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18 E Martin St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1842
+1 919-239-4010
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (34 reviews)
“fish tacos” (14 reviews)
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All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
18 E Martin St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1842
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited here for the first time before a symphony show a few weeks ago. I chose it because they had an opening for reservations and it looked nice. I thought the service was pretty good. Our waitress was friendly and told us how the...More

Thank marsjunk47
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

After checking out opentable app to see availability, we saw that they had many spots available for the time we went. Since we were close by, we decided to drop in. Got there..hostess didnt even say hello (chick with light blue shirt) and asked if...More

Thank Emmanuel M
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Well done! This spot has an eclectic "with it" vibe in downtown Raleigh. The food service and management organization was spot on....even to the extent of catering to individual special orders. The many rounds of small plates offered were delicious and inspired and you just...More

Thank ncsccrdad
Reviewed 13 October 2017

I wasn't impressed with this place but it may just be me, i'm not really into fancy dishes, with tiny servings. Seems more of an up scale place. Very nice inside, a bit pricey, but if this is your sort of thing then I'm sure...More

Thank EcoTraveler13
Reviewed 24 August 2017

I'm thankful to have eaten cuisine all over the world. I've had better food at backyard shacks in Afghanistan for a tenth the price. I would not be writing this review at all if the manager had been reasonable and willing to have a real...More

Thank DashOfFlavor
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

First time my husband and I are going to this restaurant in downtown Raleigh. They have very generous small plates for sharing. Very nice fresh ingredients. We started off with the chilled octopus and wok fried brussels sprouts. They were delicious. Next we ordered pork...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

It's always a great time dinning at Oro. They put service first and want to provide an experience to remember for their customers. Great service, great variety of tasty sharing plates & craft cocktails created by their own beverage team. Love the lounge like atmosphere...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 18 July 2017

the menu on this location takes some american classics to another level, like the mac and cheese and the crab cakes. The tapas concept was really good for a shared meal but the portions are quite generous. the smoky ribs are very good but the...More

Thank 901rital
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Excellent cocktail menu. Particularly like the small plates that can be shared. The smoky ribs are the best.

Thank Malcolm T
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Most of the food we ordered could have been considered a full plate, not a small plate. Our waitress told us to order 2-3 items per person. We then ended up with far too much food. Cut down on the prices and the serving sizes...More

Thank RaleighFrench
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 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 - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 E Martin St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1842
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-239-4010
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ORO features generously portioned, sharable tapas-style comfort food re-interpreted for a modern palate.
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