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Irregardless Cafe

901 W Morgan St, Raleigh, NC 27603-1511
+1 919-833-8898
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Closes in 17 min
11:00 am - 2:30 pmAll hours
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
901 W Morgan St, Raleigh, NC 27603-1511
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Reviewed June 30, 2015

REAL FOOD & LIVE MUSIC Caters to carnivores, vegans & vegetarians I had the duck with rice, broccoli & cranberries for dinner and chocolate torte for dessert. Good wine selection.

Thank tspringm
Reviewed June 22, 2015

Our family dined here years ago on Thanksgiving & it was disappointing but our Father's Day dinner was amazing! Creative menu with outstanding choices as well as great friendly service, delicious fresh food and relxed atmosphere without rushing guests. Try the Mediterranean platter, the butterbean...More

Thank Jean H
Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

After being at this location for quite a long time, this place has kept with the times, while keeping it's original vibe. We had Sunday Brunch and music provided by a delightful folk singer (apologies not know name:-) All I can say is "pancakes." It...More

Thank Travelartgolf
Reviewed June 14, 2015

I've eaten here many times and always had a great meal. I love the vegetarian options, but the menu has something for everyone. Can't go wrong with brunch, lunch or dinner. Service is also consistently good. Helps to make a reservation on weekends. Nice live...More

Thank Karen P
Reviewed June 1, 2015

The restaurant was really good. The staff were spot on. Our waiter noticed we had a child with us and he was very engaging. The atmosphere was great and there was live entertainment. The food was really good. They provide Vegan options which was a...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

Varied menu including vegetarian options. I had a great soft shell crab special. Good beer and wine by the glass selection as well as cocktails. Friendly service. We arrive at 5:30 without a reservation and were seated quickly. The restaurant was full half way through...More

Thank brlittle
Reviewed May 20, 2015

The Irregardless Cafe has been the go-to place for vegetarians and Raleighites for decades...and it still is. Innovative cuisine that appeals offers great variety, friendly and professional table service and nightly music make for a great dining experience. And, Arthur Gordon has been able to...More

1  Thank Joel T
Reviewed May 20, 2015

This was the quaintest restaurant...not in size...but in charm. The location is perfect right at the start of the city in a little neighborhood. Great place to eat outside. Food was delicious! Mojitos were great. I will certainly return when/if I'm back in Raleigh.

Thank 11psu
Reviewed May 19, 2015

Food, service and music is top notch. Live music EVERY night, and eclectic to boot. Ambiance is laid back. Great place to eat .

Thank merlin51177
Reviewed May 17, 2015

Was not sure if I would like this place at first, as it is vegan and nearly all gluten free. The name says it all! I had

Thank Matt E
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What time does the music start on Saturday night?
July 15, 2016|
Response from Brenda C | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about music on Saturday evening. I do know they have music during Sunday brunch!
Is there outdoor seating? If so, is it okay to bring my dog?
July 14, 2016|
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Response from NellieBly1981 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is limited outdoor seating (4 tables) but you need to call about dog.
Do you have a room to host a bridesmaid's luncheon?
June 22, 2016|
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Response from 919FrankieTraveler | Reviewed this property |
You may want to call the restaurant to see if this location can fit a large party. I didn't see a private space in the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $40
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 W Morgan St, Raleigh, NC 27603-1511
  • Public Transportation: Raleigh's CAT bus stops at the corner of West Morgan Street and Tryon Hill, just across the street from the Cafe.
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-833-8898
  • E-mail
Award winning restaurant, serving hand-crafted meals in downtown Raleigh since 1975. Featuring farm to table cuisine in the Cafe and at all Catering events. Great Jazz, Bluegrass & Folk music nightly, to be enjoyed with craft beers, unique wines and fun cocktails.

Dinner, Lunch and Brunch menus feature local and organic ingredients, beef, lamb, seafood, poultry, duck, vegetarian, vegan & gluten free options.

Affordable, upscale dinner specials paired with sizzling cocktails, craft beers and musical ensembles nightly spells fun! The Irregardless Cafe is the place where friends dine regularly.
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