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Brewery BhavanaBrewery Bhavana
1763 reviews
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Brewery | Raleigh, Raleigh

This place continues to be a favorite spot for the delicious food, ethereal environment and great service. Such a cool spot and we're lucky to have it in Raleigh! More

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Saint Jacques French CuisineSaint Jacques French Cuisine
2235 reviews
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French | Raleigh, Raleigh

I've dined in fine restaurants all over the world - this is one of them. Excellent menu, food and service. A lovely evening with many elegant touches. More

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Crawford & SonCrawford & Son
1030 reviews
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American | Raleigh, Raleigh

We are glad we chose Crawford & Son for our special anniversary dinner. The food was spectacularly presented and tasted even better! It was clear that the ingredients were very carefully selected to include prime vegetables in season, and the flavors were beautifully balanced. Reservations were only available at the bar and the occasional banter from other patrons was very friendly and unobtrusive. Thank you to the bartenders and servers for being so attentive without hovering or pretense, and for timing the service to give us just the right amount of time between courses. Those special touches and kind considerations made us feel valued and meant so much. We now have a new favorite restaurant in Raleigh. More

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Sushi MonSushi Mon
86 reviews
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Sushi | Raleigh, Raleigh

This is an amazing sushi restaurant, and it will be our new go-to for sushi. Service was amazing and the atmosphere just right. Highly recommend it. More

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Bida Manda Restaurant and BarBida Manda Restaurant and Bar
2554 reviews
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Asian | Raleigh, Raleigh

Amazing! The stuffed peppers and pork belly soup were the perfect items to share. The best food in Raleigh! More

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cafe tiramisucafe tiramisu
425 reviews
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Italian | Raleigh, Raleigh

We have dined here on numerous occasions. The food and the service are always outstanding. This time, I had the fresh fish of the day and my wife has the eggplant tower. Both were excellent. We will be back and we do recommend this restaurant. More

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PLUS Dueling Piano BarPLUS Dueling Piano Bar
29 reviews
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American | Raleigh, Raleigh

We enjoyed our night out tremendously! The crew has so much energy and personality, they are great entertainers. Food and drinks are awesome and service was even better! Malia is the best! She was more than a sever/waitress, she was amazing. More

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AzitraAzitra
695 reviews
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Indian | Raleigh, Raleigh

Excellent vegetarian selections from mild to medium to spicy. Enjoyed the poppadom and sauces. More

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Station At Person StreetStation At Person Street
23 reviews
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American | Raleigh, Raleigh

Great bar. Open air. Serves good bar food. Service was pleasant and attentive. Highly recommend. More

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J. Betski'sJ. Betski's
571 reviews
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Eastern European | Raleigh, Raleigh

Super. Super Food. Way beyond my expectations. Will go back again with my dining group. Superb. More

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The Capital Grille - RaleighThe Capital Grille - Raleigh
976 reviews
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Steakhouse | Raleigh, Raleigh

Always an incredible experience! Special thanks to Joe, John, Cameron and Alex and everyone else who made our dining experience an exceptional one! Thank y’all More

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Capital Club 16Capital Club 16
169 reviews
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American | Raleigh, Raleigh

Food and service were great. More

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Rey'sRey's
2466 reviews
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Steakhouse | Raleigh, Raleigh

we go there for consistently excellent food and service - It is pricey, but for celebrations, it is worth it. More

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Gonza Tacos y Tequila - Downtown RaleighGonza Tacos y Tequila - Downtown Raleigh
359 reviews
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Mexican | Raleigh, Raleigh

Love the food. Good service and experience until we felt like we had to leave since our server took our chips that we were still eating, started sweeping around us, and also the took the signed check from the table. It was only 5 minutes after you were officially closed. More

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VidrioVidrio
986 reviews
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Tapas / Small Plates | Raleigh, Raleigh

A beautiful and delicious experience from beginning to end. The decor is amazing, the food superb and Conrad, our waiter,one of the best I've ever had. So full of personality and very helpful. More

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Gonza Tacos y Tequila - North RaleighGonza Tacos y Tequila - North Raleigh
860 reviews
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Mexican | Raleigh, Raleigh

Food is delicious and great service. Music a bit loud. More

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VivaceVivace
2039 reviews
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Italian | Raleigh, Raleigh

Special featured entree was scallops. Only 3 scallops and lots of rice. Out of proportion. Not much “meat” for $24. Excellent sprouts app. More

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O-Ku - RaleighO-Ku - Raleigh
219 reviews
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Asian | Raleigh, Raleigh

We had such a good time with friends! Food was so delicious, Waitress was very good service. We would love to go back again for sure. More

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Glenwood GrillGlenwood Grill
2323 reviews
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American | Raleigh, Raleigh

First time visit, celebrating our wedding anniversary. We made the reservation two weeks in advance and were seated right away. Extremely close quarters and loud and the ac couldn't keep up with all the body heat. Now for the good stuff: The food was worth waiting for and then some. Everything on the plate was delicious and we were especially pleased that Justin honored us with a dessert on the house. We felt special and having Justin as our wait-person made it all the more special. On our next visit we will want Justin, again - he is a solid professional and represents the Glenwood Grill very well. More

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GarlandGarland
820 reviews
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Global, International | Raleigh, Raleigh

The food never disappoints! The flavor profiles are amazing! Loved every bite can’t wait to go back again soon. Wonderful creative cocktails and an impressive wine list. My favorite place! More

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Vinnie's Steakhouse and TavernVinnie's Steakhouse and Tavern
869 reviews
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Steakhouse | Raleigh, Raleigh

I couldn’t have asked for a better time at Vinnie’s. I was told about this place a few years ago and surprised my wife for our anniversary. Let’s just say she loves to come back every year. More

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SittiSitti
2425 reviews
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Mediterranean | Raleigh, Raleigh

Great lunch with friends. Had the featured pizette... amazing as usual. Wonderful service from our waiter. Very attentive and accommodating of requests for a different kind of coffee than we were originally provided. More

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MOFU ShoppeMOFU Shoppe
48 reviews
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Asian | Raleigh, Raleigh

The food was outstanding. One of the best meals we have had since moving to Raleigh. The service was excellent as well. It was a tad noisy because there was a large work happy hour gathering apparently but the staff did everything to accommodate us to make for a quiet evening meal. The pork belly bowl was amazing as was the hanger steak. I can’t wait for the next date night here! Be sure to get the Thai basil Ricky cocktail. To die for! More

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42nd Street Oyster Bar42nd Street Oyster Bar
3577 reviews
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Seafood | Raleigh, Raleigh

Our waiter was amazing, he was so professional mad our evening wonderful More

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Bella MonicaBella Monica
2324 reviews
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Italian | Raleigh, Raleigh

My wife and I have been going to Bella Monica fir years for a reason. It's excellent every time! I've never been disappointed. More

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Bloomsbury BistroBloomsbury Bistro
176 reviews
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Global, International | Raleigh, Raleigh

The interior design could use a refresh - feels circa 1980's or 1990's since it has been updated. More

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Coquette BrasserieCoquette Brasserie
2975 reviews
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French | Raleigh, Raleigh

This was our groups first experience with this restaurant and it did not disappoint. The food and drinks were excellent. We had friends visiting from out of town and they stated it was one of the best French restaurants they had experienced. The service was great as well. More

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Caffe LunaCaffe Luna
1694 reviews
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Italian | Raleigh, Raleigh

Such a lovely place. Delicious food, great ambiance. More

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J. Alexander's - RaleighJ. Alexander's - Raleigh
1669 reviews
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Contemporary American | Raleigh, Raleigh

Ryan, our server, provided excellent service--efficient and friendly. Food was delicious. Enjoyed the wine specials. More

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18 Seaboard18 Seaboard
4723 reviews
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Contemporary American | Raleigh, Raleigh

We celebrated our anniversary dinner here. I specifically asked for a quiet table and we were given a very secluded booth that blocked a good amount of sound. Our staff was very friendly and accommodating with my wife's gluten allergy. More

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Ajisai Japanese FusionAjisai Japanese Fusion
302 reviews
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Sushi | Raleigh, Raleigh

Food was really good and fresh, and the presentation was great. Something came up with our order but we were comped a round of drinks as an apology. Only downside it was pretty loud, but there also seemed to be a large prom group there so perhaps most weekends wouldn't have that many overexcited teens! More

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Sono Japanese RestaurantSono Japanese Restaurant
836 reviews
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Japanese | Raleigh, Raleigh

Excellent sushi place. The service was wonderful, and the fish was amazing, and we'll definitely be back when we are in town again. More

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soca Raleighsoca Raleigh
822 reviews
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Latin American | Raleigh, Raleigh

Our waiter was friendly, knowledgeable about the menu, happy to give recommendations when asked, and always showed up at the right time. Spot on! All the food we had was delicious and beautifully prepared. I could have the octopus dish every day. And who knew a butter bean puree could be so yummy? The small plates are the perfect size for sharing among four friends and the entrees are generous. Parking below the restaurant is very convenient. We'll definitely be back. More

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Margaux's RestaurantMargaux's Restaurant
862 reviews
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Fusion / Eclectic | Raleigh, Raleigh

Several of our dishes were not good. I didnt even eat mine More

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Irregardless CafeIrregardless Cafe
3556 reviews
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Contemporary American | Raleigh, Raleigh

The food was fresh and local with diverse choices to accommodate various diets and preferences. The band - Longleaf Pine Nuts - was great when we could hear them, but we were sitting toward the back as we were with friends and wanted to be able to chat. The atmosphere was upbeat and the service was exceptional. More

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Farina Neighborhood ItalianFarina Neighborhood Italian
509 reviews
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Italian | Raleigh, Raleigh

Generally good. No complaints. Outside dining was great. Food was great. More

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MandolinMandolin
1496 reviews
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Southern | Raleigh, Raleigh

We had an awesome time there. The Bar menu was extremely high quality food at an affordable price. Our server was super nice. More

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Oak Steakhouse - RaleighOak Steakhouse - Raleigh
158 reviews
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Steakhouse | Raleigh, Raleigh

Very good service and food was outstanding. More

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Milton's Pizza and Pasta-Six ForksMilton's Pizza and Pasta-Six Forks
20 reviews
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Italian | Raleigh, Raleigh

We have been going to Milton’s for many years. The food, service and atmosphere is always wonderful. I highly recommend Milton’s! More

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Manning's RestaurantManning's Restaurant
217 reviews
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Southern | Raleigh, Raleigh

Manning's is one of my favorite resturants. I planned a mother daughter brunch with my aunts and cousins and it was amazing! All of my relatives enjoyed our brunch and our waitress was absolutely amazing!! More

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Seasons 52 - RaleighSeasons 52 - Raleigh
863 reviews
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Contemporary American | Raleigh, Raleigh

Great service and good! We really enjoyed our time there. Just enough attention. JLC More

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Clouds BrewingClouds Brewing
202 reviews
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American | Raleigh, Raleigh

Good food. Good service. We’ll return soon! More

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Ruth's Chris Steak House - North RaleighRuth's Chris Steak House - North Raleigh
1415 reviews
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Steakhouse | Raleigh, Raleigh

Great service, great atmosphere and great location. It’s our favorite location in the area. More

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The Melting Pot - RaleighThe Melting Pot - Raleigh
1300 reviews
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Fondue | Raleigh, Raleigh

The waitress was awesome and food was really good. Would go more if it was not so expensive but will be back. More

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Sushi Blues CafeSushi Blues Cafe
365 reviews
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Sushi | Raleigh, Raleigh

LOVE this restaurant! My absolute favorite in Raleigh, best sushi, great drinks, and fabulous wait staff! More

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GravyGravy
2521 reviews
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Italian | Raleigh, Raleigh

Missy was great! Super service. Finally, a real Italian restaurant in Raleigh! I'm from upstate NY where I guess I took Italian food for granted. Gravy is fantastic! I had chicken parmesan and unforgettable, kale caesar salad. More

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Fleming's Steakhouse - RaleighFleming's Steakhouse - Raleigh
1288 reviews
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Steak | Raleigh, Raleigh

We typically come to Fleming’s 4-5 times a year for special occasions. I always enjoy the food and service. More

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Miltons Pizza & Pasta WakefieldMiltons Pizza & Pasta Wakefield
20 reviews
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Italian | Raleigh, Raleigh

Always, always, always a treat when we dine in. Great for groups as well as a date night. Food is filling and we always have a to go box to take home. Love the vast array of the salad bar, so many options and you can always go back for more. More

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St. Roch Fine Oysters & BarSt. Roch Fine Oysters & Bar
72 reviews
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Oyster Bar | Raleigh, Raleigh

I’m obsessed with the food here. It’s like nothing else in Raleigh. If you like seafood, this will be your jam! More

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CO - RaleighCO - Raleigh
132 reviews
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Southeast Asian | Raleigh, Raleigh

This place is always amazing! Highly recommend! More

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Capri RestaurantCapri Restaurant
328 reviews
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Italian | Raleigh, Raleigh

I have always enjoyed my experiences at Capri. The food and service are excellent. Whether it is Restaurant week or a date I would highly recommend Capri. More

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Sullivan's Steakhouse - RaleighSullivan's Steakhouse - Raleigh
3724 reviews
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Steakhouse | Raleigh, Raleigh

We were still talking about our delicious dinner the next couple of days, which says a lot. Everything was fabulous!!! More

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La SantaLa Santa
81 reviews
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Mexican | Raleigh, Raleigh

We love this place - celebrated three birthdays with our family and everything was amazing! More

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OROORO
1133 reviews
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Contemporary American | Raleigh, Raleigh

I let Oro and Chief Chris know that my dinner for 7 people was for very close friends, two of those friends had dietary issues. He and his staff went to extreme to fix just a great chief’s variety of food and with an excellent wine list. I can’t say enough about this g of a restaurant on Wilmington Street, Chief Chris Hylton, Corey and the staff More

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Hibernian Irish Pub & Restaurant - Glenwood