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Skylines Cafe

8878 US 70 Bus Hwy W Ste 100, Clayton, NC 27520-4823
+1 919-550-7619
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“spinach salad” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8878 US 70 Bus Hwy W Ste 100, Clayton, NC 27520-4823
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have been coming here for many years. It’s a great place to stop on the way to or from Raleigh from the east. One can get an interesting, reasonably priced meal without having to fight through Raleigh traffic. Tonight I’ve learned something new. I’m...More

Thank Oldoldguy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service, friendly servers and owner. Tapas on Wednesday and 1/2 price bottles of wine. Our favorites are the salmon (several recipes) and the shrimp and grits. Good outdoor seating in the summer. A place frequented by the locals. Doesn't jack up the prices on...More

Thank SlisTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit and we'll definitely be back. Lot's to like about Skylines - you can order a half portion of some dishes and it's still a generous amount of food, cozy quiet atmosphere and the food tastes great. We started with butternut...More

Thank Pam V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking for that hidden place to hang out with a friend, grab a bite, talk a little business, or go for a date? Skylines seem to be such a place. Whatever the need, this cafe can likely deliver. The setting is relatively serene, the staff...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we've been twice. Both times were excellent! Love that they have changing specials to add to their great menu options!

Thank Lindsey O
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Have eaten here several times. The food is good but portions are small for the price. Service and atmosphere is nice.

Thank Cindy B
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

4 of us wanted to try a new restaurant near us. Nice atmosphere, clean and bright. Calamari appetizer was delicious. Batter was light and seasoned well. The balsamic glaze was a good addition. Albeit it was a small portion for 4 people it was good....More

Thank Diane M
tiniken221, Owner at Skylines Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2017

Thanks for the review and feedback. We are actually changing our calamari this wee to rings only. We do torch the sugar on the crème brule which comes out of the cooler. Some restaurants do it under a salamander which warms it through. Next time,...More

Reviewed 19 November 2017

This is the spot to go in Clayton for an excellent dining experience. Food is consistently great. Bar service is terrific. Staff is attentive and meets your every need.

Thank G2200WCdennisb
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We frequently come to Skylines on Sunday's for their delicious brunch. Their chicken and waffles is a must!! Always fresh plump chicken and the waffles taste like dessert. It's better than anywhere in Raleigh or Durham. I was sad to see they removed their tomato...More

1  Thank TheQsuzzz
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Complements to the chef , I order Salmon dish and it was very tasty. You can order small portion which is great option. Save room for dessert.Great service as well.

Thank travelplans123
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8878 US 70 Bus Hwy W Ste 100, Clayton, NC 27520-4823
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Clayton
  • Phone Number: +1 919-550-7619
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