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137 S Wilmington St, Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC 27601-1431 (Hargett)
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Sitti is one of the early reasons for the renaissance of Raleigh's downtown restaurant scene. And, they have done it through Lebanese food. A great menu selection of traditional as well as new middle eastern dishes. Artful use of spices and textures to bring out the very best of tastes. Baby peppers stuffed with goat cheese were our starters as... More 

Thank Dave R
Raleigh, United States
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Amazing food and great selection of wine and house-made drink specials. Atmosphere is great and it is in a great location for parking and walking to other great downtown Raleigh locations.

Thank Tabitha A
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A very nice surprise to have middle eastern food in the South! We didn't want a really big meal so we just shared a couple appetizers. The hummus with lamb was very tasty, though the hummus was a little thicker than I'm used to. There were also two kinds of bread in the basket- one was traditional and the other... More 

Thank Tere T
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Love Sitti! Great food. Great service. Good atmosphere. The wait staff is great with suggesting items to try. Everything was really good.

Thank margeh853
Raleigh, North Carolina
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63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have heard about Sitti for quite some time and today we tried it out and were not disappointed. Loved the atmosphere of the old restored building in downtown Raleigh with lots of Windows for a light and bright room. Our server, Cassidy was so friendly and made some good recommendations for us to try. We were served warm pita... More 

Thank Dixie H
St. Petersburg, Florida
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having spent a lot of time in the Middle East I was thrilled to find such exceptional Lebanese food in Raleigh. Everything was very fresh and homemade, even the kibbeh! I tried most of the traditional Lebanese options, and was really impressed. The babaganoug has just the right amount of smokiness, the yogurt for the kibbeh thick and tart. The... More 

Thank DonFL
North Carolina Coast, North Carolina
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109 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in here for lunch while we were in downtown Raleigh visiting the Captol building and the Governor's Mansion--and, it's in walking distance of both. Not only is the food quite good, but the service was friendly and outstanding. This place has a very comfortable vibe--trendy, but not overdone. They just kept bringing food out to us and it... More 

Thank APearlofGreatValue
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'll be upfront and say that I cannot afford Sitti every day, but whenever I go it is absolutely worth every penny for the price. Yesterday evening, I made a reservation for five for one of our friend's birthdays. The atmosphere is friendly yet professional, and with a taste of family tradition at its heart. Our waiter, Jarred, was the... More 

Thank Rebekah C
Bronx, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing Food!! Fresh & Tasty!! Great location, at the heart of downtown Raleigh. The service was great.

Thank SandraInez
Waterbury, Connecticut
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a business meal here and I was absolutely amazed how good the food was. It was great experience, friendly atmosphere and good service. They were helpful to my colleagues who didn't know what to order, including me since it was my first time here. Would like to go back there and will recommend to others.

Thank Mark C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $30
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 S Wilmington St, Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC 27601-1431
  • Public Transportation: R-Line stop # R-19 (free bus line)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: 19192394070

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