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Hayes Barton Cafe and Dessertery

) #4 of 49 Dessert in Raleigh #58 of 1,249 Places to Eat in Raleigh €€ - €€€ American
2000 Fairview Rd, Raleigh, NC 27608-2390
+1 919-856-8551
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“coconut cake” (22 reviews)
“meatloaf” (27 reviews)
“cakes” (61 reviews)
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2000 Fairview Rd, Raleigh, NC 27608-2390
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Reviewed yesterday

We planned for a month, and drove almost two hours to be the first in line when the doors opened so we could celebrate our anniversary at Hayes Barton. This was our second trip to this unique and truly fantastic restaurant. Yes, everyone talks about...More

Thank ktnc2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the most unique places in Raleigh you will find. The owners have done a great job with the decor, but more importantly with the food. Very friendly owners and staff. All entrees and the desserts are top notch. Well worth the...More

Thank ECU1987
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you've never been. You have to go. Must visit when in Raleigh. It's small. Seating can be difficult. We went in for desert and a coffee. Found a nice cozy spot at the bar. Staff is outstanding. Deserts are unbelievable. You won't be able...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We has heard of HBCD, but never been before and based on TAs reviews decided to try it. Easy street parking outside restaurant. Reservations for four or more so need to come near opening at 6pm or eat at bar which many customers chose to...More

Thank NC0016
Reviewed 30 May 2017

This is one of our go to places when in Raleigh. Service can be a challenge when they are very busy but that is very minor compared to the food. The crab dip with bagel chips is incredible. The chips are so soft and flavorful....More

Thank elridder
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Great deserts!! Never leave hungry. Go early, because it is very popular. Expect to wait. Dessert for breakfast is an option.

Thank corwincz
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Dropped in late after dinner. Got 2 slices 2go. Quaint old school diner with a fun energy and great coffee mugs! Coconut and Chocolate Peanut Butter were our choices and 2 slices fed 4-6 people ❤ Yummy. Rich. Very coconutty!

Thank buckmet
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Had some down time following dinner and decided to try HBCD for dessert with another couple. We arrived at 815 and it took over 15 minutes for the host to recognize the small kine of people. I guess because there were no immediate seats available...More

Thank TravelingTogether5
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Hayes Barton Cafe still delivers quality food and service. Tucked away in the Five Points district, it is a great little restaurant full of charm and character. Always a favorite is the meatloaf!!

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Before they run out! Loved this place. It is quirky, fresh, delicious, but not inexpensive. I had pork tenderloin and it was amazing. Fork-tender, delicious balsamic gravy. Loved it. But - what we really came for was the dessert. Unfortunately one choice was already gone...More

Thank 150hotelnightsayear
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Laura Y
20 June 2015|
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Response from SweetLeilani53 | Reviewed this property |
We've always been fortunate to find a spot within a block of the resatuarant ... usually, right out front, pull in style parking right there. Street parking, on the curb with a parking meter is the other option. Many of... More
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Melissa G
9 April 2015|
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Response from SweetLeilani53 | Reviewed this property |
I sincerely doubt they have gluten free items. This is a very old fifties style place, kinda mom and pop. It's really nostalgic for many people... old movie star photos on the walls, vinyl booths and seating... Delicious.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2000 Fairview Rd, Raleigh, NC 27608-2390
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-856-8551
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