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Rey's Restaurant

1130 Buck Jones Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606-3325
+1 919-380-0122
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Steakhouse, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1130 Buck Jones Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606-3325
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Reviewed today

We simply loved it. I am not a huge beef person and I had been told to save room for dessert, so we both ordered one of my personal favorites - veal piccata. I would have liked more capers, but that is a personal preference....More

Thank angsw72
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited and had a great time good food and drinks. This was the first time in a while we even had desert.

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Out for dinner on a Saturday night. The restaurant was busy and I am guessing they are understaffed. We waited for one hour before out dinner orders were taken. We got the lobster bites as an appetizer and it was not well presented. My shrimp...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 8 March 2018

The service at Rey's was extremely excellent! The staff is very attentive to detail and preformed their duties in a professional and pleasurable manner. The steak is prepared just right and the Louisiana chicken was very good. The chief prepared a nice pasta dish for...More

Thank cumstead
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Firstly, what a nice feeling when you arrive and your table is available. You don’t wait, the waiter is perfect, not too present but very professional. Secondly , no air conditioning and your are very pleased because you can eat with no scarf, sweater .......More

Thank Kuky P
Reviewed 28 February 2018

We went to dinner here last evening with two other couples. Most excellent. The service, the staff and owner's attention, the decor, and most importantly, the food was terrific. The steak I had was about the best I have ever had... perfectly prepared and presented......More

Thank Ray M
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Waitress suggested fillets since rib eye's were not coming out very good unless they were medium or more! So we all ordered fillets from rare to medium rare. Steaks were all overcooked, and not a lot of flavor. If this really is prime, then prime...More

Thank TGregg
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Having lived in Louisiana for 5 years one does not forget great Cajun and Creole food. My wife and I dropped in after Valentines for a romantic Creole dinner. Rey’s did not disappoint. The fried Oysters over Succotash were wonderful, I could have eaten the...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 15 February 2018

We visited right before Valentine's Day. The restaurant was very crowded- so definitely make reservations! The visit started poorly, however they recovered nicely. We did have reservations and they informed us they were running a little behind. We sat at the bar and ordered a...More

Thank bakerm2290
Reviewed 7 February 2018

This was our first time going to Rey's and it was a fantastic visit. We met friends in the bar prior to dinner and enjoyed some drinks. The bartender was "lively" and friendly. The atmosphere in both the bar and restaurant are excellent. Our food...More

Thank Frank D
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Questions & Answers
15 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Debbie S | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can eat dinner at the bar.
9 December 2015|
Response from D33183 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Rey offers gift certificates. They also have a special "Christmas In July" now and then that offers discounts on Gift certificates in quantity.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1130 Buck Jones Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606-3325
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-380-0122
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