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Osteria Georgi, Chapel Hill, NC

Osteria Georgi

4.6
4.6
218 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian

Giorgios Bakatsias' inspiration behind his newest concept, Osteria Georgi, stems from a deep appreciation for his dear friend- the late, great George Tarantini, an Italian native and beloved soccer coach for NC state University, well-known for his love and respect for hospitality.

Osteria reflects the passion behind Italian cuisine and culture-
a daily celebration of life while gathering around a shared table, of enjoying the beauty in simply prepared hand-made pasta, locally sourced ingredients and vibrant flavors, in having gratitude for the local farmers, fisherman, and artisans from which it all came, and always- a love for great company.

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Italian

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner
    Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
    Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (919) 375-0600

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Private party facilities

    Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate event, Osteria Georgi can accommodate all your special event needs.

  • Private party contact

    OG Managers: (833) 990-2988

  • Neighborhood

    Chapel Hill

  • Parking details

    None

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Vegan

Menu

At present, we do not have menu information for this restaurant. Please see their website or wait to visit the restaurant to learn more.

What 218 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill

    Italian

  • Durham

    Fit for Foodies

  • Durham

    Hot Spot

  • Durham

    Notable Wine List

  • Durham

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  1. DA

    DAVIDW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    I took myself out to eat here and was blown away on an unsuspecting Saturday night in Chapel Hill. Chef Dan Jackson and his team are highly talented. The food is delightful and the service was really great. Attractive atmosphere and just all around a great evening. I will have re-formed a pasta addition and will be going back, for sure.

  2. P

    Person

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall1food1service2ambience5

    Menu was dramatically different than online menu and we didn’t get menus for about ten minutes - was meant to be a special occasion but we just left

  3. BJ

    BrittJ

    Raleigh

    14 reviews

    4.0

    14 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall4food4service3ambience4

    Fun night with out of town friends. Drinks, wine and food were all very good. Busy night apparently though because we were seated at our reservation time but server did not come to take drink orders for almost 20 minutes after we were seated. Love the space and the vibe and will be back again soon.

  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Charleston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Wonderful!

  5. CD

    ChrisD

    New England

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall3food4service2ambience2

    Food was delicious but the service was intrusive. Our group could not visit because a different server interrupted every 3 minutes asking to take plates away.

  6. AC

    AndyC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We always enjoy Giorgios Hospitality restaurants. First time at Osteria Georgi. Excellent service, ambiance. Cuisine was phenomenal. We will be back!

  7. M

    Murphy

    Richmond

    10 reviews

    3.0

    10 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall3food3service3ambience3

    Menu selections were sparse..not at all what is shown on their website. Food was OK, not outstanding. Portions small. No bread was offered nor served. Lots of other restaurants with better offerings.

  8. RJ

    RonnieJ

    New York Area

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Loved the soft shell crab lightly fried on a bed of fregola puttenesca. A meal in itself.

  9. a

    alisonb

    Raleigh

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall3food3service4ambience4

    It is great, but pricey. Dining out in style has become quite expensive. For pasta that is not house-made, $24+ per dish that is a "primi" first course size with no protein in it is a bit ridiculous. The price reflects a high cost for noodles even for an entree/main course size. Restaurants in Italy don't even charge that much. Just saying.

  10. CR

    CatherineR

    Raleigh

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We had visitors in town from NY and they thoroughly enjoyed Osteria Georgi. At first glance they thought the menu was limited until they heard about the evening specials. Excellent service.

  11. LR

    LaurenR

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Beautiful experience, food, ambience for our Mother's day celebration! Bravo!

  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Raleigh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We had such a wonderful experience! Our waitress Grace Anne was so sweet and accommodating, even moving us outside when we were cold. The service and food were both amazing.

  13. AB

    ArtB

    San Francisco

    17 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on May 6, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience3

    Food ranged from good to excellent. Pasta with duck Ragusa was nothing special. The brick chicken was superb. The restaurant was slammed, so service was charming but spotty.

  14. WS

    WilliamS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    This place is so innovative and fun. Truly outstanding menu and specials. Try everything. It is surprising and delicious.

  15. B

    Baker1

    Raleigh

    50 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    50 reviews

    Dined on May 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    It was a perfect night to meet out of town friends on the patio. Jason did a great job juggling the needs of several tables. Everyone was very pleased with their apps, wine selections (enough available to please anyone), & entrees. We chose the best place we know for its convenient location and food. Whew! We’ll be back. We still want to try the house made pasta. Next time.

  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The food was amazing and Molly was very nice and helpful.

  17. RN

    RebeccaNewton

    Raleigh

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on May 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent menu, excellent service, and excellent atmosphere. You can never go wrong at one of George B's restaurants. The steak tartar was outstanding. And the lamb shank was sublime.

  18. DC

    DCDC

    Washington DC

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on May 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Absolutely delicious meal. They were busier than that expected for a Tuesday night. This is a winner.. food quality was great. Service was comfortably slow..

  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Raleigh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    My Wife and I celebrated our First Anniversary with dinner. It was our first visit but it felt like we had been there a hundred times! The drinks were great, the food was even better and the tiramisu and butterscotch desserts were a perfect end to the night. We left feeling like another visit! Thanks everyone!

  20. H

    Hawaii50

    Raleigh

    77 reviews

    5.0

    77 reviews

    Dined on April 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great good. Nice service. Not sure why they don’t serve martinis in a real martini glass with olives with pimentos. A minor issue, but meaningful to me.

  21. RJ

    RonnieJ

    New York Area

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on April 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    A lovely evening on patio. Soft shells delectable as well as everything else!

  22. C

    Carmen

    Raleigh

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on April 23, 2022

    overall2food3service1ambience3

    Horrible service. Server must have been new or just not good at his job. Waited and waited for service. Had to wait almost 20 minutes for our first round of beverages. They were not busy, restaurant only half full. I had to speak to the manager twice bc our server was not the least bit attentive. He would look over at our table and totally ignore us. They were not understaffed at all., We will never return until they can get their act together.

  23. P

    Peter

    Raleigh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Second time with the family for a special occasion. Everything was as before - excellent.

  24. RJ

    RonnieJ

    New York Area

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on April 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Another sweet evening at the OSTERIA. Food, atmosphere, and service on point. Sous chef Jefe is a magician!

  25. S

    Susanjill

    Raleigh

    62 reviews

    4.0

    62 reviews

    Dined on April 21, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    We had a lovely time! Due to the noise level (acoustics and pop music) inside, we asked that our party of six be moved to the patio. Fortunately, they and the weather could accommodate us! The food was delicious! Our server Mollie was well-versed on the menu, very friendly, and cheerful. Considering we had appetizers, entrees, dessert, coffee and a variety of drinks, the bill reasonable! Thank you for a fun evening en plein air!

  26. DF

    DavidF

    Philadelphia

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on April 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Best food we've had in Chapel Hill. Portions are larger than I expected. Expensive, but great value given quality of food.

  27. DL

    DavidL

    Raleigh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The food is always interesting and delicious. Four of us and we all loved our meals from seafood to chicken to pastas. Like Affogato? The best!

  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Raleigh

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on April 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Everything just amazing! The waitress was really awesome which made everything else that much better.

  29. j

    johnk

    Raleigh

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on April 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The food is amazing the best in Chapel Hill . Brett is the mixologist and his drinks are delicious. Get place for date night .

  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Food was spectacular and the service was amazing. These two factors will see us return again.

  31. JC

    JoannaC

    Raleigh

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on April 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Had a wonderful time at Osteria Georgi. The food, service and atmosphere was great. The waitress explained the menu which is in true Italian style.

  32. EB

    EllieB

    Raleigh

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 15, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3

    It’s a big space and I am sure it depends on where you sit but if you sit close to the kitchen it’s loud. Lots of traffic. Regardless an excellent spot and glad for it in Chapel Hill.

  33. C

    Conrad

    Raleigh

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We found this place when driving around looking for a new place to eat. WOW what a find. Been there twice and the servers are so professional and friendly it was noticed by all in the party. Food is OUT of this world. Great wine selection. DEFINITELY worth a visit. Conrad R

  34. TA

    TAlex

    Raleigh

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on April 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Amazing dinner - ambiance, service and food were all outstanding!

  35. KJ

    KevinJ

    New York Area

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on April 15, 2022

    overall5food5service3ambience3

    Excellent creative and flavorful dishes, great ambiance

  36. EC

    ErinC

    Raleigh

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Thanks for being my favorite restaurant. I feel like I’m in Italia when I’m here.

  37. MM

    MarieM

    Orange County

    10 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on April 9, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    Unfortunately we were celebrating an event and the dessert (flourless chocolate cake) sold out by 8:00pm. Perhaps best to make more or offer complementary alternatives

  38. PC

    PhilipC

    Raleigh

    9 reviews

    3.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on April 9, 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience3

    Service was less than stellar. Our water glasses were not refilled after the first pouring. Our cocktail glasses were not cleared after finishing them. Some busboy came with our main courses and just plopped them down without any notice of our appetizer plates that were in the way. Food was ok but nothing special. Very under seasoned. Will not go back.

  39. S

    Shelley

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 9, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience5

    Our neighbor speaks highly of this restaurant and for months has been encouraging my wife and I to go. My wife's birthday finally provided us the opportunity to go out and we chose here because we do love Italian. Service was great. Ambiance was nice - loved the palm trees and green chairs. And all food orders were on the table in less than 10 mins (FYI - we did have 530 reservation). We ordered 2 appetizers and 2 mains. The burrata was excellent - yummy mozzarella and ricotta served with an assortment of roasted vegetables with a yummy reduction. The bread served with this could have been more crisp (so as to hold the cheese, etc). The Sformati I was most excited to try but ultimately disappointed in the custard itself - oversalted. It was difficult to appreciate the flavor of this dish because of the heavy salt. But, I found the salad served with it to be very tasteful, especially the apricots and walnuts - it helped tame down the Sformati saltiness. For mains we ordered the rigatoni with spinach and Gouda and pork shank. The pork was outstanding!!! Fell off the bone so tender. And the pork reduction was the perfect pairing to elevate the pork flavor further. The Rigatoni had the same issue as the Sformati - way oversalted. We even brought home the leftovers to share with our babysitter (my mom, who loves Italian) - she loved the pork but thought the rigatoni was too salty to enjoy more than 1 bite. There you have it. I was a bit disappointed because we do not go get to go out often, we have to be mindful of our dollars, and it was my wife's birthday. It is difficult to find and enjoy flavors when the salt is overpowering in 2/4 of our ordered dishes. Perhaps we'll give Osteria Georgi a try another time, but not soon. Shelley

  40. M

    Moondance

    Philadelphia

    9 reviews

    4.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on April 8, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4

    This was our first time at Osteria Georgi. We went with friends for Friday dinner. The food was delicious and the service was excellent . The staff was knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. We’re definitely going back!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Osteria Georgi offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (919) 375-0600.

Osteria Georgi is rated 4.6 stars by 218 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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Booked 22 times today
Google Map for Osteria Georgi

201 S Elliott Rd Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Chapel Hill

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner
    Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
    Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Italian

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    None

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Vegan

  • Phone number

    (919) 375-0600

  • Private party facilities

    Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate event, Osteria Georgi can accommodate all your special event needs.

  • Private party contact

    OG Managers: (833) 990-2988

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