301 Glenwood Avenue Suite 100, Raleigh, NC
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Come taste the world

For twenty four years, we have lived and traveled the world. From the first apple tarts in France, the Pecorino cheese in Tuscany, Weiss Wurst in Germany, Espada on the island of Madeira and much more. At Plates, we hope that you will enjoy some of our favorite international dishes combined with our regional southern flavors. Join us on a new culinary journey that is globally inspired and locally produced.

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call (919) 828-0018 today!

Steve Day

Steve began to cook family meals as a child and continued to develop a keen interest in food tastes and textures. When his family moved to London in 2006, he decided to formalize his training at Le Cordon Bleu in London. There he learned classic French culinary techniques and earned the highly coveted Diplome De Cuisine. During his tenure overseas, Steve travelled to over 30 countries where he experienced a variety of cultures, food and drink.

The culmination of these experiences provided the inspiration for Plates in Raleigh. Steve’s first experience working in a commercial kitchen was with Chef/Owner Michel Roux and Head Chef Nicolas Laridan at the Michelin two-star restaurant Le Gavroche in London. Within two weeks, Steve was hooked. After Le Cordon Bleu, he was offered a position in a new restaurant being opened by Chef Nicolas Laridan. Le Bouchon Breton opened in London and Steve worked there making classic French Brasserie food for the remaining time he lived in London. After transitioning back to Raleigh, Steve was a chef in the banquet department at the Umstead Hotel and Spa in Cary, NC before opening Plates. He is excited to combine his love of food and travel and bring globally inspired, locally produced food to the Glenwood South area of Raleigh.

We are open!

Come Stop In!

  • 11:00am – 2:30pm Tue—Fri Lunch

  • 5:00pm – 10:00pm Tue—Fri Dinner

  • 10:30am – 2:30pm Sat & Sun Brunch

  • 5:00pm – 10:00pm Sat Dinner

  • 5:00pm – 9:00pm Sun Dinner

301 Glenwood Avenue Suite 100, Raleigh, NC

FREE PARKING is available in the pay lot behind our building (enter on Lane Street). Bring your space number and license plate number to our host and we will validate you.

Weekly Specials




Pairings on the Patio, $19 per person (check Events section for more details)


Mystery Wine Night! $19 and $33 bartender's choice bottles of wine





$19 Sunday Pub Roast (featuring $3 Fuller's London Pride beer)

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IndyWeek Gives Glowing Review

“Stepping into Plates in Raleigh’s Glenwood South neighborhood is like entering an interior design mag’s spread on European farmhouses.”

The News & Observer Voted Us Best of 2016!

In 2016, The News & Observer’s Greg Cox awarded Plates Neighborhood Kitchen with a Best Restaurants medal and with a Four-Star review.

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Thanksgiving Takeout for 6!

Tue 11/06/2018 - Mon 11/19/2018
12:00 am - 12:00 pm

Don’t want to spend all day in the kitchen on Thanksgiving? Let us cook for you, and transform the holiday experience for you and your loved ones!

We are collecting Thanksgiving Takeout orders through Monday, November 19th. Our $109 package will feed six people comfortably, with a portion of the proceeds from each package donated to Rise Against Hunger!

Meal for six includes:
• Roast Turkey with Gravy (whole breast with confit dark meat)
• Cranberry Sauce
• Stuffing
• Roasted Brussels Sprouts
• Sweet Potato Casserole
• Mashed Potatoes
• House-baked Bread
• Choice of Figgy Pudding or Pumpkin Pie

Call (919)828-0018 or email info@plateskitchen to place your order.

Thanksgiving Charity Dinner: Plates For The World

Thu 11/22/2018 - Thu 11/22/2018
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Plates Neighborhood Kitchen is teaming up with Rise Against Hunger to make Thanksgiving hassle-free for people with a philanthropic spirit who just don’t want to cook on the holiday.

“Plates for the World,” the one-day special promotion now in its sixth year, includes a gourmet Thanksgiving dinner available as take-out or served at the restaurant. $20 from each meal sold will be donated to Rise Against Hunger to support their mission to end world hunger by the year 2030.

Our three-course sit-down dinner on Thursday, November 22 will be served from 12:00 – 5:00 pm in the restaurant, and will feature Thanksgiving classics done in style by Chef Steve Day and his talented team. $42 per person (includes tax & gratuity). This event is RSVP only! Get your reservation today by calling us at (919) 828-0018.