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Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

#48 of 1,134 Restaurants in Raleigh
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Raleigh, NC
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night

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  • 9
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  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Beer!

I hear this is the best beer place in the area. I had a North Carolina themed flight of beer and each one was great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
Jason F
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Trento, Italy
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Trento, Italy
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163 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I hear this is the best beer place in the area. I had a North Carolina themed flight of beer and each one was great.

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Roanoke, Virginia
9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We'd visited the Flying Saucer's Nashville location and since we were only in Raleigh for one day we decided to stick with a sure bet. My husband ordered a flight; since I am a Hefeweizen drinker the waitress suggested a local beer called Shotgun Betty that was amazing. The Saucer Bratzel was one of the craziest things I've ever eaten,... More 

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Gaithersburg
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139 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Conveniently located downtown, the Flying Saucer is one of several chain restaurants that offer food and an excellent variety of draft beer. In the case of Raleigh, this popular venue offers a great selection of local crafts at a very reasonable price. They also serve an eclectic menu and makes for an enjoyable night out. There is also a patio... More 

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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

Over 200 beers on tap, there's always something new to try. Not to mention a great downtown location and a ymy food menu!

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Hanover, Maryland
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Big place in the heart of downtown with a huge tap (80+) and bottle (200+) beer list. Long bar with wood tables and benches both inside and out. Walls and ceiling covered with a plethora of decorative saucers. Surprisingly good food. Prices for food and beer were very reasonable. Place seems popular with the college crowd, but even as an... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

perfect hang out spot for a cold craft beer and some munchies. The soft pretzels are amazing. Don't completely understand why they make the waitresses wear sleazy outfits, but everything else there is pretty cool. Great patio outside.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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200 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

There are too many beers to mention. Cant decide on one (or two)? The menu includes flights by type selected by the bartender and you can pick your own flight. Service is great and the food is good, but "punish". Sandwiches, great pretzels (be prepared for SPICY mustard!) salads and unique dishes are all on the menu. The service is... More 

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Florida
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

Our 3rd time coming here on our visit to Raleigh. Has not disappointed us yet! Over 100 beers to choose from & great food and service. Outdoor area and nice couch area to relax and eat/drink. Music is very loud and my not be a good place for younger kids but would be okay for older kids. Most likely gets... More 

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Rochester, New York, United States
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Nice bar to stop at. Not too fancy and not a hole in the wall. Very friendly people and the foods not to die for but good bar food.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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39 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Obviously they have a great beer selection and always have something new to try. The atmosphere is fun and they have a nice outdoor seating area. The service is great and the food is a step above your typical pub grub.

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Additional Information about Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

Address: Raleigh, NC
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Raleigh, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?