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Backyard Bistro

#102 of 1,176 Restaurants in Raleigh}
$$ - $$$American, ,
1235 Hurricane Alley Way, Raleigh, NC 27607-3627
+1 919-851-6203
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (23 reviews)
“eggrolls” (3 reviews)
“sandwich” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1235 Hurricane Alley Way, Raleigh, NC 27607-3627
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1 - 10 of 235 reviews

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

My husband enjoyed the wings and homemade chips. I didn't really like the agave margarita, husband got a regular one and it tasted better but neither were nearly worth the price. I was trying to go lower calorie so i got the build ur own...More

Thank msmiss09
Reviewed 13 June 2017

My sister and I dropped in for lunch on a random Friday afternoon while we were on vacation and I'm so glad we did. It was not busy at the time, so we sat at the bar and ordered food. For a place that looks...More

Thank Becca D
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

This is my 3rd visit to this location and find the selection of different menu items too notch. I make this part of my weekly rotation for lunch. Great place to stop after a day at the fairgrounds or a game at PNC

1  Thank Chad M
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

They have some very good barbecue and ribs along with a good selection of draft beer. Each table has a speaker so you can hear a particular tv. Neat.

Thank Alan27605
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I ate there while judging Andalusian World East, just down the street every night. Burger with pulled pork, grilled mushrooms & coleslaw, drippin down yo face---- Small rack of of ribs, hush puppies(shut yo mouf) & butter, collard greens , green beans w/bacon onion a...More

Thank DrWalter
Reviewed 8 May 2017

prime rib and two sides plus salad what a deal. two could eat it because it is so big. the soft shell crab is good too.

Thank gary a
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Slow service and horrible food. It took over 10 minutes sitting at the bar to be noticed and service offered on a fairly slow Tuesday evening. I started to leave and I wished I had. I should have known when I order the ribs with...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 1 May 2017

After a long day travelling we were super hungry! This was right next door to our hotel so it was perfect. Not a huge vegan choice but the mushroom quesadilla without cheese hit the spot. Our waitress was lovely, she even checked to see if...More

Thank Supermom23
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The service was mediocre and the food was worse. 15 dollars for a burger that was really overcooked and completely bland. Not worth a visit.

Thank Ray M
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We had a great evening at Backyard Bistro before attending a concert across the street at the PNC arena. I had a burger and it was delicious. My husband had the half rack of ribs. The sides were great too. Lots of choices. For dessert...More

Thank french_esq
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
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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