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J Betski's

#28 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
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 14:30
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Raleigh, NC, USA
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Once you find Betshi's you're in for a real treat. For some reason, this place always seems calm and quiet when we've visited. But there are likely livelier times. That said, the German menu, while simple, is truly excellent and the prices are very reasonable. Enjoy.

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Great place for lunch. We have not yet made it there for dinner. Delicious meats - very tender and tasty, ground in house. Good selection of wine and drinks.

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Cary
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 February 2017

It's amazing German food...The pork schnitzle is amazing...the perogies are addicting. Service was wonderful. Can't wait to go back...

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Thank Jcarey0307Cary
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

My wife and I have been eating at Betskis at least once a month since they opened. The food is outstanding. The Kielbasa is as good as my uncles that brought the family recipe from Poland. Their Weinerschnitzle is second to none They have an exceptional Fine Beer and wine list. The service is always efficient and.friendly. Leah, Andy &... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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307 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

I have been to Germany decal times and this food is authentic. Food and service was very good. We went on a Tuesday and it was crowded so make a reservation to be safe. Wide variety of German beers available. Definitely go to this place if you want a nice experience.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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721 reviews
353 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 409 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

I recently had lunch at J Betski's in Seaboard Station. I hadn't had German food in a while so was looking forward to it. It is a small restaurant with not too many tables so I recommend making reservations. The tables are very close together too. The table we were given was cracked in many areas. I don't think it... More 

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107 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

If you appreciate good German or Polish food, try this place. Get the chopped salad and one of the appetizers. Wife got a bratwurst and I got a pork+beef smoked kielbasa. Both came with sauerkraut and two types of mustard. Everything was excellent and plenty big. Main entrees are larger portions and can be pricey, but our friends (both big... More 

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Thank E R L
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a intimate , meaning smallish, restaurant that we frequent often. Most all the various stuffed sausages and sauerkraut are made in house. The service is above average and the prices are reasonable. Great place to go on a chilly winter evening.

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Cary, North Carolina
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Went with another couple, and I highly recommend reservations (which we had). Started at the bar with the attentive and entertaining bartender (we arrived prior to our reservation). We all enjoyed our various appetizers and entrees. Seating can be a bit tight, depending on where your table is. We had a window seat which was was good.

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Virginia
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629 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 298 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

My son mad reservations to eat at J. Betski’s in Raleigh, NC on December 27th. The dining space is relatively small (mirrors give the impression it is larger) and seating is quite tight. The decor was geared to the Christmas season when we visited. There is a bar, outside seating (in nice weather), and a relatively small dining room. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
German, European, Central European, Polish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?