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Tupelo Honey - RaleighTupelo Honey - Raleigh
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Southern | Raleigh, Raleigh

Service was awesome yesterday! We love this place!! More

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BraiseBraise
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Contemporary Southern | Raleigh, Raleigh

We chose Braise for a family Thanksgiving meal. the host was friendly, the waiter efficient and friendly and the food cook. In our group we had a vegan, vegetarian, family cooking lover, and meat lover so your buffet met all our needs. I had used the Marriott in years past for special events but had not come for almost 10 years. Even though the menu and venue had changed, the service and meal was still very good. Thanks for a happy Thanksgiving afternoon. More

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Piola - RaleighPiola - Raleigh
21 reviews
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Italian | Raleigh, Raleigh

Excelent place to meet with friends and have a nice time together. The location is excelent. Definitely I recomend the place. More

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Hibernian Irish Pub & Restaurant - GlenwoodHibernian Irish Pub & Restaurant - Glenwood
45 reviews
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Irish | Raleigh, Raleigh

Four of us dined here on Friday of St Pattys Day weekend. However only one of us had an Irish meal. All of us were very satisfied with our food and our beer or wine. The ambiance was very pub-like so we felt as if we were over in the British Isles. It was an enjoyable dining experience. More

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Station At Person StreetStation At Person Street
15 reviews
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American | Raleigh, Raleigh

Best spot to dine outside in Raleigh. Service is always top notch! More

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Bida Manda Restaurant and Bar1. Bida Manda Restaurant and Bar
2458 reviews
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Asian | Raleigh, Raleigh

Delicious! Such interesting food. This was my second stop at Bida Manda - we had the sausage (OMG - MUST HAVE) which was shockingly good, the sticky rice and lettuce wraps (good but not a must-have). We also got the whole fish lightly fried which was yummy and easy to split between two. We also got a delicious sparkling rose for a very reasonable price. All in all, great return on value! More

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Brewery Bhavana2. Brewery Bhavana
1634 reviews
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Brewery | Raleigh, Raleigh

Waitress was AWESOME. Phenomenal food to boot. More

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Crawford & Son3. Crawford & Son
934 reviews
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American | Raleigh, Raleigh

Our third visit. Great food More

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Sushi Mon4. Sushi Mon
53 reviews
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Sushi | Raleigh, Raleigh

Peerless sushi. Pristine seafood. The scallop sushi was perfection. The Itamae knew his presentation. Relaxed and fun. Professional staff. Omakase was so Fine. The best sushi in Raleigh, without question. Forget the fact that it’s an awkward loacation by NC State. The place is beautiful and charming. More

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Gonza Tacos y Tequila - North Raleigh5. Gonza Tacos y Tequila - North Raleigh
831 reviews
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Mexican | Raleigh, Raleigh

Always our favorite Mexican spot! Love to take friends there when they are visiting Raleigh! Always good!! More

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Bodega Tapas and WineBodega Tapas and Wine
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Tapas / Small Plates | Wake Forest, Raleigh

Bodega Tapas, Wine, and Rum. Local and imported artisanal ingredients offered in an affordable small plate format. Enjoy the rum bar with craft, from scratch cocktails, or rum tastings in one and two ounce pours. Most of our extensive wine list is offered by the glass, bottle and tasting pour so you can indulge on high end wines with out breaking the bank. Order as many or little small plates as you like to snack on or piece a meal together and try an array of different wines. We’re perfect for a small bite after work, a night out with friends or an intimate date night. we look forward to having you at our table .More

Coopers Restaurant & Wine RoomCoopers Restaurant & Wine Room
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Wine Bar | Sanford, Raleigh

Located in the heat of downtown Sanford, serving elevated southern fare paired with excellent wine. Our menu features a wide selection of North Carolina products, all responsibly raised and sustainably sourced.More

Kanki CrabtreeKanki Crabtree
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Japanese | Raleigh, Raleigh

Since 1972, Kanki has been the Triangle’s favorite Japanese steakhouse and sushi house. Our flagship location at Crabtree Valley Mall is also our most widely recognized. Visit our Japanese restaurant in Raleigh for expertly prepared hibachi fare, sushi, noodle dishes and much more. Our Crabtree location also serves up hibachi meals and appetizers at our bar for extended hours after lunch. Come see why Kanki Crabtree Valley Mall has been voted "Best Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar in the Triangle" for more than 14 years! Our award-winning restaurant provides the perfect setting for a unique family dinner, celebrations or date night.More

Kanki North MarketKanki North Market
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Japanese | Raleigh, Raleigh

Planning a family dinner, birthday dinner or date night in North Raleigh? Try a meal at Kanki Japanese House of Steaks & Sushi in North Market Square, voted “Best Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar in the Triangle” for more than 14 years! Like all Kanki locations, our North Raleigh Japanese restaurant and sushi house serves up a wide selection of hibachi fare, sushi and other tasty menu items that you, your family and your friends are sure to love. Much of our food is expertly prepared by our chefs right at your table, providing a unique dining experience you’ll never forget.More

Oak Steakhouse - RaleighOak Steakhouse - Raleigh
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Steakhouse | Raleigh, Raleigh

Located in the Warehouse District in downtown Raleigh, Oak Steakhouse is a modern take on the classic American steakhouse. The chef-driven menu features a variety of Prime Certified Angus Beef Selections®, while showcasing fresh North Carolina ingredients.More

Discover Chapel Hill

As one of the fastest-growing metro areas in the country, it's no surprise that the restaurant scene keeps heating up in Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill. These central North Carolina cities are collectively known as the Triangle, and, thanks in part to the number of universities and colleges in the area, there is an abundance of excellent restaurant options. Although essentially every type of international and American cuisine is available, some of the more prevalent options are eclectic Asian, Italian, steakhouse and seafood. Chapel Hill has one of the oldest restaurant and bars known for great hamburgers while an upscale Durham restaurant serves Mexican dishes with a modern touch. Classic southern fare is of course on the menu too.