Restaurants open late in Raleigh, NC


Hungry after 10 p.m.? Much on a hot dog from The Cardinal Bar. | Photo by @bold_flavors

It’s no secret that a midnight snack after a night out hits differently. Whether you’re headed home after a concert at Red Hat Amphitheater or winding down post bar hopping on Glenwood, Raleigh has plenty of late-night foodie spots open after 10 p.m. to cure your munchies.

Salty snacks
Raleigh Times Bar, 14 E. Hargett St. | Open until 1 a.m. on Fridays + Saturdays | Try this: fried pickles with housemade ranch + a side of French fries.

Second dinner
The Players Retreat, 105 Oberlin Rd. | Open until 1 a.m. on Fridays + Saturdays | A special late night menu comes into play after 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays featuring items like burgers, chicken wings + a New York strip steak.

Midnight vegetarian
The Cardinal Bar, 713 N. West St. | Open until 2 a.m. every day | Grab a customizable hot dog topped with all the fixin’s; skip the meat and order a veggie dog with veggie chili.

Flying Saucer Draught Emporium, 328 W. Morgan St. | Open until 2 a.m. on Fridays + Saturdays | Bring your friends to split Loaded Rocket Tots or the Beerfeast Board.

Tasty takeaway
Whiskey Kitchen, 201 W. Martin St. | Open until 12 a.m. Monday-Saturday | Dine in or take out delicious dishes like fried Brussel sprouts and barbecue platter.

Something sweet
Goodberry’s Frozen Custard, multiple locations | Open until 12 a.m. on Fridays + Saturdays (spring and summer) | During the warmer seasons, Raleighites can savor something sweet an hour later. Can’t decide what to order? Try the flavor of the day.

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