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Backyard Bistro

#106 of 1,153 Restaurants in Raleigh}
$$ - $$$American, ,
1235 Hurricane Alley Way, Raleigh, NC 27607-3627
+1 919-851-6203
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (21 reviews)
“eggrolls” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1235 Hurricane Alley Way, Raleigh, NC 27607-3627
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly atmosphere, excellent, attentive wait staff, large screen TVs, fun environment to enjoy a meal. Mixed reviews on the food: BBQ ribs were excellent, meatloaf (recommended by wait staff) not so fresh nor delicious, cole slaw also not enjoyed by us. Steamed vegetables (both brocolli...More

Thank colibriaudubon
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

My husband enjoyed the wings and homemade chips. I didn't really like the agave margarita, husband got a regular one and it tasted better but neither were nearly worth the price. I was trying to go lower calorie so i got the build ur own...More

Thank msmiss09
Reviewed 13 June 2017

My sister and I dropped in for lunch on a random Friday afternoon while we were on vacation and I'm so glad we did. It was not busy at the time, so we sat at the bar and ordered food. For a place that looks...More

Thank Becca D
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

This is my 3rd visit to this location and find the selection of different menu items too notch. I make this part of my weekly rotation for lunch. Great place to stop after a day at the fairgrounds or a game at PNC

1  Thank Chad M
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

They have some very good barbecue and ribs along with a good selection of draft beer. Each table has a speaker so you can hear a particular tv. Neat.

Thank Alan27605
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I ate there while judging Andalusian World East, just down the street every night. Burger with pulled pork, grilled mushrooms & coleslaw, drippin down yo face---- Small rack of of ribs, hush puppies(shut yo mouf) & butter, collard greens , green beans w/bacon onion a...More

Thank DrWalter
Reviewed 7 May 2017

prime rib and two sides plus salad what a deal. two could eat it because it is so big. the soft shell crab is good too.

Thank gary a
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Slow service and horrible food. It took over 10 minutes sitting at the bar to be noticed and service offered on a fairly slow Tuesday evening. I started to leave and I wished I had. I should have known when I order the ribs with...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 30 April 2017

After a long day travelling we were super hungry! This was right next door to our hotel so it was perfect. Not a huge vegan choice but the mushroom quesadilla without cheese hit the spot. Our waitress was lovely, she even checked to see if...More

Thank Supermom23
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The service was mediocre and the food was worse. 15 dollars for a burger that was really overcooked and completely bland. Not worth a visit.

Thank Ray M
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1235 Hurricane Alley Way, Raleigh, NC 27607-3627
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-851-6203
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