Best Restaurants In Raleigh

friends trying out some of the best restaurants around Raleigh.

If you’re planning to visit the City of Oaks, prepare for your mouth to water at every turn. From an extensive list of breweries (did we mention Raleigh Beer Garden – offering the world’s largest selection of draft beers?) to decadent upscale dining to traditional southern fare, Raleigh, NC is a haven for food lovers of all ages. This capital city has more to offer than art, culture, and history. Plan your stay today and tempt your taste buds in The Triangle at some of the best restaurants in Raleigh:

Flask & Beaker

2451 Alumni Drive l Hours: Breakfast 6:00 a.m. – Noon l Dinner 5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Located at The StateView Hotel

We may be biased, but Flask & Beaker tops our list of the best restaurants in Raleigh at number one. Located on the NCSU campus with panoramic views of Lake Raleigh, Flask & Beaker does not disappoint. This unique Raleigh restaurant is a must-try if you’re nearby, with its locally-curated menu and craft cocktails. , Flask & Beaker is refined yet relaxed, making it the perfect place to indulge in some of Raleigh’s most innovative eats. This North Carolina restaurant with a view is serving up breakfast and dinner, as well as special event menus, private dining options, and more. You can check out the menu before visiting here.

Flask & Beaker is just one of many on-site amenities at The StateView Hotel. Learn more about everything we have to offer here.

Crawford and Son

618 N Person St l Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 5 p.m. -10 p.m.
4.4 miles from The StateView Hotel

Crawford and Son boast a laid-back, casual atmosphere and a surprising menu featuring bites like grilled spicy squid. Yum! Located in historic Oakwood, this downtown Raleigh restaurant is a favorite among locals and visitors alike.

Beasley’s Chicken + Honey

237 S Willington St l Hours: Sunday – Monda 11:30 am – 8:00 pm l Tuesday – Wednesday Closed l Thursday – Saturday 11:30 am – 9:00 pm
3.5 miles from The StateView Hotel

Beasley’s Chicken + Honey is oozing with southern flavor. Southern staples like fried chicken, meatloaf, pot pie, biscuits, and more pepper the menu at this Raleigh restaurant. In addition to the mouthwatering cuisine, Beasley’s Chicken + Honey is pouring out southern-style drinks like their fresh cherry-limeade crusher and sweet blueberry mule. If comfort food is what you’re in search of, be sure to visit Beasley’s before heading home.

friends enjoying craft beer together.

Parkside Restaurant

301 W Martin St l Hours: Monday – Tuesday Closed l Wednesday – Friday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm l Saturday 10:00 am – 9:00 pm l Sunday 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
3.4 miles from The StateView Hotel

Housed under the longest-running neon sign in North Carolina, Parkside Restaurant is a beer lover’s paradise. With more than 40 craft beers on tap, guests will have no problem finding something to sip on! This Downtown Raleigh restaurant (located in the Warehouse District) offers brunch, lunch, and dinner with a menu featuring locally-sourced favorites like fried chicken biscuits with bacon, chicken and waffle sandwiches, burgers, pork chops, and epic vegetarian bowls.

Tazza Kitchen – Village District

432 Woodburn Road l Monday 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. l Tuesday – Saturday 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. & 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. / Sunday closed
3.1 miles from The StateView Hotel

Nosh on savory wood-fired fare at Tazza Kitchen Village District. This contemporary restaurant in Raleigh, NC believes strangers are friends around the heart of their kitchen – a large brick wood-fired oven. From tacos to pizza, Tazza is dishing up one-of-a-kind flavors that will make your mouth water.

Wye Hill Kitchen & Brewing

201 S Boylan Ave l Hours: Monday – Thursday 4:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. l Friday 11:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. l Saturday – Sunday Brunch and Dinner hours
3 miles from The StateView Hotel

Location, Location, Location! If you love Raleigh as much as we do, you’ll love Wye Hill Kitchen & Brewing. With a patio that overlooks the dazzling Raleigh skyline and a menu that will tickle your tastebuds, this exciting dining concept is a must-visit. Owners Sara and Chris have infused flavors from both Raleigh and California to provide visitors with a fantastic food experience. Wye Hill is also pouring out small-batch craft beers brewed exclusively from locally sourced grain. Cheers!

friends enjoying a new and exciting way to eat.

Gravy Italian American Kitchen

135 South Wilmington Street | Sunday – Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. | Friday – Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
3.6 miles from The StateView Hotel

“Gravy” may traditionally cascade over biscuits in the south, but at this popular Raleigh restaurant, they’re serving it over penne alongside locally-sourced herbs. From chicken parmigiana to decadent lasagna, this Italian-American eatery is elevating mom’s favorite recipes. With plenty of vino to complement any menu selection, we’re wondering why you haven’t made a reservation yet.

Wine-lovers rejoice – we’ve also curated a list of the top wineries in Raleigh, NC.

Seoul Garden

4701 Atlantic Ave | Wednesday – Friday 11:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. l 12 – 9:30 p.m. l 11:00 am – 9:30 p.m. l Tuesday Closed
9.5 miles from The StateView Hotel

Seoul Garden is a go-to Korean barbecue restaurant in Raleigh, NC. Their Asian-inspired cuisine packs a punch to your palate with plates like bibimbap and bulgogi. Seoul Garden offers lunch specials, a full dinner menu and an experience that matches the immense flavors steeped in each meal.

Taverna Agora Greek Kitchen and Bar

326 Hillsborough St | Sunday – Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. | Friday – Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
3.4 miles from The StateView Hotel

Opa! From traditional pastitcio to hand-pattied lamb, Taverna Agora is cooking up the best of the Mediterranean. This authentic Greek restaurant in Raleigh serves simple, seasoned bites with a modern flair for all to enjoy. Yassou!

Centro Mexican del Corazón

106 S Wilmington St | Wednesday – Saturday 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
3.6 miles from The StateView Hotel

A staple restaurant in Downtown Raleigh, Centro is preparing tacos with a side of the community. From traditional salsa and guacamole to chilaquiles you won’t want to skip this Mexican eatery decorated in bright decoraciones. You’ll devour your dinner in a vibrant atmosphere accompanied by a spacious outdoor patio. Salud!

Skyline of Raleigh, North Carolina

Looking for something to do as dinner winds down? Check out some of Raleigh’s best nightlife and start planning your stay at The StateView Hotel today.