Margaux's Restaurant

4.7
1052 Reviews
$30 and under
Fusion / Eclectic
At Margaux's Restaurant in Raleigh we combine our ever-changing menu, a flare for impeccable service, and an energetic ambience with a progressive decor and the result is a favored dining experience for those from near and far for over 28 years.

We say it is the Perfect Fusion of a High-Energy Metropolis and Soulful Southern Hospitality. You"ll say it's Downright Awesome! Come be a part of the dining experience and understand why we still stand strong after all these years.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1052 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
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4.7
service
4.6
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4.4
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98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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JimC
Raleigh
5 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This was a delightful evening. The less than perfect ambiance was due to the COVID restrictions, no fault of Margaux’s. The service was warm and professional. The food was beyond excellent and well worth the cost. Both my guest and I raved about the food and truly enjoyed our visit. We will be back.

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KatrinaH
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was my boyfriend and I first time at Margeaux. It was recommended my a friend of mine. We loved the atmosphere and the service was even better. Everyone was so friendly and professional. And not to mention the food. It was great. We’re already planning to make reservations for Valentines Day!

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KevinS
Raleigh
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Margaux's Restaurant is a first class extablishment with impeccable food and service. A fine dining experience indeed.

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CyndyH
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was wonderful to be able to go out for a wonderful meal with a fantastic server. It had been awhile due to covid. We chose the prix fixe menu & servings were just right & food was delicious. Cocktails were very tasteful.

Masks were worn by all the servers & they maintained social distancing.

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OpenTable Diner
Raleigh
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always have positive experience here
Good is great
Staff attentive

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vipDateNightDiners07
Raleigh
113 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food, service, an ambiance were great!! Followed all COVID protocols. We had an amazing dinner out & felt safe while doing so.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was fantastic.
Our server was attentive and perfect in every way possible. We never had to ask for anything yet didn’t feel like

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vipOpenTable Diner
Raleigh
2 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding food, beautiful presentation and impeccable service. It's obvious that the owner and team have the highest standards for excellence at this establishment.

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vipDianneD
Raleigh
13 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We always enjoy great food & service at Margaux !

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vipKaren
Raleigh
22 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience5

The food and atmosphere is outstanding, I can see why the restaurant has been successful for so long.
My only suggestion was the server never seemed to notice when we were in conversation, as she interrupted so very often.
Sure wish patio was available for outdoor dining.

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KatharineS
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great restaurant with an interesting interior and ever-changing menu. The service is outstanding, and the food was delicious.

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SAMI
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

So glad we chose Matgaux's for a birthday dinner. We both had the 3 course dinner and for the price it was absolutely worth it, everything was cooked perfectly and the portions were just right we left full, not stuffed, and happy. Our server was not very personable and was very short when he spoke to us. Had he been more friendly there would have been a 5 for service. As far as atmosphere its not intimate and quiet but also not overly loud and relaxed. There was another customer sitting next to us who took a video call in the middle of his dinner who was so loud it was very distracting to every table in our section, the conversation lasted probably 10 mins. I know that isn't on the restaurant but was part of our experience, and maybe could have been handled by the staff differently. Overall we enjoyed ourselves and will consider dining at margaux's again in the future.

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LoisC
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

While I love ossi bucco- fork tender nor butter knife tender- it was not. I required a steak knife, also tomato sauce under risotto was too much. My companions meal was perfect. I’ll return but not for ossi bucco.

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JimM
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were very pleased with our experience at Margaux’s — our first time there. Two highlights in particular: (1) a very broad menu offering a wide range of choices and (2) a very attentive and personable staff.

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vipLovesWine
Raleigh
12 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience every time! New Menu items for 2021 are perfect.

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BobbyL
Raleigh
8 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Food good but not a value for what spent. Bread was ice cold. Sweet potato gnocchi was very dry. Salmon was spot on and delicious.

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Shadow
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2020
Overall3food5service2ambience2

Most everything was perfect but here is the issue. I felt a couple of folks of the wait staff did not take mask wearing, social distancing, and general awareness of COVID seriously. One young man had a mask that didn't fit and it slid down below his nose and was therefore not effective. Another person from the bar seemed to have a makeshift balaclava used as a mask. The man that brought our food from the kitchen was perfect. He had a black mask that fit snuggly. I didn't expect the wait staff to repeatedly top off our water glasses (when they really didn't need it) by picking up the glasses. I completely understand these review comments seem picky - my apology for that. I just feel you could give a 15 minute standard to folks on how to operate consistently during COVID. My wife works with elderly (90+ years old) so we are particularly sensitive. The clients at your restaurant tend to be older so if you had more consistent attention to COVID standards by staff I think most people would generally be more comfortable (most people probably don't take the time to give feedback). For example, masks should fit well, staff could instruct folks they tend to minimize visiting the table, they shouldn't touch people's glasses when refilling, they also were really close to us at the bar. We tried to put masks on to protect them and us but they kept coming by really close to us and it seem pointless. Our prior experience with the wait staff sitting outside was perfect. He had a good mask, it was noticeable how he tried to keep his distance, he didn't over visit our table, and I believe he was the only person that did visit our table. This last experience had four different wait people. My apology again for the negative feedback but I really believe this feedback may be useful to your fine establishment during this time.

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Laura
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a fabulous anniversary meal. The staff was very accommodating and provided an isolated table for our meal. The service and the meal were excellent.

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AndresL
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best if not THE BEST experiences I’ve had since this lockdown mess has started. They did such an amazing job from the moment we walked in to when we left. The food was OUTSTANDING. I wish I could afford to go more often but the value and taste is worth what you pay. Can not wait to go back!

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GregoireK
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was excellent. The staff was friendly, cordial, and very attentive.
The food was great and the experience memorable.

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MRaeN
1 review
Dined on December 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Highly recommend Margaux's - we love the food and ambience!

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Regular
Tampa
14 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Margaux's never disappoints! Cocktails were wonderful and the food even better.

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OpenTable Diner
Raleigh
2 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The angel hair pasta with shrimp was probably the best pasta plate I've had in a while. Generous portion sizes at a reasonable price.
Our server was attentive and fun! Definitely recommend for a date night, or to impress out of town family.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Tampa
14 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service as always. Keep going back and it’s been the same high level every time

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vipEdUn
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing. Service fantastic. Great as usual.

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RandyM
Charleston
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

We hadn’t been to Margaux’s in several years but our visit for our 44 wedding anniversary reminded us why we need to visit more often.

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PaulS
1 review
Dined on March 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time great menu service was excellent will definitely go back

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StuH
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Wonderful experience. Great food. Nice evening. Love the fish tank.

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OpenTable Diner
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful. Thank you all

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vipOpenTable Diner
Charlotte
4 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely a hidden gem of a restaurant in Raleigh. Lunch as soooo good..the blackened salmon was everything and the calamari was yummy too..

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SouthernCharm
Raleigh
6 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and top notch service as usual

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JoeJ
Charleston
3 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love this place. It is our go-to date night outing. Menu changes from time to time and that is a good thing. The staff works together in a seamless fashion. As an example, a manager walks by makes the usual small talk, buses the table and boxes the leftovers. They know their menus, what is available at the bar and are able to suggest a substitute. Out of Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare suggested. They are from the same distillery.

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LaurenM
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing and the bohemian decor was really cool. Great service. A little noisy, but still fun for a large dinner party.

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CorinneM
1 review
Dined on February 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful meal. Great presentation. Meal was paced just right. I did like the atmosphere and my entire meal was enjoyable.

I only give 5 stars possibly 1x a year. And that is what I believe my experience deserved. A little more knowledge about the food served would be my only recommendation. I can discuss details if requested.

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vipSoAthens
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding bar staff!

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vipCfoodies
Raleigh
13 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great ambience, service and food. Margaux's never disappoints.

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HughW
Raleigh
14 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was top-notch and the food was excellent. Each one of our group of five had a different entree, and all the plates were empty.

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Raleighman
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Amazing Meal! The owner personally gave us his reccomendations. Service was excellent -best Salmon Ive ever had!! Everyone agreed it was an amazing meal !!

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Kait
Raleigh
2 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Older crowd, prix fixe menu was nothing to write home about. Service was great and food was fine.

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vipDavid
Raleigh
8 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall3food4service4ambience2

The restaurant week menu was just their regular fixed price restricted menu. This was very misleading and they should not have been included in Triangle Restaurant Week.
Food was good but not near many of the other Triangle Restaurant Week options.

FAQs

Margaux's Restaurant offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (919) 846-9846.

Margaux's Restaurant is rated 4.7 stars by 1052 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.