Overlook Raleigh Downtown Restaurant

3.7
3 reviews
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$30 and under
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The Overlook features a seasonal variety of internationally influenced shareable plates complemented by premium spirits, wines and local brews, as well as a rotating selection of signature specialty entrées. LOCATED INSIDE THE RESIDENCE INN RALEIGH DOWNTOWN
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3.7based on all time ratings
3.7
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4.2
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4.0
ambience
3.7
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KJ
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was excellent and a nice variety of menu options.

JS
Raleigh
11 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Had difficulty changing the reservation from 2 people to 6 people on Open Table app and had to call the restaurant for the change. The salad was unusual but good with roasted corn, cherry tomatoes, and croutons. The beef and the scallop entrees were well prepared and excellent but the vegetables were not very good and were not eaten. These were restaurant week fixed menus with only one choice for dessert, a sherbet with lavender leaves. Some did not have the leaves but two that did were not edible and were replaced with a chocolate tort that was excellent. The waitress was pleasant and accommodating. Overall an average dining experience.

LP
Raleigh
6 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Overlook is clearly a hotel-oriented restaurant. We visited it on a Friday night before the theatre and were the only customers (we are locals, not staying at the hotel). A long counter seating area in the middle looks oriented for a quick breakfast. We were at the window, with a nice view toward the theater building.

Posted menu on OpenTable did not reflect the full list of choices. Appetizers followed what you find at most casual dining restaurants - good but nothing special. The entree special of halibut with beets, however, was a bright point. Both our appetizers and our entree came to the table not as warm as we would like.

Service staff was limited in number but attentive, prompt, and friendly. We enjoyed our interaction with them.

Overlook Raleigh Downtown Restaurant
Responded on July 29, 2019

Thank you for joining us for your pre-theatre night out, LocalPair! We're delighted to read that you enjoyed our close proximity to some of the best arts and entertainment in Raleigh as well as our featured special for dinner. We take to heart all opportunities to improve and will pass along to our kitchen the feedback on your dish temperatures and ensuring that our menu is up to date on OpenTable. We hope to see you again before another show!

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