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ORO

4.4
870 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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  • Good for a Date (26)
  • Tapas (22)
  • Special Occasion (20)
ORO Restaurant & Lounge located in the heart of Downtown Raleigh, is a fun, chic, and casual restaurant in the PNC Building at the corner of Martin and Wilmington Streets. Rather than offering individual starters and main courses, ORO serves dishes that are designed for sharing among friends and are brought to the table steadily and continuously throughout the meal. Offering 16 wines-on-tap; ORO's wine list, cocktail selection, and variety of local beer is diverse and exciting to please all palates.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
BRUNCH
Sunday: 10am - 2pm

LUNCH
Tuesday - Friday: 11am - 2pm

DINNER
Monday-Thursday: 5pm - 10pm
Friday-Saturday: 5pm - 12am
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Phone number
(919) 239-4010
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Christopher Hylton
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Private party facilities
Boasting an upstairs mezzanine with a 9-foot fireplace that can accommodate up to 40 guests seated and 60 guests for a standing reception, ORO can exceed your expectation for any business meeting or social gathering.

For larger parties who desire the use of the entire ORO space, the facility can accommodate up to 80 guests seated and 150 guests for a standing reception.
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Private party contact
Cara Hylton: (919) 239-4010
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Catering
ORO can cater your next event whether it be a business lunch or a wedding reception! Catering menus are available by contacting us through our website.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Wilmington
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, View, Wine
What 870 People Are Saying
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4.4  based on recent ratings
4.4
food
4.5
service
4.4
ambience
4.0
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

We had a very good set of small plates with a very nice bottle of wine at a reasonable price. The plates we chose were a cheese plate, pork tenderloin, tacos, and grilled cheese with a yellow tomato soup. Each plate was fabulous and more than enough for the two of us (although our plentiful dinner days are behind us, so 4 plates may not be enough for the younger crowd). Courtney M., our server, was very efficient, friendly, and attentive. We especially liked the spacing between plates as we have been at other tapas restaurants where all four plates were delivered almost at the same time. Great place for a nice dinner!

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Randyc (Raleigh)
4.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

The tapas-style food was very good, and six items between the three of us, plus two desserts, was plenty. The wine list is eclectic and a bit pricey. The service was excellent, and the customers seemed younger than average for a Saturday evening dinner in Raleigh.

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Dave (Raleigh)
4.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

The food is tapas style and is outstanding. The pork tenderloin and lobster ravioli were particularly good. They have a good wine selection at reasonable restaurant prices. The folks next to us brought their own bottle of wine, but I’m not sure what the feeling is on that. Two suggestions:

1. Major - Please use bigger tables for parties of 4. The initial table we were given for a party of four was much too small. In many restaurants, even in Europe, it would’ve been for 2. When we raised the issue to the waiter, we got pushback that all other tables were booked. When escalated to the manager, she graciously accommodated our request for a bigger table. We noticed later that at the tables we were originally seated, all 4 people were hitting knees together and accidentally stepping on each other.

2. Minor - Use a larger, shallower dish for the creme brûlée. It stays cooler on the bottom and is not quite so thick.

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OpenTable Diner (Raleigh)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

Awesome place

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OpenTable Diner (Raleigh)
4.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

Some of the dishes were tasty and others were just ok. I think I would love this place if I was sitting at the bar with a drink and having some apps with a friend, but for dinner it wasn't satisfying. The service was fantastic. The restaurant is beautiful.

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Suzie (Raleigh)
4.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

We go for the Truffle Mac & Cheese. It came out warm, and the waitress quickly brought another one piping hot. Delicious!!! It's very quiet to dine before 7 on weeknights.

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OpenTable Diner (Raleigh)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

A great upscale look with affordable prices. White full length table cloths give this tapas restaurant an elegant look. The prices are very affordable for a dinner treat or special occasion. The food is uniquely created and presented eloquently, especially the “smoked” ribs that come stacked on each other covered by a glass dome full of smoke! A great place to pick one or two items for a quick bite and drinks before an event, or after work drinks and a “snack” before dinner. You will not be disappointed!

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vipMariaCeliaL (Raleigh)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Pedimos tres platos , que son al estilo tapas, y si bien estaban excelentes, nos resultó caro, sumando el vino, dado que el mas barato de la carta es caro. Se podría ampliar la carta con mas variedad y precio. Interesante la bodega para los vinos, ya que va deslizando como las cintas para valijas en los aeropuertos, pero por sobre la pared. Un poco ruidoso.

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OpenTable Diner (Raleigh)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

The food and the presentation was amazing!

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vipKellyH (Raleigh)
4.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Can be a little pricy, but it's a great place to meet up with friends and share lots of different flavors.

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