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About Sullivan's Steakhouse - Raleigh

Sullivan’s is a vibrant neighborhood American Steakhouse featuring the finest steaks & seafood, hand shaken martinis, & live music. We offer comfortable fine dining in a lively atmosphere. From the moment you step inside our lounge for drinks, appetizers or dinner, you will feel the energy and excitement provided by our professional team. Sullivan’s serves the finest Midwestern hand selected steaks aged a minimum of 28 days, simply seasoned and broiled at 1,200 degrees, fresh seafood, a wide selection of cravable appetizers, soups, salads and side dishes. Our desserts are house-made daily. Our Wine Spectators "Award of Excellence" wine list offers an array of selections from around the world. Whether it’s for business or pleasure, we look forward to quickly becoming your favorite local steakhouse.

414 Glenwood Avenue
Suite 103
Raleigh, NC 27603
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Dinner
Mon - Sat: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Sun: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Lunch
Private Dining Only

Cocktails
Mon - Sun: 4:30pm - Close
*Alcohol, Happy Hour times and offers are subject to change to comply with local and state liquor laws and vary by location. Advertisements are not valid nor intended for residents of specific states where such promotions are prohibited by law.

Cross Street:
Tucker Street

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(919) 833-2888

Website:
http://www.sullivanssteakhouse.com/

Entertainment:
Live Music in the lounge Thursday through Sunday.

*Alcohol, Happy Hour times and offers are subject to change to comply with local and state liquor laws and vary by location. Advertisements are not valid nor intended for residents of specific states where such promotions are prohibited by law.

Parking Details:
Valet is $4. Self parking is also available.

Executive Chef:
Mario Ledezma

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Our dedicated private dining coordinators will help you plan and personalize your event so you and your guest can have an unforgettable experience. View our available rooms below to determine which one best fits your needs.

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Private Dining

Sullivan’s offers a variety of private/semi-private dining and reception spaces perfectly suited for special occasions or business gatherings. Sullivan’s provides private diners with warm hospitality and custom menus featuring our finest steak and seafood, as well as personalized beverage service.

Sullivan's Steakhouse - Raleigh Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.4

ambience

4.4

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

87% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (73)
Good for a Date (62)
Good for Anniversaries (58)
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Romantic (52)
Business Meals (50)
Good for Birthdays (50)
Notable Wine List (32)
Worth the Drive (30)
Good for Groups (29)
Cozy (24)
Quiet Conversation (20)
Handcrafted Cocktails (19)
Authentic (16)
Vibrant Bar Scene (15)
Bar Seating (14)
Fun (14)
Pre/post Theatre (13)
Creative Cuisine (11)
Fit for Foodies (11)
Comfort Food (9)
Neighborhood Gem (8)
Seasonal (8)
Tasting Menu (8)
Hot Spot (8)
Casual (7)
Happy Hour (7)
People Watching (7)
Live Music (6)
Late-night Find (4)
Great for Lunch (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Healthy (3)
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 (Raleigh)·Dined 19 hours ago

Our experience at Sullivan’s was exceptional! It was my husband’s birthday, and I wanted to take him somewhere special. Sullivan’s did not disappoint.

Our waiter was courteous, knowledgeable, and attentive. Upon introducing himself, he asked if it was a special occasion. The food was amazing! The shrimp and lobster bisque was savory. My husband and I both ordered steaks, and they were so tender and flavorful. Our waiter surprised my husband with a candle-lit, complementary slice of strawberry cheesecake.

The only downside of the experience was the noise level and closeness of the tables. It was a bit chaotic at times, as we would prefer a more intimate ambiance. All things considered, we’ve definitely found a new favorite spot to dine in Raleigh.

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·Dined 5 days ago

We went to Sullivan's to celebrate our anniversary. The staff was wonderful; very friendly and attentive. A long stem rose was on our table when we arrived. My husband ordered the Wagyu steak and said it was fantastic. However, I ordered the 16 oz. lobster and was very disappointed. It had no flavor at all...very bland. They did give us a free dessert for our anniversary which was nice. If we were to go back, I would definitely order a steak.

Tags: Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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 (Raleigh)·Dined 6 days ago

It's always a great experience! Our server, Tray, was great and I would certainly request him the next time we go.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Business Meals
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·Dined 6 days ago

Great waiter!! First time there and he took the time to answer our questions and make sure we were happy!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined 7 days ago

Alwayyyyyys an outstanding evening! Simply can’t go wrong at Sullivan’s! Thank you again for such tremendous service, quality and kindness in celebrating our dear friend’s 50th birthday!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Cozy
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·Dined on January 13, 2018

We normally celebrate most occasions birthdays anniversaries and sometimes holidays. However, it was unusually crowded this particular evening for my birthday. Unfortunately, the cowboy steak was a little dry and over cooked. The manager promptly asked me if I would like another steak . Of course I said no the chef was already stretched thin. I did not want to add any additional work on the chef. I enjoyed the location and atmosphere at Sullivan’s. My family enjoyed there food which was most important to me.

Yes I would recommend Sullivan’s to other guests.

🎂🎈🍷

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Live Music, Scenic View, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Special Occasion, Romantic, People Watching, Good for Birthdays
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Other than a rude hostess (tall heavy set lady) who mixed us up with another party but insisted we were idiots it was a fabulous experience. Calamari app far better than most and oysters excellent. Steaks perfect as usual. Melting chocolate dessert is not to be missed. Unbelievably delicious

Tags: Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, People Watching, Special Occasion
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·Dined on January 12, 2018

No bread. Over cooked steak. Angus barn and capital grill are way better.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Our waiter was awesome and food was amazing. Took my husband there for his birthday.

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·Dined on January 4, 2018

Loved the food. Atmosphere was quiet. Clean environment.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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·Dined on January 3, 2018

Our service was great and the food was perfect. I ordered the Bone-in Rib Eye, which was cooked perfectly but delivered on a plain white plate, no garnishing, nothing. At the price I paid, it would have been nice for it to look appealing, but nevertheless it was cooked perfectly and we enjoyed our meal.
The service could not have been better. Absolutely perfect!
The ambiance is nice. The place is a bit louder than you'd expect and it's basically nice tables and wood walls. But overall, it's a great steak house.
Would we go again, you betcha!

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion
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·Dined on January 2, 2018

Food was good, but a little expensive. We were thoroughly enjoying the atmosphere, but our waitress talked too much not picking up on the que that we were having a romantic time with each other. She brought up a lot of conversation. It was awkward.

Tags: Romantic
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·Dined on January 2, 2018

My wife and I have dined at Sullivan's on many occasions and it has been great.

On New Years night we had a 7:30 reservation. We were seated promptly upon our arrival. We sat at our table for 15 minutes before anyone recognized we were not being tended to. The on duty manager realized this and put our cocktails on the house.

Our steaks were good but the side dishes came out cold.

When it came time for us to leave my wife went to get her coat from the coat check and NO employees were around. The door was unlocked so my wife retrieved her own coat since there were no employees at the coat check or hostess stand.

Once we arrived home we realized our waiter dumped all of our "to go" food into one box.

Very disappointed.

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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Great atmosphere, excellent service, and amazing food!

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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Anniversary

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vip
 (Raleigh)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Overpriced and the food not exceptional. Steaks good, but not exceptional

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Went for New Years Eve and had a fantastic meal-We normally do not go out for dinner because you usually are rushed and the food quality is not good. Sullivans was the exception, everything was delicious, service was amazing a was the food. Thoroughly enjoyed everything.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Fun
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

NYE menu was awesome- no guess work involved; The Sidecar is officially my new favorite drink! Food was absolutely delicious- every course, down to the chocolate covered strawberries we took home for dessert ! Danielle was our server and she had great energy the entire night , all the servers really put in effort to provide the best experience. Wasn’t particularly pleased with our sitting arrangements but I didn’t mention it and am sure they would’ve accomadated us the f I had. The entire experience was exactly what I’d hoped for! I will be back !

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Vibrant Bar Scene, Comfort Food, Cozy
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed dining experience. The staff was particularly exceptional and the atmosphere set the perfect stage for a romantic, celebratory evening out. With respect to the menu though, there are so many amazing restaurants in downtown Raleigh that offer exceptional dining for a significantly lower ticket price, which I would say is the only strike against Sullivan's.

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Great service and great food. We had the 4 course $75 menu and it was a ton of food for the price and delicious.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for a Date
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Ricky(Server) was Fantastic!!!!! Very Helpful and Friendly

Tags: Great for Lunch, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Romantic
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Wonderful dinner experience and fantastic service.

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·Dined on December 31, 2017

W ent to Sullivan's for our 25th anniversary,bad experience food was cold and service was slow and terrible, worst $400.00 I ever spent
Mark Hocutt

Tags: People Watching
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·Dined on December 30, 2017

Our sides did not arrive with our entree.
It was evident that the staff wanted us to leave for the next seating. Very expensive but good food. I’d try somewhere more friendly next time,

Tags: Business Meals
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·Dined on December 29, 2017

It was great! Lamb was excellent !

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·Dined on December 29, 2017

First time, wish had gone sooner. Friendly and excellent ambience and food. Overall great experience....looking forward to next visit.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for a Date, Cozy, Quiet Conversation
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Great special holiday and anniversary meal for the family. Excellent food and good service. Really enjoyed the wide variety of drink options. Desserts were delicious. Whole family enjoyed their varied dishes and had a wonderful special evening. Thanks to all the staff for making us feel special.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Good for Groups, Fun
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·Dined on December 28, 2017

I went there for my wife's birthday. Our waitress was great, Emily, she knew the wine and was very accommodating. Our food was great, my steak cooked perfectly and my wife's fish was also. We had a very good time.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Great steaks. Wine menu was fantastic. Enjoyed the atmosphere. Bar keeps were friendly and server was great. Would highly recommend for romantic date, special occasions, or business.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Live Music, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Bar Seating
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·Dined on December 25, 2017

I’ve been to Sullivan’s many times and always enjoy great service and great food. We went for Christmas Eve and had been looking forward to coming for a week. Our waitress was rushed and glaring at coworkers while pouring our wine. She took our appetizer away before we were finished. I asked for my steak medium and it came out rare the first time and medium rare the second time. We also heard the cook yelling at our waitress. I wouldn’t have said anything, I just wouldn’t have come back but you sent out this email so I just wanted to let you know.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Food was great. Server was overly rushed. Even though the dining time was long and took quite a while to receive our food, we felt pushed. We ordered desserts to go and they were just dumped into the bag. I ordered bread pudding and my husband ordered the cheesecake. The order was repeated back to us. We got home and had two bread puddings. Big disappointment as he doesn’t like bread pudding. Please have your server to slow down just a second and listen to her guests. We weren’t the only table that had this experience. Please note that the food was good as always. Just the service wasn’t up to Sullivan’s standards tonight. Thank you!

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Overall not a good Christmas Eve experience. We had reservations & were seated quickly. Our waiter was like able, earnest & tried hard but the restaurant was visibly quite understaffed given the chaos of anxious servers, slow arrival of drinks & food etc. The sides, including mashed potatoes, were lukewarm and one diner’s steak smelled and tasted very bad... after confirmation by 2 others tasting the expensive Strip, no one would touch it. The manager said that they “ were selling steaks so fast that that one had not had time to ? “Settle?!”
Never heard of that...it seemed simply like meat “gone bad.” He took the price of a smaller filet off of our meal as compensation. The other steaks were decent but not worth the very high prices. We enjoyed each other’s company & felt for our overworked server but will most certainly not be returning to Sullivan’s.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on December 25, 2017

The food was excellent. We had a couple of people in our party with food sensitivities. Our server was aware of the ingredients in the food and ensured the food was prepared as ordered. My son wanted a hamburger, which is not on the dinner menu, and the restaurant was able to accommodate the off-menu order. Thank you.

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 24, 2017

A wonderful place to take the family for special occasions. We dined here for Christmas Eve and for Graduation. Sullivans is a great experience for a lasting memory.

Tags: People Watching, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on December 24, 2017

The steak was not tender and very hard to cut. I was disappointed.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Went for dinner on Christmas eve. Overall a terrific experience. Food was great ( bone in rib eye, filet and sea bass). Cheese steak egg roll app is highly recommended. Our server, Trey, was outstanding with great recommendations and attentiveness.
This was our second visit to Sullivans and it will not be the last

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We went to Sullivan's for for the first time with our family. We decided to dine out rather than have the family at our house for Christmas Eve dinner. It was just perfect and we have decided Sullivan's will be our new Christmas Eve tradition!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Cozy
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Really great Cod for any pescatarians and the wait staff was really attentive and the food didn’t take too long.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on December 24, 2017

Fabulous steak, best I've had in the triangle! Hard surfaces make for a loud dining experience, but the food makes up for it!

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Live Music, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Raleigh)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Excellent food and lively atmosphere. Service is good and our favorite location for a steak dinner.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups
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