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Plates Kitchen, Raleigh, NC

Plates Kitchen

4.8
4.8
1704 Reviews
$30 and under
International
For twenty years, we have lived and traveled the world. We are often surprised and inspired by the food we have eaten along the way. From the first apple tarts in France, the Pecorino cheese in Tuscany, Weiss Wurst in Germany, Espada (scabbard fish) on the island of Madeira, to Hong Kong, Thailand and China, we have learned new flavors and techniques to add to the outstanding food of the American South. — At Plates, we hope that you will enjoy some of our favorite international dishes combined with our regional southern flavors. Join us on a culinary journey that is globally inspired and locally produced.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 37 times today
Experiences are available.

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Options

  • Order online

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    International, Café, Global, International

  • Hours of operation

    Breakfast Wed–Fri 8:00 am–2:30 pm Brunch Wed–Fri 10:00 am–2:30 pm Sat, Sun 10:00 am–3:00 pm Dinner Wed–Sat 5:30 pm–9:30 pm Sun 6:00 pm–8:30 pm

  • Phone number

    (919) 828-0018

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    David Mitchell

  • Catering

    Plates Kitchen offers catering services at your location. We bring fresh, local and delicious cuisine to you for breakfast, lunch or dinner events. Visit us on the web or call the restaurant at 919-828-0018 for details.

  • Private party facilities

    Entire restaurant seats 50 and is available for private functions. Covered patio seats 25. No facility fee. Minimum food and beverage amounts apply based on date and time during the week. We also cater all sorts of functions for groups of 15 or more, and we can open our dining room for private lunches

  • Private party contact

    our Private Event Coordinator : (919) 828-0018

  • Neighborhood

    Raleigh

  • Cross street

    Lane Street

  • Parking details

    Free parking in the lot behind our building (enter on Lane Street). Take note of your parking space and license plate number and have it ready for our host upon arrival so that we can validate your vehicle (there is no parking attendant). In addition, all Raleigh city street parking is free after 6pm on weekdays and all weekend long.

  • Public transit

    Located one block north of the R-Line's Glenwood Ave. / North St. stop.

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • Valentine's 4-Course Prix Fixe

    $89.00 per person

    Feb 11 - Feb 14, 2023
    Join us February 11 & 14 as we celebrate St. Valentine with a delicious four course prix-fixe menu from the creative mind of Chef David Mitchell. $89/pp. Optional premium wine pairing flight $25/pp. 5:45pm & 8:45pm seatings both Sat Feb 11 and Tues Feb 14. RSVP required. Please call us with any questions at (919) 828-0018. Full menu available at www.plateskitchen.com by January 24. **PLEASE NOTE** Seating marked as "Outdoor" will be tented and heated for this event.

Popular dishes

What 1,704 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.7Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill

    Best Value

  • Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill

    Great for brunch

  • Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill

    Great for outdoor dining

  • Raleigh

    Best Value

  • Raleigh

    Great for brunch

  • Raleigh

    Healthy

  • Raleigh

    Great for outdoor dining

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  1. D

    Dishrag

    Raleigh

    49 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    49 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wow. Always meant to try this place - shouldn’t have waited this long. Easily one of the top ten meals in my entire life. Can’t wait to return as it seems there’s new choices each week.
  2. KF

    KeniaFigueroa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our server was very nice! We were there to celebrate my in-law’s anniversary and the staff was so sweet, they brought them a complimentary dessert.
  3. DD

    DonyeaD

    Raleigh

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall4food3service5ambience3
    I had crab cakes, eggs, and grits. Crab cakes were okay! I’ve had better flavored crab cakes. It was a little disappointing.
  4. BP

    BrianP

    Raleigh

    25 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    25 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    As usual, Plates continues to set the standard in a dining experience! Plates continues to be my favorite choice of restaurants.
  5. LT

    LoveTheFoods

    Raleigh

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic food and service. Louis was our server Saturday evening, 1/21/ 2023. He was attentive and gave great recommendations. The food did not disappoint, either. Get the pork shank if you can. It was fall off the bone delicious. Definitely recommend it for date night or a night with friends.
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Raleigh

    11 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    11 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall4food3service5ambience4
    Waiter was quick, friendly, and perky. Nice spot off Glenwood. We had the venison meatballs as a starter. I had the swordfish. It was delicious and cooked to perfection. We also had the pasta and added shrimp and scallops. The scallops were yummy. Pasta was very good. We skipped out on dessert.
  7. KP

    KristenP

    Raleigh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service2ambience3
    The server never came back to check on us. I didn't have a drink for over 15 minutes. The food was delicious, but very small portions of the sides.
  8. F

    Foodie007

    Raleigh

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    One of my favorite restaurants. They just know how to get everything right. You know, like it used to be. :-)
  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Raleigh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 15, 2023

    overall5food5service3ambience5
    It was good , just a bit slow service rest was good. It was busy
  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Raleigh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 14, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My partner and I had a wonderful date night at Plates! The atmosphere was perfect for conversation while being lively enough to create a nice energy in the space. The service was fantastic. We both have dietary restrictions (he has celiac disease) and needed accommodations. Our server was very knowledgeable and the chef offered dish modifications so that we could have our first choices from the menu. Finally the food was wonderful. I had the market salad with salmon and maple vinaigrette dressing and it was so artfully put together that the combination of flavors for this simple dish made irking of the most memorable dishes (certainly salads) I’ve ever eaten. My partner had a seasonal mushroom curry and loved it. We will definitely be back before too long, hopefully while the braised short ribs are still on the menu!!
  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Raleigh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 13, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Ryan was a great server & bartender, everything he recommended we ended up ordering and loved every bite. We’ll be back for sure.
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    E. Tennessee

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Waiter was amazing and great food, no complaints
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Raleigh

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our annual NYE go to! Does not disappoint
  14. AH

    AshleyH

    Raleigh

    19 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    New Year experience was nice. They ran out of scallops and discounted our bill for the inconvenience. Overall great service!! We will be back.
  15. LK

    LaurenK

    Detroit

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Plates always has interesting and delicious food and attentive, friendly service. We dine there often and have always enjoyed it.
  16. JN

    JNJ2

    Raleigh

    57 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    57 reviews

    Dined on December 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great server and delicious brunch at a very reasonable price.
  17. LF

    LauFP

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This was our second visit and we found it as delightful as the first. We had mentioned it was our anniversary and loved being surprised with glasses of bubbly. Our server was friendly and efficient. All the dishes are excellent. We enjoyed the Sticky Toffee Pudding dessert. It's a cozy spot for couples, all ages, and families. We will be back.
  18. TB

    TimB

    Richmond

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Above and beyond. We made a reservation at Plates for Christmas dinner, and we're absolutely blown away by how delicious the food was. Thank you to Plates and their staff for making our Christmas dinner memorable!
  19. HB

    HarryB

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent meal and service for Christmas dinner. Exceptional wine list with a good selection available by the glass using the Coravin system.
  20. JK

    JudyK

    Charleston

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We love Plates Kitchen! As always, the food was so delicious and the menu varied. The service was prompt but discreet. We had a lovely Christmas brunch/lunch. Thanks Plates!
  21. DL

    DragonLady

    Phoenix

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wow...truly an impeccable dining experience. From the lovely quaint interior reminiscent of a small Parisian restaurant to the incredible food and drinks, and the most wonderful waitress, this place exceeded my expectations. My boyfriend and I are new to the area, and without family or friends to spend the holiday with, I discovered Plates Kitchen while searching for a nice restaurant to dine at on Christmas Day. From the moment we arrived, it was a beautiful time. I chose the Pink Flower, a lovely blend of Brut, St. Germain, and Pink Grapefruit juice which was luscious while my boyfriend enjoyed their Signature Spicy Bloody Mary, and later on their Slow Burn, which was a delicious pineapple and honey creation. For our meals, I had the BLT Benedict which no other egg dish much less any Benedict has ever come close to touching. The eggs were cooked so exquisitely, the flavors were divine, and the side salad was a perfect accompaniment to the richness of the Benedict. My boyfriend could not stop raving about his eggs as well and was extremely happy with his Big Breakfast Plate. Then there was our server Rose whose essence lit up the place! She was as lovely and endearing as Liv Kate Cooke (ala House of Dragons and Bates Motel fame), super warm, friendly, personable, bright, and took outstanding care of us and the other guests. I cannot recommend this restaurant enough and I so look forward to returning. In fact, I loved it so much that on the way home, I made a reservation for New Year's Day! Thank you PLATES for making our Christmas Day so special :)
  22. RR

    RobertR

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 25, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    Christmas Eve. Some confusion about menu--online they posted a special menu that turned out to be only for Christmas Day. Otherwise regular dinner menu. Offered to bootleg a couple of items for us from the C Day menu. Wife had the salmon and we split a market salad. Both good. I had pork osso buco--very fatty. Service friendly, but some hiccups. I asked for bread, thinking I would get rolls or some special bread. What came was sliced bread that probably came out of a grocery store loaf. I had to ask for butter. We have been to this restaurant several times in the past and had a better experience.
  23. BS

    BetsyS

    Raleigh

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Christmas Eve dining with family!
  24. LF

    LeslieF

    Raleigh

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 24, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    One of my two favorite restaurants in Raleigh. Excellent food, plenty of gluten free options, great service, and a very welcoming and hospitable environment.
  25. P

    Pkel

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    It is obvious the chef is very thoughtful about each dish served. I have never liked duck, until now… magic! Take a friend, a date, or your family and take time to enjoy this quaint place. The staff is wonderful. Bon Apetit!
  26. RG

    RickG

    Raleigh

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Service was great and food was wonderful. Extremely gracious portions for brunch. Never rushed from the table. Great experience.
  27. LS

    LisaS

    Western NC

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on December 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We celebrated our son’s college graduation from NCSU. What a great ambiance. Great service from Alex. We’ll be back for dinner. Can’t wait.
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Richmond

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My BEC sandwich was one of the best breakfast sandwiches I’ve ever had. Don’t forget the cheesy grits as well!
  29. J

    Jess

    Charleston

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on December 11, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    We were visiting from out of town that weekend and made brunch reservations at Plates. When we arrived we were happy to see the location was very pleasing aesthetically (outside and inside). Inside is small but seating was comfortable for my party of four. Our food came out fast and hot and every single one of us had a delicious plate! All of us cleaned our plates. Lol! Our server was kind and helpful too. We all agreed that when we came back to Raleigh for another visit we would definitely come back to Plates. (We also ordered the shrimp and grits-not pictured b/c my friend went in before I could take a pic!)
  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 11, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    Food was great! We sat outside and there were a lot of bees that is the only complaint I have.
  31. KH

    KimH

    New Orleans

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was excellent! Can’t wait to go again!
  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Charleston

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on December 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our server Alex was amazing!
  33. S

    Spherical

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food! Interesting menu with farm-to-table concept Cozy ambiance!! Loved the Old Fashioned!!! Strongly recommended
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    As always, wonderful cocktails, food, and service!
  35. GT

    GlobalTraveler

    Nashville

    27 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    27 reviews

    Dined on December 7, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    The food was great but the main dishes did not had a side dish to accompany. Either rice for the curry or swordfish would have been great. And mash potatoes for the short ribs. That would have complemented well the sauces of the dishes.
  36. i

    izziecortez

    San Francisco

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    They have rotating menus, and it's all delicious every single time we go. Big fan of Chef David Mitchell.
  37. LJ

    LisaJM

    Raleigh

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Plates chefs and wait staff are very accommodating to our dietary needs as gluten-free vegans. One of the best places for eating safely and deliciously in Raleigh. And the outdoor seating is delightful and warmed with heaters near every table.
  38. BO

    BertO

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We have been going to Plates since they opened. Always very enjoyable.
  39. J

    Jeff

    Raleigh

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Plates is always a fantastic place for dinner. Always great cocktails and fresh menu. Get the Sticky Toffey Pudding -- always.
  40. EH

    EmilyH

    Raleigh

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our meal was excellent. We loved that the proceeds went to the Food Bank!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff is vaccinated

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Plates Kitchen using the Order Online button.

Plates Kitchen is rated 4.8 stars by 1704 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 37 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Options

  • Order online
Google Map for Plates Kitchen

301 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27603

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Lane Street

  • Neighborhood

    Raleigh

  • Hours of operation

    Breakfast Wed–Fri 8:00 am–2:30 pm Brunch Wed–Fri 10:00 am–2:30 pm Sat, Sun 10:00 am–3:00 pm Dinner Wed–Sat 5:30 pm–9:30 pm Sun 6:00 pm–8:30 pm

  • Cuisines

    International, Café, Global, International

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Free parking in the lot behind our building (enter on Lane Street). Take note of your parking space and license plate number and have it ready for our host upon arrival so that we can validate your vehicle (there is no parking attendant). In addition, all Raleigh city street parking is free after 6pm on weekdays and all weekend long.

  • Public transit

    Located one block north of the R-Line's Glenwood Ave. / North St. stop.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    David Mitchell

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (919) 828-0018

  • Catering

    Plates Kitchen offers catering services at your location. We bring fresh, local and delicious cuisine to you for breakfast, lunch or dinner events. Visit us on the web or call the restaurant at 919-828-0018 for details.

  • Private party facilities

    Entire restaurant seats 50 and is available for private functions. Covered patio seats 25. No facility fee. Minimum food and beverage amounts apply based on date and time during the week. We also cater all sorts of functions for groups of 15 or more, and we can open our dining room for private lunches

  • Private party contact

    our Private Event Coordinator : (919) 828-0018

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