Chicken & Waffles
Fried Joyce Farms Chicken Breast, Buckwheat Waffles, Braised Greens, Sauted Mushrooms, Bacon-Mushroom Emulsion, Truffle Honey
Country Croutons, Smoked Farmers Cheese, Beets, Caper Berries, Roasted Tomatoes, House-Made Pickles, Herbs
Service was great, food was prepared quickly and everything was delicious!
Asked for one steak. Received another.. Will never go again, im a chef, wife's a waitress we've always tipped well, she admitted she messed up and didn't correct it..
Food was excellent as was the service. Will return often.
Went here for a date, very nice, attentive service. Will be back at some point, I'm sure.
Love the food, and the service. Never disappointed at Mandolin.
The food and the service were excellent. My husband and I had 3 courses and no complaints for any of the food. The only reason I didn’t give 5 stars for ambience was because we sat outside and there were a few flies, which I appreciate the restaurant has no control over but they were annoying!
The service was perfect. The food was scrumptious. Great evening!
Spectacular meal and service. We had an amazing anniversary dinner.
Service by Lynn was great Food was delicious! We will return!
Absolutely EXCELLENT brunch. Options for cool inside seating and very cute outdoor sidewalk seating.
2nd time at Mandolin. fantastic both times.
We were very disappointed in our experience in dining at Mandolin. Eager to support local business, we opted there over several other choices. The appetizer was essentially inedible and when we brought it to the attention of the server, she made an excuse and opted to merely remove it from the table. The salad was an heirloom tomorrow salad which could have been good, but the tomatoes were molested by white sauce and blackberries. The entrees. came and they were, too, disappointing. The signature chicken and waffles rendered a dish wherein the chicken was over battered and the waffles were cold and soggy. The other entree, the Steak Frites, was an entree of dichotomy. The steak was cooked to perfection, but the fries were soggy, cold, and covered with an unknown white powder that few people could stomach. The summer squash were over cooked and over-powered by dill. Unfortunately this will be our final trip to Mandolin. When the server saw that we had clearly left a lot of uneaten food, there was no questions asked. The table was cleared and the check was brought.
Wonderful food & drink. Our server was excellent too, very knowledgeable and personable.
dinner was steak frites - waiter highly recommended. it - the menu is very limited - the fish was flounder - and at a high end restaurant I would have expected a nicer white fish like grouper or sea bass. steak was a chewy, fatty lower end of beef, the fries where mushy.
just a really bad dinner in a restaurant that is a great location and that alone should demand them to raise the bar - it was easy to get a reservation so maybe that should have told me it was a bad choice
Delicious and creative dishes. Farm to table always hits different. Service was dope; shoutout waiters that never let my beer stay empty long. Location clutch; parking right behind the building. Highly recommend. BANGER.
Everything (waiter, food, service) was excellent! Will definitely return.
So glad the restaurants are open again. We were especially excited about mandolin opening. This is one of our favorite restaurants in the triangle. We love the fresh garden vegetables and the wonderful broths and sauces - the grass fed beef and wild caught fish. Definitely highly recommended.
Loved brunching at Mandolin today, we are outside and had the best afternoon ever! The Smoked Trout, Bisquit, omelettes were amazing!!!
Excellent meal. Our server, Luke, was exactly what a diner would want...attentive, but not intrusive, friendly, and helpful. I had beef tartare and chicken and waffles. Both were so good.
I chose the Crispy Trout on vegetables and grits and it was outstanding. My wife chose the chicken leg which was a bit salty for her taste but much in accordance with the cooking represented by the restaurant. The service was exact and the restaurant handled the Covid 19 restrictions well. The meal was paired with an excellent Cab which served to bring out the flavor of the trout dish. An excellent evening.
Mandolin is the best. Good food and drink and service.
Great! Good! Recommend!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Great evening! Our first dining out experience in two months and we are so glad we went to Mandolin. We sat outside, Doug provided great service, and although a somewhat truncates menu there lots of options and the food was great. Thanks!
It was great to get out. Indoor and outdoor seating. Great food and very quiet. Good music.
First time eating at Mandolin and will certainly return.
Enjoyed our first dinner back post-COVID. Mandolin continues to provide a high-quality food experience again and again.
Just opened after lockdown...still a few misses with masks...food outstanding
Doug was our waiter and provided outstanding service!! We will definitely be back!!
Our server Cathy was amazing! Would definitely return!
Food was outstanding!
Excellent service and entrees. I never like piped music in restaurants so would prefer none or soft jazz. It wasn’t too loud, but music is not necessary when you come to talk and eat. Delicious chocolate soufflé. All good!
Mandolin just doesn't disappoint. From the moment the handmade biscuits and handmade jam hit the table to the end - all farm to table and delicious. I enjoyed the fresh squeezed OJ that made up my Mimosa. My soon to be 18 year old said she wants to take her friends there. That's high praise given dad is lame :)
Great service. Amazing charcuterie plate and would definitely get again. The rest of the food we ordered (duck & dumpling and chicken & waffles) tasted good but was way too salty for me.
The duck and roasted beet salad were delicious. The decor was soothing and the noise level allowed for easy conversation with friends. A great experience all around and we will definitely be return customers.
We had a wonderful dinner at the Mandolin! I would highly recommend this restaurant! The ingredients are all fresh and the restaurant takes pride in this. The staff were extremely attentive and friendly. And, the food was AMAZING! So delicious!
$14.50 for a House brand Gin and Tonic? Buyer beware.
Although we have dined at Mandolin several times, this experience was very disappointing. Despite request for table in quietest area, hostess did nothing to try to quieten the other table of quite loud guests (including a young child that screeched frequently). Also, some guests' food was below standards of past visits.
Great food and great service. Enjoyed it very much.
Absolutely delicious. Perfect to take out of town guests to or when you want to go out for a special meal!
This is a difficult review to articulate. The flavor profiles on all the dishes our table had was really good. The problem was the food was not hot. It was slightly warm. This is a restaurant that promotes “Made to order” I think not. So much potential lost on poor execution. This was our 1st time at Mandolin, I will most likely give them another try, let’s hope it improves
Mandolin offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (919) 322-0365.
Mandolin is rated 4.6 stars by 1760 OpenTable diners.
Mandolin does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.mandolinraleigh.com/store/.
You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.