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Glenwood Grill

#25 of 1,098 Restaurants in Raleigh
Certificate of Excellence
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2603 Glenwood Ave Ste 151, Raleigh, NC 27608-1044 (Oberlin Road)
(919) 782-3102
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a charm here and and understated elegance to the menu. The offerings touch on Southern classics. There are lots of seafood dishes to try ranging from Shrimp and Grits, Seafood Grits, Organic Salmon, to name a few. I tried the A La Carte Salmon with beet salad and goat cheese and parsnip mashed potatoes as a side dish.... More 

Thank pclouds
Durham, NC
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63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Glennwood Grill is hard to find via GPS because it is located in a small strip mall off a service road that parallels Glenwood Avenue, but it is well worth the trouble. We knew we had come to a special place when we entered. It definitely exudes class combined with a certain neighborhood vibe which is reminiscent of a... More 

Thank TravelmateDurham
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Met here at the advice of a colleague for dinner mid week. The service was impeccable and the food delicious - including the fried green tomatoes starter, the blackened sea bass for entrée and creme brûlée for desert. Highly recommended.

Thank Nene M
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

It was aThursday night around 7:30 and the restaurant was comfortably full. There was a buzz about the place and people seemed to be enjoying themselves. It was a new menu so we got to try some new items on the menu. Everyone at our table had something different. It was my Moms birthday and she had to have the... More 

Thank 1briteidea
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

As many great meals as we've had in strip mall restaurants, it still amazes me that it can happen. Was in Raleigh this week, and stopped in Glenwood Grill on advice of friends. Cozy, exudes class. Decor very appealing. Being only a couple of hours from the coast insures great, fresh NC seafood. Our party dined on she-crab soups, crab... More 

Thank Monte M
Raleigh, North Carolina
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

Our first trip to Glenwood Grill - found us sitting at the bar with no reservation at 5:30 p.m.! But not to worry~we enjoyed excellent service, excellent apps, a grand Sidecar and beer and dined on the entree special of panko trout with many accoutrements. Can't wait to go back (with or without a reservation).

Thank 4oglesbys
Raleigh, North Carolina
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a very pleasant evening at Glenwood Grill. Every dish was terrific from apps to dessert! Our groups favorites were: mussels appetizer, a tie between the marinated Mahi-mahi and the scallops entrees and the cobbler dessert might have been licked clean. The wait staff was relaxed, cordial and accommodating. Reservations were helpful as the dining room was full. We... More 

Thank nbdraleigh61
North Carolina
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Based on the good reviews, my wife and I tried Glenwood Grill for date night. As many others have written it was noisy. We ordered a small plate to start and the fried green tomato dish was bland and tasteless. The duck entree was okay and the catfish also had no flavor!!! Bad experience. Needless to say we won't be... More 

Thank Craig T
Raleigh, North Carolina
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345 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

This was our first dinner visit to Glenwood Grill. Enjoyed a drink at the bar while waiting for our table. Very skilled bartender. Dinner was fantastic. I had their tomato crab bisque soup which was very much worthy the calories! We both had the filet which was cooked to perfection. We will definitely be back.

Thank NancyOO7
Charlotte, North Carolina
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

A friend recommended this place. I would never have found it or even if I ran across it wouldn't have known the gem that was inside. The food was very good. I had the tenderloin and Fried oysters. To be in Raleigh, the Oysters were surprising very good. Big and tasty.

Thank Lisa T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $40
American, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2603 Glenwood Ave Ste 151, Raleigh, NC 27608-1044
    (Oberlin Road)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: (919) 782-3102

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