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18 Seaboard

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18 Seaboard Ave, Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27604-8009
+1 919-861-4318
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
18 Seaboard Ave, Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27604-8009
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After living in Raleigh, NC for the past 14 years, I have grown to love 18 Seaboard. In fact, I can honestly say that it’s one of my favorite restaurants in Raleigh because they’re always adding new dishes to the menu which are absolutely scrumptious....More

Thank camrenettra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu varies and includes lots of fresh local foods. The salads are very good. The staff is welcoming and friendly.

Thank robinlf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Started a review after January’s restaurant week-loved it everything about it! Ate with friends last night and everything was excellent from vegetarian and fish dishes, soup and meat board appetizer to dessert. Sean our waiter was excellent both visit with selections and wine tips. Food,...More

Thank NC0016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time at eating at this restaurant and we won’t go back. The brisket had a barbecue sauce with it as did the shrimp, the sauce tasted like ketchup. Carrots were hard and the meals were overpriced. Served in a bowl,I think I had about...More

Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first time there. Made reservation for Friday 7 pm but probably wasn’t necessary. Were plenty of empty tables when we arrived. Went with friends who are regulars and love it, especially the salmon. We all four got the salmon which really is outstanding. You...More

Thank jth_nc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the scallop dinner entree and it came with 3 scallops the size of a half dollar. They were very good, but $28 for 3 scallops is ridiculous. Either the menu or waitress specify that before ordering. My date got a normal portion size...More

Thank jnsanders
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

In fairness to the restaurant this rating is really a 4.4-4.5 vs a 4, but I need to leave room for the best of the best in food, service and execution. Went to 18 Seaboard with family for a special occasion (Mother’s Day and graduation)....More

Thank Rick R
Reviewed April 26, 2018

On the inbound flight to Raleigh I was looking for places to have dinner that night. A place unique-maybe farm to table. No chains. I found this place and their website. I liked that Jason, the owner/chef shared a backstory on the web-makes things more...More

Thank M E
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

This was my fourth visit to 18 Seaboard and once again I was wowed by the food and exemplary customer service. Once you enter the establishment your are treated like a VIP, from the hostess to bar staff and especially the wait staff. I want...More

Thank donuk20
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

My nephew just recently celebrated his birthday at this restaurant. With well over 20 guests, we were served dinner in one of their private rooms. Spacious, separate bar area and cozy. I heard several people throughout the night make compliments about the facility. I personally...More

Thank TruBluSigma
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February 27, 2018|
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Response from therealmjfox | Reviewed this property |
No, it isn't. They are on opposite ends of downtown and the way in between is not pedestrian friendly.
Stephanie K
December 26, 2016|
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Response from TangoLee | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember from memory. I have a GF family member so I appreciate your question. I suggest you call them at 919.861.4318. Their customer service is superb in my experience so I'm sure you can get a quick answer.
August 21, 2015|
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Response from Raleightraveler869 | Reviewed this property |
Nice casual. Not jacket and tie.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 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
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Seaboard Ave, Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27604-8009
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-861-4318
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