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The 14 Best American Restaurants In Raleigh

Updated: October 10, 2022

Looking for Raleigh’s best buffalo wings or spiciest chili? These are the American spots doing it best. We analyzed millions of reviews from the top local sites to compile This list of top American restaurants. If glasses of bloody mary and plates of crawfish sound like a good time head to these fantastic options in Raleigh.

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The Pit

American, $$, CentralAmerican, $$Raleigh, Central
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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The Rockford

New American, $$, HillsboroughNew American, $$Raleigh, Hillsborough
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Glenwood Grill & Annex

American, $$, WadeAmerican, $$Raleigh, Wade
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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Hayes Barton Café & Dessertery

American, $$, Five PointsAmerican, $$Raleigh, Five Points
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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Wilson's Eatery

American, $$, East RaleighAmerican, $$Raleigh, East Raleigh
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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The Flying Biscuit Cafe

American, $$, HillsboroughAmerican, $$Raleigh, Hillsborough
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Stanbury

New American, $$$, MordecaiNew American, $$$Raleigh, Mordecai
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
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Northside Bistro & Cocktails

New American, North RaleighNew AmericanRaleigh, North Raleigh
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Beasley's Chicken & Honey

American, $$, CentralAmerican, $$Raleigh, Central
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Crawford & Son

American, $$$, MordecaiAmerican, $$$Raleigh, Mordecai
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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Tazza Kitchen Village District

American, $$, HillsboroughAmerican, $$Raleigh, Hillsborough
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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The Angus Barn

American, $$$$, Northwest RaleighAmerican, $$$$Raleigh, Northwest Raleigh
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
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42nd Street Oyster Bar & Seafood Grill

American, $$, North CentralAmerican, $$Raleigh, North Central
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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Fine folk

American, East RaleighAmericanRaleigh, East Raleigh
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

How did we curate these results?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best American restaurants in Raleigh. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 3295 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 212 lists and articles from Hoodline and Trip 101 and others were carefully reviewed by boam. These top contenders have appeared in Hoodline - Check out the 4 most popular spots in Raleigh's Glenwood South neighborhood, Hoodline - Here are Raleigh's top 4 traditional American spots and Trip 101 - 10 Seafood Restaurants In Raleigh, North Carolina. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

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