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18 Seaboard

18 Seaboard Ave, Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27604-8009
+1 919-861-4318
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork shank” (54 reviews)
“crab soup” (13 reviews)
“catfish” (36 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 Seaboard Ave, Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27604-8009
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

When I drink a cocktail, I like to taste the flavor and the texture of it with no big ice cub in my glass. When I eat, I appreciate a cosy place where I can enjoy my meal with no sweater, no scarf... Could you...More

Thank Kuky P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have dined at 18 Seaboard before. Food was up to par but they must have changed kitchen staff. An extremely long wait for main course and then two of the meals were returned because meats were not cooked to requested preferences. While the restaurant...More

Thank Dave R
Reviewed 1 week ago

18 Seaboard, located off Peace Street, is a great combination fun bar scene and moderately priced dining. My favorite seating is the ringed booths that seat 2-4 comfortably, Lots of apps, salads and small plates and a full array of contemporary American cuisine. Excellent fish,...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started with the Pimento cheese brûlée with house saltines. Oh my, I don't even like pimento cheese but this was delicious especially the saltiness.We had the crackling pork shank with pimento cheese grits (shank was moist and tender and the grits were unusually good)....More

Thank SCCLane
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We planned on meeting two other couples at a different restaurant. However, there was a long wait and we were able to secure a last minute reservation at the bar at 18 Seaboard. I ordered the grilled Swordfish which was delicious and my husband had...More

Thank Momalita
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

18 Seaboard was the best restaurant we visited in Raleigh. I would say our dining experience was close to flawless. We arrived for lunch sans reservation but were accommodated by a friendly and professional staff. The restaurant is nicely appointed in a sleek but comfortable...More

Thank Jack W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For my birthday last year, I rented private room and had dinner for 25 of my closest friends and family. For the time I contacted them, the event manager was great. She quickly replied to emails and worked with kitchen to make changes I requested...More

Thank bk_essence
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My date and I had a very good early Valentine's Day dinner here. When we arrived Sunday at 530pm, there were already a few other diners and the noise-level was low. The place was 2/3 full by the time we left. 18 Seaboard is an...More

Thank Brent A. P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in nice decor polite hostess At first there was a noticeable fish smell from the table next to us Had the grilled swordfish and salmon very nice had spinach as a side wish restaurants would remove stems from the spinach Meal and service very...More

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Made reservations during restaurant week and weren’t disappointed. The three course menu choices were excellent with exception of lactose free options which our waiter worked with. Encourage management to add options next year for patrons with lactose issues (have gluten free options) as the meal...More

Thank NC0016
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27 February 2018|
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Response from therealmjfox | Reviewed this property |
No, it isn't. They are on opposite ends of downtown and the way in between is not pedestrian friendly.
Stephanie K
26 December 2016|
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Response from TangoLee | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember from memory. I have a GF family member so I appreciate your question. I suggest you call them at 919.861.4318. Their customer service is superb in my experience so I'm sure you can get a quick answer.
21 August 2015|
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Response from Raleightraveler869 | Reviewed this property |
Nice casual. Not jacket and tie.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Seaboard Ave, Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27604-8009
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-861-4318
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