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What to Eat in Raleigh

Raleigh is fast becoming a haven for foodies. And chef Ashley Christensen is one of the reasons why. Helming five establishments, including her latest venture Joule Coffee, Christensen is a name that food-loving tourists will probably come across more than once while traveling the city. If you're hunting for North Carolina-style barbecue, you'll find a cache of restaurants awaits you. Clyde Cooper's is one the best-loved choices. To wash it all down, you might try one (or several) of the area's craft breweries: Sample the Hell Yes Ma'am at the Raleigh Brewing Company or the Rickshaw Rye IPA from Crank Arm Brewing. You might also try and snag a table at the much-acclaimed Stanbury and enjoy a starter and main from their inventive, seasonal menu. 

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  • #1
    Second Empire Restaurant & Tavern
    #1 of 1,767 Places to Eat in Raleigh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 720 reviewsTripAdvisor (720)
    $$ | American
    330 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27603-1726
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  • #2
    Bida Manda
    #2 of 1,767 Places to Eat in Raleigh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 993 reviewsTripAdvisor (993)
    $ - $$ | International, Asian, Thai
    222 S Blount St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1408
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  • #3
    Saint Jacques French Cuisine
    #3 of 1,767 Places to Eat in Raleigh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 418 reviewsTripAdvisor (418)
    $$ | French, European
    6112 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC 27609-3528
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  • #4
    Neomonde Mediterranean Raleigh
    #4 of 1,767 Places to Eat in Raleigh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1103 reviewsTripAdvisor (1103)
    $ - $$ | Lebanese, Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern
    3817 Beryl Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607-5244
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  • #5
    The Lost Cajun - Bent Tree Plaza
    #5 of 1,767 Places to Eat in Raleigh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 111 reviewsTripAdvisor (111)
    $ - $$ | American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
    7901 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615-3347
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  • #6
    Brewery Bhavana
    #6 of 1,767 Places to Eat in Raleigh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 258 reviewsTripAdvisor (258)
    $ - $$ | Asian
    218 S Blount St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1408
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  • #7
    Big Ed's City Market Restaurant
    #7 of 1,767 Places to Eat in Raleigh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 715 reviewsTripAdvisor (715)
    $ | American
    220 Wolfe St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1824
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  • #8
    Fiction Kitchen
    #8 of 1,767 Places to Eat in Raleigh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 206 reviewsTripAdvisor (206)
    $ - $$ | American
    428 S Dawson St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1723
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  • #9
    Glenwood Grill
    #9 of 1,767 Places to Eat in Raleigh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 313 reviewsTripAdvisor (313)
    $ - $$ | American, International
    2603 Glenwood Ave Ste 151, Raleigh, NC 27608-1044
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  • #10
    The Angus Barn
    #10 of 1,767 Places to Eat in Raleigh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2541 reviewsTripAdvisor (2541)
    $$ | American, Steakhouse
    9401 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27617-7514
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  • #11
    Gonza Tacos y Tequila
    #11 of 1,767 Places to Eat in Raleigh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 637 reviewsTripAdvisor (637)
    $ - $$ | Mexican, Latin
    7713 Lead Mine Rd Ste 39, Raleigh, NC 27615-4805
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  • #12
    Winston's Grille
    #12 of 1,767 Places to Eat in Raleigh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 471 reviewsTripAdvisor (471)
    $ - $$ | American
    6401 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615-6812
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  • #13
    Sitti
    #13 of 1,767 Places to Eat in Raleigh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 969 reviewsTripAdvisor (969)
    $ - $$ | Lebanese, Mediterranean
    137 S Wilmington St Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC 27601-1431
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  • #14
    Guasaca
    #14 of 1,767 Places to Eat in Raleigh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 222 reviewsTripAdvisor (222)
    $ | Latin, Fast Food, Venezuelan, South American
    4025 Lake Boone Trl #104, Raleigh, NC 27607-2986
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  • #15
    Bad Daddy's Burger Bar - Seaboard
    #15 of 1,767 Places to Eat in Raleigh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 642 reviewsTripAdvisor (642)
    $ - $$ | American, Bar
    111 Seaboard Ave, Raleigh, NC 27604-1151
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  • #16
    Salt & Lime Cabo Grill
    #16 of 1,767 Places to Eat in Raleigh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 234 reviewsTripAdvisor (234)
    $ - $$ | Mexican, Southwestern, Healthy
    6006 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC 27609-3526
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  • #17
    Lucettegrace
    #17 of 1,767 Places to Eat in Raleigh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 117 reviewsTripAdvisor (117)
    $ - $$ | French, Cafe, European
    235 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1345
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  • #18
    The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar
    #18 of 1,767 Places to Eat in Raleigh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 811 reviewsTripAdvisor (811)
    $ - $$ | Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, American
    4208 Six Forks Rd Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27609-5733
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  • #19
    Seasons 52
    #19 of 1,767 Places to Eat in Raleigh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 171 reviewsTripAdvisor (171)
    $ - $$ | American
    4325 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27612-4532
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  • #20
    J Betski's
    #20 of 1,767 Places to Eat in Raleigh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 292 reviewsTripAdvisor (292)
    $ - $$ | German, European, Central European
    10 W Franklin St, Raleigh, NC 27604-8011
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