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Battistella's

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Categories: Restaurants & Bars, American, Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week, Restaurant Week
200 E Martin St, Raleigh, NC 27601
Hours: Tue - Wed: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm Thu - Sat: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm Sun: 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
(919) 803-2501
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New Orleans native Chef Brian Battistella brings his skilled culinary talent to Raleigh, North Carolina with the new Battistella's. Enjoy the best in classic New Orleans and upscale Southern cuisine with a emphasis on local and Southeastern U.S. grown seafoods, meats and vegetables.


Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week (Aug. 18-24)

$30 Menu
*Please ask your server for wine pairing option

FIRST COURSE (choose one)
GUMBO: Battistella's classic rich brown stock cooked with fresh regional ingredients
MUFFELETTA BRUCHETTA: French Bread crostini topped with Virginia ham, salami, provolone and New Orleans olive salad
PORK BELLY SPRINGROLL: Heritage Farm's pork belly and Farmer's market greens drizzled with Texas Pete Siracha

SECOND COURSE (choose one)
HERITAGE FARMS PORK RIB PLATTER: Peach BBQ glazed pork ribs with french fries, white remoulade slaw and hushpuppies
ASHLEY FARMS HERB ENCRUSTED CHICKEN: Oven roasted herb encrusted chicken with spicy creole sauce over cavatappi pasta
FARMER'S MARKET VEGGIE RISOTTO: Hand selected Farmer's market vegetables served over creamy Romano risotto with creole spiced shrimp

THIRD COURSE (choose one)
BREAD PUDDING WITH WHITE CHOCOLATE SAUCE
CHOCOLATE MOUSSE WITH FRESH BERRIES


Menu is subject to change based on product availability. Tax and tip not included.

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Kim M. Jun 11, 2014
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This is was my first visit to Battistella's and won't be my last! I came for the Yelp City Market: Taste of Nola 3 course dinner. I am SO glad that I... (more)
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Diana B. Apr 15, 2014
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I went with 2 of my adult children for early dinner one afternoon this fall. There were not many people there yet, but due to the size of the dining rooms,... (more)
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Rod O. Apr 4, 2014
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Disappointing! VERY!!! I'll start with: What was Very Good : : Service was Perfekt! The Ladies waiting on us Did an excellent job and were Very Happy... (more)
christinabaker75 Aug 21, 2013
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We chose Battistella's for Raleigh Restaurant. The ambiance is nice and the location is great for people watching... and that's where the positives end. The food took over 40 minutes to come out, the fish was completely overcooked (we're talking mashed potatoes'esque) and they have no beer/wine list. I've never taken the time to write a poor review but I really hope someone there sees this so they can improve. Sorry Battistella's, but that meal was a WASTE of money!
gijoes Mar 19, 2012
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Is this the same Brian that started in Clayton before moving to Crabtree in Raleigh?
krimson Feb 27, 2012
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My wife and I discovered this place when it was the hotel restaurant at the Roach Motel just above Crabtree Valley mall... When they closed we were so sad... Then we heard they we're moving DT! Woohoo!!! We've eaten there several times since the move and love it... The menu has taken a hit, no more Seafood Creole, but the food is still VERY good... And if you are wondering about authenticity, check out where Chef B learned his chops: http://www.commanderspalace.com/
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dwntwnboy Dec 5, 2011
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The absolute BEST!! The gumbo is "slap yo mamma" good and the shrimp and grits are to die for. Each dish I've had here (and at their old location near Crabtree for a couple of years) has been fantastic. The staff have always been friendly and helpful- it's now closer to the house than ever and open for lunch!! What's not to love?

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