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50 Raleigh Restaurants to Connect In For Mother's Day

The OpenTable Team

Whether you're taking mom out for a treat or enjoying a Sunday lunch with friends, these restaurants are perfect for Mother's Day. From kid-friendly favorites to brunch-worthy hotspots, we'll help you find the perfect place to celebrate.

Restaurants:Brewery Bhavana, Saint Jacques French Cuisine, Fearrington House Restaurant
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Brewery, French, Contemporary American
Neighborhoods:Raleigh, Chapel Hill
For 2 people today
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Date
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Time
7:00 PM

Brewery Bhavana

$$$$·Brewery·
Raleigh
2,034 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great Beer
  • Creative Cuisine
Wonderful food, ambiance and service!
99% recommended
Best Overall in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
162 people mentioned the Dumplings
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Saint Jacques French Cuisine

$$$$·French·
Raleigh
2,317 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
I have a red meat allergy (Alpha-gal) so Chef Serge came out and spoke with me and made adjustments to the sauce for the duck breast. Very personal touch and very delicious. We Read more
99% recommended
Best Overall in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
25 people mentioned the French Onion Soup

Fearrington House Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Chapel Hill
1,403 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
One of the very best and most expensive dining experiences we have ever had. The ambiance is soothing, the service is excellent, and the food is creative, sophisticated, deliciouRead more
98% recommended
Best Service in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
25 people mentioned the Chocolate Souffle

The Capital Grille - Raleigh

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Raleigh
1,128 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Our server Andrea Giorgio was fantastic. Andrea made our experience outstanding.
96% recommended
Best Ambiance in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
11 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
Table for 2 today

soca Raleigh

$$$$·Latin American·
Raleigh
956 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Our server was phenomenal. Attentive, have great personal recommendations of her favorite menu items. The food was delicious.
95% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
32 people mentioned the Paella

Stoney River Steakhouse and Grill - Chapel Hill

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Chapel Hill
1,598 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Excellent restaurant,excellent food and outstanding service.
93% recommended
80 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Garibaldi Trattoria

$$$$·Italian·
Fuquay-Varina
406 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
Great food and service in upscale ambient atmosphere
95% recommended
Italian in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
8 people mentioned the Calamari

Rey's

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Raleigh
2,619 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
The wait staff was very friendly and helpful giving us information on menu items as well as off menu items. The food was fantastic! The steaks could be cut with a spoon they were sRead more
97% recommended
Best Overall in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
93 people mentioned the Banana Foster

Glenwood Grill

$$$$·American·
Raleigh
2,466 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great! We come here all the time!
96% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
59 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Mandolin

$$$$·Southern·
Raleigh
1,586 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Local Ingredients
  • Neighborhood Gem
Great food. Great atmosphere. Love everything about this restaurant
93% recommended
Healthy in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
29 people mentioned the Caramel Cake

Seasons 52 - Raleigh

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Raleigh
957 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
We went for the Taste of Autumn of a plate. Our meal was wonderful as always. Of course we had our usual appetizer "GRILLED ARTICHOKES WITH PRESERVED LEMON HUMMUS" We each hadRead more
98% recommended
Great for Lunch in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
19 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Ruth's Chris Steak House - North Raleigh

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Raleigh
1,470 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
It was an outstanding experience from the moment we walked through the door until we left. The appetizers, entrees and side plates were all delicious. We celebrated my wife’s birthRead more
96% recommended
Steakhouse in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
13 people mentioned the Sweet Potato Casserole

Vidrio

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Raleigh
1,145 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Great experience! Excellent food!
97% recommended
Best Ambiance in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
18 people mentioned the Short Rib

The Mebane Downtown Table

$$$$·American·
Mebane
560 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
The food was amazing, we can’t wait to come back.
91% recommended
Great for Brunch in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
27 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Sitti

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Raleigh
2,515 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Birthday celebration
94% recommended
91 people mentioned the Pita

42nd Street Oyster Bar

$$$$·Seafood·
Raleigh
3,783 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
42nd Street Platter and Mountain Trout were amazing! Excellent wait staff and atmosphere. One of our favorite places for sure!
93% recommended
Most Booked in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
400 people mentioned the Oyster Bar

Vin Rouge

$$$$·French·
Durham
3,463 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Vin Rouge does not disappoint
93% recommended
Notable Wine List in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
38 people mentioned the Bouillabaisse
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Irregardless Cafe

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Raleigh
3,757 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Live Music
  • Good for a Date
Great food, music and service. Vegan selections are outstanding
95% recommended
Healthy in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
54 people mentioned the Paella

Provence of Carrboro

$$$$·French·
Carrboro
1,108 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
This time it was our first time to have Brunch at Provence and it was simply delightful. We had the special appetizer which was scallops and pouched quail egg done perfectly. Then Read more
91% recommended
Best Ambiance in Durham
30 people mentioned the Rack Lamb

Sullivan's Steakhouse - Raleigh

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Raleigh
3,938 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Our waitress Kristen was amazing!!! Made the experience even more enjoyable she was incredible! Food was outstanding we will definitely be back!
87% recommended
Most Booked in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
71 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - Durham

$$$$·American·
Durham
620 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Business Meals
Invited friends to lunch and everything was delightful. Food was excellent and the service was great.
90% recommended
Kid Friendly in Durham
37 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Talulla's

$$$$·Turkish·
Chapel Hill
865 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great Turkish specialties. Be sure to try Yakut (Turkish wine) to go with many of the dishes. It's a nice medium-bodied red that stands up to their very tasty food.
88% recommended
Best Value in Durham
24 people mentioned the Dipping Sauce

Plates Kitchen

$$$$·Southern·
Raleigh
801 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Creative Cuisine
Food was amazing, service was prompt. Friend really enjoyed his waffles. Was wondering why cheeseboard came in a bowl but menus were on a board. Love the place.
96% recommended
Great for Brunch in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
28 people mentioned the Beignets

Farina Neighborhood Italian

$$$$·Italian·
Raleigh
564 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Great food, service was solid, and prices were very reasonable for the great quality. The atmosphere is a family-oriented and relaxing one.
100% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
16 people mentioned the Calamari

Acme Food & Beverage Co.

$$$$·Southern·
Carrboro
2,033 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Great “comfort food” but elevated about 10 notches!! Everything seasoned perfectly. Occasionally we find a place, when visiting from out of town, that we wish we could go back toRead more
94% recommended
Great for Brunch in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
47 people mentioned the Fried Chicken
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Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen - Cary

$$$$·American·
Cary
3,217 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Local Ingredients
  • Special Occasion
Another great meal. We also ordered the pimento cheese dip with pork rinds. As an appetizer, really good!
95% recommended
American in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
78 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Taberna Tapas

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Durham
969 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
An evening out with friends, old and new. Great tapas and paella and of course, desserts!
92% recommended
102 people mentioned the Paella

Academy Street Bistro

$$$$·American·
Cary
448 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Urban, European-fusion feel: serious kitchen so the food is consistently excellent, even when busy. I prefer that the menu is selected with care as it is here, it's not a generic "Read more
92% recommended
15 people mentioned the Short Rib
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kō•än

$$$$·Southeast Asian·
Raleigh
3,123 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
An excellent New Years Eve dinner.
93% recommended
88 people mentioned the Hot Pot
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Vivace

$$$$·Italian·
Raleigh
2,152 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
We went for our anniversary and the chef prepared a special appetizer and they brought us glasses of prosecco to celebrate. Great service and quality food!
92% recommended
Italian in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
24 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Mulino Italian Kitchen & Bar

$$$$·Italian·
Raleigh
628 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
Great service and amazing food!!
89% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
14 people mentioned the Gnocchi
Table for 2 today

Crook's Corner

$$$$·Southern·
Carrboro
239 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
I love the relaxed feel of this place –felt like a very comfortable dining room.
88% recommended
50 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Harvest 18

$$$$·Southern·
Durham
747 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Casual
  • Fit for Foodies
The burgers were a little expensive, but they very good
87% recommended
Healthy in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
12 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Clouds Brewing

$$$$·American·
Raleigh
217 reviews
  • Bar Seating
  • Casual
  • Great Beer
Very attentive waiter! Food was delicious!
100% recommended
Good for Groups in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
11 people mentioned the Bloody Mary

Parizade

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Durham
2,564 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Organic Green Chickpea Hummus was outstanding! Light and nutritious. Soup Special of seasonal vegetables made a prefect first course. Not too filling. Service was very accomodRead more
97% recommended
Best Ambiance in Durham
38 people mentioned the Seafood Risotto

The Pit Authentic BBQ

$$$$·Southern·
Raleigh
5,748 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Authentic
  • Casual
tThis was the Romeo's first visit to The Pit BBQ! We are all 80+, weekly fine dining. The Pit was sort of outside our normal selections. BUT!! it was great!! Free Valet ParkRead more
81% recommended
Southern in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
404 people mentioned the Pulled Pork

Driftwood Southern Kitchen

$$$$·Southern·
North Carolina
815 reviews
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
  • Good for a Date
A fantastic modern day southern eatery. The staff was friendly, the food came fast and it tasted amazing. The margarita we ordered was on point. Will visit again!
33 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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The Verandah - Mayton Inn

$$$$·Southern·
Cary
383 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
The Verandah was fantastic - the only problem is they DON'T ACCEPT OpenTable reservations as they use a different reservation link on their website. They were kind enough to squeeRead more
88% recommended
18 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Gravy

$$$$·Italian·
Raleigh
2,599 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Authentic
Always a good meal
81% recommended
97 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Lugano Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Cary
646 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Excellent food and atmosphere. Waiter was kind and professional, it was an excellent date night. Will definitely be returning in the near future.
92% recommended
12 people mentioned the Chicken Marsala
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Brasa Brazilian Steakhouse

$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Raleigh
2,835 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Extremely good! Right up there with Fogo, don’t have many other options for rodizio here in the triangle, but they don’t let that stop them from providing great food and service! RRead more
88% recommended
24 people mentioned the Brazilian Steak

Counting House

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Durham
837 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
  • Business Meals
Elegant atmosphere and excellent service. Small plates were tasty and delicious gazpacho....
86% recommended
Hot Spot in Durham
14 people mentioned the Cotton Candy

Tupelo Honey - Raleigh

$$$$·Southern·
Raleigh
1,264 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Lunch
We had brunch last Sunday and. Although we had reservations, had to wait half an hour for our table. Otherwise, good s d service once we are seated were excellent.
82% recommended
Great for Brunch in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
38 people mentioned the Fried Chicken

Maggiano's - Durham

$$$$·Italian·
Durham
5,315 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
The hostess was not the best first impression...sullen attitude...but after that it was a 5 Star experience. Our waitress, Sagi, was a big reason for that. We felt welcomed and sRead more
90% recommended
Kid Friendly in Durham
35 people mentioned the Calamari

Dos Perros

$$$$·Mexican·
Durham
1,513 reviews
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Authentic
Our server jarrin was amazing, suggeted a wine to my man. The brussle sprouts queso was delicious, and so were my tacos. Oh The banana tres leches was to die for.
Healthy in Durham
29 people mentioned the Margaritas

City Kitchen

$$$$·American·
Chapel Hill
1,142 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Bar Seating
Fantastic as always!!
92% recommended
Good for Groups in Durham
26 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Midtown Grille

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Raleigh
1,557 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Business Meals
  • Neighborhood Gem
Great meal and service as usual. I highly recommend Midtowne Grille.
91% recommended
Great for Lunch in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
41 people mentioned the Calamari

Tribeca Tavern

$$$$·American·
Cary
1,197 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
Food was great, never disappointed here!
90% recommended
Kid Friendly in Raleigh
17 people mentioned the Sweet Potato Fries

Weathervane Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Chapel Hill
355 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
During our Sunday brunch with new residents to the area, we were treated to excellent food, as usual, however the service was spotty and the back room was loud. Only a so-so experiRead more
Great for Brunch in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
7 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Watts Grocery - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Durham
2,243 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Great food, very fresh! Excellent service in a nice atmosphere. We will definitely return.
89% recommended
69 people mentioned the Hush Puppies
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