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18 Seaboard

18 Seaboard Ave, Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27604-8009
+1 919-861-4318
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork shank” (53 reviews)
“crab soup” (11 reviews)
“catfish” (35 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 1 week ago

My wife and I went out on a date night. Grandma and Grandpa watching the kids. We ate here once when we were visiting Raleigh prior to moving here and we had a nice dining experience. Fast forward 3 years later and are not very...More

Thank Sokolovsky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always enjoy our meals at 18 Seaboard. The catfish is a personal favorite. They have great craft cocktails. Staff are always welcoming and helpful.

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The appetizers we give 5 stars: the she crap soup has great flavor and is rich without being heavy. They have a new oyster appetizer that is a must do! I got the grilled salmon over mixed greens. The salmon was the best I have...More

Thank Bethcribb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I found this place by looking into Raleigh's Top Ten restaurants. It is in a redesigned, funky brick building. We came at 5pm on a Friday night without a reservation. They were kind enough to seat us before the crowds arrived. This...More

Thank Lydia V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant provides an upscale experience using locally sourced foods but is not pretentious or overly precious about it.

Thank therealmjfox
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we new we would be coming to Raleigh for a show we made reservations to eat here. We ate here one time 2 years ago based on a friends recommendation and we were not disappointed. This time was super good as well. Our server,...More

Thank iriskitty
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Since my first visit two years ago I have looked forward to returning to 18 Seaboard for a bowl of their exquisite crab soup. Imagine my dismay when I finally made it back recently and ordered the same thing only to discover that the soup...More

Thank DearDona
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited 18 Seaboard for the first time and it was up and down. We booked a reservation through Open Table and requested a table on the patio, but when we arrived I asked about the patio and was told it was...More

1  Thank chaceifland
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Went to a Rehearsal Dinner here for my best friends son. Perfect place for and event like this! The staff was AMAZING - Janie was the best! Great food choices and the staff did a great job getting everyone fed promptly! Highly recommend if you...More

Thank EEC6
Reviewed 7 September 2017

18 Seaboard has a great ambiance. It's a neat place with really good food. My only complaint was the high noise level. I think it's because of the big open space and brick walls. So if you're looking for something romantic, this probably isn't it.

Thank Sprtsgy
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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.
Alice B
6 May 2015|
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Response from Slick1041 | Reviewed this property |
18 Seaboard has a very nice function room/private dining area. My wife had a birthday party for me there about 4 years ago with a total of about 25 guests. She was able to select the menu ahead of time and each person got... More
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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
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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