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  • Raleigh Area Restaurants


    **Raleigh has many good medium-priced and fine restaurants. On the weekends (especially Saturday evening), most are very busy. Making a reservation (several days in advance if possible) is highly recommended.

    Across the Street from Pullen

    Player’s Retreat, 105 Oberlin Road, sandwiches, burgers, salads

    David’s Dumplings, Chinese, Thai

    + others on Hillsborough Street west of the church


    Cameron Village Area (5 blocks north of Pullen, walk north on Woodburn Rd.)

    Fast food:

    McDonald’s, 416 Oberlin Rd.

    Chick-fil-A, 2000 Cameron St.

    Moderate priced (except Ajisai is more expensive):

    Village Deli, 500 Daniels Street, sandwiches, soups, salads

    Chopt, 420 Daniels Street, gourmet salads

    Brixx Pizza, 402 Oberlin Road, Suite 120, Italian

    Soca, 2130 Clark Ave., Caribbean, Central & South America

    Piccola Italia Pizza, 423 Woodburn Rd., Italian, Pizza

    Ajisai Japanese Fusion, 427 Woodburn Rd., Sushi, Asian, Japanese

    K & W Cafeteria, 511 Woodburn Rd., American

    Café Carolina & Bakery, 401 Daniels St., American

    Noodles & Company, 403 Daniels St., Japanese, American, Asian

    Village Draft House, 428 Daniels St., American

    Cantina 18, 433 Daniels St., Mexican, Southwestern

    Moe’s Southwest Grill, 506 Daniels St., Mexican

    The Flying Biscuit Café, 2016 Clark Ave., American

    Cameron Bar & Grill, 2018 Clark Ave., American

    Tupelo Honey Café, 425 Oberlin Rd., Contemporary

    Goodberry’s Frozen Custard, 2042 Clark Ave., Ice Cream

    Baskin-Robbins, 2018 Cameron St., Ice Cream


    East of Church(1/2 to 1 mile)

    Irregardless, 901 W. Morgan St., global/local

    Taverna Agora, 326 Hillsborough St., Greek

    18 Seaboard, 18 Seaboard Avenue, # 100, locally-sourced American


    Downtown Raleigh

    Many medium-priced and fine restaurants with award-winning chefs that typically require reservations a number of days in advance.

    Glenwood South (many restaurants in the 300-600 blocks of Glenwood Ave., many have outdoor seating )

    Raleigh Beer Garden, 614 Glenwood Ave., beer, sandwiches, pizza

    Pho Pho Pho Noodle Kitchen, 510 Glenwood Ave. #103, Vietnamese

    Carolina Ale House, 500 Glenwood Ave., American sports bar

    Armadillo Grill, 439 Glenwood Ave., Tex-Mex

    Dos Taquitos Xoco, 410 Glenwood Ave., Mexican

    Sullivan's Steakhouse, 410 Glenwood Ave., Steakhouse (pricey)

    Rockford, 320 1/2 (upstairs) Glenwood Ave., American (somewhat pricey)

    Hibernian Pub, 311 Glenwood Ave., pub grub

    Plates Neighborhood Kitchen, 301 Glenwood Ave. Suite 100, global/local (pricey)

    Sushi Blues, 301 Glenwood Ave., sushi

    42nd Street Oyster Bar, 508 W. Jones St. (east of Glenwood Ave.), seafood


    Crabtree Valley Mall complex, 4325 Glenwood Ave. (near Gathering hotels)

    P. F. Chang’s China Bistro, Chinese, Asian

    Kanki Japanese House of Steaks, Asian

    McCormick & Schmick’s, Seafood, Steak

    Highway 55 Burgers & Shakes, Diner

    Panera Bread, American

    Cheesecake Factory, Italian, American

    Brio Tuscan Grille, Italian

    J. Alexander’a, 4600 Crabtree Valley Avenue

    Mall Food Court: Moe’s Southwest, Greek Fiesta, Chick-fil-A, Q Shack, Kabobi (Mediteranean), Big Easy


    Further West from Crabtree Valley on Glenwood Ave.

    Golden Corral, 5151 Glenwood Ave., American

    The Peddler Steak House, 6005 Glenwood Ave., Steak

    Casa Carbone Ristorante Italiano, 6019 Glenwood Ave., Italian

    + many other chain and fast food restaurants