Lafayette Village Grill

4.6
455 Reviews
$30 and under
American
The Village Grill, situated in the beautiful Lafayette Village in North Raleigh, offers gourmet prime burgers, main plate salads, a variety of fresh appetizers, small plates, homemade soups, fabulous entrees, craft beers, and a full line of top shelf spirits. The inventive menu choices surpass the typical casual food found in other restaurants. Locally crafted beers and food products highlight a menu that is focused on the very best that American Cuisine has to offer. Eclectic menu choices are listed to represent the different styles of cuisine found throughout the country.

The original artwork displayed at The Village Grill adds to the restaurant’s dynamic and fun ambiance. The Village Grill’s outdoor patio overlooks Lafayette Village’s “Green” preserve. Enjoy the view of stately oaks, water fountains, and open space. After dinner, walk the slate-paved paths of the traffic-free shopping village and visit the other stores and restaurants in this enchanting village!
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4.6based on recent ratings
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4.6
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4.3
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipmarciy
Raleigh
8 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2021
Overall2food1service1ambience2

Our first and last visit. Service was slow, food was slower. The appetizer came out with the food and it was just fries to nibble on. I ordered chicken lettuce wraps and the plate had obviously been under the heat lamp as the lettuce was wilted. The chicken was terrible, tiny pieces of cubed chicken mixed with a little shredded carrots and lots of shredded lettuce, and the flavors were nonexistent. When we told the server she just shrugged. Yikes. Terrible restaurant.

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Sith
Raleigh
3 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Nice bar Nice location. The food was good, and good service.

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OpenTable Diner
Raleigh
4 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food was delicious, service was great, will return.

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vipYVETTER
Raleigh
17 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful evening at Lafayette Grill!! The food was delicious and the service was over the top! The only thing we felt was a little subpar were the drinks. They were very weak. I ordered three vodka seltzer’s with a premium vodka ( and pricing) and they were not very good. They were in a tiny glass and were quite weak. . I was disappointed in my drinks but everything was really good. Maybe stick to wine and beer. Would not order liquor drinks there again.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fantastic meal and great service. I recommend them keeping the brownie sundae on their regular menu

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Mhughes
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, great food, good atmosphere . We are coming back.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I went for a date night. We were pleasantly surprised with the menu offerings. We started with a grilled burrata salad, followed by a pancetta and fontina flatbread, we split the filet with truffles twice baked potato and polished everything off with a warm chocolate brownie a la mode. It was raining the night we dined so we ate inside but their patio overlooking the courtyard looked nice.

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vipspoiledsparrow
Raleigh
11 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love coming to Lafayette Village Grill. The regular menu is a great variety and they have specials and soups that change daily. Wonderful atmosphere and servers are great!

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SMayes
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

fantastic food, outstanding service, COVID safe environment!

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DerrickW
Raleigh
5 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Great food, enjoyable, choices on the menu had nice twists to everyday favorites

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OpenTable Diner
Raleigh
5 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Server was exceptional! Great food as always.

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EvelynA
Raleigh
3 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love Village Grill. Never disappointed. Great Menu. Food is Awesome!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Raleigh
9 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great variety of options, many calorie conscious and all delishous

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vipJohnS
Denver
36 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience3

Food was not bad but not great. Nothing really memorable. What was memorable was how epically awful the cocktails were. Tasted like simple syrup mixed with flavor packets from a cocktail kit.

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DeborahF
Raleigh
2 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed lunch here. Nice selection of drinks and food. Staff was friendly.

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vipstarzlght
Raleigh
26 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Great variety on the menu super impressed, we'll be back!

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BenC
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great food and service. Spacing was gracious and we felt comfortable considering COVID-19.

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TaraS
Raleigh
10 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall2food4service3ambience1

Food was really good. It was VERY loud, one table in particular. We skipped dessert to get out quickly.

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Raymond
Raleigh
2 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, great staff, friendly environment!

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Rost
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was my first visit to the Lafayette Village Grill. Everything was great and and enjoyable. A lot of restaurants are cutting back on service and quality during this Corona virus, however our restaurant staff were pleasant and seemed eager to help with our questions and meet our needs as diners. The food was delicious and plentiful. Two of the three of us there ended up with enough leftovers from our lunch to have another wonderful meal later at home.

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Cornbread
Raleigh
12 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to watch the game

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing flat bread and duck wings. Would recommend!

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Buddy
Raleigh
3 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience3

The service and food was good. Several televisions to view. The restaurant was very loud.

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vipNewToRaleigh
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

We request to have Sydney as our waitress because she is the best!! We like the casual atmosphere and friendly staff and good food at Lafayette Village.

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vipDisappointed
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love Village Grill! Food is awesome! Service is amazing and you won’t be disappointed!

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KatiaS
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great the service was awesome. Honestly we can’t wait to go back. The spaghetti and meatballs was awesome my husband was extremely happy with his dinner. I had the avocado chicken it was oh so full of flavor and oh so fresh.

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vipVaBeachGuy
Raleigh
8 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2020
Overall3food5service4ambience4

This business needs to do a better job of communication with your website or vice versa. It is not Lafayette Village Grill. It is just Village Grill and you have to wander around the complex to find it. It should show both the correct name and the loan action within the complex on their listing. Good food, very nice wait staff, but really loud inside.

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Wolfndakitchen
Raleigh
2 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service as always!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff is great

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TonyaL
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Consistently good food, atmosphere, and wait staff ... plenty of room for social distancing (a sad thing to discuss in a restaurant review but important at the moment). You can dine here with confidence during Covid.

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CarolynL
1 review
Dined on June 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I find it hard to find good healthy choices on the menu but there are several lovely meals to choose from and the food is fantastic. I have been here many times and will continue to keep going.

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vipMarkS
Raleigh
10 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We sat outside and the energy was great with all the other diners enjoying their meals and conversation! Our waiter as awesome at watching what we needed as we moved thru the meal and his attention to the mask and COVID rules was impeccable! We will be back again soon as it was a fun and pleasurable experience!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always sit outside at the big picnic table, which is wonderful for our large group of adults and kids. The servers are always attentive and kind and the food is delicious. We order grilled shrimp or burger and rice for our celiac kiddo, and they are able to make it without flour and I believe they do a wonderful job managing any cross contamination. Always a great experience!

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TeresaD
Charleston
4 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food. Plus excellent safety precautions concerning COVID-19

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SRay
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food was awesome
Accommodations - the manager helped moved us from the sun to inside. Awesome!!
The only thing I would share is you need to have waitresses knowledgeable on what’s on tap. Ours said I don’t know beer, wanted an ipa, she brought “ hell ya” not an ipa, had to go in to read your taps.
No worries. We always come back!

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vipSusan
Raleigh
33 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service is consistently excellent. All staffs wearing masks...thank you!

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tims
1 review
Dined on June 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing! Gotta try the pretzels. The patio is great place to sit.

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RuthR
Raleigh
4 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had the cedar plank salmon, and a glass of Seaglass red.. just perfect

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was excellent and the food was delicious as always! Can’t wait to go back. Lots of gluten free options.

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vipLyza
Raleigh
106 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Given the challenges restaurants face during these challenging times, VILLAGE GRILLE was a real treat!!!!! The CHEF"S Burger certainly did not disappoint.

Our vivacious server, MECCA, made for a wonderful dining experience. It was a joy to be treated with such exemplary service.

KUDOS to the entire staff for doing everything possible to insure that all patrons were kept safe and sound!

FAQs

Lafayette Village Grill offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (919) 890-5340.

Lafayette Village Grill is rated 4.6 stars by 455 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.