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9 Raleigh restaurants open Mondays

No Monday blues here. These nine Raleigh restaurants open Mondays keep the good times going after the weekend is over.


Snack on tapas and sip on wine flights at Barcelona Wine Bar’s large outdoor patio.

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Picture this: You’re trying to find a place to eat after a hectic weekend or on a Monday-falling birthday or anniversary — it can be hard to find an upscale spot. Don’t fret — here are nine Raleigh restaurants open Mondays.

42nd Street Oyster Bar, 508 W. Jones St. | Monday, 5-9 p.m. | Dine on high-quality seafood any day of the week— and don’t skip the oysters.

Barcelona Wine Bar, 430 W. Martin St. | Monday, 4 p.m. ‘til late; happy hour 4-6 p.m. | Who says wine porrons have to stop once the weekend is over? In addition to nearly 400 wines, snack on tapas and charcuterie.

Bida Manda, 222 S. Blount St. | Monday, 5-10 p.m. | Try Laotian dishes like khao poon gai, duck laab, and a Thai Tea Frenzy cocktail.

Death & Taxes, 105 W. Hargett St. | Monday, 5-9 p.m. | This Ashley Christensen spot honors wood-fired cooking — we’re partial to watching the kitchen do its thing while trying NC-sourced dishes.

Gravy, 135 S. Wilmington St.| Monday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. | Enjoy authentic red sauce + Italian fare for lunch and dinner every day of the week.

Oak Steakhouse, 417 W. Hargett St. | Monday, 5-9 p.m. | The steak isn’t the only mouthwatering item on the menu — try the NC-sourced shrimp cocktail, grilled Spanish octopus, and roasted bone marrow.

Poole’s, 426 S. McDowell St. | Monday, 5-10 p.m. | What more can you say about this iconic Raleigh restaurant? Don’t miss the return of former neighbor Poole’side Pie’s pickle juice caesar.

Sitti, 137 S. Wilmington St. | Monday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. | Authentic Lebanese-style food is at your fingertips seven days a week downtown.

Whiskey Kitchen, 201 W. Martin St. | Monday, 5 p.m. to midnight | This eatery features over 300 different whiskeys that pair perfectly with bites from the kitchen.

Did we skip your favorite? Call it a case of the Mondays. Share your fave Monday spot.

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