Outdoor Dining in Raleigh

Raleigh, N.C., Restaurants

Foodies, rejoice! You're in one of the "Top 10 Tastiest Towns in the South" according to Southern Living, and you'll quickly see why our culinary scene is gaining other national recognition. Farmers' markets provide fresh meat and produce to restaurants that are focused on farm-to-table cooking... Carolina favorites like sweet tea, barbecue and home-style vegetables are staples of our culinary history... and award-winning chefs (we can claim two Iron Chef contenders) are setting trends in unique and creative takes on comfort food.

Choose from more than 1,200 Raleigh area restaurants, in a wide range of prices and cuisines. So, whether you're treating yourself to a fine-dining experience, searching for a romantic outdoor cafe, popping into a deli or looking for a great pub, dining here is a peerless mix of Foodie culture and warm, down-home service.

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Irregardless Cafe and Catering

  • 901 W. Morgan St.
    Raleigh, NC 27603

Award winning Irregardless Cafe has been nourishing the community with delicious meals, attentive service and live music from talented entertainers from around the Triangle since 1975. And speaking ...More

Kings North Hills

  • 141 Park at North Hills St.
    Ste. 120
    Raleigh, NC 27609

Kings offers a memorable dining and entertainment experience. The expansive and expertly-designed venue boasts an executive-chef designed menu featuring award-winning American dishes with a twist. ...More


  • 110 E. Davie St.
    Raleigh, NC 27601

Located at the corner of Wilmington and Davie St. in Red Hat Tower, bu•ku: Global Street Food is a local restaurant telling a global story. Inspired by foods found in pushcarts and hawker stalls, ...More

Babylon Restaurant

  • 309 N. Dawson St.
    Raleigh, NC 27603

Babylon offers you a fine dining experience with their authentic Moroccan delicacies in a unique Babylonian setting. Babylon, the downtown Raleigh restaurant, takes its inspiration from the opulence ...More

Jimmy V's Osteria + Bar

  • 420 Fayetteville St.
    Raleigh, NC 27601

Jimmy V's is a unique and modern restaurant created with Jim Valvano's passion and commitment to excellence, and a percentage of the restaurant's revenue will be donated to the V Foundation. Jim ...More

Basic Listings

#1 China

  • 764 W. Williams St.
    Apex, NC 27502
  • Area: Apex
  • Phone: 919.362.6890

1250 Heritage

  • 1250 Heritage Club Ave.
    Wake Forest, NC 27587
  • Area: Wake Forest
  • Phone: 453.202.0x16

18 Seaboard

  • 18 Seaboard Ave.
    Ste. 100
    Seaboard Station
    Raleigh, NC 27604
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.861.4318

35 Chinese Restaurant

  • 1135 Kildaire Farm Rd.
    Ste. 106
    Cary, NC 27511
  • Area: Cary
  • Phone: 919.467.4262

42nd St. Oyster Bar & Seafood Grill

  • 508 W. Jones St.
    Glenwood South
    Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.831.2811

Named one of America's 100 Best Beer Bars by Draft. Experience the monthly bluegrass jams!…more
Feast on tasty, hearty Irish fare and tap your foot to traditional Irish music each Sun.…more
Perfect for a date night, this spot offers delicious cuisine and live jazz and bluegrass…more
Experience this Irish pub serving Irish/European fusion and take in a night of live music…more
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Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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