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Top 15 Happy Hours in Chapel Hill

(The Triangle Trend) — The only thing better than a good glass of wine is a good glass of wine that just so happens to be 50% off. Looking to save a buck while getting a much needed buzz right here in Chapel Hill? Look no farther than this list.

Stoney River Steakhouse and Grill

201 South Estes Dr, Space 100A, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

(919) 914-6688

Stoney River is an upscale steakhouse, specializing in hand-cut steaks, fresh seafood selections, signature salads and house specialties. Enjoy a hand-crafted cocktail, local draft beer or glass of wine from their boutique wine list.

Rumi Persian Cafe

306 W Franklin St, Suite G, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

(919) 768-2424

There is something here for everyone in a super casual fun atmosphere. Rumi Persian Cafe brings you all authentic made from scratch Persian favorites and allows you to sample before purchasing.

Fusion Fish

100 Meadowmont Village Cir, Suite 101, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

(919) 903-8416

From Fusion Fish’s appetizers to their desserts, their selection of dishes features both Asian and American recipes, creating the perfect combination of global and local. Among their dishes, you’ll discover everything from potstickers to pulled pork ravioli to grilled salmon and poke bowls.


108 Henderson St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

(919) 636-6469

Imbibe Cajun Kitchen is a little piece of the Crescent City right in Chapel Hill. They have Cajun food, live music, fine wine, and 16 taps with a rotating selection of great local beers and ciders.

Hawthorne & Wood

3140 Environ Way, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

(919) 240-4337

Hawthorne & Wood is a neighborhood restaurant, bar and patio lounge, and in the spirit of Chapel Hill, your dinner can be fancy, laid-back, or anywhere in between – they leave it up to you. Their clear, bright, and stimulating cuisine gives a fresh turn to local ingredients.

Bin 54 Steak and Cellar

Glen Lennox Shopping Ctr, 1201 Raleigh Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

(919) 969-1155

At Bin 54, they believe in using the highest quality ingredients and source locally whenever possible to support their community. All their steaks are subtly seasoned and grilled over hickory wood.


5420 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC 27707

(919) 251-9794

Where Korean Heritage, Food Truck Ingenuity, and the Local Community meet. Delicious Fare, Cold Brews, and Deep Roots.


1201 Fordham Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

(919) 942-8757

Squid’s is famous for some of the area’s best fresh seafood and a warm inviting oyster bar. For 26 years, Squid’s has served the very freshest wood-grilled fillets, live Maine lobster, lightly breaded fried seafood, and unique weekly specials.

Tandem Carrboro

200 N Greensboro St, Carrboro, NC 27510

(919) 240-7937

Tandem serves modern American cuisine in a sophisticated yet comfortable atmosphere in Historic Carr Mill, Downtown Carrboro. The menu features seasonal, farm to table food sourced from family-owned local farms.

Luna Rotisserie & Tap Room

307 E Main St Carrboro, NC 27510 z

(919) 537-8958

A tribute to two distinct culinary traditions, the menu at Luna captures the unique and varied cuisines of South America yet respects its roots in the American South. All of Luna’s Meats Are Free-range, Grass-fed, and Antibiotic Free.

Carolina Brewery Carolina Brewery – Brew Pubs

460 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

(919) 942-1800

Carolina Brewery is committed to freshness and local ingredients, all of their soups, sauces and dressings, hand cut fries and potato chips are made from scratch daily. They proudly use local ingredients.

Big Belly Que

306 W Franklin St, Suite G, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

(202) 956-9139

Big Belly Que is dedicated to offering the best wood-smoked meats in North Carolina. They smoke butts, turkey breasts, chickens, and homemade sausages every day from local animals.

Flair Restaurant & Wine Bar

1201 Fordham Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

(919) 967-9990

With a focus on French-influenced American food, many of the items on Flair’s menu are painstakingly made in-house: from preserved lemons to buerre blanc sauces, from slow-cooked brisket to handmade desserts.

City Kitchen

201 S Estes Dr Chapel Hill, NC 27514

(919) 928-8200

The City Kitchen family welcomes diners with wholesome American fare prepared through simple, time-honored cooking methods such as roasting, braising, preserving and smoking. The CK team is dedicated to the experience through locally sourced high quality product delivered with a warm genuine smile.

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Cierra Smith | Editor

Raleigh-born writer passionate about cultural awareness and social change. You’ll typically find me somewhere studying a language, writing, or doing pilates. Consider me a health-conscious foodie with an interest in all diets and lifestyles.

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