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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 good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork shank” (57 reviews)
“catfish” (39 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 Seaboard Ave, Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27604-8009
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our team from work decided to have our holiday lunch here and very glad we did. I loved my blackened salmon salad which was perfectly made over fresh greens and a balanced balsamic vinaigrette dressing. Many of my colleagues enjoyed their catfish over grits and...More

Thank Jamfam18
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful food (She Crab Soup !!!) and great service. All our individual orders came out at the same time. We had attentive servers who were there when we needed them. We were not rushed and enjoyed ourselves. Would do it again!

Thank rolesville_dave2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chef Jason always has very good dishes. It has been our pleasure to go there many times. We usually sit in the bar area because we "drop in" sometimes without reservations.

Thank Will B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A good restaurant with interesting choices focusing on modern southern. The atmosphere is nice and most flavors are good. They under roast the roasted vegetables so I missed the caramilazation. The brisket was very good as was the ribeye.

Thank Bryan W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great relaxing atmosphere for couples with no TVs- you can actually concentrate on a conversation. We ordered a French bottle of red which was great. Bread was hot and fresh. My wife ordered the She Crab soup.....which was the only disappointing part of the experience-...More

Thank zetedg1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have eaten at this 18 Seaboard both weekdays and Sunday. The gourmet food is always good, served very attractive served hot as ordered and in class. The private rooms for dining is very nice for family get togethers and private parties. The parking is good...More

Thank Trail779345
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been on a run where 18 Seaboard is consistently showing up on my calendar. Lucky for me, their food and service is excellent every time. The she crab soup and spinach salad are excellent. So is most anything else I have ever had...More

Thank Wolfpacker88888
Reviewed October 28, 2018

For the past 7-8 years I have eaten there about a dozen times, and thoroughly enjoyed the meals, atmosphere, and service. Every so often they offer duck breast and stipulate the duck farm. Coincidently the duck farm is located in my former community some 700...More

1  Thank birusco
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Took my brother and his wife here for their intro to great dining in Raleigh. Great food, great service and they commented that we could actually carry on a conversation unlike many restaurants these days. Service included a photo shot by our server, a great...More

Thank Ed598
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best restaurants in Raleigh. It is consistently really good every time. I love the catfish!

Thank Downtowntrekker
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Questions & Answers
February 27, 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
December 26, 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.
August 21, 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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
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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