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The Raleigh Times Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene

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Menu

BAR SNACKS
$10.45
Times Nachos
Choice of pit-cooked N.C. BBQ pork, chicken tinga, or black beans. Served with fresh jalapeno, cilantro, cheddar and jack cheese blend, pico, sour cream and guacamole
$8.95
Devils on Horseback
Bacon-wrapped goat cheese stuffed figs, aged balsamic
$9.95
Carolina Poutine
Wisconsin cheddar cheese curds melted over house-cut fries, smothered with a pepper-sausage gravy, topped with scallions
$6.45
Fried Pickles
With house-made ranch
$8.95
Guacamole & Pico
Made fresh daily from Haas avocados with house-made pico and tortilla chips
$8.95
Crispy Chicken Strips
Marinated then fried local chicken breast served with a choice of bacon-honey mustard, or RTB BBQ sauce. Want it tossed in buffalo, honey-jalapeño, or bbq sauce & served with blue cheese dressing, just ask
$9.45
Times Peruvian Grilled Wings^
Grilled wings and drumettes seasoned with a blend of South American spices served with Peruvian verde dipping sauce
$9.95
Sizzling Pork Belly Sisig Lettuce Wraps^
Crispy pork belly, garlic, ginger, shallot, celery leaf, Serrano chili, peanut oil, romaine cups
$8.95
Chicken Quesadilla
Chicken tinga, melted cheddar and jack cheeses, served with pico de gallo and sour cream.
STREET TACOS: MIX & MATCH (GLUTEN-FREE)
Served on grilled corn tortillas with pickled onion, cilantro, cotija cheese, and salsa verde. Add pico for $0.50
$3.45
Shrimp
bronzed gulf shrimp
$2.95
Chicken Tinga
pulled chicken, chipotle, grilled onions, and tomatoes
$3.45
Barbacoa^
slow-roasted spiced beef
$3.45
Al Pastor
marinated pork shoulder, pineapple
SANDWICHES
All served with house-made chips or cucumber salad. Substitute a simple salad or seasonal vegetables for $2.50 or house-made fries for $0.50. Add cheese for $1, choose from american, provolone, swiss, bleu cheese crumbles, or cheddar
$10.95
The Raleigh Times Burger*
Our 8 oz. hand-pattied burgers are made with only the highest quality chuck that is ground in-house every day. Topped with lettuce, tomato, onion, and pickle served on a potato roll. You ask for it, we'll put it on there. No bun, no problem. For an additional charge add fried egg, avocado, bacon, fried onions or slaw to your burger. 6 oz. veggie burger option for $9.95
$12.95
Bangin' Shrimp Po' Boy
Seasoned fried shrimp, lettuce, Vietnamese slaw, sesame oil, and a spicy yum-yum sauce on a sub roll
$10.45
Grilled Chicken Breast
Lettuce, tomato, bacon, pepper jack cheese on Ciabatta
$10.45
Fried Buffalo Chicken
Chicken breast with Texas Pete buffalo sauce, Gorgonzola cheese, leaf lettuce, and tomato on a burger bun
$10.95
Cuban
Our mojo pork, sliced ham, Swiss cheese, pickles, mustard on pressed Cuban bread
$11.95
Far East Reuben
Beer-braised corned beef, collard green kimchi, Swiss cheese, special sauce on grilled rye
$10.45
Andy's Cheese Steak
Thin-sliced sirloin, onions, melted American cheese on a Philly roll
$9.95
Spin-Art Grilled Cheese
Quartered artichokes, spinach, melted American on toasted Sourdough
$8.95
Fried Farm Egg*
NC farm egg, cheddar, avocado slices, local tomato on sourdough
PLATES
$12.95
Times Fish & Chips
N.C. catfish, lightly breaded and deep fried, served with house-cut fries and remoulade sauce
$13.95
Salmon Fried Rice*
Ginger soy glazed salmon, stir fried rice, bean sprouts, chili flake, soy sauce, sesame oil, edamame, and a sunny side up egg
$11.95
Braised Pork Burrito
Our slow-roasted mojo pork rolled in a flour tortilla with rice and black beans, topped with enchilada sauce, cheddar, green onions, fresh jalapenos
$13.95
Shrimp & Grits
Gulf shrimp, yellow onion, bell pepper, tasso ham, cream, white cheddar grits, scallion, Applewood smoked bacon
$13.95
Bicol Express
Crisp pork belly, cilantro, jasmine rice, serrano chiles, onion and garlic with a coconut milk gravy, topped with pickled carrots
$11.95
Hargett St. Noodles
Udon noodles, sauteed bok choy, snap peas, yellow squash and a soy-citrus sauce, garnished with pickled carrots, fresh bean sprouts and cilantro
SALADS
For just a little more money, add grilled gulf shrimp, marinated tofu, salmon, or chicken breast to your salad
$9.45
Chopped Salad
Chopped local lettuce blend, local tomato, screened farm egg, Gorgonzola cheese crumbles, avocado, bacon, scallion, ranch dressing
$10.95
Seasonal Salad
Local NC collards, roasted acorn squash, pickled shallots, radish, pepitas and a white balsamic vinaigrette
$9.95
Kale Caesar Salad
Local kale, pickled chilies, duck fat croutons, Parmesan cheese, house-made Caesar dressing
$11.95
Brussels Sprout Salad
Roasted Brussels sprouts, dried cranberries, arugula, goat cheese, toasted almonds and a honey-lemon dressing
$3.0
Simple Salad
Local lettuce blend, tomato, and cucumber, choice of dressing
DESSERTS
$6.95
Cakes by Linda
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Times' Seasonal Offering
Please ask your server about our seasonal dessert option
PRICE RANGE
$20 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Asked waiter about getting in and out in about a half hour and she directed us to selections that could be prepared quickly. Ordered salad and nachos, and she was right. Good quality and quick. Many thanks! We'll be back.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Tom W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went with my daughter (NCSU) and loves the building the second we walked up to it. The vintage doors, huge pane glass storefront and original wood floors greet you the second you step inside. Exposed brick, the bars in each room and ambience surround...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BobM1969
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

Decent. Too many other places to pick than this. Regular prices. Cold food. Incorrect order. Very loud upstairs. Three stars were earned for location and decor and service. cool outdoor rooftop space!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank HoboWannaBe
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Was searching for a new lunch place and I think I just found it. Started with the nachos, they were very tasty. Then went to the Cuban and a burger. Both were spot on. The bartender was super friendly and knowledgeable “cheers” and we will...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 739jaimec
Reviewed November 17, 2018

Great place to visit in Raleigh with friendly barkeepers and a decent bar menu, also has a good selection of beers on the menu.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Y S
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

This is such a great spot! Visited for the first time yesterday. We had a some great cocktails including the passion fruit sangria, Moscow mules, and a cinnamon cider (DELICIOUS)! I would absolutely recommend this spot for any occasion. You must try the figs, stuffed...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank taylorrboyd
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Great comfy place to enjoy a very broad selection of craft beers and excellent bar food. Has both indoor and sidewalk dining/drinking. very casual.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank wbschamp
Reviewed October 30, 2018

The fish and chips was not cooked but the service was good, We found the beer selection was excellent and the manager was kind enough to apologize and credit our bill. Go here for the drinks but somewhere else for dinner.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Bill L
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

This place is awesome. It is made of several storefronts that are connected inside. With outside dining as well. Good waitstaff and fresh delicious foods!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Amanda B
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on a late night trip downtown after a concert. We got several items off the menu for appetizers and the only thing good was the French fries. I would not recommend going here for late night food.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jparrish1108
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