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About Midtown Grille
Tucked away in Raleigh’s Lassiter District in North Hills, Midtown Grille is an upscale, comfortable neighborhood restaurant featuring Contemporary American cuisine. Locally owned since 2006, Midtown offers sophisticated, yet approachable dishes, emphasizing locally sourced ingredients.
A favorite local spot, Midtown is open for brunch, lunch and dinner both indoors and on its large patio. A separate, enclosed dining room may be reserved for private events. The restaurant’s active late-night scene hints at Midtown’s exceptional bar. The General Manager is Shannon Dye.
Raleigh, NC 27609
Contemporary American, American
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 3:00pm; Brunch: Sunday 11:00am - 3:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Bar 4pm - Midnight Weekdays and 4pm - 2:00am Weekends
Lassiter Mill Road
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Live classical guitar from 12pm-2pm for Sunday Brunch.
Free North Hills public parking
Bus stop is 40 yards from front of restaurant.
Private Party Facilities:
Private party room seats up to 35 guests for dining.
Please contact Susan Alibrandi for any special requests.
Private Party Contact:
Susan Alibrandi: (919) 782-2492
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Please contact us with any special event requests.
Midtown Grille Ratings and Reviews
I really want to like the Midtown Grill but it is just inconsistent. Some menu items are fantastic. Truly great. Others are not. And are a disappointment. Servers cannot describe menu items or wine selections and leave out key ingredients or misidentify others.
we had a party of six come to this restaurant for Father's Day. we were seated at the assigned time but that was the only good experience we had. The person that waited on our party took our order and never came back. She was most attentive to her other tables. When food came the dish I had ordered was warm as if it had sat in the kitchen before given to me and the egg (fried ) was extra crispy along the outside and cooked hard in the center. Although our waitress was a no show after taking our order, there was a twenty percent gratuity added to our check. we will not be responding back!
Midtown Grill has great food. But for a Friday night it was empty, which I thought was strange. From the hostess staff to our waitress, they certainly weren't too friendly. We almost felt like they really did not want to be there at all. Maybe just a bad night! I would go back and eat the food again though!!
Four of us had lunch here during Triangle Restaurant week. While the food was exceptional ( strawberry gazpacho, shrimp and grits, desserts....) and the server did his best, something was way off. We were in our seats for over an hour and a half and waited for our entrees for an hour. I LOVE trying new restaurants and Triangle Restaurant Week allows that at a very nice price, but if a restaurant isn't ready for increased lunch traffic, they simply shouldn't participate. I can only hope that was the reason for the terrible timing.
We went to Midtown Grille during Restaurant Week, which made it affordable! Delicious appetizers (I had strawberry gazpacho and my husband had the whitefish salad), and fabulous entrees (I had the chicken with barley and bokchoy, my husband had the lamb-sausage with pasta). I had enough chicken to bring leftovers home. We split both desserts--warm blueberry crumble with blueberry ice cream on top, and a chocolate flourless torte--both wonderful! Service was attentive but not overwhelming. Atmosphere was really pretty. Noise level was odd--didn't feel noisy (no overpowering music), but it was difficult to hear conversation for some reason. With the Restaurant Week pricing ($30 per person for three course meal), we still ended up spending close to $100 by the time we each had a glass of wine with dinner and coffee with dessert. Would definitely come back for a special occasion.
We went for my wife's birthday. We have been multiple times over the years and the food and service are always top-notch.
We were seated inside this time and went on a Tuesday night. Nice and cozy inside.
They have outside seating available also and that is good when the weather cooperates- was warm this day. In cooler weather they have heaters.
Midtown is a great choice for dinner or lunch.
My wife and I have dined at Midtown Grille many times over a number of years. Our most recent visits were one week apart: for the hell of it and for Mother's Day. On both of these recent occasions we found the food and the service to be outstanding as always. The restaurant was, of course, extremely crowded on Mother's Day (reservations are always recommended), but the attitudes of the staff were seemingly unaffected by the extra demands placed upon them. As always, they were attentive and personable even while rushing from table to table to make sure everyone was taken care of. Of special note: the strawberry gazpacho. And don't be embarrassed to order the excellent BLT even though it might seem "common."
We had a party of 5 for Mother's Day and thoroughly enjoyed the brunch offerings. The food was delicious and the restaurant is well kept. The only thing I would say is they over-scheduled themselves with reservations all at once, which created a tough go for the wait staff and kitchen crew. But all in all a nice job.
There was five in our group. We each enjoyed our selection. Our waiter was very attentive and helpful. One member of our table inquired about a special room for parties and waiter returned a short while later with a business card for the party planner and told us that she was here today and was available to answer any questions.
Sometime in the last few years Midtown has fallen off the popularity grid and I can't figure out why. The menu has changed, but I think most people will find the options more accessible. I had the burger, others had the steak and the squid ink tagliatelle. Everyone enjoyed their meal. Good service, nice ambience and quiet enough to hear the conversation. I'll come back
We enjoyed our evening at Midtown Grill. We were a party of 7 including three seniors who are challenged with hearing and darkness in many restaurants. The Midtown Grill was perfect. The atmosphere was moderately quiet and it was well lighted at our table next to the window. The service was outstanding and the food was delicious. Three of the people in our party had the Shrimp and Grits and it was very good. The menu has lots of variety and the portions are reasonable. We were celebrating three birthdays including an 89th birthday and a 91st birthday. Midtown Grill was the perfect choice and we will return there for another nice evening.
We've been dining at Midtowne Grill for years and love it every time! The food is great...inventive and with new items as well...always great food! Wait staff is attentive and helpful as well. When the weather is nice the outdoor dining is wonderful. Highly recommend this wonderful North Hills restaurant!
Friends met for brunch on Sunday. We ordered a crab cake sandwich which was quite good. A hamburger with mushrooms which arrived arrived as a pimento cheese and onion burger. Waitress offered to send it back to the kitchen, but the redo would have delayed the other guests, so we declined. The salmon omelette, was more like a precooked and reheated egg tortilla with salmon bits. This was the most disappointing item ordered. The house made potatoe chips were delicious, but not enough of an inducement for us to return.
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