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18 Seaboard

18 Seaboard Ave, Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27604-8009
+1 919-861-4318
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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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 4 days ago

You can't go wrong eating here. The food and staff are all simply amazing. The Sherry Crab Soup is as good if not better than in Charleston, SC. And the grits are a must order. All the food is wonderfully prepared--top favorites are hard to...More

Thank minniefan1
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our meeting had good servers and an interesting menu, and the drinks were just right, always excellent! I enjoy my meals here and recommond to all.

Thank caphear
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is cozy. We dined outside so I can't say a lot about the inside. Nice but not over the top. The food I must say was very good.I was pleasantly surprised. I wasn't crazy about their chowder, nor was my mother. But the...More

Thank BonnieClem3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really wanted to give just 2.5 stars but you can only do wholes. I have been to 18 Seaboard for dinner and have always thoroughly enjoyed it. So I thought it would be a nice place for brunch to take my mom and celebrate...More

Thank Kimberly B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband & I made a reservation at 18 Seaboard for our wedding anniversary in March upon the recommendation of friends, and we were not disappointed. When you first walk in, you get a cozy feel with the lighting, music and overall set-up. We arrived...More

Thank ShelleyT71
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Based on written reviews and word of mouth, we celebrated an anniversary here and had an excellent experience. Our reservation was at 6pm on a Sunday. We were welcomed by the hostess and taken to our table (booth). Our waiter quickly appeared to take our...More

Thank RaleighNCtravel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a HUGE fan of Harvest 18 in Durham. I go there almost weekly. Great food, warm friendly service, nice atmosphere, light and airy environment. I've been meaning to try other of the "18 Group" restaurants and today I was in Raleigh at a...More

Thank durhampage
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've eaten several times at 18 Seaboard and go there for special occasions. We like to sit in a round booth that feels private. The owner greets us at the door and makes us feel special and welcome. The food has always been very good....More

Thank Luv2travelDi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have dined at 18 Seaboard several times and never been disappointed. The food and service are always top notch. I especially like the seafood dishes. Save room for dessert.

Thank coinsbytom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh, contemporary southern food with an emphasis on seafood. People it does not get better than this place. Attentive staff, good cocktails, and otherwise amazing food. Literally nothing was less than spectacular. Loved the pork braised taco appetizers. Highly recommended.

Thank Ryan S
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Stephanie K
What menu items are gluten free?
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.
Is there a dress code
21 August 2015|
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Response from Raleightraveler869 | Reviewed this property |
Nice casual. Not jacket and tie.
Alice B
I am working on a mini reunion of high school friends. As of right now, I have no idea how many will be able to attend, but I am thinking about 10-14 people. Does your private dinning area allow for a small group like this? Is there a prefixed menu we can be given an opportunity to choose from, and is there a time limit on use of the private dinning room? Any and all information is greatly appreciated.
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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail