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Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

#43 of 1,142 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

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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
Great beer selection

Great place to grab a beer and meet with friends after work in downtown Raleigh. Huge beer selection on tap. Not a huge menu but most of the bar favorites are there!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Great place to grab a beer and meet with friends after work in downtown Raleigh. Huge beer selection on tap. Not a huge menu but most of the bar favorites are there!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Cool outdoor area, decent beer selection (go inside and look if you can't find anything on their menu). Food is actually pretty good for the type of place this is. The soft pretzel is crazy good for some late night eats. They have trivia & pint nights during the week as well if that's your thing.

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Lumberton, North Carolina
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Loved the atmosphere!!! Was able to enjoy the outdoor patio. The food and waitress were on point! Everything was excellent. Lots of beer to choose from!

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Kita-ku, Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is the Hooters of beer bars, FYI. But awesome taplist, awesome bartenders. Tourists should go on NC tap night on Sundays.

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Valrico, Florida
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Roaming around downtown when I came across this wonderful place. Countless beers and a solid "beer" food menu. It was a great place and hoping to bring some pals soon

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Rockford, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

If it hadn't been raining, I'm sure I would have adored sitting on the patio. We were indoors, and the combination of music and chatter was headache material! Food and drinks were very good. Waitresses wear very short skirts and much of the atmosphere is "lightly raunchy". Enough types of beer to ensure you could try something different every day... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 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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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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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?