Midtown Grille

4.5
1863 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
Tucked away in Raleigh’s Lassiter District in North Hills, Midtown Grille is an upscale, comfortable neighborhood restaurant featuring Contemporary American cuisine. Locally owned since 2006, Midtown offers sophisticated, yet approachable dishes, emphasizing locally sourced ingredients.
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  • Sunday Funday

    May 23 - Aug 29, 2021

    Sun 10:00 AM - 2:15 PM

    Enjoy specially priced drinks during brunch. $4.75 Mimosas $5.75 Bloody Marys $5.75 Screwdrivers
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4.6
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4.4
ambience
4.3
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Noise · Moderate
87% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Fried oysters and Goat & Fig flatbread is delicious! Good wine, good food and cute patio area

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vipMonicaS
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Husband birthday!

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MarkM
Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience3

I thought the food was good.. waiter was great. Not sure the special warranted $32 but it was tasty. We ate outside which was awesome but when the music started it was WAY WAY too loud. If you are just there to enjoy the music and have some drinks it was fine, but when you are trying to enjoy your meal and have a conversation with your table it was impossible.

Midtown Grille
Responded 19 hours ago

Mark, very sorry about the music getting loud. Music on Thursdays starts at 8:30pm. Normally we have just a single or duo. This past Thursday it turned into an open mic with too many loud musicians! Thank you for your patronage.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a fantastic time. Sabrina was our server and she was excellent.

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LMMld
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall3food3service4ambience4

It was ok but there was nothing special about the meal. It was average.

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vipJulieS
Raleigh
4 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great dinner with friends. Service was friendly and efficient-Caleb let us have a drink first, then order appetizers and then decide about entrees-not rushed but attentive and accommodating. Fig and goat cheese flatbread was dellcious as was hummus-everyone liked their salads and entrees-cocktails were well made too! Great evening!

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AmyS
Charleston
11 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good was fantastic and the staff was even better! Totally recommend!!

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vipexpat1
London
53 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Good choice of cocktails to start, the Johnson and Johnston was particularly innovative
Rib special was excellent
Service was friendly and attentive
Overall well worth a visit

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Diane
Raleigh
4 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience2

This was an ok place nothing bad but nothing outstanding. Food was ok prepared well. The only issue we had is that the bar area was packed and very loud! It was even difficult to hear server and Cary on conversation.

Midtown Grille
Responded 4 days ago

Hello Diane, We are a neighborhood Grille / Restaurant and yes sometimes the bar gets quite busy on weekends. Sorry to see your 3 star rating. However, we are a lively, up tempo restaurant with excellent food and a fantastic wine list. Our guest often gather to celebrate life's events and being able to be together again after covid. Week nights are quieter.

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vipBarbaraF
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall1food1service5ambience2

Menu is old and boring. Calamari is frozen

Midtown Grille
Responded 4 days ago

Barbara, our apologies. We have been in business a very long time and our menu is always updated and available online. We make changes from time to time and have rotating daily features, however, our regulars expect our menu staples. There is a nationwide shortage of calamari. If you are not happy with any aspect of your meal please let a manager know so the issue can be fixed and you can leave as a satisfied customer!

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AnkitS
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall3food1service5ambience5

Plate sizes were too small. Very unseasoned bland food. Drinks were good.

Midtown Grille
Responded on July 16, 2021

Hello Ankit, We are in the customer service business and our best advertisement is word of mouth,. If you are not happy with any aspect please notify someone. We can gladly send out the chef to make sure your expectations are fully met

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vipDeeW
Raleigh
31 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Nice dinner on the patio with live music. Steaks were delicious and good wine selections. Our server Brian was outstanding.

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LauraE
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

As always, a great experience at Midtown. My only critiques are the brussel sprouts that I love were listed on your online brunch menu bot not available or listed on your brunch menu when we arrived. Also, the noise level was a little distracting during conversation.

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GinaR
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was fantastic. The food, the drinks, the waiter Hank was Great! What an awesome Sunday brunch!

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CaliforniaBob
Raleigh
9 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Birthday dinner. Very enjoyable. Wait staff was engaging, enjoyable, offered good advice on dishes. Menu offered a broad variety, meal was excellent. Salad was great even though just lettuce and dressing essentially. Was crisp and cold, restaurant-made dressing was really good! Overall an excellent and fun experience, looking forward to the next visit.

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VincentW
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time will definitely recommend to family and friends.

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Rick
Raleigh
22 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience4

My wife had the shrimp and grits and was very disappointed. The git’s came out as one big dry glob with little sauce She asked the waiter to ask the chef to add more sauce but he said that was not possible. I had the salmon which was ok except there was too much rice and not enough veggies.

Midtown Grille
Responded on July 7, 2021

Rick, very sorry for your food experience. Both issues are simple fixes, next time get a manager, your server should have gotten a manager involved. We want our guest to leave completely satisfied!

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suzannebernstein
Charlotte
36 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall2food1service5ambience2

Amber was a wonderful attentive server

Flatbread: doughy, no taste
Hamburger overcooked
Snapper cut like rubber
All meals were warm not hot

Midtown Grille
Responded on July 7, 2021

Suzanne, we strive for complete satisfaction. If you are not happy with the food please get a manager so we can take corrective actions before you leave the restaurant. We want our guest to have a memorable experience so they will brag to their friends! Thank you for the kind words about our server.

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vipLeslieK
Raleigh
6 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Had a lovely dinner at Midtown Grille to celebrate our wedding anniversary! Exceptional service from our server as well as the bartender prior to being seated. The decor and ambiance were nice; however, space felt a bit crammed/crowded and the noise level became an issue for us as the evening went on. Good quality food. Will definitely go back.

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JaneM
Raleigh
3 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Food was excellent except we never got fig, goat cheese flatbread appetizer. Lot of new staff in training and doing their best but have a way to go. Definitely would go back for butternut squash ravioli and burrata/prosciutto salad!

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OpenTable Diner
Raleigh
7 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall4food4service2ambience5

This was our first time coming last night. We got the Fig and goat cheese flatbread. It was good but very dry. I had to ask for some sort of sauce or glaze to put on it. For dinner my husband got the burger he said it was good just overcooked and I got the salmon. Our server definitely had way too many tables because our service was lacking. We gave this restaurant a try as we have heard numerous people say they enjoy it plus we had a movie last night to go to and it was in a convenient location in relation to the movie theaters. We will be back to give it another try and hope the service will be better.

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MikeinRaleigh
Raleigh
32 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always consistent, top quality food and service from the friendly staff at Midtown.

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OpenTable Diner
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Services was the best around. Amber was our server and when we make our next reservation I will be requesting her. The food was great and flavorful. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!!!!!!

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TommyD
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Wonderful attentive service and excellent red snapper special. Lovely presentation of each dish, above normal portions and well balanced flavors.

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Kelly
1 review
Dined on June 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great wine, great server. Recommended!

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Quiana
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and service during the brunch hour. I had the shrimp and grits and it was the best I've had since moving to the Raleigh area. I will definitely return.

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vipDiner4
Raleigh
4 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Father’s Day

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vipMaAnnM
Raleigh
18 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had the brussel sprouts which were delicious, the salmon and the rib-eye, also delicious and perfectly cooked. The wine and beer list is not huge but very interesting. We enjoyed an NC IPA, a Greek wine and and Italian wine. Service was perfect, nothing rushed but always responsive.

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JOEMAV
Raleigh
23 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience1

Several customers were visibly uncomfortable with the extremely loud voices and laughter from one table. At least two tables complained to a server. NO RESPONSE FROM MANAGEMENT. We left as soon as possible.

Midtown Grille
Responded on June 20, 2021

Hello, We understand your frustrations. A conversation was had with a member of the party in the hallway outside of the kitchen on the way to the bathrooms. This was done to avoid making more of a scene on the dining room floor. Again, sorry for your experience and hope you will give us another try in the future. We do all we can to control our guests, unfortunately, sometimes we have very little control.

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FBee
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great indoor or outdoor dining. Excellent staff and can't say enough about how good the food is. And it as 1/2 price on glasses of wine! All in all a great experience that I highly recommend!

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vipGloriaD
Raleigh
5 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best shrimp and grits in Raleigh! Drink specials are an added bonus!

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vipKimberlyB
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

I thoroughly enjoyed my first experience at Midtown Grille! My family went for my birthday brunch yesterday and it was perfection! The staff were super nice and the food was great!

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OpenTable Diner
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall3food1service4ambience4

Food was bland but everyone was nice

Midtown Grille
Responded on June 12, 2021

Anonymous. We strive for 100% customer satisfaction. Did you let anyone know you were not 100% pleased? There is always a member of our management team on the floor to make sure you leave completely happy!

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MadV
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall3food1service4ambience3

Menu looked great but kitchen staff was unsuccessful pulling it off.

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DevenaP
Raleigh
3 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great service, nice ambience, brunch was delicious, I plan on dining here again

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vipJodiH
Raleigh
7 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed Sunday Brunch at Midtown Grille. The atmosphere is always vibrant and comforting. Every member of the staff is kind and accommodating. The outdoor seating is my favorite. Andy is an excellent server with just the right tableside manner.

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Cassiopia
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Okay place. Food good. Service mediocre. Not a place I would put on top of my list.

Midtown Grille
Responded on June 7, 2021

Cassiopia we strive for 100% complete customer satisfaction. We have been in business a long time and have a stellar reputation as evident by our reviews. If not satisfied please let management know so the situation can be fixed during your visit. Service issues are easily fixed when we are notified. Our best advertisement is our satisfied customer.

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jimnc
Raleigh
8 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service from Caleb, great food and atmosphere

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vipJohnV
New York Area
59 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff from hostess, bar, server were all top-notch. Bennet, our server, knows his stuff.

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mfoodmmmm
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service both excellent. We’ll definitely be back! Reasonable prices for the quality of the food and a good kids menu.

FAQs

Midtown Grille offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (919) 782-9463.

Midtown Grille is rated 4.5 stars by 1863 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.

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