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Finch's Restaurant

401 W Peace St, Raleigh, NC 27603-1133
+1 919-834-7396
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good27%
  • Average27%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
16 Aug 2016
“Reminder of days gone by...”
19 Jul 2016
“Fabulous Food and So Sorry They Have To Move”
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CUISINES
American, Diner
PRICE
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DETAILS
401 W Peace St, Raleigh, NC 27603-1133
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 17 August 2016

Clearly this place was a drive in days ago... The breakfast is like your Grandma made if she were as southern as fried chicken and sweet tea!!! Great grilled cheese too!! Hope you make it soon!!

Thank Leland W
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Finch's is a legacy. I have been dining here for years and before me I had an aunt that ate here over 50 years ago. They have wonderful food of all kinds - salmon cakes to die for on Wednesday - Spaghetti everyday that is...More

Thank dneal1960
Reviewed 10 June 2016

This place is long gone as far as i am concerned. Run down building, micro and dirty toilet. Stay away!

Thank PeedinS
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Finch's had a lot of character. You could tell many of the patrons were regulars, and the wait staff was incredibly friendly. The food was good, but nothing to write home about. If you are looking for outstanding food, try somewhere else. If you are...More

Thank missy675
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We've been going to Finch's for years for breakfast/brunch. The place is not elaborately furnished and shows its age, but the staff and the continuous patrons are a joy to be with. they serve good food at reasonable prices. Their home fries are made from...More

Thank CarolinaGuy
Reviewed 9 March 2016

This place is an institution. It is no-frills and definitely won't blow your socks off, but if you are looking for good, greasy, southern diner food and friendly people, then this is your place! My go-to diner in Raleigh!

Thank Michael O
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Essentially Finch's is a non-corporate version of Waffle House. They make great greasy breakfast foods for really reasonable prices. Ideal for after a night on the town or for a quick morning bite. The service can be a bit slow at times, and the layout...More

Thank Thom M
Reviewed 9 August 2015

I really was looking forward to a home-style breakfast. My sunny- side up eggs were good, but the home fried potatoes were served burnt, they actually were blackened!. I was looking forward to the biscuits but they were served cold. Coffee was very weak. I...More

Thank Travelgalle
Reviewed 28 July 2015

We found out it from recommendations of our hotel and people we met at bars. For some really strange reason, people in Glenwood South do not seem to eat breakfast out. Everyplace in the area is lunch and dinner only. We had a free breakfast...More

1  Thank Jay G
Reviewed 1 July 2015

great local place. The food is very basic. We love the atmosphere and the history of the place. We always have excellent service.

Thank brittany w
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:00
Monday
06:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 15:00
Thursday
06:00 - 15:00
Friday
06:00 - 15:00
Saturday
06:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 W Peace St, Raleigh, NC 27603-1133
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-834-7396
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