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Cortez Seafood + Cocktail, Raleigh, NC

Cortez Seafood + Cocktail

4.7
4.7
807 Reviews
$30 and under
Seafood
If you can't find the date you are looking for here, please call or text the restaurant directly at 919.342.8227 as it may still be available through our central booking.

Reservation Cancellation Policy: As we are a small restaurant with limited seating, No Shows and Reservations cancelled with less than 12 hour notice may be subject to a charge of $20 per person.

Our Patio counts on a heated and covered tent that will run through December, January and February for additional seating.

The Cortez is a fresh seafood and small plates experience with a freshly kept selection of tropical cocktails that draw on our food memories, travels through the years, and Mexican-American heritage.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 25 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Seafood, Mexican, Tapas / Small Plates
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–9:15 pm Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Happy Hour Tue–Sun 5:00 pm–6:00 pm Weekend Dinner Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:15 pm
  • Phone number
    (919) 342-8227
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Executive chef
    Chef Oscar Diaz
  • Neighborhood
    Raleigh
  • Parking details
    Turn into the alleyway marked by the Cat Mural and you will find a private lot in our rear side of the building. Additional parking can be found at the parking deck behind the Carolina Ale House and street parking all around Glenwood South. We are handicap accessible!
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 807 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.6Value

NoiseModerate

807 Reviews
  1. LaurenG

    Salt Lake City

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Absolutely incredible - our server was great and the food was beyond amazing

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  2. ThomasA

    Raleigh

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We dine here every time we visit Raleigh! This time was as delicious and delightful as ever!

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food and service was fantastic! Highly recommend the crab, avocado toast.

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  4. LeonaO59

    Raleigh

    33 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    33 reviews

    Dined on June 14, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    As always the food was absolutely delicious. A bit noisy this time.

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  5. JB123

    Tampa

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    One item on featured list was not available, but drinks were good and food was delicious. The service was outstanding.

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  6. local4us

    Raleigh

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on June 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Favorite place for ceviche and other creative dishes

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  7. Diagrl777

    New York City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Honestly the food, decor, service and overall were all on point. The food was some of the best food Ive had since moving to the triangle. Very fresh and each dish had a unique flavor. Get the octopus and oysters, will not regret it.

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Raleigh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Dinner was amazing! The amazing service at the bar and super friendly staff.

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  9. KellyE

    Raleigh

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 1, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    The Cortez never disappoints - everything we ordered was absolutely delicious!!

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  10. ChrisN

    Washington DC

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on May 26, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food, drinks, and service were all excellent. The waitress, Dee, was fantastic. Her recommendations and descriptions of drinks and food were all accurate. She helped make the evening enjoyable. Highly recommend this spot.

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FAQs

Cortez Seafood + Cocktail offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (919) 342-8227.

Cortez Seafood + Cocktail is rated 4.7 stars by 807 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 25 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Cortez Seafood + Cocktail

413 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27603-2198

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Neighborhood
    Raleigh
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–9:15 pm Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Happy Hour Tue–Sun 5:00 pm–6:00 pm Weekend Dinner Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:15 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Seafood, Mexican, Tapas / Small Plates
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Parking details
    Turn into the alleyway marked by the Cat Mural and you will find a private lot in our rear side of the building. Additional parking can be found at the parking deck behind the Carolina Ale House and street parking all around Glenwood South. We are handicap accessible!
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Chef Oscar Diaz
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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