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135 S Wilmington St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1431
+1 919-896-8679
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“risotto balls” (49 reviews)
“lasagna” (42 reviews)
“budino” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
135 S Wilmington St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1431
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We like Gravy. Come when in Raleigh. This was a difficult visit. Pasta was terribly undercooked. Not sure what happened as not usually the case. Several in our party not happy, again, not typical Gravy visit. Menu has been cut down so you’d think they...More

Thank MG753437
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for lunch before seeing the new Star Wars movie. Started with Risotto Balls (OK, tomato sauce was good), Duck Meatballs (good flavor, but a bit dense and tough-the sauce was great) and Beef Carpaccio (meh). Entrees we tried were the Gnocchi (very good...More

Thank NoName007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little gem located downtown Raleigh, walking distrance to hotels, convention center.My husband and I visited 2 Sunday's ago , had a great dinner. Portions good size, I had to take some of my dinner home. All pasta made in house. Wine list excellent. Cozy...More

Thank bbofbrklyn
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

The Eggplant Pie was the best Eggplant that I've ever had. It was cooked perfectly and the sauce was delicious. Others in our group had the chicken parmigiana, gnocchi and lasagna and everyone loved their dishes. Will definitely come again when in the area.

Thank Aramagehoo
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

The chicken parmesan was not good. Chicken cooked a bit too long, the spaghetti a bit not long enough. We like it al dente but there was a crunch to the noodle. I had the gnocchi which had a very nice mushroom sauce, but I...More

Thank Suzanne R
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Portions are a little Smaller ~ great atmosphere Fantastic food ~ love the outdoor seating ❤️~ great place for a date night and or to bring family or friends for an experience of downtown Raleigh

Thank PLLMomof4
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

First time to Gravy and it had a limited menu with a weeding going on Saturday night. Food was very good and got a free dessert for our anniversary. Food was well priced. Chicken Parmigiana, Eggplant Pie, Lasagne and a Spicy pasta dish was tasty...More

Thank Kenneth Frederi... M
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This visit was a stop for my husband and me on a Raleigh Afternoon Food Tour. They served a sampling of their homemade pasta with a delicious pesto sauce that they paired with a perfect white wine from Italy. We are looking forward to going...More

Thank lhemingway
Reviewed 20 October 2017

nice atmosphere. good portions for lunch at about $10 per plate--more like dinner portions. chicken parm and chicken mozzarella were both hits. spicy pasta with sausage was very good. all served with garlic knots. they gave the birthday lady in our party a free dessert...More

Thank timriordan
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Dave had fish special and i jad eggplant pie. Blew my diet but it was worth it. We will return again soon.

Thank Peggy M
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6 August 2017|
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Response from kyredhead16 | Reviewed this property |
I believe there is a children's menu but I cannot be 100% certain. I did see children in there.
1 July 2017|
Response from kyredhead16 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think this is the kind of place that would sell you a gallon of their wonderful sauce. But you could try calling them.
15 November 2015|
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Response from Theo78750 | Reviewed this property |
I did ask for gluten-free and they had some dishes, but not sure which.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 S Wilmington St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1431
  • Public Transportation: The R line stops around the corner on Hargett and South Wilmington.
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-896-8679
Ask any Italian-American what ‘gravy’ is, and they'll tell you it's the pasta sauce that their mothers and grandmothers cooked fresh every night. At Gravy Restaurant we take the same care, preparing our signature sauce every day using select tomatoes and locally grown herbs. The heart and soul poured into the preparation of traditional Italian-American dishes pairs with inspired modern twists and a focus on seasonal ingredients to define Gravy’s unique approach to this classic cuisine.
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