt tucked away on Franklin St. It offers asian cuisine with its own flair. There is also an awesome bar in the back that is open until 2:00 am M-Sat. An abbreviated bar menu is available until…

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4.0
over a year ago

Chic Asian restaurant in downtown Chapel Hill – Lantern is not your typical Chinese food-- don't come here for egg rolls or with the kids. It is upscale and chic, great for couples or groups of friends. The atmosphere is dark but cool, and the food is upscale (expensive, but pretty…

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