Best Restaurants

Out of all the restaurants in a city, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best reputations. We offer carefully vetted selections to let you explore Raleigh dining on your own. If time is really tight, though, and you don't have the leisure to look through all our offerings, we present our Raleigh Best Restaurants list. Here, we distill the best businesses down to a special selection of ten. These places promise a stellar experience and a taste of the city that you just can't miss.

Angus Barn

A Raleigh fixture since the mid-1960s, Angus Barn serves close to 20,000 perfectly grilled, dry-aged steaks every month. Eight different cuts are available, with your choice of six different sauces and toppings. In addition, you'll find a...  Read More

Sullivan's Steakhouse

Beautiful dark wood accents and white linen table cloths make this stately room an attractive setting for business dinners. An extensive liquor collection and fully stocked cigar humidor impress the big whigs, and a stately grand piano playing...  Read More

Second Empire Restaurant and Tavern

Located in the historic Dodd-Hinsdale House, Second Empire features a pristine dining room, with a fireplace, graceful arch doorways and crème-colored walls. Select a bottle of wine from the award-winning list, and be prepared to savor...  Read More

Saint Jacques

Authentic Provencal cuisine graces tables at this surprisingly charming dining room, housed in the North Ridge Shopping Center. An extensive selection of appetizers and mains give diners plenty of choice. The wine list features labels from the...  Read More

Glenwood Avenue
Bloomsbury Bistro

Just minutes away from downtown Raleigh, Bloomsbury proudly boasts the talents of John Toler, a nationally recognized chef. Chef Toler's inspired French dishes have captivated the hearts and stomachs of locals. The restaurant's comfortable...  Read More

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