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18 Seaboard

18 Seaboard Ave, Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27604-8009
919-861-4318
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Ranked #5 of 1,212 restaurants in Raleigh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Peace
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English first
Raleigh, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We have dined several times at 18 Seaboard the past few years and and our recent visit was the most memorable. The Amberjack special I had was excellent. The fish was charboiled just the way I like it, very fresh, a bit dry and flaky. There is a choice of several toppings but I use toppings sparingly with a little... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

I recently had a nice lunch at 18 Seaboard. My daughter and I had the catfish which was good. The shrimp in my wife's salad was over cooked. My son had the shrimp burger which was OK. Staff was very nice. I would like to come back for dinner. Maybe that's were they get the great reviews.

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New Bern, North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I visted this restaurant on July 5th, 2014, and it was my third time dining there. I have only had outstanding meals there, and it is becoming my favorite place to go in Raleigh. Great atmosphere. I had a NY strip that was probably as good of a steak as I have had in a restaurant that I can remember.

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Rolesville, North Carolina
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144 reviews 144 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Again it was restaurant week in the triangle and that meant a visit to 18 Seaboard. We like it anytime but its extra special during this week Once again it was excellent. Everything was delicious and the service from Brandy was outstanding. We started with two glasses of Pasqual Toso Malbeck. My wife had the Pork Loin and I had... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Just a note to any business out there - If you are going to be closed due to renovations you might want to have some kind of notice on your website. It was very frustrating to show up there last evening for dinner only to see a sign on the door announcing that the restaurant was indeed closed.

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Newport
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Staffs are very very friendly. Good wine choice. The pork shank is our favorite menu. Never want to change it.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We hadn't been here for a while, and the changes were for the better. We had the catfish and the trout, both were extremely well prepared and came with some very good side dishes. The service was attentive, They have a very nice wine list and the prices were reasonable. Definitely will be back soon.

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Wake Forest, Nc
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201 reviews 201 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

18 Seaboard for several years has been proud of its local sourcing of food and its seafood dishes have been particularly good as are the things they do with grits. We took out-of-towners from Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Santa Fe there for dinner and were pleased that they all enjoyed their choices. My starter of a chilled squash soup with... More

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Winston-Salem, NC
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118 reviews 118 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Came here on a return trip to Raleigh based on the excellent reviews. The restaurant is surprisingly large in size and somewhat sterile. The waitperson did not inform us about the specials. Otherwise, the service was okay. The wine list is expensive and our choice was not a wine we would order again. One entree came out stone cold. A... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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53 reviews 53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This is the best food and atmosphere for the money that I have been! Need reservations most anytime to be safe. The menu is original southern with a flair for uniqueness. A favorite for the locals!

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