Best American Restaurant in Raleigh

Handpicked Top 3 American Restaurant in Raleigh, North Carolina. They face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve the best!


426 South Mcdowell Street, Raleigh, NC 27601

Since 1945

Chicken Liver Pate, Heirloom Tomato Pie, Jumbo Lump Crab, Bibb Lettuces, Brassicas, Stracchino Toast, Fennel Salad, Chicken Confit Cannelloni, Snapper Schnitzel, Lamb Meatballs, Broccoli, Macaroni Au Gratin, Whole Hog Sausage, Cornmeal Fried Okra, Our Baguette, Short Ribs Au Poivre, Roasted Chicken with Herb-Scented & Sweet Corn with Oyster

Offer child-friendly environments ● Evening menu of seasonal, locally-focused offerings changes weekly and sometimes daily ● Diner with seasonal comfort food, cocktails & house desserts in a retro-chic setting ● Including the double horseshoe bar and red leather banquettes, pairing it with modern elements like Lucite chairs and oversized blackboard menus ● Enjoy A modern diner with re-imagined comfort food, from chef Ashley Christensen

Price: Starts from $3


Mon - Sun 5:30 pm - 12:00 pm

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18 Seaboard Avenue, Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27604

Since 2007

Wood Fired Salmon, Pimento Cheese, House-Made Garlic Chips, Home Fries, Sneads Ferry She-Crab Soup, Butterhead Salad, Cracklin’ Pork Shank, 18 Seaboard Chicken Salad and Eggs Benedict, Sea Island Pancakes, Purple Sweet Potato Bisque, Grilled Atlantic Salmon, Fried Tyme, Wood-Fire Grilled Moore Brothers Meatloaf & Pamlico Sound Crispy Shrimp Salad

Offers four private and completely unique spaces for whatever occasion ● Specializes in hosting private events in The Gallery at Seaboard, which accommodates as many as 50 guests for seated meals and 100 for standing receptions ● Sophisticated, locally sourced American fare in a stylish modern setting with an open-air mezzanine ● Features an open-air mezzanine offering unmatched views of the city ● Kids menu: Grilled Chicken Strips, Grilled Meatloaf, Gemelli Pasta & Scrambled Eggs

Price: Starts from $6



Lunch: Mon – Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dinner: Mon - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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901 West Morgan Street, Raleigh, NC 27603

Since 1975

Crab Stuffed Shrimp, Chicken Kabob, Huevos Rancheros, Zoodle Bolognese, Crab Benedict, Warm Goat Cheese Salad, Seabass, Steak Frites, Portobello Stack, Root Vegetable Hash, Vegetable Empanadas, Fried Calamari, Morgan Street Chicken, Quiche, Brunch Flatbread, Beef Kabob, Falafel Platter, Fish Cakes, Poached Salmon, Woodland Pie & Cincinnati Chili

Providing delicious vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free meals ● Proffer catering service ● Long-running cafe offering a global menu of locally sourced fare, plus live music ● It has been serving local, fresh-from-the-farm, healthy and innovative meals, hosting live jazz and bluegrass nightly and building a strong sense of community ● Outdoor seating, takeaway service available ● The Cafe and Catering menus also feature beef, lamb, seafood, poultry and duck meals accented with lots of local produce

Price: Starts from $4.25



Lunch: Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dinner: Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 am
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brunch: Sat & Sun 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

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