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Brewery Bhavana

218 S Blount St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1408
+1 919-829-9998
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“dim sum” (42 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
218 S Blount St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1408
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved the decor. The atmosphere was relaxed and upbeat. It didn't take long for the food to arrive, and while it was good, we didn't think it was worth the price esp given the portion sizes.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TMB101307
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a delightful place. Great dim sum, craft beer, book shop, florist all under one roof. Been a few times and overdue for a review. Bhavana is one of my 2 favorite craft beer breweries in Raleigh area. Always such a solid tap list and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I travel a lot and lived for nearly 20 years in Asia and I come to this restaurant every time I’m in town. Love the quality of food and the elegant atmosphere. Don’t miss it!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Crabaroad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with large family group which allowed us to order many menu items. Each selection was excellent. Literally nothing disappointed. Dim sum specialities. Even Peking Duck. Many craft draft beers. Will return every time we are in Raleigh (this was our 3rd visit). Take...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ciaopositano
Reviewed November 9, 2018

This restaurant was so much fun! Definitely make reservations, but if you can't get one, plan to get to the restaurant just before dinner service starts (5 p.m.). They hold several tables each evening for walk ins. Another alternative is to eat at the bar....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TheTravelerBoston
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

We had the best time as we were not sure what to expect. Our server made recommendations which turned out great. Our favorite were the appetizers (dumplings) and the green beans. We tried 3 different beers and were very nice. The service was attentive and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Elizabeth O
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This was such a great place. First the unique atmosphere with the library is relaxing and interesting. Next the in house beers were outstanding. Finally we had turnip cakes, chicken dumplings and veggie rolls. Yum. All three were delicious. Cannot wait to go back to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kallio45
Reviewed November 5, 2018

There is a library in the middle of the restaurant. It's incredible. My friends and I found Shell Silverstein's "Where the Sidewalk Ends" and we read each other poems from our childhood. The food was all great. The drinks were delicious. They have candles at...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank garnersavannah0
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

They have some really good beers especially ipas like Grove, Pulp and Pithy. Their porter is not so great. Glean is pretty good. Food wise, their BAO and curry puffs are amazing. We had entrees as well, the lo mein that was had too much...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Taylor200
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Went here for our anniversary. The cocktails, pig ears and soy chicken was great. Like the other reviewers mentioned though the cake was good it was ice cold and the tofu dish I had wasn’t good but it was subbed out. It seemed other reviewers...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JorrieM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 S Blount St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1408
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-829-9998
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