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Taverna Agora

326 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27603-1726
+1 919-881-8333
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
326 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27603-1726
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Reviewed yesterday

We usually walked around to find places near our hotel (Holiday Inn), so hadn't tried this restaurant even though it was right next door, the theory being a good walk after a meal would be good for us. However, on our last night it was...More

Thank MarkB007
Reviewed yesterday

Very fresh food, excellent fish, everything was seasoned well. I know about Greek food and this restaurant has many authentic items. They have very nice outdoor dining. It is large and had 2 separate wedding parties while we were there. The service was fantastic also.

Thank Jenna M
Reviewed 1 week ago

My colleagues and I dined at Taverna Agora, which is next door to the Holiday Inn Downtown, because it was convenient. How lucky we were! The food was DELICIOUS! We ordered the Greek Sampler appetizer, along with a flambe cheese--both of which were amazing! The...More

Thank Sharon M
WeCare-BrandManager, Manager at Taverna Agora, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful review Sharon! Can't wait to have you guys back again!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Taverna Agora for dinner was boringly mediocre. The roof is a very nice place to eat, the wait staff was helpful but the food on a Tuesday night was painfully unremarkable.More

Thank Michael G
WeCare-BrandManager, Manager at Taverna Agora, responded to this review

Hi Michael - Sorry to hear your dining experience was blah. I'd love to know more details about your visit if possible. Can you please shoot me an email to WeCare@TavernaAgora.com with your contact info and details? We'd like another chance to 'wow' you! Thanks...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere food and service! We ate on the rooftop level and it was a perfect meal! Made reservations in advance and they were able to accommodate all requests!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
WeCare-BrandManager, Manager at Taverna Agora, responded to this review

Thanks for the 5 stars!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great lunch here - we all ordered the gyro platter as it includes the Greek salad along with the fries. You will not be disappointed. We tried the flaming saganaki and it is different than what we are accustomed to in a...More

Thank Nancy O
WeCare-BrandManager, Manager at Taverna Agora, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful review Nancy! So glad you had a great time with us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ask to be seated upstairs on the roof. A very pleasant place to enjoy a leisurely meal. We started with the spicy feta spread and the house wine. My husband had the chicken platter and I had the chicken penne. We both were pleased.

Thank pbwhhw
WeCare-BrandManager, Manager at Taverna Agora, responded to this review

Thanks for the 4 stars!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It says a lot that I have dined here for brunch and dinner 3 times in the last month! Weekend brunch is popular; I recommend the french toast. (Note that NC's blue law forbids alcohol service before noon on Sundays.) My fave dinner entrees include...More

Thank jschn_2000
WeCare-BrandManager, Manager at Taverna Agora, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful review! Hope we see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place if the weather is pleasant. Sitting on the roof, overlooking the city of Raleigh made for a nice evening for our date night. We enjoyed a lemon chicken soup for the app. Then we shared a salad and lamb main....More

Thank Chuck S
WeCare-BrandManager, Manager at Taverna Agora, responded to this review

Thanks for the 4 stars Chuck!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I ate dinner here on a Saturday evening. Let me start by saying that our server Michelle was very good and the entire White staff took great care of us. We called to make a reservation we wanted to set on the...More

Thank kedkap
WeCare-BrandManager, Manager at Taverna Agora, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful review! I'll make sure Michelle gets recognized for doing a great job!

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JohnnyTravel52
Can I buy a gift certificate sent to a Raleigh resident? I live in another city. Thanks.
20 August 2016|
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Response from Mark B | Reviewed this property |
Yes call the restaurant and give them your credit card info. They will send you a gift certificate.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 326 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27603-1726
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-881-8333
  • E-mail
Description
Taverna Agora is an authentic Greek kitchen & bar where friends & family enjoy good wine, eat wonderfully prepared, simple food and relax. The restaurant is reminiscent of gathering places found in Greece, with old world flavors and rustic roots. However, Taverna Agora expands beyond the traditional agora with a few modern flares, including hand-crafted cocktails, a gourmet marketplace and Sunday brunch.