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Favorite Restaurants in Downtown Raleigh or Durham

loves2cook82 | Aug 1, 201908:56 AM     35

Looking for a good place to go for a birthday dinner, just me and my husband. Used to be a fan of Poole's Diner, but I don't want to go somewhere I'll have to stand around waiting an hour for a table on Saturday night, plus the recent reviews seem to suggest it's not as good as it used to be.

I'm looking for somewhere with great food and a good atmosphere. Not super upscale, but not a casual burger or bbq joint either. Would be open to either a regular meal, or somewhere with smaller plates or tapas.

What are some your favorites? Preferably downtown, but doesn't have to be. Either Raleigh or Durham, as we're midway between both downtowns.

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