Highest-rated restaurants in Raleigh, according to Tripadvisor

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August 10, 2022
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Highest-rated restaurants in Raleigh, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's now easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food, Americans seem to have specific opinions. American dining brands have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, U.S. restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

What's clear about U.S. dining habits is that people love options. Restaurants across America are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of (often) fried deliciousness.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated restaurants in Raleigh using rankings from Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. These restaurants range from fast food powerhouses to local hot spots.

Locals reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if your favorite restaurant made the list—and to see which spots you haven't been to yet.

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#30. Coquette Brasserie

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (436 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: French, European
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4351 The Circle At North Hills St North Mills Mall, Raleigh, NC 27609-5751
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#29. Vivace

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (318 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4209 Lassiter Mill Rd Ste 115 Suite 115, Raleigh, NC 27609-5882
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#28. Salt & Lime Cabo Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (249 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 6006 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC 27609-3526
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#27. The Capital Grille

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (181 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 4242 Six Forks Rd, Raleigh, NC 27609
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#26. Gravy

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (439 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 135 S Wilmington St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1431
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#25. Mellow Mushroom Raleigh

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (308 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bar, Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 601 W Peace St, Raleigh, NC 27605
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#24. Fiction Kitchen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (209 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 428 S Dawson St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1723
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#23. State Farmers Market Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (376 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1240 Farmers Market Dr, Raleigh, NC 27603-2361
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#22. Poole's Diner

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (612 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 426 S McDowell St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1727
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#21. Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (407 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4350 Lassiter At North Hills Ave Ste 118, Raleigh, NC 27609-5743
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#20. 42nd St Oyster Bar & Seafood Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,063 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 508 W Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27603-1429
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#19. Beasley's Chicken & Honey

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (750 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 200 S Wilmington St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1434
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#18. Flying Biscuit Cafe

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (385 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2016 Clark Ave Woodburn Ave, Raleigh, NC 27605-1604
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#17. Taverna Agora

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (429 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 326 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27603-1726
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#16. Glenwood Grill & Annex

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (330 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, International
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2603 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27608
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#15. Relish Craft Kitchen & Bourbon Bar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (391 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 5625 Creedmoor Rd, Raleigh, NC 27612-6316
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#14. Irregardless Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (578 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, International
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 901 W. Morgan St., Raleigh, NC 27603
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#13. The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (843 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Japanese, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4208 Six Forks Rd Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27609-5733
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#12. The Angus Barn

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2,644 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 9401 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27617-7514
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#11. Seasons 52

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (196 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4325 Glenwood Ave Suite 2100, Raleigh, NC 27612
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#10. Bad Daddy's Burger Bar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (664 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 111 Seaboard Ave, Raleigh, NC 27604-1151
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#9. Winston's Grille

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (487 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 6401 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615-6812
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#8. Gonza Tacos y Tequila

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (644 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Latin
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 7713 Lead Mine Rd Ste 39, Raleigh, NC 27615-4805
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#7. Brewery Bhavana

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (282 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 218 S Blount St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1408
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#6. Sitti

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,000 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 137 S Wilmington St Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC 27601-1431
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#5. Big Ed's City Market Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (733 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $
- Address: 220 Wolfe St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1824
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#4. Neomonde Mediterranean Raleigh

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,129 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3817 Beryl Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607-5244
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#3. Bida Manda

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,009 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: International, Asian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 222 S Blount St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1408
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#2. Saint Jacques French Cuisine

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (429 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: French, European
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 6112 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC 27609-3528
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#1. Second Empire Restaurant & Tavern

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,003 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 330 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27603-1726
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