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137 S Wilmington St, Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC 27601-1431 (Hargett)
+1 919-239-4070
11:00 - 22:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The wraps and kabobs are great and priced well. Portion sizes were filling. Great for business lunch or dinner.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Either take a table to yourself or eat at the communal table. The food is always excellent and there is a good variety. Wait staff is always pleasant and aim to please.

Thank dianew917
Raleigh, North Carolina
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84 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thought my wife and I would take a trip downtown Raleigh, NC and meet my daughter at her office and then go to lunch. She took us to the restaurant Sitti, which means Grandmother in Lebanese. When we walked in I thought the place out be outrageous in price, but we were pleasantly surprise. It was mid price, but nice... More 

Thank Charlie G
Raleigh, North Carolina
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I want to love this place because of it's terrific downtown location on a key corner, nice comfy layout, handsome bar, and I love Mediterranean food. Sadly, it has disappointed me several times and I won't be going back. Last time I was there for an early business dinner. Not many people in the place. Waiter was very attentive at... More 

Thank Tracy S
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to Raleigh often lately and each time we eat at Sitti? Why because the food is so good. I know there are great restaurants in Raleigh but I like to go great ethnic places when I visit a bigger city and Sitti is my place to go. The Muhamra is delicious. I could bring home a quart of... More 

Thank Johnclarke27
New York
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stumble into Sitti by chance while visiting downtown Raleigh and couldn't have chosen a better restaurant. Everything was perfect....the food, the wine, the ambience, service and management. The space is warm and inviting and there are two party rooms available for private functions. Don't miss this restaurant if you are in the area.

Thank LillOne
Rocky Mount, United States
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72 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose one of the variety appetizer options and Lebanese beers and had a great meal. Much of what they have to offer is difficult to pronounce, but our tastebuds didn't care how we pronounce the food, only how it taste and sensational is way too simple a description. The hummus is unlike any of the commercial brands, thick, rich... More 

Thank Wayne T
Apex, NC
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121 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was planning a surprise birthday party for my husband for a group of 10 and turned to Trip Advisor for suggestions. The reviews for Sitti (the Lebanese word for *grandmother*) were outstanding and it appeared the restaurant efficiently handled larger groups. Trip Advisor's reviewers were spot on--again. The staffer who handled my reservation request was excellent. She made notes... More 

Thank Meritas
Cheraw, SC
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261 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is fabulous restaurant in downtown Raleigh is run by two families who immigrated to NC years ago from Lebanon. The name, "Sitti", refers to the grandmothers - who, through their food and hospitality, keep families together, with love. The food is absolutely incredible! I've had Lebanese before, and the closest I've had to this good was a restaurant in... More 

Thank ruralartist
Fort Worth, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This was a great place for a business dinner. We had a group of 12 and for most people this was our first Lebanese Food Experience. I have to say that service was very good. About half of our group are vegetarians. I would highly recommend it for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians. The samplers provided 6 different items and all... More 

Thank Alyson J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 S Wilmington St, Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC 27601-1431
  • Public Transportation: R-Line stop # R-19 (free bus line)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-239-4070

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?