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J Betski's

#26 of 1,140 Restaurants in Raleigh
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
German, European, Central European, Polish, Gluten Free Options
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10 W Franklin St, Raleigh, NC 27604-8011
+1 919-833-7999
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 14:30
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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251 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So this place had fell off my radar until the last couple of weeks. My second visit in that time for lunch and I like it. Nice outdoor area, great this time of year, and friendly folks... seems family run but I didn't ask. The standard German sausage, sauerkraut, mustard and such take me back to my trips trips to... More 

Thank MacJoeFQV
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great meal. Had a mix of Polish and German. Would definitely go back! Had the pierogis(sp) and the jeagerschnitzle(sp).

Thank bmerideth
Raleigh, North Carolina
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Read TAs reviews and menu before going. Appetizers of specialty salad and pierogi (cheese and potato) were perfect portion and delicious. Dinner of vegetables with pierogi and crepes tasted beyond expectation. Very flavorful with healthy vegetables. Excellent wine list. Dessert of creme brûlée was a wonderful shared treat.

Thank NC0016
Jacksonville, North Carolina
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273 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We chose here as the other German food place was closed and not open till 5:00PM for lunch. The sanitation ration was 96.5. The food was good, but you had to remind the waitress for a refill. The WAITRESS needed to be told to change before work as she had a shirt COVERED with CAT hairs.

Thank gtadennis
Cary, North Carolina
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381 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This was our first visit to the restaurant and we left impressed with our meals, service and the quaint, small town atmosphere. On a Wednesday evening the restaurant was not full but reservations are probably necessary on a weekend. We ordered the kielbasa and sauerkraut to share as an appetizer. The kielbasa was the best I have tasted. We moved... More 

Thank JoeBoxter
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46 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We always get the perogies and sausage plate and a salad to share. Their salads are always innovative and different. No boring chicken salads here! More like smoked fish with pickled beets and quork. It's good stuff.

Thank M P
Raleigh, North Carolina
Level Contributor
15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Best German food in town. Pork chops were perfect. Service was prompt, excellent, and most professional.

Thank rontalley
Rolesville, North Carolina
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265 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We love J. Betski's. It's a regular stop when we have friends and family visiting from out of town. The meals are always great and it allows us to sample a variety of dishes. Tonight was no exception. We had glasses of Kolsch and Sauvignon Blanc to start the feast. We had Mushroom and Cabbage Pierogis, Chop Salad of Romaine... More 

Thank David H
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Great food paired with good beer. Lunch not to busy , but has outside dinning. Perogies , wow so good ! Going back for dinner.

Thank Tracy G
Raleigh, North Carolina
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Although the menu is fairly limited, the appetizers and entrees are well worth trying. I find the prices a little high but the meals are unique. I suggest trying the specials, which tend to be fresh and creative. Next time we go, I think we'll order several appetizers, including specials and go small plates.

Thank WanderlustNC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, European, Central European, Polish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 W Franklin St, Raleigh, NC 27604-8011
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-833-7999

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?