Visit Raleigh 2018 | Official Guide to Raleigh, Cary and Wake County - 12
Flavor. Southern. Global.
Down home. Bold and sassy. Down the street and from
the far corners of the world. Take your taste buds on a
delicious journey around town.
Big Ed's City Market Restaurant-Breakfast
featuring country ham with red-eye gravy.
220 Wolfe St., Moore Square, Raleigh,
Pam's Farmhouse Restaurant-The social
reviews buzz with "real deal country breakfast"
and "it reminded me so much of my mama's
cooking." Bring cash. Pam's doesn't take plastic.
5111 Western Blvd., Raleigh, 919.859.9990
Chick-N-Que-Ernest and Queen Harris took
their wildly popular football parties and turned
them into a successful, family-run restaurant.
420 S. Main St., Rolesville, 919.369.9047
The Peak City Grill & Bar-The menu is varied,
but you can plant your Southern flag on the
pimento cheese BLT with jalapeno pimento
cheese and served on sourdough.
126 N. Salem St., Apex, 919.303.8001
Driftwood Southern Kitchen-The challenge
is to avoid filling up on the amazing appetizers
like house-made pimento cheese, andouille and
pepperjack hushpuppies and fried gulf oysters.
8460 Honeycutt Rd., Ste. 112, Raleigh,
Flying Biscuit Café-Try the "Southern up" Eggs
Benedict, with pimento cheese, poached eggs,
turkey bacon and hollandaise sauce.
2016 Clark Ave., Raleigh, 919.833.6924
Mandolin-Keeping it simple and close to home,
look for the source board, which proudly lists the
local farms and dairies that support the menu.
2519 Fairview Rd., Raleigh, 919.322.0365
The Mason Jar Tavern-The kitchen has a knack
for frying that shines with the Mac-N-Cheese
Bites, the corn fritters and fried green beans.
305 S. Main St., Fuquay-Varina, 828.341.6667
114 Grand Hill Pl., Holly Springs, 919.964.5060
Metro Diner-Hearty plates that fill your belly.
Favorites include the meatloaf, shrimp & grits
and the chicken pot pie with a biscuit crust.
6325 Falls of Neuse Rd., Ste. 73, Raleigh,
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bu*ku-Inspired by street vendors around the
globe, look for the Filipino Halo-Halo on the
dessert menu for a decadent parfait of coconut
custard, sweetened plantains, guava sauce and
ube ice cream.
110 E. Davie St., Moore Square, Raleigh,
Centro & Gallo Pelón Mezcaleria-Owner
Angela Salamanca came to Raleigh from
Bogotá, Colombia, to work with her uncle at his
restaurant. After years of overcoming challenges,
today she welcomes guests to Centro and the
mezcal bar upstairs, Gallo Pelón Mezcaleria.
106 S. Wilmington St., Fayetteville Street,
Mami Nora's Rotisserie-Unforgettable rotisserie
chicken cooked in a top-secret marinade then
roasted over charcoal in imported ovens from Perú.
2401 Wake Forest Rd., Raleigh, 919.834.8572
Mulino Italian Kitchen & Bar-In 2017 Samad
Hachby stepped away from his popular
Moroccan restaurant to open a new Italian
venture. The focus is simple yet sumptuous.
309 N. Dawson St., Capital District, Raleigh,
Neomonde Mediterranean-The delicious
product of four brothers who came to the U.S.
from northern Lebanon, Neomonde has all the
wonderful hummus, feta, shawarma and kabobs
your taste buds are craving.
3817 Beryl Rd., Raleigh, 919.828.1628
10235 Chapel Hill Rd., Morrisville, 919.466.8100
Royale-This French-American bistro will have
you shouting "Oui!" for their duck confit, croque
madame and stuffed & roasted poussin. They
also put out a très délicieux burger.
200 E. Martin St., Moore Square, Raleigh,
Sitti-In the Lebanese culture it is the sitti, or
grandmother, who is the caretaker and teacher.
That spirit lives at Sitti with the Saleh family,
owners of the Neomonde restaurants, and
restaurateur and developer Greg Hatem.
137 S. Wilmington St., Moore Square, Raleigh,
Sono Japanese Restaurant-What to order?
Just say "omakase," and the chef will create a
meal special from the day's freshest ingredients.
Omakase means "I'll leave it to you."
319 Fayetteville St., Ste. 101, Fayetteville Street,
Vic's Italian Restaurant-Mangia! Bring your
appetite to Vic's for fried calamari, linguini with
clams, eggplant parmigiana and specialty pizzas.
331 Blake St., Moore Square, Raleigh,
919.829.7090; 4035 Lake Boone Trl., Ste. 109,
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