Irregardless Cafe


901 West Morgan Street
Raleigh NC 27603

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American, Vegetarian & Organic


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An authentic Raleigh experience! When the Irregardless opened in 1975, it was known as the hippie, vegetarian place. In the 80s, it was the first restaurant in NC to ban smoking. Today, the Cafe is the longest operating restaurant in Raleigh with the original owner. It has changed much over the years but its core values have remained the same. It’s award winning, hand-crafted meals feature local and organic ingredients. A casual fine dining restaurant, the Irregardless offers fresh seafood, meats, vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free menu items - which all respect the environment. We also have a list of unique wines and craft beers as well as espressos, cappuccinos and 25 loose teas. Live music is performed nightly. Our large stable of musicians play everything from jazz to bluegrass. These groups are listed on our website. Larger bands play on Saturday evenings for dancing.

The Irregardless Cafe is the place where friends dine regularly.

Dining Style: Casual Elegant

Cuisine: Contemporary American, Vegetarian / Vegan

Neighborhood: Raleigh

Menu: View menu on restaurant's website

Price: $30 and under


Phone: (919) 833-8898 x0

Hours of Operation:

Tuesday - Thursday

11:00 am - 2:30 pm, lunch

5:00 pm - 9:30 pm, dinner


11:00 am - 2:30 pm, lunch

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm, dinner


10:00 am - 2:30 pm, brunch

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm, dinner (with dancing until 11:00 pm)


10:00 am - 2:00 pm, brunch

Payment Options:

AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Executive Chef: Arthur Gordon & Solomon Khoury

Dress Code: Smart Casual

Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes

Additional Details: Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Public Transit: Raleigh's CAT bus stops at the corner of West Morgan Street and Tryon Hill, just across the street from the Cafe.

Parking: Private Lot

Parking Details: Our parking lot is across the street and 2 doors north of the Cafe (closer to the round-about.) In addition, there is ample street parking on both sides of West Morgan Street and on side streets.

Catering: Since 1975, Irregardless Catering has been serving "award winning" hand-crafted meals featuring local and organic ingredients at catered events throughout the Triangle. And while great food is the Cafe's claim to fame, Irregardless offers full service catering which includes: event planning & wedding coordinating (décor, flowers, music & entertainment,) all bar needs (fine wines, craft beers, cocktails & mixed drinks,) and all location rental needs. Our professional staff will ensure that your event will be a success. Please contact our catering manager at (919) 610-0872.

Entertainment: Since the Cafe opened in 1975, the Irregardless has featured the Triangle’s best musicians each night. Currently more than a hundred musicians perform jazz, bluegrass, traditional and dance music on a two month rotation. Go to to see who is performing this evening. Each night has its theme: Solo Tuesday, Bluegrass Wednesday, Jazz Thursday, "Irregardless' Best" Friday and Dancing Saturday. Our weekend brunches also have live music. Saturday daytime is jazz and Sunday, acoustic.

Special Events & Promotions:

Live musical entertainment nightly