The 20 Best Restaurants in Raleigh, NC

By: Ron Wen

Looking for the best restaurants in the Oak City?

We've got you covered with a Top 20 list for Raleigh from an insider who's lived in the area for over 17 years.

From fancy to inexpensive, we cover it all...

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Barcelona Wine Bar

An energetic and fun spot for amazing Spanish tapas, cheese, wine and more!

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Beasley's Chicken & Honey

A casual spot for juicy fried chicken, biscuits and cocktails

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Brewery Bhavana

Part beer bar, restaurant, and floral shop serving funky, Chinese small plates

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The Cortez

A modern, Mexican take on seafood in Glenwood South

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Cowbar Burger & Fries

A fun eatery serving up amazing burgers, fries and sandwiches

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Crawford and Son

A stylish and sexy spot for modern seasonal cuisine and cocktails