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Backyard Bistro

$$ - $$$American, ,
1235 Hurricane Alley Way, Raleigh, NC 27607-3627
+1 919-851-6203
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1235 Hurricane Alley Way, Raleigh, NC 27607-3627
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch here recently while in town for a Carolina Hurricanes game at PNC Arena just across the street from this restaurant. Good selection of food and beers, great atmosphere. For anyone who may remember the Scoreboard Restaurant in Matthews, NC - this place will...More

Thank TJ D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After arriving at our hotel, we wanted somewhere to unwind after our long drive. This was very close, and we were able to be seated quickly. We ordered the Mimi's homemade chips and glasses of wine. The chips were fabulous and the wine delightful. We...More

Thank Arlene259
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Service was good. Atmosphere was typical. Food was above average. Flavor on brisket was very good. Could have slow cooked a little longer & would have been a little more melt-in-your-mouth. Slaw was good. Important for BBQ place

Thank JRGidaho
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Went before a Hurricanes game. Quickly got a seat (Sunday at @12:30 for a 3:00 game). Food was good and great beer selection. Very clean bathroom (at least the women’s was :)). Paid $10 for parking to park there Vice the $20 at PNC Arena...More

Thank 2Ready2Retire
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

We have been coming here for a number of years but this is the first time this year, and our last. Our server never wrote anything down so when our Cobb salad came it was covered in the bacon we did not want. They gave...More

Thank Djrrossi
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I really enjoyed this restaurant years (when it was Damons) but as of late have been terribly disappointed not only in the taste, presentation but the menu. Not much choice at all. The wait staff really hurries you out. (Even when the place is empty)...More

Thank J I
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

I was very impressed with this place. It had a nice size menu with lots of options. Great beer selection. The service staff was friendly and attentive. The building is set up nice for sports watching. Each table has a speaker on it that you...More

Thank PhlockHead
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Try the Goat Cheese salad and the Three-Bean Burger; also the Onion Soup was perfect. Large size portions. Very considerate staff.

Thank OH_Kat3
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Ran in before the Hurricanes game. The waiter we had got out order and stepped on the time frame. We were on our way in no time. Wish we had gone earlier so we could have had the prime rib. We didn't have enough time...More

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Off to the Canes-Blackhawks hockey game Saturday night and I was missing the SMU @ Navy and the Georgia @ Auburn football games. Hungry and needing to see some scores, we decided to park and eat at the Bistro, then walk across the street for...More

Thank Panatic
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1235 Hurricane Alley Way, Raleigh, NC 27607-3627
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-851-6203
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