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
1,312 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Tapas
  • Creative Cuisine
Great atmosphere, food, and service. I will be going back again soon.
95% recommended
Best Ambiance in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
14 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Brasa Brazilian Steakhouse

$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Raleigh
2,951 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Nice and quiet place with great music and outstanding staff!! Food was outstanding.
90% recommended
Great for Brunch in Raleigh
23 people mentioned the Brazilian Steak

42nd Street Oyster Bar

$$$$·Seafood·
Raleigh
4,034 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
If you want top quality seafood prepared properly this is the place. The only place I've eaten better seafood was at a cartel owned restaurant in the middle of the desert near ChihRead more
94% recommended
387 people mentioned the Oyster Bar

Coquette Brasserie

$$$$·French·
Raleigh
3,217 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
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!
93% recommended
59 people mentioned the Coq Au Vin
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Rey's

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Raleigh
2,891 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Great food and service!
97% recommended
Best Service in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
91 people mentioned the Banana Foster

Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen - Cary

$$$$·American·
Cary
3,526 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Food and service was top notch. Chairs were very worn and could be updated
96% recommended
Great for Brunch in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
74 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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kō•än

$$$$·Southeast Asian·
Cary
162 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
The best food! Everything was fantastic. Our server Richard was absolutely wonderful. We will be back
88% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
88 people mentioned the Hot Pot
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Mia Francesca Trattoria

$$$$·Italian·
Raleigh
1,722 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
First dining- in opportunity since lock down. Every thing was exceptional. Our experience was pleasant and safe. Everyone working wore masks. Distancing was practiced at the bar anRead more
90% recommended
Italian in Raleigh
31 people mentioned the Calamari

soca Raleigh

$$$$·Latin American·
Raleigh
1,090 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
Soca dishes are a delight for the soul. Begin your journey with Pan de Yuca, Crab Stuffed Avocado, Empanadas de Huitlacoche, and Charred Pork Cheeks - mercy they are all so good! FRead more
95% recommended
32 people mentioned the Paella
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Lugano Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Cary
646 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
1,105 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Good food. Friendly waitperson. She stood at a distance while we gave her our order and wore a face mask.
92% recommended
American in Raleigh
28 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Parizade

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Durham
2,737 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
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
95% recommended
Best Ambiance in Durham
38 people mentioned the Seafood Risotto
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Brewery Bhavana

$$$$·Brewery·
Raleigh
2,345 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great Beer
  • Fit for Foodies
Awesome experience loved the dumplings!
98% recommended
Best Overall in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
153 people mentioned the Dumplings
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Gonza Tacos y Tequila - Downtown Raleigh

$$$$·Mexican·
Raleigh
416 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Fun
Awesome place! Food was on point. Wish there were bigger portions. It was good.
88% recommended
Best Value in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
6 people mentioned the Guacamole
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Garland

$$$$·Global, International·
Raleigh
1,032 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Amazing everything!!!!!
95% recommended
Best Overall in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
27 people mentioned the Rice Bowl
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Sullivan's Steakhouse - Raleigh

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Raleigh
4,131 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
This place is excellent in every way. The food is outstanding, and the service is even better. They go out of their way to make you feel well taken care of and extremely importantRead more
84% recommended
Steakhouse in Raleigh
70 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - Morrisville

$$$$·American·
Morrisville
546 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Ventured out to see how restaurants were re-opening under the new guidelines and we were very impressed. The menu had been trimmed down, but everything was delicious. Service was fRead more
95% recommended
American in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
6 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Elements

$$$$·Fusion / Eclectic·
Chapel Hill
1,577 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Great fusion cuisine, one of my favorite restos in the Triangle.
95% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Durham
36 people mentioned the Calamari

Bida Manda Restaurant and Bar

$$$$·Asian·
Raleigh
2,959 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
We attended dinner at Bida Manda for our second anniversary. The staff was very friendly and the food was very good. They start by bringing out some complimentary shrimp chips, whiRead more
96% recommended
Best Overall in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
175 people mentioned the Lettuce Wraps
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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Durham

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Durham
1,316 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Beautiful dining experience, awesome food spectacular service and 4 of the emplyees wished us a Happy Anniversary .
94% recommended
Romantic in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
12 people mentioned the Baked Potato
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Seasons 52 - Raleigh

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Raleigh
1,107 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great food and service
98% recommended
Healthy in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
17 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Caffe Luna

$$$$·Italian·
Raleigh
1,931 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
Fried calamari always excellent, lightly coated and crisp, never overcooked. It seemed like they took our order, went into the kitchen, and came right back out with it. 2 pasta aRead more
95% recommended
Best Value in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
32 people mentioned the Calamari

Midtown Grille

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Raleigh
1,632 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
I love the Midtown Grille. The food and service were excellent. The patio was lovely.
86% recommended
Great for Brunch in Raleigh
41 people mentioned the Calamari

Tupelo Honey - Raleigh

$$$$·Southern·
Raleigh
1,536 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual
Great until we ordered large banana pudding to share n it arrived in large bowl pudding a few vanilla wafers n whip cream on top It was delicious .... but when we got to car we disRead more
86% recommended
Great for Brunch in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
36 people mentioned the Fried Chicken

Vin Rouge

$$$$·French·
Durham
3,667 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Always such a treat! THANK YOU!!! The Frisbee salad is delicious!
94% recommended
Notable Wine List in Durham
36 people mentioned the Bouillabaisse
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The Pit Authentic BBQ - Durham

$$$$·Barbecue·
Durham
923 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
  • Comfort Food
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
Good for Groups in Durham
55 people mentioned the Hush Puppies
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Glenwood Grill

$$$$·American·
Raleigh
2,642 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
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!
98% recommended
57 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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City Kitchen

$$$$·American·
Chapel Hill
1,231 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
Excellent service, tasty healthy options and a great table to celebrate a friends birthday. Thank you!
86% recommended
Good for Groups in Durham
26 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Provence of Carrboro

$$$$·French·
Carrboro
1,179 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Chef Baptist and Crew have never disappointed us! Exceptional as always....Don’t hold back....Go tonight while you still can!
94% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Durham
29 people mentioned the Rack Lamb
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Maximillians Grill & Wine Bar

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Cary
610 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
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
Fit for Foodies in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
25 people mentioned the Calamari
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Harvest 18

$$$$·Southern·
Durham
841 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Casual
  • Fit for Foodies
Good service and food in a different setting due to Pandemic.
92% recommended
Healthy in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
12 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - Durham

$$$$·American·
Durham
778 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
This was our “reception” for our rescheduled wedding due to the virus. Everyone was nice, service was exceptional and all employees wore gloves while handling our food.
90% recommended
Great for Lunch in Durham
30 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Mez

$$$$·Mexican / Southwestern·
Durham
1,784 reviews
  • Business Meals
  • Casual
  • Creative Cuisine
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
89% recommended
30 people mentioned the Corn Soup
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Guglhupf

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Durham
1,561 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
  • Great Beer
The Charcuterie tray is always amazing and fresh!!
94% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
49 people mentioned the Schnitzel
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Jimmy V's Osteria + Bar - Downtown Raleigh

$$$$·Italian·
Raleigh
635 reviews
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
We had dinner before the symphony ! We had an amazing dinner . All Was just perfect ! The food was delicious and our waiter outstanding and informative !
8 people mentioned the Calamari

Driftwood Southern Kitchen

$$$$·Southern·
North Carolina
816 reviews
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
  • Good for a Date
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!
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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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
Good for Groups in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
12 people mentioned the Fajita
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Azitra

$$$$·Indian·
Raleigh
801 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Spicy
  • Good for a Date
The people were so nice and the food was outstanding - all of it - and we had the most wonderful Dragon's Milk... you'll have to go there to find out what it is! I love this place Read more
94% recommended
Healthy in Raleigh
18 people mentioned the Chicken Tikka Masala

Bahama Breeze - Raleigh

$$$$·Seafood·
Raleigh
445 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual
Had a wonderful time, first time out since the whole virus started. Our waitress was WONDERFUL!! Will be back soon!
89% recommended
Good for Groups in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
5 people mentioned the Jerk Chicken Pasta

Acme Food & Beverage Co.

$$$$·Southern·
Carrboro
2,034 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
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
95% recommended
46 people mentioned the Fried Chicken
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The Capital Grille - Raleigh

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Raleigh
1,340 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
THIS ENDED UP BE THE ABSOLUTE PERFECT LUNCH!!! OUR SERVER CAMERON WAS AMAZING AND THE FOOD WAS TO DIE FOR. I AM SO GLAD WE ARE ABLE TO DINE IN AGAIN!!
92% recommended
Special Occasion in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
10 people mentioned the NY Strip

Gravy

$$$$·Italian·
Raleigh
2,768 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
It was absolutely amazing.
87% recommended
Italian in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
95 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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BIN 54

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Chapel Hill
1,389 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Dinner was outstanding. Particularly recommend the tuna tartar, Oscar style for steak and banana pudding!
91% recommended
Romantic in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
36 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Crawford & Son

$$$$·American·
Raleigh
1,426 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Dinner was excellent. I felt very confident in Scott Crawford and his team to provide a safe and clean environment to have a fun night out with great food.
98% recommended
Best Overall in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
39 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Il Palio

$$$$·Italian·
Chapel Hill
1,107 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Always a pleasure eating with Chef Adam and his staff. Food was amazing as always, and everyone goes out of their way to make you feel wanted, appreciated and part of the family.
92% recommended
Notable Wine List in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
10 people mentioned the Calamari

Ruth's Chris Steak House - North Raleigh

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Raleigh
1,532 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Probably. Overall the quality of the food was excellent. From a value standpoint, I thought most items on the menu were a bit overpriced.
91% recommended
Steakhouse in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
13 people mentioned the Sweet Potato Casserole

Tandem

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Carrboro
902 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion
Service and food was excellent. I loved the grits and eggs florentine. My gimlet was so crisp and refreshing. I really appreciate the attention to hygiene and safety protocols. TRead more
96% recommended
Great for Brunch in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
40 people mentioned the Short Rib

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
2,017 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Amazing!! Very pricey but I was expecting that. The food was fabulous - the wine pairing was excellent with very interesting choices. Service was impeccable.
96% recommended
Best Overall in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
20 people mentioned the Kaiseki
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Fleming's Steakhouse - Raleigh

$$$$·Steak·
Raleigh
1,426 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great drinks, service and food. This is our favorite steakhouse in Raleigh.
85% recommended
Steak in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
41 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Saint James Seafood Restaurant and Raw Bar

$$$$·Seafood·
Durham
847 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
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
94% recommended
Best Ambiance in Durham
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
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
  • 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
Late Night Find in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
9 people mentioned the Flounder
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Farina Neighborhood Italian

$$$$·Italian·
Raleigh
664 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Always delicious and great service! Love the clams & sausage, meatballs and the chopped salad. Yum!!
97% recommended
Italian in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
16 people mentioned the Calamari
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Metro 8 Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Durham
418 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Consistently excellent every time! Get the provoletta.
93% recommended
Romantic in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
16 people mentioned the Churrasco
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Mandolin

$$$$·Southern·
Raleigh
1,733 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Food was outstanding!
88% recommended
Healthy in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
28 people mentioned the Caramel Cake
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Irregardless Cafe

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Raleigh
4,036 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Good for a Date
Great food.
95% 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
348 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Fit for Foodies
Excellent food with wide variety of distinctive dishes. Good cocktails
83% recommended
Kid Friendly in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
31 people mentioned the Dosa

Taberna Tapas

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Durham
1,085 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Food was excellent though pricey. We were celebrating a birthday so it was OK to splurge. Service was good. The stuffed mushrooms were excelent! So was asparagus!
89% recommended
Vibrant Bar Scene in Durham
101 people mentioned the Paella
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Sono Japanese Restaurant

$$$$·Japanese·
Raleigh
909 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
Great restaurant, My husband and I had a perfect dinner prior to attending an event at the walkable Raleigh Progress Energy Auditorium. We shared a gyoza appetizer, green salad witRead more
95% recommended
25 people mentioned the Ramen
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ORO

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Raleigh
1,299 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Tapas
  • Creative Cuisine
Our second visit, and it was even better than the first. Four of us shared eight different plates, and each one was delicious. We would happily have the exact same dinner next tiRead more
93% recommended
Contemporary American in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
51 people mentioned the Truffle Mac
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Bella Monica

$$$$·Italian·
Raleigh
2,548 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
This was my first dining experience here and everything was great! I’ll definitely be going back.
96% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
635 people mentioned the Monica
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Sushi Blues Cafe

$$$$·Sushi·
Raleigh
412 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Fun
Our waitress, Claire, was amazing! The food was great and staff very friendly. Especially to my 14 month old running around the restaurant! Thank you Sushi Blues!
83% recommended
Best Value in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
2 people mentioned the Dumplings
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Second Empire Restaurant and Tavern

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Raleigh
3,086 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Love it great place great food great service. We have been to this restaurant few times and enjoyed it every time
100% recommended
50 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Garibaldi Trattoria

$$$$·Italian·
Fuquay-Varina
457 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Neighborhood Gem
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
93% recommended
Italian in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
8 people mentioned the Calamari
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NanaSteak

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Durham
1,282 reviews
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Love the restaurant and our server, Seth, was amazing. Didn’t care for the sauce on our filets but will order without sauce next time.
93% recommended
Steakhouse in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
58 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Venable Rotisserie Bistro

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Carrboro
785 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Comfort Food
  • Casual
Great ambience. Our waiter was kind and personable and helped us select a wine for the table. Will definitely return.
93% recommended
Great for Brunch in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
26 people mentioned the Fried Chicken
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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
  • Casual
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
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
97% recommended
Best Value in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
6 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Fearrington House Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Chapel Hill
1,468 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Everything was perfect!
93% recommended
Best Service 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
  • Great for Lunch
Magnificent views with a great decor. The food was very good. I would go back.
3 people mentioned the Brunswick Stew
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Cantina 18-Raleigh

$$$$·Mexican / Southwestern·
Raleigh
272 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
Love this place!
90% recommended
Great for Lunch in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
8 people mentioned the Fajita
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Elaine's on Franklin

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Chapel Hill
1,276 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
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
96% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
13 people mentioned the Gazpacho
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The Mebane Downtown Table

$$$$·American·
Mebane
599 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
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
91% recommended
Special Occasion in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
25 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Jujube

$$$$·Asian·
Chapel Hill
830 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Awesome food. We ordered small plates and shared.
98% recommended
Best Overall in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
64 people mentioned the Dumplings
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Ajisai Japanese Fusion

$$$$·Sushi·
Raleigh
384 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
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
Fit for Foodies in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
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
Went for Valentines. Nice venue in that it is not so loud and the atmosphere is quite nice. Not a huge place, but the spacing between the tables is nice. Food was good, standardRead more
1 people mentioned the Calamari
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Kings Dining & Entertainment - Raleigh North Hills

$$$$·American·
Raleigh
253 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
Had a great time , food and service was wonderful .
90% recommended
4 people mentioned the Rosemary Chicken
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Cantina 18-Cary

$$$$·Tex-Mex·
Cary
73 reviews
  • Casual
  • Kid-friendly
  • Good for a Date
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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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
872 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
We went for brunch and very much enjoyed everything. We shared $15 pitchers of mimosas, which was a great value. Between the 4 of us, we got the breakfast sammich with everything aRead more
95% recommended
Great for Brunch in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
28 people mentioned the Beignets
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On The Square

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Tarboro
1,243 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great food and service food cooked perfect . Service was on point.
98% recommended
Notable Wine List in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
51 people mentioned the Calamari
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Blue Corn Cafe

$$$$·Latin American·
Durham
219 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
Blue Corn is our "go to" restaurant for dinner with friends. Service is amazing, you can hear, food is superb, specials always unique and interesting. We walk in and they KNOW exacRead more
100% recommended
Best Service in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
37 people mentioned the Blue Corn
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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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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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