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Raleigh Restaurant Reviews

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Welcome to our Raleigh restaurant reviews guide where you'll find top restaurants off the beaten path, both locally owned and chain. In fact, some of the best restaurants in the Raleigh just might be the little mom and pop operations flying under the radar. For some of the best picks in Raleigh, you've come to the right place.

Our Raleigh restaurant reviews guide can help you make sense of the thousands of options out there. Happy eating!

Also check out our Best Restaurants in Raleigh 2016 Guide

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19th Hole Bar & Grill

 4 star(s)  (08/10/2007)
“This is the locals hangout! Everyone knows everyone else and the waitstaff make you feel like part of the gang. They do amazing made to order burgers right in fron of you. Nothing fancy, just great bar food. This a cool place for a quick bite and cheap drinks.”

42nd Street Oyster Bar & Seafood Grill

“I took my boyfriend out for his birthday. The Oyster's Rockefeller was delicious. We ordered an Italian fish soup (Cioppinio or something like that). The seafood was so chewy we had to spit some of it out and there was shell and bone in the soup. The waitress did not check on us until 45 minutes in... ”

42nd Street Oyster Bar & Seafood Grill

 2 star(s)  (10/18/2007)
“Boring menu. Tough steak. Way over priced.”

Amedeo's Italian Restaurant

 1 star(s)  (09/29/2008)
“This restaurant lacks everything! Good management, cooks, service, cleanliness, EVERYTHING! There were roaches on the floor and its not the 1st time I have heard of that. Someone needs to shut that place down! We were rudely treated and will not be visiting again.”

Amedeo's Italian Restaurant

 4 star(s)  (04/05/2009)
“the food is great.”

Angus Barn Restaurant - for Reservations

 5 star(s)  (11/29/2004)
“Great place for the whole family to enjoy steaks and seafood. Outstanding service, best I've had!”

Angus Barn Restaurant - for Reservations

 5 star(s)  (04/04/2005)
“Amazing restaurant - no wonder it was voted best steakhouse in the US! For a special treat ask the owner if you can see the wine cellar, I think it has the 4th largest restaurant wine list nationally, and a guide will give you a free, personalized tour.”

Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar

 1 star(s)  (01/31/2008)
“On January 27, 2008 my best friend and I called in a take-out order to your 7971 Six Forks Road store in Raleigh, NC 27615 at 9:00 PM and were told that our orders would be ready at 10:00 PM. At 10:03 PM we walked in to pick up our order only to find that the bags given to us weren’t hot at all and... ”


 5 star(s)  (12/22/2007)
“Fantastic! And locally owned.”

Backyard Burger

 4 star(s)  (11/29/2007)
“Backyard Burgers was a great place for kids and Adults. We had a great time. The food was also pretty good. Backyard burgers is a great get-together place for kids and Adults. Try Backyard burgers you'll be glad you did!”

Bombay Kitchen

 1 star(s)  (08/03/2009)
“It seems like nothing has changed. I was just there Saturday Aug. 1, 2009. And to be quite honest, my meal ended at the water. First of all, on their window, they have advertised the lunch buffet all week and a dinner buffet only on Friday and Saturday evenings. I walked in and inquired about the... ”

Bombay Kitchen

 5 star(s)  (01/30/2008)
“Wonderful variety of freshly prepared Indian food. Great buffet. Intriguing and well stocked store next door for spices and Indian food items. The owner says they are doing a monthly cooking class, too. I would definitely go back; if I lived or worked in the neighborhood, I'd be there once a wee... ”

Bombay Kitchen

 5 star(s)  (08/08/2010)
“When I walked in there were 2 eating and a couple at the check out. I heard the Indian girl saying "I have not tasted buffet food taste so delicious". This drew my attention. The buffet does not look like any other restaurants where you have tons of items but none you can eat. Bombay Kitchen's foo... ”

Bruster's Real Ice Cream

“Ordered a Cake ...for all people our doctor. The cake was decorated as if a child did it. We were so embarassed to even show it, and even more embarassed to present it to her for her BIRTHDAY. We have ordered and bought many cakes from here and been happy. But now everytime I call to complain abou... ”

Buffalo's Southwest Cafe

“Went to restarant, 2 of the 5 people we were with ordered from the kids menu because they weren't that hungry. Manager brought the food out and slammed it on the table, yelling that we couldnt order off the kids menu (even though waitress didn't say anything). We didnt touch the food and tried to le... ”

Buffalo's Southwest Cafe

 1 star(s)  (08/09/2004)
“Ordered take out from the Rome, Ga. restaurant. Boy answered, I order 40 mild buffalo wings, onion rings and garlic bread. I ask about vegetables as a side and he said they had celery and carrots sticks with either ranch or blue cheese (did not ask which one I wanted). I ask him how much it would... ”

Buffalo's Southwest Cafe

 2 star(s)  (06/12/2009)
“I have eaten at Buffalo's for many years because I like their wings and would eat there more often, but the service is so bad and majority of servers act like they could care less. The bar is so smokey it is disgusting. I guess the smokers drink enough to warrant keeping the non-smokers out. I wi... ”

Buffalo's Southwest Cafe

 3 star(s)  (04/03/2001)
“Prices are too high, especially after realizing I was ordering frozen food I could get a Harris Teeter. Never recieved a reciept in which food prices had all of a sudden gone up! I have had an employee add addition tip on the bill in the past. Now I know I will never return. Hey burger King is ri... ”

Buffalo's Southwest Cafe

 3 star(s)  (05/15/2010)
“Went for breakfast because we love their wings & figured breakfast would be good. The first visit was the second week they started having breakfast. They were very busy and our food and service was great. We waited a few more weeks and went again. We were the only ones there. The coffee was cold, an... ”

Buffalo's Southwest Cafe

 4 star(s)  (01/10/2007)
“After reading some negative reviews on another site, my husband & I thought we'd still give it a try for lunch. We weren't sorry! As soon as we were seated, the waitress came and took drink orders; we decided on the soup/salad lunch combo for $4.99. She asked if we wanted our salad first, which w... ”

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