Top 100 Restaurants in Raleigh

The Triangle region of North Carolina has become the epicenter of what national food magazines have dubbed the New Southern movement, perhaps best exemplified by the shrimp and grits popularized at Crook's Corner.

Below are LocalEats' Top 100 Raleigh restaurants. You can also view them on LocalEats or you can view all of the LocalEats Raleigh restaurants.

18 Seaboard Raleigh
Contemporary, Farm to Table
18 Seaboard Ave Raleigh, NC 27604
411 West Italian Cafe Raleigh
Brunch, Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
411 W Franklin St Chapel Hill, NC 27516
42nd St Oyster Bar and Seafood Grill Raleigh
Chowder, Crab Cakes, Oysters, Seafood, Clams, Crab, Lobster, Steak
508 W Jones St Raleigh, NC 27603
518 West Italian Cafe Raleigh
Brunch, Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
518 W Jones St Raleigh, NC 27605
Acme Raleigh
Contemporary, Brunch, Burgers, Small Plates, Southern, Farm to Table, Regional
110 E Main St Carrboro, NC 27510
Allen & Son Barbeque Raleigh
Barbecue, Sandwiches, Ribs
6203 Millhouse Road Chapel Hill, NC 27516
An Raleigh

An

Asian Fusion, Oysters, Global/Eclectic, Sushi
2800 Renaissance Park Place Cary, NC 27513
Angus Barn, The Raleigh
Oysters, Seafood, Steak House, Crab, Fine Dining, Lobster
9401 Glenwood Ave Raleigh, NC 27617
Beasley's Chicken & Honey Raleigh
Brunch, Dessert, Home-style, Fried Chicken, Southern, Late-Night Dining, Farm to Table
237 S Wilmington St Raleigh, NC 27601
Bella Mia Raleigh
Pizza, Wings, Farm to Table
2025 Renaissance Park Place Cary, NC 27513
Bella Monica Raleigh
Italian, Pizza
3121 Edwards Mill Road Raleigh, NC 27612
Big Ed's City Market Raleigh
Breakfast, Home-style, Southern, Sandwiches
220 Wolfe St Raleigh, NC 27601
Bin 54 Raleigh
Burgers, Seafood, Steak House, Fine Dining
1201 Raleigh Road Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Bloomsbury Bistro Raleigh
Contemporary, Bistro, Farm to Table, Regional
509 W Whitaker Mill Road Raleigh, NC 27608
Blu Seafood and Bar Raleigh
Crab Cakes, Oysters, Seafood, Crab
2002 Hillsborough Road Durham, NC 27705
Bruno Raleigh
Italian, Seafood, Steak
11211 Galleria Ave Raleigh, NC 27614
Cafe Carolina and Bakery Raleigh
Bakery, Breakfast, Dessert, Cafe, Sandwiches
150 Fayetteville St Raleigh, NC 27601
Cafe Carolina and Bakery Raleigh
Bakery, Breakfast, Dessert, Cafe, Sandwiches
137 Weston Pkwy Cary, NC 27513
Cafe Carolina and Bakery Raleigh
Bakery, Breakfast, Dessert, Cafe, Sandwiches
601 Meadowmont Village Circle Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Cafe Carolina and Bakery Raleigh
Bakery, Breakfast, Dessert, Cafe, Sandwiches
401 Daniels St Raleigh, NC 27605
Cafe Tiramisu Raleigh
Italian, Wine Bar
6196 Falls of Neuse Road Raleigh, NC 27609
Caffe Luna Raleigh
Italian, Mediterranean
136 E Hargett St Raleigh, NC 27601
Carolina Crossroads Raleigh
Contemporary, Breakfast, Brunch, Hotel Restaurant, Fine Dining, Farm to Table, High Tea
211 Pittsboro St Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Centro Raleigh
Brunch, Mexican, Burritos, Tacos
106 S Wilmington St Raleigh, NC 27601
Chuck's Raleigh
Burgers, Late-Night Dining
237 S Wilmington St Raleigh, NC 27601
Clyde Cooper's Barbecue Raleigh
Barbecue, Fried Chicken, Sandwiches, Ribs
109 E Davie St Raleigh, NC 27601
Coquette Raleigh
Brunch, French, Brasserie, Charcuterie
4351 The Circle at North Hills St Raleigh, NC 27609
Crook's Corner Raleigh
Contemporary, Brunch, Southern
610 W Franklin St Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Dos Taquitos Raleigh
Mexican, Burritos, Tacos
5629 Creedmoor Road Raleigh, NC 27612
Dos Taquitos Xoco Raleigh
Mexican, Burritos, Tacos
410 Glenwood Ave Raleigh, NC 27603
Elaine's on Franklin Raleigh
Contemporary, Farm to Table
454 W Franklin St Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Elmo's Diner Raleigh
American Traditional, Breakfast, Burgers, Diner, Home-style, Sandwiches
776 Ninth St Durham, NC 27705
Elmo's Diner Raleigh
American Traditional, Breakfast, Burgers, Diner, Home-style, Sandwiches
200 N Greensboro St Carrboro, NC 27510
Fairview Dining Room Raleigh
Contemporary, Breakfast, Brunch, Hotel Restaurant, Fine Dining, Farm to Table
3001 Cameron Blvd Durham, NC 27705
Fearrington House Raleigh
Contemporary, Hotel Restaurant, Fine Dining, Farm to Table
2000 Fearrington Village Pittsboro, NC 27312
Federal Raleigh
Contemporary, Burgers, Gastropub, Late-Night Dining, Sandwiches, Pub Food
914 W Main St Durham, NC 27701
Fiesta Grill Raleigh
Mexican, Burritos, Tacos
3307 State Highway 54 W Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Finch's Raleigh
Breakfast, Diner, Home-style, Fried Chicken
401 W Peace St Raleigh, NC 27603
Flights Raleigh
Contemporary, Breakfast, Hotel Restaurant
4100 Main at North Hills St Raleigh, NC 27609
Foster's Market Raleigh
Breakfast, Deli, Dessert, Pizza, Takeout/Gourmet Takeout, Cafe, Southern, Sandwiches
750 Martin Luther King Blvd Chapel Hill, NC 27707
Foster's Market Raleigh
Breakfast, Deli, Dessert, Takeout/Gourmet Takeout, Cafe, Southern, Sandwiches
2694 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd Durham, NC 27707
Four Square Raleigh
Contemporary, Fine Dining, Farm to Table
2701 Chapel Hill Road Durham, NC 27707
Glasshalfull Raleigh
Contemporary, Wine Bar, Small Plates, Farm to Table, Tapas
106 S Greensboro St Carrboro, NC 27510
Glenwood Grill Raleigh
Contemporary, Southern, Farm to Table, Regional
2603 Glenwood Ave Raleigh, NC 27608
Gourmet Kingdom Raleigh
Chinese
301 E Main St Carrboro, NC 27510
Hayes Barton Cafe & Dessertery Raleigh
American Traditional, Burgers, Crab Cakes, Dessert, Wings, Sandwiches
2000 Fairview Road Raleigh, NC 27608
Herons Raleigh
Contemporary, Breakfast, Brunch, Hotel Restaurant, Fine Dining, Farm to Table
100 Woodland Pond Drive Cary, NC 27513
Hibernian Irish Pub and Restaurant Raleigh
American Traditional, Burgers, Late-Night Dining, Sandwiches, Fish and Chips, Pub Food, Irish
1144 Kildaire Farm Road Cary, NC 27511
Humble Pie Raleigh
Contemporary, Brunch, Small Plates, Late-Night Dining
317 S Harrington St Raleigh, NC 37603
Il Palio Raleigh
Breakfast, Brunch, Hotel Restaurant, Italian, Farm to Table
1505 E Franklin St Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Irregardless Cafe, The Raleigh
Contemporary, Bistro, Brunch, Vegetarian
901 W Morgan St Raleigh, NC 27603
J Betski's Raleigh
German, Polish, Farm to Table, European
10 W Franklin St Raleigh, NC 27604
Jujube Raleigh
Asian Fusion, Chinese, Vietnamese, Asian
1201-L Raleigh Road Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Kitchen Beer & Wine Raleigh
Contemporary, French, Farm to Table
764 Martin Luther King Blvd Chapel Hill, NC 27514
La Farm Bakery Raleigh
Bakery, Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, French, Pizza, Cafe, Sandwiches
4248 NW Cary Pkwy Cary, NC 27513
Lantern Raleigh
Contemporary, Asian Fusion, Farm to Table
423 W Franklin St Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Lilly's Pizza Raleigh
Italian, Pizza
1813 Glenwood Ave Raleigh, NC 27608
Lilly's Pizza Raleigh
Italian, Pizza, Late-Night Dining
810 W Peabody St Durham, NC 27701
Lime & Basil Raleigh
Vietnamese
200 W Franklin St Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen Raleigh
Contemporary, Brunch, Burgers, Southern, Sandwiches, Farm to Table
7307 Tryon Road Cary, NC 27511
Machu Picchu Raleigh
Latin/South American, Peruvian
4500 Falls of Neuse Road Raleigh, NC 27609
Mama Dip's Kitchen Raleigh
Barbecue, Breakfast, Home-style, Fried Chicken, Sandwiches, Ribs, Catfish
408 W Rosemary St Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Mantra Indian Cuisine & Bar Raleigh
Indian, Late-Night Dining
116 N West St Raleigh, NC 27603
Margaux's Raleigh
Contemporary, Global/Eclectic
8111 Creedmoor Road Raleigh, NC 27613
Maru Raleigh
Japanese/Sushi, Korean, Small Plates, Asian, Tapas
6404 Tryon Road Cary, NC 27518
Maximillians Raleigh
Contemporary, Wine Bar, Fine Dining, Global/Eclectic
8314 Chapel Hill Road Cary, NC 27513
Mez Raleigh

Mez

Mexican, Southwestern, Farm to Table, Nuevo Latino, Tacos
5410 Page Road Durham, NC 27703
Midtown Grille Raleigh
Contemporary, Bistro, Brunch, Farm to Table
4421-115 Six Forks Road Raleigh, NC 27609
Moonlight Pizza Company Raleigh
Italian, Pizza, Sandwiches
615 W Morgan St Raleigh, NC 27603
Mo's Diner Raleigh
Contemporary, Farm to Table
306 E Hargett St Raleigh, NC 27601
Mura at North Hills Raleigh
Asian Fusion, Japanese/Sushi
4121 Main Campus Drive Raleigh, NC 27609
Nana's Raleigh
Contemporary
2514 University Drive Durham, NC 27707
Neal's Deli Raleigh
Breakfast, Deli, Hot Dogs, Sandwiches, Farm to Table
100 E Main St Carrboro, NC 27510
Neomonde Raleigh
Bakery, Deli, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian, Cafe, Mediterranean, Sandwiches, Lebanese
3817 Beryl Road Raleigh, NC 27607
Neomonde Raleigh
Bakery, Deli, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian, Cafe, Mediterranean, Sandwiches, Lebanese
10235 Chapel Hill Road Morrisville, NC 27560
Nina's Raleigh
Italian
8801 Lead Mine Road Raleigh, NC 27615
NOFO at the Pig Raleigh
Contemporary, Brunch, Burgers, Cafe, Sandwiches
2014 Fairview Road Raleigh, NC 27608
Oakwood Cafe Raleigh
Breakfast, Brunch, Latin/South American, Cuban, Italian, Argentinean, Steak
300 E Edenton St Raleigh, NC 27601
One Raleigh

One

Contemporary, Farm to Table
100 Meadowmont Circle Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Original Q Shack, The Raleigh
Barbecue, Burgers, Chili, Wings, Sandwiches, Ribs
2510 University Drive Durham, NC 27707
Pam's Farmhouse Raleigh
Breakfast, Diner, Home-style, Southern, Sandwiches
5111 Western Blvd Raleigh, NC 27606
Panciuto Raleigh
Italian, Small Plates, Farm to Table
110 S Churton St Hillsborough, NC 27278
Parizade Raleigh
Seafood, Mediterranean
2200 W Main St Durham, NC 27705
Piedmont Raleigh
Contemporary, Bistro, Farm to Table
401 Foster St Durham, NC 27701
Pig, The Raleigh
Barbecue, Subs/Hoagies/Po-boys, Fried Chicken, Sandwiches, Ribs, Catfish
630 Weaver Dairy Road Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Pit, The Raleigh
Barbecue, Home-style, Fried Chicken, Southern, Ribs, Farm to Table, Catfish
328 W Davie St Raleigh, NC 27601
Poole's Diner Raleigh
Contemporary, Bistro, Late-Night Dining, Farm to Table
426 S McDowell St Raleigh, NC 27601
Pop's Raleigh
Contemporary, Italian, Pizza, Farm to Table
605 W Main St Durham, NC 27701
Queen of Sheba Raleigh
African/Ethiopian, Vegetarian, Vegan
1129 Weaver Dairy Road Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Raleigh Times Bar, The Raleigh
American Traditional, Burgers, Wings, Late-Night Dining, Sandwiches, Fish and Chips, Pub Food
14 E Hargett St Raleigh, NC 27601
Revolution Raleigh
Contemporary, Oysters, Small Plates, Late-Night Dining, Global/Eclectic, Raw Bar, Tapas, Charcuterie
107 W Main St Durham, NC 27701
Rue Cler Raleigh
Bakery, Bistro, Breakfast, Brunch, French, Prix Fixe
401 E Chapel Hill St Durham, NC 27701
Saint Jacques Raleigh
French
6112 Falls of the Neuse Road Raleigh, NC 27609
Sawasdee Raleigh
Thai
3601 Capital Blvd Raleigh, NC 27604
Sawasdee Raleigh
Thai
6204 Glenwood Ave Raleigh, NC 27612
Scratch Raleigh
Bakery, Breakfast, Dessert, Cafe, Sandwiches, Farm to Table
111 Orange St Durham, NC 27701
Second Empire Raleigh
Contemporary, Southern, Fine Dining
330 Hillsborough St Raleigh, NC 27603
Shaba Shabu Raleigh
Japanese/Sushi, Thai
3080 Wake Forest Road Raleigh, NC 27609
Sitti Raleigh
Middle Eastern, Small Plates, Mediterranean, Late-Night Dining, Lebanese
137 S Wilmington St Raleigh, NC 27601
Standard, The Raleigh
Bistro, Burgers, Pizza, Late-Night Dining, Sandwiches
403 W Rosemary St Chapel Hill, NC 27514
State Farmers' Market Restaurant Raleigh
Breakfast, Burgers, Home-style, Hot Dogs, Sandwiches, Farm to Table
1240 Farmers' Market Drive Raleigh, NC 27603
Sushi Blues Cafe Raleigh
Japanese/Sushi, Late-Night Dining
301 Glenwood Ave Raleigh, NC 27603
Tobacco Road Sports Cafe Raleigh
American Traditional, Burgers, Sports Bar/Pub Food, Late-Night Dining, Sandwiches, Ribs
222 Glenwood Ave Raleigh, NC 27603
Tobacco Road Sports Cafe Raleigh
American Traditional, Burgers, Sports Bar/Pub Food, Late-Night Dining, Sandwiches, Ribs
1118 Environ Way Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Tobacco Road Sports Cafe Raleigh
American Traditional, Burgers, Sports Bar/Pub Food, Late-Night Dining, Sandwiches, Ribs
280 S Mangum St Durham, NC 27701
Twisted Fork Grill & Bakery Raleigh
American Traditional, Bakery, Brunch, Burgers, Dessert, Sandwiches, Fish and Chips, Ribs, Farm to Table
3751 Sumner Blvd Raleigh, NC 27616
Vinnie's Steak House & Tavern Raleigh
Italian, Oysters, Seafood, Steak House, Lobster
7440 Six Forks Road Raleigh, NC 27615
Vin Rouge Raleigh
Bistro, Brunch, French, Oysters, Wine Bar, Charcuterie
2010 Hillsborough Road Durham, NC 27705
Vivace Raleigh
Contemporary, Brunch, Italian
4209 Lassiter Mill Road Raleigh, NC 27609
Waraji Raleigh
Japanese/Sushi
5910 Duraleigh Road Raleigh, NC 27612
Watts Grocery Raleigh
Contemporary, Brunch, Southern, Farm to Table, Regional
1116 Broad St Durham, NC 27705
Winston's Grille Raleigh
American Traditional, Brunch, Seafood, Sandwiches, Ribs, Steak
6401 Falls of Neuse Road Raleigh, NC 27615
Yamazushi Raleigh
Fine Dining, Japanese
4711 Hope Valley Road Durham, NC 27707
Zest Cafe & Home Art Raleigh
Contemporary, Brunch, Vegetarian, Farm to Table
8831 Six Forks Road Raleigh, NC 27615