Raleigh, NC 27601
Located in heart of downtown Raleigh, Sitti offers authentic Lebanese cuisine made fresh in house daily. We have all ABC permits and specialize in hand crafted beers as well as Lebanese and French wines. Our restaurant is capable of accommodating everyone from a single diner to large parties of up to 150. We also have an outdoor courtyard that is perfect for a sit down meal or just to enjoy a cocktail or two on a nice afternoon. Sitti is the perfect place to host company events, bridal receptions, or just a get together with friends and family. Please come join us for a great meal served with a smile, in an urban and exciting downtown area, at casual dining prices.
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday 12:00pm - 10:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Catering is available. Please e mail Amy@empireeats.com
Street parking is available as well as two parking decks located within a block of the restaurant.
R-Line stop # R-19 (free bus line)
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Sitti accommodates a wide range of parties, from the private room downstairs to our open air courtyard, and the communal Sitti Table at the heart of the dining room. Large parties will enjoy the Family Style menu for seated dinners- or lunch- which easily translates to buffet service.
Sitti Ratings and Reviews
The appearance of the restaurant was nic ...
The appearance of the restaurant was nice And the homemade fresh bread was amazing, but the authenticity of the food was not there. The falafel was over fried and the chicken swarma seemed broiled instead of on the stick. The platter also came with beef and lamb which I can not eat and was not aware of this. The waitress was nice, but when I asked if the object had meat in it she just responded and said, "ooh you can't eat beef." I proceeded to the restroom immediately to avoid getting sick. The food is okay, but not an ideal place if your looking for authentic food.
I have been here on many occasions, and ...
I have been here on many occasions, and I've never been disappointed. They are accommodating for people who are vegetarian/vegan and people who are gluten intolerant. The food is always delicious, and the servers are knowledgeable and friendly.
Lively restaurant with excellent Lebanes ...
Lively restaurant with excellent Lebanese food. Menu has multiple options of small and large plates with tastings. Wait person extremely attentive and pleasant. Loved the food and will go back. There was a crowd ad it was New Years Eve. It seemed like things were operating smoothly.
A nice enjoyable dinner on New Years Eve ...
A nice enjoyable dinner on New Years Eve. I should start by saying this was my first time to Sitti and I am no expert on Lebanese food so that being said the overall is this. Good food, high prices, nice ambience. I had the mixed grill, and everything was cooked well (appropriately not as in temp). My complaint if you can call it that, is that there was no forward seasoning. The chicken kabob was plain, the beef kabob was good but tasted like simple grilled beef. The lamb and beef kabob was the tastiest and the Sitti rice was flavorful but could have been hotter. No outward mistakes, just underwhelming.
I would definitely go again and try something different and to end on a high note the hummus is very good and the pita is on point. If you're a beer drinker try the Lebanese brew it's enjoyable.
Sitti provides a vibrant, bustling city ...
Sitti provides a vibrant, bustling city atmosphere in downtown Raleigh to enjoy Lebanese specialties. In spite of a very busy Friday dinner hour, our reservation was honored immediately and our server was very attentive without being pushy. Their freshly baked, warm pita was a welcome opener on a cold winter evening and was surprisingly light. The quinoa and arugula salad was generous and absolutely delicious, although it eventually succombed and wilted from too much dressing. The meats are richly seasoned and cooked to order, and we would recommend the lamb chops, especially if you have a big appetite. We were pleased with the selection of Argentine wines. Overall, a fun evening and we would like to return for lunch.
My husband and I had been to Sitti befor ...
My husband and I had been to Sitti before and were impressed with the food. The prices are good for the amount and quality of food you receive. So we went back for a birthday dinner with relatives and were still impressed. By far, they have the most perfect in house pita bread in both white and whole wheat. The staff care and are engaging. Definitely go in for a visit.
We celebrated my birthday at Sitti. The ...
We celebrated my birthday at Sitti. The food was wonderful. I had Kafka and my husband had the Lamb Chops. Both meals were great. We did not feel like we were being rushed. I have recommended this restaurant to others who have enjoyed the food as well. We will be going back.
Upscale Middle Eastern food. The bread ...
Upscale Middle Eastern food. The bread and hummus are the best you'll ever have. Sweet potato kibby got raves at our table. Beef and lamb shawarma was excellent as was the kale and beet salad. They use authentic recipes and spices making this a true Lebanese experience. Our family has Lebanese heritage and truly appreciate the dining experience at Sitti
Just didn't find the food all that flavo ...
Just didn't find the food all that flavorful for ME cuisine. The chicken shawarma was bland and the mezzas where ok. Unfortunately we have lived in the ME for many years and are hard to please when it comes dining out in local ME restaurants.
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