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Rey's Restaurant

1130 Buck Jones Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606-3325
+1 919-380-0122
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Steakhouse, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1130 Buck Jones Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606-3325
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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

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Reviewed 6 days ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a place to celebrate and we found it. When you visit a restaurant that is supposed to be "fine dining", you expect outstanding food. And Rey's delivers. But great service seemed to make the food even better. The team approach at...More

Thank raven27
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Just terrible! Food bad service unreliable bar dirty just not pleasant at all no atmosphere living off a past reputation Avoid at all cost

1  Thank Tom P
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We've been to Rey's several times over the years, and have always enjoyed the food as well as the service. I usually order the filet or the salmon, both yummy!

Thank dukefan86
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We were a party of 8 on New Years Eve. I was concerned about the noise level, would the kitchen be overwhelmed, would service be up to par. My concerns were merely wasted energy. We easily carried on conversations, the food arrived in a very...More

Thank Mariam C
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

This is our go to place for special occasions- better than Ruth Chris. Great food and service. The berry salad, filet mignonette, lyonnaise potatoes and creme brûlée were delicious! Jim is a great waiter.

Thank theholidaywife
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We celebrated our anniversary at Rey's last night and had the best experience! The atmosphere was a little more casual than we expected, but soon we hardly noticed that. Since it was our anniversary, someone came to our table with a handwritten "Happy Anniversary" note...More

Thank Julie G
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

If you would like a great dining experience Rey's is the place All the food is great with very nice touches The atmosphere is very classic and comfortable with Rey making his way around talking with diners I can only give Rey's 5 stars but...More

Thank michael W
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Questions & Answers
14 December 2016|
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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
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
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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