Best Restaurants – Raleigh, NC

In the city of Raleigh, NC and nearby in the surrounding area you will find hundreds of restaurants that serve wide range of different types of food. Some not so good. But many great places to eat.  Use this page as a guide to find the best. Find a list of the best in the different categories below.

In Raleigh you will find just about every different type of restaurant you can think of and then probably many types you have never thought of.

  • We only review the highest rated restaurants in the area.
  • We will try to give you at least the top 3 restaurants in the different categories
  • Scroll down the page to find the type of restaurant you are interested in dinning at.
  • When you find a restaurant that interests you you can click through the link to that restaurants review to get driving directions and to learn more bout that dining establishment

Best Restaurants – Raleigh, NC and the nearby area

Top Steakhouses

  • The Angus Barn
  • Brasa Brazilian Steakhouse
  • Mandolin
  • Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
  • Sullivan’s Steakhouse
  • Vinnie’s Steak House & Tavern
  • Texas Roadhouse
  • 1705 Prime Chophouse

Mediterranean Restaurants

  • Baba Ghannouj Mediterranean Bistro
  • Charlie’s Kabob Grill
  • Zaky Mediterranean Express
  • Neomonde Bakery & Deli
  • Shish Kabob
  • Tarbouch
  • Alexander Mediterranean Cuisine
  • Zoes Kitchen
  • Taza Grill
  • Jasmin Mediterranean Bistro
  • Kabobi
  • Brookside Market & Deli

Greek Foods

Seafood in Raleigh

  • Rock Harbor Grill
  • Skipper’s Fish Fry
  • Saltwater Seafood & Fry Shack
  • 42nd Street Oyster Bar & Seafood Grill
  • Bonefish Grill
  • Maré
  • Dean’s Seafood Grill and Bar
  • Knightdale Seafood & BBQ
  • Bruno Restaurant
  • Rey’s Restaurant

Sushi Bars

Recommended Fine Dining

Cajun Restaurants

Traditional American Food

The Best Burger Joints in the city

BBQ in Raleigh, NC

You need to go to these Delis

Hungry for Chicken wings and Beer

Order Pizza from these places


Pierogies and Polish

Mexican Restaurants

Chinese Food

Japanese Food

Korean Restaurants

Thai Food

  • Tangerine Cafe
  • C&T Wok
  • Sushi Thai Cary
  • Bangkok Thai
  • Thai Cafe
  • Thaiphoon Bistro
  • Rainbow King
  • Sawasdee Thai Restaurant
  • Spize Cafe
  • Thai House Cuisine
  • Thai Villa
  • Lemongrass Thai Restaurant
  • Thai Spices and Sushi

Vietnamese Restaurants in Raleigh 

Are you a Vegetarian

  • Irregardless Café & Catering
  • The Remedy Diner
  • The Fiction Kitchen
  • Aladdin’s Eatery
  • Udupi Cafe
  • Tower Indian Restaurant
  • Sweet Tomatoes


Go to these for Indian Food

The top Italian Restaurants in Raleigh

The best restaurants for Soups

Looking for a great Breakfast or Brunch

Looking for a Buffets

Soul Food

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