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18 Seaboard

18 Seaboard Ave, Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27604-8009
+1 919-861-4318
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork shank” (54 reviews)
“crab soup” (13 reviews)
“catfish” (36 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 Seaboard Ave, Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27604-8009
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The decor is not modern, but it is artistic and very pleasant. The menu is ample, but not huge, and the food is delicious. There was a fair amount of choice of meat and seafood, not much vegetarian. We all felt that we had a...More

Thank Hank8Raleigh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went with my co-workers for lunch and a baby shower at 18 Seaboard. They gave us a private room, which was nice. I got the She-Crab Soup and Spinach Salad for lunch. The soup was delicious, but the salad was seriously lacking. It was...More

1  Thank VEE1225
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Went to 18 Seaboard. The entrance is on back side of the venue. Nice decor. Friendly staff. A large party had them overwhelmed. Took 15 minutes to get bread and 30 minutes to get soup appetizer. She crab soup was very good, but base was...More

Thank porter_osborne
Reviewed 11 October 2017

My wife and I went out on a date night. Grandma and Grandpa watching the kids. We ate here once when we were visiting Raleigh prior to moving here and we had a nice dining experience. Fast forward 3 years later and are not very...More

1  Thank Sokolovsky
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We always enjoy our meals at 18 Seaboard. The catfish is a personal favorite. They have great craft cocktails. Staff are always welcoming and helpful.

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The appetizers we give 5 stars: the she crap soup has great flavor and is rich without being heavy. They have a new oyster appetizer that is a must do! I got the grilled salmon over mixed greens. The salmon was the best I have...More

Thank Bethcribb
Reviewed 2 October 2017

My husband and I found this place by looking into Raleigh's Top Ten restaurants. It is in a redesigned, funky brick building. We came at 5pm on a Friday night without a reservation. They were kind enough to seat us before the crowds arrived. This...More

Thank Lydia V
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant provides an upscale experience using locally sourced foods but is not pretentious or overly precious about it.

Thank therealmjfox
Reviewed 20 September 2017

When we new we would be coming to Raleigh for a show we made reservations to eat here. We ate here one time 2 years ago based on a friends recommendation and we were not disappointed. This time was super good as well. Our server,...More

Thank iriskitty
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Since my first visit two years ago I have looked forward to returning to 18 Seaboard for a bowl of their exquisite crab soup. Imagine my dismay when I finally made it back recently and ordered the same thing only to discover that the soup...More

Thank DearDona
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Stephanie K
27 December 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.
22 August 2015|
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Response from Raleightraveler869 | Reviewed this property |
Nice casual. Not jacket and tie.
Alice B
6 May 2015|
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Response from Slick1041 | Reviewed this property |
18 Seaboard has a very nice function room/private dining area. My wife had a birthday party for me there about 4 years ago with a total of about 25 guests. She was able to select the menu ahead of time and each person got... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
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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