Poole's Downtown Diner

426 S McDowell St RaleighNC27601
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Poole's Downtown Diner can be found at S Mcdowell St 426. The following is offered: Cafes. The entry is present with us since Sep 10, 2010 and was last updated on Nov 14, 2013. In Raleigh there are 24 other Cafes. An overview can be found here.
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When To Go:
Since Kings Barcade is right next door, Poole's is the perfect place to stop for a snack after a late night of live music.
by Citysearch on April 21, 2009 from Citysearch

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Poole's Diner Restaurant Review:
Ashley Christensen, former chef of Raleigh’s groundbreaking restaurant Enoteca Vin, is expressing her talented self at her 1940s-era diner now transformed into a hot twenty-first-century bistro. Lipstick-red barstools pop against graffiti-covered gray walls which, at closer look, are blackboards announcing the menu du jour. Take your time ordering while sipping one of the bar’s creative...
by gayot on February 03, 2013 from gayot
Packed with funky retro decor, this nostalgic deli gives the downtown Raleigh crowd a hip place to hang out.:
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Paying homage to the 1950s lunch counter that once inhabited the same space, Poole's Diner is an energetic lunch spot that moonlights as a martini bar once the sun goes down. The...
by by Contributor at Citysearch on December 06, 2004 from Citysearch

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Poole's began in 1945 as a humble pie shop which soon grew to be a veritable legend and popular hangout for many. Today, Poole's is owned by the famed chef Ashley Christiansen who has given this Downtown landmark a bright and shiny new image. While original features like the double horseshoe bar and red banquettes have been retained, the decor incorporates some modern touches along with its...
by yahoolocal on April 03, 2016 from yahoolocal
The philosophy of the kitchen and bar at Poole’s Diner is simple to digest… creative, simple offerings carefully executed. We are proud to be a part of a community that recognizes the importance and value of supporting the small family farm.
by foursquare on August 28, 2012 from foursquare