90 Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

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Whether your idea of a good time is a fancy, festive dinner out or cold sesame noodles and binge-watching on the couch, we're here to help you find it—since the greatest love of all is the love of food. Dig in.

Restaurants:Vidrio, Brasa Brazilian Steakhouse, 42nd Street Oyster Bar
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Tapas / Small Plates, Brazilian Steakhouse, Seafood
Neighborhoods:Raleigh

Vidrio

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Raleigh
1,314 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Bar Seating
Great atmosphere, food, and service. I will be going back again soon.
100% recommended
14 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Brasa Brazilian Steakhouse

$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Raleigh
3,093 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Groups
The servers are now doing the table side meat delivery and the poor servers are running like crazy! Probably covid related but it does slow service as the table servers are takingRead more
84% recommended
23 people mentioned the Brazilian Steak

42nd Street Oyster Bar

$$$$·Seafood·
Raleigh
4,426 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Such a wonderful ambience with such history. Casual with the best quality seafood! We will go back! Service was perfect!
96% recommended
Most Booked in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
387 people mentioned the Oyster Bar

Coquette Brasserie

$$$$·French·
Raleigh
3,216 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Since the selection of entrees was reduced for the holiday, I think it helped the quality and speed of the meals. Large place but still has quiet corners!
94% recommended
59 people mentioned the Coq Au Vin
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Rey's

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Raleigh
3,311 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great place to go for special occasions. Really appreciated the attentiveness of the staff and personal touches.
97% recommended
Steakhouse in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
91 people mentioned the Banana Foster

Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen - Cary

$$$$·American·
Cary
3,760 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
We are regulars at this this great restaurant. Our server Natalie, was awsome as always. I loved the "Pittsburg" hamburger, cooked just as I requested.
97% recommended
American in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
74 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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kō•än

$$$$·Southeast Asian·
Cary
285 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Great fusion food! Try the Pho!
95% recommended
Best Overall in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
88 people mentioned the Hot Pot
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Mia Francesca Trattoria

$$$$·Italian·
Raleigh
1,804 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
People absolutely sleep on this place! Not a bad thing on the menu! So good!
94% recommended
31 people mentioned the Calamari
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soca Raleigh

$$$$·Latin American·
Raleigh
1,215 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Great food and great service. It was a bit cold outside but the service did everything to make it warm and enjoyable.
98% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
32 people mentioned the Paella
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Lugano Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Cary
647 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Excellent food and atmosphere. Waiter was kind and professional, it was an excellent date night. Will definitely be returning in the near future.
92% recommended
11 people mentioned the Chicken Marsala
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Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - Raleigh

$$$$·American·
Raleigh
1,398 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Everything was great. Our waitress was fabulous. Wish I could remember her name. We will be back.
92% recommended
Most Booked in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
28 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Parizade

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Durham
2,739 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
1st, our server was very diligent and helpful without being overbearing. The food was Very good kumbha and since it was a Wednesday night the restaurant was not very loud.The tableRead more
100% recommended
38 people mentioned the Seafood Risotto
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Brewery Bhavana

$$$$·Brewery·
Raleigh
2,391 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great Beer
Server was the best! Knowledgeable and exceptionally friendly!
98% recommended
Best Ambiance in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
153 people mentioned the Dumplings
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Gonza Tacos y Tequila - Downtown Raleigh

$$$$·Mexican·
Raleigh
437 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • People Watching
  • Good for Birthdays
Love it here! The daily special margarita was delicious and the food was excellent ! I will definitely be visiting here again very soon!
100% recommended
Hot Spot in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
6 people mentioned the Guacamole
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Garland

$$$$·Global, International·
Raleigh
1,033 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
Amazing everything!!!!!
90% recommended
27 people mentioned the Rice Bowl
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Sullivan's Steakhouse - Raleigh

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Raleigh
4,280 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Date night with my husband. Everything was outstanding! Highly recommend the Banana foster bread pudding!!!
85% recommended
Romantic in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
70 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - Morrisville

$$$$·American·
Morrisville
679 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Great food and very good wine list. It's a bit pricey, but not over the top.
90% recommended
American in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
6 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Elements

$$$$·Fusion / Eclectic·
Chapel Hill
1,694 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Attentive service, fabulous food!
95% recommended
Best Food in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
36 people mentioned the Calamari
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Bida Manda Restaurant and Bar

$$$$·Asian·
Raleigh
3,001 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
It was a great place and the food was delicious!
96% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
175 people mentioned the Lettuce Wraps
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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Durham

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Durham
1,385 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Amen service and management SUPER!!!
85% recommended
Late Night Find in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
12 people mentioned the Baked Potato

Seasons 52 - Raleigh

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Raleigh
1,221 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
The food was fresh and very yummy. The drinks were delicious.
96% recommended
Healthy in Raleigh
17 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Caffe Luna

$$$$·Italian·
Raleigh
2,016 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
This is a great place to take the family for some very good food.
93% recommended
Healthy in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
32 people mentioned the Calamari
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Midtown Grille

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Raleigh
1,754 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Service was great. We ate at their outdoor dining which was nice. Servers seem to come just at the right time and had great suggestions for food. Quick service.
97% recommended
Great for Brunch in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
41 people mentioned the Calamari

Tupelo Honey - Raleigh

$$$$·Southern·
Raleigh
1,880 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Comfort Food
  • Great for Lunch
Great food and great service! Malik was a terrific server and gave us wonderful recommendations on the menu!! Will definitely return!!
89% recommended
Great for Brunch in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
36 people mentioned the Fried Chicken

Vin Rouge

$$$$·French·
Durham
3,667 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Authentic
Always such a treat! THANK YOU!!! The Frisbee salad is delicious!
100% recommended
36 people mentioned the Bouillabaisse
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The Pit Authentic BBQ - Durham

$$$$·Barbecue·
Durham
923 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
We had 10 people in our party and made reservations ahead of time. Arrived a little early and they had no problem getting us seated right away. Server, Fred, was very knowledgeabRead more
88% recommended
55 people mentioned the Hush Puppies
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Glenwood Grill

$$$$·American·
Raleigh
2,642 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Business Meals
  • Fit for Foodies
We weren’t able to dine in to celebrate our sons graduation from NC State so we ordered our dinners to go. Food and service were perfect!
100% recommended
57 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Provence of Carrboro

$$$$·French·
Carrboro
1,211 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
Food always delicious and service excellent. Outdoor heaters not as effective as we hoped.
97% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
29 people mentioned the Rack Lamb
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Maximillians Grill & Wine Bar

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Cary
610 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Only the BEST! Margie’s brilliance once again displayed with Moroccan Beef Stew... Whoa! Requested that this dish be part of permanent menu. Love, love, love Maximillians.
91% recommended
25 people mentioned the Calamari
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Harvest 18

$$$$·Southern·
Durham
841 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Business Meals
  • Casual
Good service and food in a different setting due to Pandemic.
100% recommended
12 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - Durham

$$$$·American·
Durham
932 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
8th wedding anniversary dinner. Always a great experience at FireBirds.
92% recommended
Great for Lunch in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
30 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Mez

$$$$·Mexican / Southwestern·
Durham
1,784 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
Business associate meeting. Outstanding service and good food. I personally am a big fan of the Mole Rojo. As with almost all restaurants today, the noise level is pretty high
94% recommended
30 people mentioned the Corn Soup
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Guglhupf

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Durham
1,561 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Authentic
The Charcuterie tray is always amazing and fresh!!
100% recommended
49 people mentioned the Schnitzel
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Jimmy V's Osteria + Bar - Downtown Raleigh

$$$$·Italian·
Raleigh
642 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
The staff was friendly and the food was delicious.
8 people mentioned the Calamari
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Driftwood Cantina

$$$$·Southern·
North Carolina
816 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
A fantastic modern day southern eatery. The staff was friendly, the food came fast and it tasted amazing. The margarita we ordered was on point. Will visit again!
90% recommended
31 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Academy Street Bistro

$$$$·American·
Cary
449 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Urban, European-fusion feel: serious kitchen so the food is consistently excellent, even when busy. I prefer that the menu is selected with care as it is here, it's not a generic "Read more
92% recommended
12 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Azitra

$$$$·Indian·
Raleigh
879 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Azitra's menu is very broad, with lots to select from. Even with that, the staff was willing to customize my wife's order to accommodate her preferences. Also a very nice atmosphRead more
95% recommended
18 people mentioned the Chicken Tikka Masala

Bahama Breeze - Raleigh

$$$$·Seafood·
Raleigh
505 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
My spouse and I had a wonderful meal and the alcoholic beverages were on point! Our Server Marcus P. was very personable and very attentive. We will definitely frequent this restaRead more
81% recommended
Great for Brunch in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
5 people mentioned the Jerk Chicken Pasta

Acme Food & Beverage Co.

$$$$·Southern·
Carrboro
2,034 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Great “comfort food” but elevated about 10 notches!! Everything seasoned perfectly. Occasionally we find a place, when visiting from out of town, that we wish we could go back toRead more
94% recommended
46 people mentioned the Fried Chicken
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The Capital Grille - Raleigh

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Raleigh
1,500 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Seated quickly with our reservation. Food was excellent. Love coming here! Romantic date night :)
92% recommended
Notable Wine List in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
10 people mentioned the NY Strip
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Gravy

$$$$·Italian·
Raleigh
2,915 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
The food here is amazing and I was happy they had several gluten free options to choose from. The pasta was fresh, the sauces were excellent. The service here was fantastic, theyRead more
93% recommended
95 people mentioned the Gnocchi

BIN 54

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Chapel Hill
1,391 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
  • Comfort Food
Dinner was outstanding. Particularly recommend the tuna tartar, Oscar style for steak and banana pudding!
83% recommended
36 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Crawford & Son

$$$$·American·
Raleigh
1,428 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Bar Seating
Wonderful and different menu.
94% recommended
39 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Il Palio

$$$$·Italian·
Chapel Hill
1,190 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Waiter was awesome!! Food was amazing!
97% recommended
Notable Wine List in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
10 people mentioned the Calamari
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Ruth's Chris Steak House - North Raleigh

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Raleigh
1,626 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
27oz cowboy was the smallest I’ve ever gotten. Large fat stream making it even smaller. I had much better at Ruth’s Chris. Maybe it’s the COVID effect?
98% recommended
Late Night Find in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
13 people mentioned the Sweet Potato Casserole
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Tandem

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Carrboro
1,022 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
As always, the food was fabulous and the service outstanding.
97% recommended
Great for Brunch in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
40 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Eighty 8

$$$$·Asian·
Cary
39 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Anniversaries
We had a wonderful time! The owner is great and always stops by our table when we dine here. We had a big part of 10 and the service was great! They have the best hibachi!
81% recommended
2 people mentioned the Bulgogi
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Herons

$$$$·American·
Cary
2,189 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Went to herons to celebrate our wedding. It was without a doubt one of the best meals we’ve ever had. Hands down. Fantastic experience.
97% recommended
Best Service in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
20 people mentioned the Kaiseki

Fleming's Steakhouse - Raleigh

$$$$·Steak·
Raleigh
1,484 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for Birthdays
Getting out of the house during this ridiculous lockdown.
97% recommended
Notable Wine List in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
41 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Saint James Seafood Restaurant and Raw Bar

$$$$·Seafood·
Durham
847 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
Our new favorite place for seafood, St James Seafood is has delicious, fresh, and creative dishes and appetizers, with superb & accommodating service. We are obsessed with the NauRead more
95% recommended
25 people mentioned the Seafood Stew
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Raaga

$$$$·Indian·
Chapel Hill
350 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
We love Indian food, but don't have a local restaurant, so whenever we're even close to Chapel Hill we try to work dinner at Raaga's into the schedule. Generous portions mean leftRead more
88% recommended
8 people mentioned the Masala
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The Point at Glenwood

$$$$·Gastro Pub·
Raleigh
438 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual
  • Sunday Lunch
Our brunch was delicious and wait staff was very attentive. All eggs and waffles, pancakes, etc. are ordered from your table so you don’t have to wait in line, great idea, makes thRead more
9 people mentioned the Flounder
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Farina Neighborhood Italian

$$$$·Italian·
Raleigh
666 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for Birthdays
Always delicious and great service! Love the clams & sausage, meatballs and the chopped salad. Yum!!
100% recommended
16 people mentioned the Calamari
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Metro 8 Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Durham
470 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Neighborhood Gem
Great food! Great service! Restaurant was cute. The only complaint was the door chime Going off every few seconds. Turn it off.
100% recommended
Steakhouse in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
16 people mentioned the Churrasco
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Mandolin

$$$$·Southern·
Raleigh
1,878 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Food, music, and service by Kathy were awesome!
92% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
28 people mentioned the Caramel Cake

Irregardless Cafe

$$$$·Vegetarian·
Raleigh
4,106 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Fit for Foodies
Great friendly location and great food! Love it!
92% recommended
Healthy in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
54 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Cholanad Restaurant and Bar

$$$$·South Indian·
Chapel Hill
372 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Casual
This was your first visit to Cholanad and it was a Valentine dinner, our first as well. The atmosphere was great. Romantic, spaced out, and felt very safe. The menu was laid out weRead more
100% recommended
Healthy in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
31 people mentioned the Dosa

Taberna Tapas

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Durham
1,132 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tapas
  • Romantic
The service was excellent. The staff as very attentive. I will be going back. This is my new spot
86% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Durham
101 people mentioned the Paella
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Sono Japanese Restaurant

$$$$·Japanese·
Raleigh
951 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Romantic
We had an amazing time at your restaurant on Wednesday! Service was spot on!
90% recommended
Good for Groups in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
25 people mentioned the Ramen

ORO

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Raleigh
1,401 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Great food and great service!!! We will definitely be returning.
97% recommended
Romantic in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
51 people mentioned the Truffle Mac
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Bella Monica

$$$$·Italian·
Raleigh
2,725 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
Great date night, thanks for a wonderful evening!
93% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Raleigh
635 people mentioned the Monica

Sushi Blues Cafe

$$$$·Sushi·
Raleigh
453 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
Great food and atmosphere
92% recommended
Good for Groups in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
2 people mentioned the Dumplings

Second Empire Restaurant and Tavern

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Raleigh
3,088 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Love it great place great food great service. We have been to this restaurant few times and enjoyed it every time
98% recommended
50 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Garibaldi Trattoria

$$$$·Italian·
Fuquay-Varina
458 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
We were seated immediately and the wait staff was extremely accommodating especially since we had young children with us. Although everyone ordered their meal at the same time, theRead more
95% recommended
8 people mentioned the Calamari
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NanaSteak

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Durham
1,410 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
All outdoor dining. Very Covid-conscious, so very comfortable. A lovely spot
94% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
58 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Venable Rotisserie Bistro

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Carrboro
808 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Lunch
We ate on the patio, even though it was a cool evening the heaters kept us warm. Our server was great, food was wonderful. Venable has always been one of our favorite restaurants!
100% recommended
Best Food in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
26 people mentioned the Fried Chicken

Clockwork

$$$$·American·
Raleigh
48 reviews
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Hot Spot
As a NYE starter spot it was a good choice. Located close to parking and Glenwood Ave. Limited menu but. Good bar service
88% recommended
2 people mentioned the Charcuterie Board
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Manning's Restaurant

$$$$·Southern·
Raleigh
282 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Went to Mannings for Girls Night Out. This is clearly a go-to restaurant as it was very busy for a week night. What a great meal though! Three of us had the Filet and it was cookedRead more
94% recommended
6 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Fearrington House Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Chapel Hill
1,530 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
The wine pairings with our meal were excellent but the amount of each wine poured seemed skimpy considering the cost. Some of the food courses were served warm rather than hot. TheRead more
90% recommended
Notable Wine List in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
25 people mentioned the Chocolate Souffle
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Flask & Beaker

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Raleigh
44 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Bar Seating
  • Casual
Magnificent views with a great decor. The food was very good. I would go back.
81% recommended
3 people mentioned the Brunswick Stew
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Cantina 18-Raleigh

$$$$·Mexican / Southwestern·
Raleigh
273 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Love this place!
90% recommended
8 people mentioned the Fajita
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Elaine's on Franklin

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Chapel Hill
1,277 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
We think this is one of the most valued restaurants in our area. We have been their clients for many years and were never disappointed. Bret is an innovative and creative chef, hisRead more
94% recommended
13 people mentioned the Gazpacho
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The Mebane Downtown Table

$$$$·American·
Mebane
599 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Service was very good but was slow. The server was very friendly, knowledgeable and kind. It just took a long time to get our drinks and food. I had the shrimp and grits. It waRead more
95% recommended
25 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Jujube

$$$$·Asian·
Chapel Hill
885 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Excellent attention for our anniversary
100% recommended
Healthy in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
64 people mentioned the Dumplings

Ajisai Japanese Fusion

$$$$·Sushi·
Raleigh
384 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
The food and drinks were excellent. We really enjoyed the Japanese Margarita, and the large sushi selection. Our waiter was incredibly nice and attentive as well. We would highly rRead more
93% recommended
5 people mentioned the Dumplings
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Paisan's Italian Ristorante-Cary

$$$$·Italian·
Cary
24 reviews
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
  • Good for a Date
Well prepared Italian food in a casual atmosphere. Service was very good. Would not recommend anything but basic cocktails. Wine list had some good selections at very reasonable pRead more
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Kings Dining & Entertainment - Raleigh North Hills

$$$$·American·
Raleigh
253 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Fun
  • Late-night Find
Had a great time , food and service was wonderful .
81% recommended
4 people mentioned the Rosemary Chicken
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Carolina 1663

$$$$·Contemporary Southern·
Chapel Hill
112 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch
Great food - steak cooked perfectly, and the collards and mac n cheese was spot on. And the Manhattan was perfect!
4 people mentioned the Fried Chicken
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Tulum Restaurante & Bar

$$$$·Mexican·
Raleigh
11 reviews
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Authentic
  • Casual
Be aware - this restaurant doesn't take online reservations. Thought I reserved a table via OpenTable but was promptly told upon arrival that they dont accept them. Great food thouRead more
85% recommended
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Plates Kitchen

$$$$·International·
Raleigh
1,036 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Brunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
Great food and great ambiance!
99% recommended
Best Value in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
28 people mentioned the Beignets
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On The Square

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Tarboro
1,253 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Love the innovative food at this place! Always extra delicious, a gem.
100% recommended
51 people mentioned the Calamari
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Blue Corn Cafe

$$$$·Latin American·
Durham
233 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Casual
  • Fit for Foodies
The food was exceptionally delicious, I ordered Enchiladas con Mole which was so good! And shared these appetizers: Guacamole dip and chips and salsa, which were also so good. The Read more
100% recommended
37 people mentioned the Blue Corn

BRIO Tuscan Grille - Raleigh - Crabtree - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Italian·
Raleigh
1,455 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Brio is delicious and the atmosphere is amazing. Paul was our server and was very knowledgeable.
85% recommended
13 people mentioned the Calamari
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18 Seaboard - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Raleigh
4,785 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great place to eat with wonderful food. Enjoy it very much!
95% recommended
94 people mentioned the Crab Soup
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McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Raleigh - Crabtree Mall - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Seafood·
Raleigh
3,560 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Crab dip, mixed green salad, lobster bisque soup (best I ever had), Sea bass with rissoto, chocolate silk cake - all amazing! Service was amazing as well. I will definitely be backRead more
81% recommended
42 people mentioned the Calamari
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City Kitchen

$$$$·American·
Chapel Hill
1,232 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Excellent service, tasty healthy options and a great table to celebrate a friends birthday. Thank you!
85% recommended
26 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Gonza Tacos y Tequila - Durham

$$$$·Mexican·
Durham
780 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fun
  • Casual
So glad we tried this place! Definitely worth reserving a table, as it is a popular spot. The tacos were outstanding! Absolutely going back next time we're in town!
98% recommended
12 people mentioned the Fajita
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Watts Grocery - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Durham
2,243 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Great food, very fresh! Excellent service in a nice atmosphere. We will definitely return.
89% recommended
69 people mentioned the Hush Puppies
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Weathervane Restaurant - Permanently Closed

$$$$·American·
Chapel Hill
370 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual
  • Sunday Lunch
My mother and I met with her oncologist and after a lengthy appointment we had a quiet meal and discussed treatment options. It was a very pleasant experience considering the heaviRead more
6 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Cantina 18-Cary

$$$$·Tex-Mex·
Cary
73 reviews
  • Casual
  • Kid-friendly
  • Quick Bite
Food was great, service was fast but lacked personal touch. Prices were fair and everything was delicious.
3 people mentioned the Fajita
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