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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 good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork shank” (54 reviews)
“catfish” (37 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 Seaboard Ave, Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27604-8009
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My nephew just recently celebrated his birthday at this restaurant. With well over 20 guests, we were served dinner in one of their private rooms. Spacious, separate bar area and cozy. I heard several people throughout the night make compliments about the facility. I personally...More

Thank TruBluSigma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant at the north edge of the Raleigh downtown area, continues to be one of the best of its kind! Service is excellent and the menu is varied and provides a number of specials as well as expected dishes. If in the area and...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was Saturday night toward the end of the dinner crowd, but still full and we managed to get a table. The service was attentive but didn't have a lot of personality. A bit noisy because the tables are close and it is a loud...More

Thank BambooH2O
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

When I drink a cocktail, I like to taste the flavor and the texture of it with no big ice cub in my glass. When I eat, I appreciate a cosy place where I can enjoy my meal with no sweater, no scarf... Could you...More

Thank Kuky P
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We have dined at 18 Seaboard before. Food was up to par but they must have changed kitchen staff. An extremely long wait for main course and then two of the meals were returned because meats were not cooked to requested preferences. While the restaurant...More

Thank Dave R
Reviewed 7 March 2018

18 Seaboard, located off Peace Street, is a great combination fun bar scene and moderately priced dining. My favorite seating is the ringed booths that seat 2-4 comfortably, Lots of apps, salads and small plates and a full array of contemporary American cuisine. Excellent fish,...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We started with the Pimento cheese brûlée with house saltines. Oh my, I don't even like pimento cheese but this was delicious especially the saltiness.We had the crackling pork shank with pimento cheese grits (shank was moist and tender and the grits were unusually good)....More

Thank SCCLane
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

We planned on meeting two other couples at a different restaurant. However, there was a long wait and we were able to secure a last minute reservation at the bar at 18 Seaboard. I ordered the grilled Swordfish which was delicious and my husband had...More

Thank Momalita
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

18 Seaboard was the best restaurant we visited in Raleigh. I would say our dining experience was close to flawless. We arrived for lunch sans reservation but were accommodated by a friendly and professional staff. The restaurant is nicely appointed in a sleek but comfortable...More

Thank Jack W
Reviewed 22 February 2018

For my birthday last year, I rented private room and had dinner for 25 of my closest friends and family. For the time I contacted them, the event manager was great. She quickly replied to emails and worked with kitchen to make changes I requested...More

Thank bk_essence
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Questions & Answers
28 February 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
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.
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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
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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