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Parkside Restaurant, Raleigh, NC

Parkside Restaurant

4.6
4.6
417 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Downtown Raleigh Restaurant located at the entrance of the Warehouse District, Parkside is situated on the corner of West Martin and South Dawson streets across from historic Nash Square. It was this urban park, one of the four original parks in downtown that inspired the name Parkside. Housed at street level and under the longest running neon restaurant sign in North Carolina you will find our doors, which have been the threshold to hospitality for this neighborhood for over one hundred years. Parkside believes in continuing this tradition in every way. From the warm red brick and reclaimed barn wood clad bar to the NC solid poplar tabletops, we want our guests to feel welcome. Whether you are sampling one of our 25+ beers on tap or enjoying our chef inspired locally sourced fare, your experience is our priority.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 41 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Other options

  • Order online

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    American, Grill, Breakfast

  • Hours of operation

    Wed–Sat 11:00 am–9:00 pm Brunch Sat 10:00 am–3:00 pm Sun 9:00 am–3:00 pm Dinner Sun 3:00 pm–8:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (984) 232-8969

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Matt Scofield

  • Catering

    Catering available for pick up or delivery. Please contact us with any questions. 984-232-8969 info@parksideraleigh.com

  • Neighborhood

    Raleigh

  • Cross street

    Dawson

  • Parking details

    Street parking is available with public parking decks in less than 2 blocks in multiple directions.

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 417 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill

    American

  • Raleigh

    Great for Brunch

  • Raleigh

    American

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Raleigh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Awesome experience
  2. DH

    DaleH

    Raleigh

    14 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on September 25, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience3
    The breakfast burrito was delicious. However, the prime rib scrabble bowl was not very good. The meat was tough and there really wasn't much flavor. The Chicken and Waffle sandwich looked to be popular and looked good.
  3. VT

    ValerieT

    Orange County

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 25, 2022

    overall3food4service3ambience2
    Service was ok, ambiance was LOUD, food was great!
  4. PM

    PhilipM

    Raleigh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Have been for dinner and now just had a delicious brunch !! Great atmosphere and staff! Can’t wait to go back.
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Charleston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great experience!
  6. T

    Tianna

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fast service, the food was delicious, and the atmosphere was a vibe. We will definitely be returning!
  7. JH

    JenniferH

    Raleigh

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 24, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Loved the atmosphere! We did a mimosa flight, juice options weren’t great but the food was really good and huge portions. We were there for brunch and would go back.
  8. TW

    TracyW

    Greensboro

    59 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    59 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    You can’t beat a good sandwich sometimes. BLT, club and french dip were all excellent and hit the spot! Service was prompt and atmosphere was busy and fun.
  9. AF

    AlisonF

    Raleigh

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    They have gluten free french toast and it was amazing!!!
  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Charlotte

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience3
    Best beef stroganoff I’ve ever had! Very attentive server
  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Raleigh

    34 reviews

    4.0

    34 reviews

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    It was decent! Came one time a while ago! Got the shrimp and grits
  12. LM

    LindaM

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We have been wanting to go to this restaurant for ages and finally got the chance. The wait was worth it! There are not a lot of good "neighborhood" bar/restaurants in the triangle but this is definitely one of them. Good, simple pub food, great beer selection, and fabulous, friendly service. Our only regret is that it's not actually in our own neighborhood. But we'll definitely make the trip again. Try the meatloaf...it's fantastic!
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Raleigh

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on September 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Love the place
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Charleston

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great brunch!
  15. m

    milywo

    Charleston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We made a reservation which is definitely the best option as several groups were turned away just prior to our arrival. Our server was awesome and the food top notch. Biggest baked pretzel I’ve ever seen in my life!!
  16. C

    Christina55

    New England

    16 reviews

    4.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Very lively place. Met friends/business colleague for Saturday brunch. Inside was quite loud with boisterous birthday celebrations going on nearby. Even so, was still able to hear others at our table for conversation. This place has beautiful food, so if photographing your food is something you enjoy doing, you won’t be disappointed. I got the pork chop with peaches and waffle. The pork was cooked perfectly but was too salty and I didn’t care for the spicy syrup but it was fine and the price point was reasonable so I have no real complaint. My husband enjoyed the shrimp and grits.
  17. T

    Tyrone

    Raleigh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great vibe and absolutely AMAZING FOOD can’t wait to go back!!
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Parkside has an extremely friendly feel overall, and the wait staff are all excellent. And the food is very fine.
  19. WH

    WayneH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Very good service on a very busy day. Many interesting food choices which did not disappoint!
  20. LO

    LOVESJESUS

    Raleigh

    24 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on September 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is our favorite go to brunch restaurant in Raleigh. Great people and amazing food. Recommend d everything on the menu. Our least favorite is the beef stroganoff but everything else is excellent.
  21. R

    Renee

    Raleigh

    14 reviews

    3.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on August 28, 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience2
    We love the location and the menu looked good. The food is just mediocre. Service was very good!
  22. MP

    MikeP

    Raleigh

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Excellent food and drinks. We visited for Sunday brunch. I had the Prime Rib scramble, my wife had the BLT. We both enjoyed our food and drinks very much, and our servers were friendly and efficient! We will be returning. :)
  23. RR

    RhondaR

    Raleigh

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great vibe, delicious food, can’t wait to come back!
  24. JL

    JLSH

    Raleigh

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 27, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    Good stroganoff. Very good date appetizers. Bourbon on the rocks was a little watered down due to crushed ice. Would suggest investing in the large, big block ice cube trays.
  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Raleigh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service!
  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Raleigh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Had a great time! Food was great! Service was outstanding! Just a relaxing dinner! I will be back soon!
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    29 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    29 reviews

    Dined on August 20, 2022

    overall3food5service1ambience2
    We went for dinner and hands down, food quality was exceptional. Short ribs stroganoff, bone in pork-chop and evening special of fried chicken were prepared expertly and all very flavorful. However the service was poor. We were a party of three and ordered two appetizers, salads and our entrees, everything came out at once. They brought the salads first, before the appetizers, and we barely had a few mouthfuls and then they brought the appetizers. Less then five minutes later our entrees were served. The server offered to hold them but we knew they would sit under warmer and dry out, so we excepted them. We barely had room on the table for all the food, it was not an appetizing sight. We asked to speak to the manager, since our server was clueless as to the problem, and the manager, who appeared to be very young and not well trained in managing a restaurant, was just as clueless. He didn’t seem to understand that three courses should not all come to the table at once. He never offered any comps, such as free dessert or offer to take an appetizer off the bill, he didn’t even apologize for the poor service. The best he did was say that it takes a while to make the Humus (?) the hummus came out to the table in record time. Not sure what he was trying to communicate with that remark. My suggestion, if you go for dinner order one course at a time or you will get everything at once. It was a shame that we were rushed and not able to enjoy each dish on it’s own. It was a fast food restaurant atmosphere.
  28. NV

    NeilV

    Raleigh

    24 reviews

    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on August 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Our dinner was really good. Our table was ready when we arrived, and we got a very good server.
  29. HM

    HeatherM

    Richmond

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 20, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience5
    Overall it was pretty good! The bacon wrapped dates were not worth the price. Seemed a little understaffed.
  30. F

    Folkfannc

    Washington DC

    33 reviews

    4.0

    33 reviews

    Dined on August 20, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience4
    Service was great - attentive and quick. Food was so-so - not bad. I had the chicken and waffle sandwich and it looked like a frozen, pre-packaged chicken patty and a pre-packaged waffle for the bun. Was ok but nothing special. Burgers were good. Prices were decent.
  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Raleigh

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Birthday brunch with friends
  32. DS

    DougS

    Raleigh

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 14, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    We went on a Sunday evening and they were out of several menu items. Server said they are closed Mon and Tues and that's when they restock. But otherwise very tasty food.
  33. BT

    BT0510

    Raleigh

    13 reviews

    4.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on August 13, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    We had an enjoyable time. The service was very good and the food was also good.
  34. JT

    JoeT

    Raleigh

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    All the staff was great Carson our server was Exceptional
  35. CF

    ClaireF

    Raleigh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a reservation, were seated immediately upon arrival. Service and good were both excellent.
  36. JT

    JoeT

    Raleigh

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Restaurant and staff were very inviting. Food and service were excellent and great value for the dollar
  37. VT

    ValerieT

    Orange County

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 7, 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience2
    Went on a concert night, so it was very crowded. Service was great! Food was okay, but then I only ordered a salad. Would like to try again and get a fuller experience.
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Raleigh

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Matthew is such a great sever. He provided great service, made sure we were enjoying ourselves & he was a vibe. As someone who worked in the food industry I also want to shout out the kitchen staff. Our food came out so quick and it tasted amazing. So far, I’ve tried different dishes and haven’t been disappointed. Parkside is definitely my go to spot.
  39. MR

    MartyR

    Indiana

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 4, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience3
    Great locally owned restaurant! Fish and chips fabulous! Good location for browsing, shopping after eating! We’ll go back again and again!
  40. A

    August

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was amazing but our waitress Karsen was an absolute delight.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Parkside Restaurant using the Order Online button. Parkside Restaurant also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (984) 232-8969.

Parkside Restaurant is rated 4.6 stars by 417 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 41 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Other options

  • Order online
Google Map for Parkside Restaurant

301 W Martin St, Raleigh, NC 27601

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Dawson

  • Neighborhood

    Raleigh

  • Hours of operation

    Wed–Sat 11:00 am–9:00 pm Brunch Sat 10:00 am–3:00 pm Sun 9:00 am–3:00 pm Dinner Sun 3:00 pm–8:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    American, Grill, Breakfast

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Street parking is available with public parking decks in less than 2 blocks in multiple directions.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Matt Scofield

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (984) 232-8969

  • Catering

    Catering available for pick up or delivery. Please contact us with any questions. 984-232-8969 info@parksideraleigh.com

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