Second Empire Restaurant and Tavern

For reservations or any other assistance, please call (919) 829-3663. Fine Dining in Raleigh NC
At the Historic Dodd-Hinsdale House
330 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: (919) 829-3663
  • Weddings
  • Special Events
  • Chef's Table
  • Award winning cuisine

  • Tavern Menu




    Blue Sky Farm Beet & Tomato Salad

    grilled corn, toasted pinenuts, haricot verts, golden beets, feta cheese, honey & lime vinaigrette  $13

    Grilled Cajun Seasoned Georgia Quail

    crispy potato gnocchi, pickled collard greens, shaved fennel & prune salad, ginger cider vinegar jus $14

     330 Tuscan Kale Salad

    roasted root vegetables, hard-boiled egg, radish, corn, toasted pecans, currants, creamy grain mustard dressing $13

    Pennsylvania Duck Leg Confit Salad

    roasted cauliflower & lentil salad, frisse lettuce, roasted sweet potatoes, horseradish & mandarin orange sauce  $15

    Classic Tavern Caesar Salad

    garlicky herb croutons, stagionato cheese, romaine lettuce, anchovy, creamy lemon garlic dressing  $13

    Point Judith Rhode Island Crispy Calamari

        lightly seasoned cornmeal flour, zingy mayo dipping sauce $12

    Tavern French Onion Soup

    caramelized spanish onions, gruyere cheese, toasted herb croutons, rich broth  $11

    Steamed “Sneads Ferry” North Carolina Clams

    roasted maple sausage, spinach, corn, butternut squash, navy beans, rosemary garlic cream $13



    Springer Farm’s Georgia Chicken Parmigiana

    creamy rigatoni pasta & pancetta ham, wilted spinach, grilled portabella mushrooms, red onions, hearty tomato sauce $22

    Rosemary & Garlic Braised Mississippi Rabbit

    buccatini pasta, roasted zucchini, cherry tomatoes, fava beans, spinach, rutabaga, corn, roasted garlic herb cream sauce $23

    Empire Seafood Paella

    steamed clams, mussels, scallops, seasonal fish, shrimp, saffron rice, chicken, chorizo sausage, herb fumét $24

    Stuffed North Carolina Mountain Trout

     chicken mousseline & local mushrooms, bacon, creamy leeks & butternut squash, snow pea salad, dried cherry port jus $22

    Steamed Prince Edward Island Mussels

    creamy cheesy polenta, basil pesto, roasted eggplant & red onion petals, zucchini, stagionato cheese $21

    330 Veal Piccata

     creamy roasted cherry tomato & saffron risotto, braised tuscan kale, ratatouille, lemon caper herb sauce $26

    Ginger & Molasses Braised Beef Shortribs

     trifecta potato mash, garlic & apple vinegar mustard greens, spaghetti squash, pickled beet salad, natural thyme jus  $23



    Second Empire Restaurant and Tavern
    - At -
    The Historic Dodd-Hinsdale House
    330 Hillsborough Street
    Raleigh, NC 27603

    Phone: (919) 829-3663
    Fax: (919) 829-9519

    From everyone at Second Empire, Thank You! We look forward to seeing you soon!