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4.4 (414) $$$$ $$$$ Modern, Fusion, Pan-Asian


Summary: Seasonal Asian dishes and craft cocktails.

Lantern stands out with its minimalist chic decor and a focus on sustainable, locally sourced ingredients. The seasonally changing menu features Asian-inspired dishes that highlight fresh produce, exotic mushrooms, and Asian herbs grown by local farmers specifically for Lantern. The intimate dining experience is complemented by a selection of craft cocktails and a well-curated wine list. Whether you're in the mood for vegetarian dumplings, salt-and-pepper shrimp, or the signature tea-and-spice-smoked chicken, Lantern promises an intriguing culinary journey with each visit. Desserts like persimmon pudding and roasted banana ice cream with North Carolina peanut brittle provide a sweet finish to an authentic meal. With its commitment to local agriculture and innovative Asian cuisine, Lantern shines as a beacon of culinary excellence.


3 Diamonds
1 Toque
1 Toque
James Beard
Outstanding Chef - Semifinalist 2017
Outstanding Restaurant - Semifinalist 2013
Best Chefs - Winner 2011
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423 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

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