Cortez Seafood and Cocktail
Fish & breezy drinks in a cool space
Seafood · $$
Seafood is the overarching theme of the assortment of raw, ‘raw-ish,’ and main plates (many with a slight Mexican accent) offered at this chef-driven Downtown destination, which also mixes up breezy craft cocktails. The culinary inspiration is reflected in the understated island setting with teal leather booths and a bar covered in opalescent marble scales.
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hours Open Today · 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
location 413 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27603, USA phone +1 919-342-8227 website directions Get Directions
Google Reviews
If I could give half stars Cortez would get 4.5 stars. The decor is very chill and tropical, the bar design is innovative, the cocktails delicious (the spicy hibiscus margarita was amazing), the foods was terrific especially the mushroom toast. The seafood is Kristine which is what I would expect from Locals Seafood who supply this restaurant. Very good food, but not one of those totally revelatory experiences that I've had at other restaurants. Service was good although a little slow at times. Overall very good and will be going again.
Millie Kwan · February 20, 2018
We had a great experience at Cortez. Made a reservation for 5 on a Saturday night and only had to wait about 5 minutes for our table. The food and drinks are delicious!!! The oysters are overpriced in my opinion and we did leave a little hungry, my only reason for 4 stars. Service was great!
Ashley Roberts · February 20, 2018
Fabulous, tasty food. We had the baked oysters for starters, along with the bread and weed butter. Then we shared the mushroom bread, brussel sprouts, shrimp and lobster mac and cheese! Delicious!!Awesome wait staff. A great experience! I will be back!
sylvia Williams · February 7, 2018