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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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All hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
326 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27603-1726
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We sat outside on a seasonally warm evening with friends. The food was great with very good service. Highly recommend

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

Thanks for the great review Ed!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was excellent and the managers were very attentive, present, helpful, & nice. We highly recommend this gem in Raleigh and will definitely be back!!!

Thank jtuozzo24
WeCare-BrandManager, Manager at Taverna Agora, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful review!

Reviewed 15 April 2017

I like greek food once in awhile. We went here one evening and had stuffed grape leaves, Marouli Salad, athenian chicken, and Chicken ~ Hydra Kotopoulo. All of it was good. The server was very attentive and the atmosphere was calm. It wasn't busy the...More

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

Thanks for the 4 stars Leslie! We can't wait to have you upstairs when the weather gets better!

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

The overall meal and atmosphere was AMAZING with below average service. We dined on the second floor which is a blend of Greek culture and southern porch charm. We ordered hummus as an appetizer which was good not great. Our main courses were the Mediterranean...More

Thank SeaHawk14
WeCare-BrandManager, General Manager at Taverna Agora, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice review! I'll make sure to pass along your feedback to the team.

Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Had the gyro platter and Greek salad. Very good and better option if you do not want the whole pita as it comes with pita chips.

Thank Mom2mm2
WeCare-BrandManager, General Manager at Taverna Agora, responded to this review

Thanks for the 4 stars!

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Nice atmosphere, however the music is so loud in the main dining room that you cannot have a conversation during dinner without raising your voice. Service is good in the main dining room during the week. Service is slow and poor in the covered patio...More

1  Thank loriv932
WeCare-BrandManager, Manager at Taverna Agora, responded to this review

Hi Lori - I'm really sorry to hear about your experience. This is definitely not typical at Taverna. I'm hoping you just had some rare exceptions happen. Regardless, we'd like to make this up to you. Can you please email me at WeCare@TavernaAgora.com with your...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Love Taverna Agora! Best Greek food. Fun atmosphere. Third floor outdoor area is the best. They have a signature sharing platter that is awesome. The Flambeed Saganaki is incredibly delicious and they make a big deal of serving it. Highly recommend it

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

Thanks for the great review Joleec!

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Good service, spectacular food! The lamb is delicious! The calamari as well! Need to come back! Perfect place ! Enjoy!!!

Thank MARCELO R
WeCare-BrandManager, General Manager at Taverna Agora, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful review Marcelo!

Reviewed 25 March 2017

I actually visited the N. Glenwood location. My husband and I had been here twice for our wedding anniversary. The lamb is superb. The service is phenomenal.

Thank LAvenus79
WeCare-BrandManager, General Manager at Taverna Agora, responded to this review

Thanks for the 5 stars! (btw we moved from our old place a few years ago, so this is the only Taverna Agora now :)

Reviewed 25 March 2017

What a pleasure to have a lovely restaurant for dining in and for carry-out. The restaurant has a true taverna feel, clean warm decor and wonderful aromas upon entering. A quick run upstairs to see the indoor and outdoor patios was a pleasure and impetus...More

Thank Didi L
WeCare-BrandManager, General Manager at Taverna Agora, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice review Didi! We can't wait to have you back again!

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Can I buy a gift certificate sent to a Raleigh resident? I live in another city. Thanks.
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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.