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The Big Easy Downtown

) #135 of 1,159 Restaurants in Raleigh ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Cajun & Creole
222 Fayetteville St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1310
+1 919-832-6082
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good47%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar, Cajun & Creole, Pub
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222 Fayetteville St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1310
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I ate here on a Sunday night. Anyone who thinks their foidc is authentic New Orleans good obviously hasn't had the real deal. Probably t he bl and eat shrimp etoufee I have ever had. The chef does not knows howw to...More

Thank rosenj77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and drinks great place to hang out late night typically a live band on the weekend. The atmosphere is lively and upbeat, mixed age crowd but mostly millennials. Most of the food ia good but avoid the ribs they're not so great.

Thank Godis J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Funny didn't see many eating food. The place feels more like a bar than a restaurant . There's a back room and upstairs. Very dark. Rough concrete floors, exposed brick walls. Enjoyed some great tunes, fun crowd and no cover surprisingly. May have got in...More

Thank Jullie C
Reviewed 9 June 2017

First visit to the place. It was a little dark for my liking. I was seated right away which was great after a long day and a snowy cold walk from my hotel. The service was good as I was hungry. Thankfully the place was...More

Thank Charles1019
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This place LITERALLY has it all. When you walk in the place, you immediately hear the Dixieland jazz playing on the PA. There are wrought-iron fixtures, a vintage-looking chandelier, and the exposed brick façade that if you look at it long enough, you'd think you're...More

Thank Hayden M
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Not attentive to orders. Seafood was not hot and walk in customer service was horrible. Very disappointed.

Thank Faith H
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

The food was great, but the atmosphere was a little dark and strange. We had a group of 20 plus people and the wait time was over 1.5 hours. There was a live musician, and he was good, but I wonder if anyone noticed him...More

Thank Janice R
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Had a limited amount of food. Service that slow started with the fried pimento cheese It was very good just Luke warm but good. The oysters were fresh and sweet. The service is where the ball was dropped. I would return if there was better...More

Thank Gardner S
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We ordered burgers and local beer. The burgers were really good, we got sweet potatoes as the side which were so good. I would definitely recommend this place if you are looking for a good burger. The bar was quiet at daytime. The only thing...More

Thank Reviews002012
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Wonderful meal on a quiet Sunday evening. I had the Cajun Sampler - a great choice if you want just a little of everything. Prices were very comfortable for the business dinner with colleagues. Highly recommended!

Thank Harry E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 Fayetteville St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1310
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-832-6082
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