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18 Seaboard

#19 of 1,147 Restaurants in Raleigh
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
American, Contemporary
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18 Seaboard Ave, Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27604-8009 (Peace)
919-861-4318
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 269
    Excellent
  • 120
    Very good
  • 40
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Frequent Often Work Lunches

Have never had a bad experience. The food and service is always great! We visit frequently for work lunches. A lot of North Carolina Legislator's eat here too.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
Paige W
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Have never had a bad experience. The food and service is always great! We visit frequently for work lunches. A lot of North Carolina Legislator's eat here too.

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Raleigh
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Went for Raleigh Restaraunt week and we were a bit disapointed. The fried okra appitizer had very little sauce and lacked flavor, the salad was ok but a bit strong on the acid. The main courses were lack luster. The mahi was well cooked but under seasioned and the rice was over cooked mushy and did not have much flavor.... More 

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North Carolina, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Based on other reviews we had high expectations. The atmosphere is nice and the service was attentive but the food lacked anything special. Since it is restaurant week we expected best approach. Our salad starter was average and the grilled watermelon was small diced pieces. The BBQ brisket was not tender but rather chewy and the sides fell short on... More 

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Cary, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

18 Seaboard is located on the north side of downtown Raleigh, near Peace University. It's located in a small shopping area, with plentiful free parking (a real plus in downtown!). When you pull into the shopping center, it's a little hard to locate 18 Seaboard, as it's in the back section, but the other retailers were quick to point us... More 

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North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This is a restaurant on the decline. I had eaten here a few years ago and enjoyed both the food and the service, but neither are at the level they should be now.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Out standing, Out standing outstanding!! From the time we entered until we left all was perfection. I had the brisket sauted spinach and field pea succatosh. Braised pork, salmon where also aclaimed to be the BEST!! Do Not miss the waffle with peaches and ice cream or the caramel brownie.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I went there midweek with several friends and was very pleased with every aspect of this restaurant. The atmosphere is very nice, the service is excellent, there is plenty of parking, and the menu choices are sufficient to please almost any palate. I ate the she crab soup and it was delicious. Rather than a regular entree I ordered a... More 

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36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Excellent food and service. Great vibe. Good for groups and couples. Small bar area complements the restaurant

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Cary, North Carolina
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Had friends visiting from out of town and wanted to do a little upscale and fun. We've been before and thought this would be a good choice....not disappointed! Great service and great meal. Everyone ordered something different and no one was disappointed. Had a wonderful evening and would go back in a heartbeat......

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

The food was absolutely amazing. I only wish the same could be said for the service. I believe they were short servers the night we ate and this was reflected in the service we received. The food and attention the management paid to each table made up for having to ask to be helped elsewhere. Nonetheless, the food was so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18 Seaboard Ave, Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27604-8009
    (Peace)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: 919-861-4318

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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