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137 S.Wilmington street, Raleigh, NC
919-239-4070
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Ranked #16 of 1,243 Restaurants in Raleigh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $25
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Lebanese
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Hargett
Transit: R-Line stop # R-19 (free bus line)
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English first
Raleigh, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Like its "sister restaurant," Neomonde, Sitti never disappoints. It's higher-end than Neomonde, with beautiful decor and more exotic offerings, but still (IMO) the best Middle-Eastern food around.

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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

First time eating at a Lebanese restaurant. The food was a little different. Excellent service - we asked for a booster seat and the waitress came back with a handful since she noticed there were several other kids within our large group. We ate a buffet style meeting as part of a rehearsal dinner party. Sitti accommodated everyone by including... More 

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72 reviews 72 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Excellent experience Traditional Lebanese menu with fast and effective service Pricing is reasonable too

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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138 reviews 138 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Our surprise was how popular Sitti was on a random Thursday night in January. We had reservations; good thing, as the place was packed and "vibrant." Two groups filled the communal large table in the center, one appearing to be a sorority party. 'Twas interesting how many young people were there. Food was good, but so generously served it turns... More 

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66 reviews 66 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I read all the very good reviews for this lebanese restaurant and I decided to go and I try.... The service was good the fresh lemonade was delicious and the bread excellent but I was not that impressed with the food. nothing extraordinary, it was bland and boring! Same thing with the dessert menu ( pepsi-ice cream... Really?) and they... More 

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Raleigh, NC
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91 reviews 91 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The location was a late lunch. The group included myself, my son, grandson, and brother-in-law. The food was excellent for the most part. The server was Ernest but needed to sharpen his skills. He was very considerate and try to make up for his inexperience.

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Fuquay Varina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Wonderful ambience. Hip bar scene with many creative cocktails. The food is middle eastern with ma !1 The pitas alone are to die forny choices of chicken, beef, lamb and vegetarian dishes. We just love the window seating and being able to watch the city go by. Don't miss this wonderful gem in downtown Raleigh....The fresh pitas alone are to... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Someone please give me a lifetime supply of this bread. I like the local restaurant feel and the international accents in the decor. All the food was fresh for everyone at my table. Lots of great flavor from the traditional spices and herbs.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The title says it all. But, honestly, this is my least favorite restaurant in downtown. I would almost rather not eat lunch than go here. The food is bland and you almost will never walk out of there paying less than $10. It also made myself and a coworker sick after eating there. That corner lot could be used for... More 

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San Francisco, California
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211 reviews 211 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I hadn't been in Raleigh in some years and stopped recently to visit its spectacular natural history museum. Afterwards, our hosts took us to Sitti for lunch. Lebanese? In Raleigh? Yes, indeed. Sitti serves great food with good service and a perfect location for catching a nibble before or after visiting the sights around the NC State Capitol. I ordered... More 

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Additional Information about Sitti

Address: 137 S.Wilmington street, Raleigh, NC
Phone Number: 919-239-4070
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
Cuisine: Lebanese

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