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1130 Buck Jones Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606-3325
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Ranked #80 of 1,243 Restaurants in Raleigh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $80
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
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English first
Cary, North Carolina
18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Four of us visited Rey's before Christmas '14 for our yearly get together. Our appetizers were wonderful, the fried oysters are amazing! Since I had a steak the night before, I ordered the Bourbon Street Pork Chops, as good as I've ever tasted. Now I have to go back for the beef. My wife had the Oscar Beef Tournedos which... More 

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Holly Springs, North Carolina
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85 reviews 85 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

We went to Rey's last Christmas Eve and had a wonderful meal with terrific service. We were very impressed and decided to go back again. This year, the service was weak and the food was good but not great. And for what you pay, it was a little disappointing. My wine was not served until after everyone else had finished... More 

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West Wales
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57 reviews 57 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We had a great celebratory meal. The problem was what to choose from the interesting menu, would it be shrimp tales Orleans style, steak, fish entree or grilled meat. In the end I had a delicious Lobster and shrimp bisque followed by grouper with a fantastic crab crust. The wine was good and the complimentary cheese cake desert was yummy.... More 

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62 reviews 62 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I'm told Rey's is not in the best part of town, but don't let that deter you from eating here. Dined at the bar at Rey's. Very nice and friendly bar man. Good and generous drinks. There was a live performer who was pretty good and the bar man even joined in for a piano duet. Mixed crowd from elderly... More 

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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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62 reviews 62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We took my parents here as party of an early Christmas present before a show. This is their favorite restaurant, and they don't live in the area! When I made our reservations, I was able to request a special meal for my parents. When we arrived, our waiter was aware of our particular request, and my parents were delighted! We... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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235 reviews 235 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I was invited for a business dinner at this restaurant. It is occupying the same location where Ruth's Chris used to be before it moved to North Cary. Usually I do not drive on that road so I did not even know Rey's existed. The restaurant is well decorated and has a very nice atmosphere. The service is attentive and... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We held a business dinner here for 30 people in one of the reserved rooms. The service was excellent! The waiters were always there making sure we had everything we needed. The food was absolutely delicious! We had guests that had not dined there before and proclaimed it was their new favorite. I like the french flair and nicely decorated... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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102 reviews 102 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Ate here for my birthday as my partner is working in the US and had eaten here before and enjoyed it. Exterior and interior.are very nice as are the waiters all dressed smart. Wine was good and a decent glassful. Food......ok being an ex chef trained in the French style I can be picky...so I will be. Shrimp Cocktail at... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

As a New Orleanian, I was eager to try this place after a friend told me it was on par with Commander's Palace, Galatoire's, or Arnaud's. The Good: The food was expertly cooked in french-style. I had a parisian-style butter lettuce salad, a shrimp cocktail, lamb chops, lyonnaise potatoes, and asparagus. My friends each had a salad, appetizer, and each... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The atmosphere is elegant, food is wonderful and our waiter Angelo was great. Our party had the grilled tuna, salmon and a filet. All were cooked perfectly. A truly special experience.

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Additional Information about Rey's Restaurant

Address: 1130 Buck Jones Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606-3325
Phone Number: 919-380-0122
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
Cuisine: Cajun & Creole, French, Seafood

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