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Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

$$ - $$$American, ,
Raleigh, NC
+1 919-821-7469
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“soft pretzels” (9 reviews)
“bratwurst” (5 reviews)
“cheese fries” (3 reviews)
Closes in 10 min
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
Raleigh, NC
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We found this place mostly by accident because of a terrible experience at another beer place in Raleigh. It was really sarandiptous!! Some amazing beers on tap and fantastic ambiance!! We had super great service and the food was excellent! We are definitely going to...More

Thank Kat4074
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

This time came with a friend for a quick dinner. The sausages were mediocre as was the chicken sandwich. Pity, as the beers are great and higher quality food would go well with them. Food for thought..

Thank Wonderlandddd
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

The redeeming factor about Flying Saucer for me was the pretzels. We had never been here before and stopped by for a bite to eat while in Raleigh. The waitress explained the ghost flight to us, and left us to look at the menu. Another...More

Thank Stephanie F
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Difficult to chose, bartender brought a few tastings until I found the one. Loved the special stouts. Nice food for a bar.

Thank Wonderlandddd
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

This was my fourth visit here. The beer selection is huge. The apps and pizzas are great. And the service is the best. Went tonight after the snowstorm, and they had half the staff. And they excelled.

Thank JDHoulihan
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Great place to have drinks and socialize with friends. Choices are endless, especially for local brews.

Thank 518dannyd
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Staff was friendly, atmosphere was great. Sat ouside on a beautiful day in mid-October. Food was good and the beer selection was wide ranging.

Thank Charles H
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Great pub with a huge draft selection. Atmosphere was nice, staff very friendly and helpful! Great wings! Fantastic warm pretzels with homemade spicy mustard!

Thank Roger J
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Went to watch a football game and had a great time, lots of energy, wide ranging beer selection, knowledge staff. Parking can be a little challenging, but a great place to see a game if you can't be there in person.

Thank TjttTraveller
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

I had a great time here resting after work with colleagues. Great choice of beers. Waitresses are really nice. Had shared a couple of starters that were really good!!!!

Thank Guillaume D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Raleigh, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-821-7469
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