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



    First Courses

    Citrus & Herb Grilled Shrimp & Crispy Phyllo Salad

    roasted pineapple & mozzarella, root vegetables, butternut squash puree, radicchio, frisse, honey curry dressing $14

    Grilled Georgia Quail

    cotija & monteray jack cheese pupusa, sautéed cabbage & jicama, picked egg salad, parsnip puree, smoked tomatillo sauce $15

     Chilled Chilean Verlasso Salmon Terrine*

    poached salmon rillettes & gravlax layers, capers, english pea salad, gem lettuce, irish cheddar pimento cheese, shallot port wine vinaigrette $14

    Crispy “Pepsi-Cola” Pork Belly & Smoked Trout  

    savory herb crepe & smoked trout, green tomato, butter beans, celery root, beet carpaccio, pickled collards, roasted pineapple curry jus  $15

    Local Blue Sky Farms Tender Greens Salad

    curly leaf lettuce, red haze leaf, frisée, radicchio, belgian endive, red oak, fenberg, dill, shallot dijon vinaigrette $12

    Hinsdale Garden Salad

    cucumbers, tomatoes, beets, green beans, gem lettuce, feta cheese, red peppers, lemon garlic herb dressing $13

    330 Crispy Calamari

        lightly seasoned cornmeal flour, zingy mayo dipping sauce $12

    Classic “330” French Onion Soup

    caramelized spanish onions, gruyere cheese, toasted herb croutons, rich broth  $13

    Soup du Jour   $12



    Grilled Chilean Verlasso Salmon* 

    grilled fingerling potatoes & jumbo lump crabmeat, roasted cauliflower, wilted spinach, haricot verts, curry carrot slaw, grain mustard sauce $26

    Pan Roasted Black Angus Beef Filet*

    french green lentils & grilled king oyster mushrooms, saffron leek ribbons, roasted broccolini, fennel slaw, madeira & raisin jus $49

    Roasted Springer Farm’s Georgia Chicken Breast

    crispy potato gnocchi & roasted plum tomatoes, grilled zucchini, tuscan kale, sautéed spaghetti squash, tangy caper citrus sauce $25

    Grilled Moroccan Seasoned Swordfish

    creamy pearl barley risotto, smoked pancetta, arugula pesto, grilled asparagus, coconut salad, roasted red pepper & port wine jus $26

    Beeler Farms Iowa Pork Chop 

    penne rigate pasta & spinach casserole, smoked gouda cheese, kabocha squash puree, roasted cauliflower salad, balsamic grain mustard $27

    Empire Seafood Paella

     steamed mussels, clams, scallops, seasonal fish, shrimp, saffron rice, chicken, chorizo sausage, stagianato cheese, herb fumét $27

    Roasted Five Spice Pennsylvania Duck Breast*

    local sweet potato & dried cherry bread pudding, parsnip puree, roasted leeks & rutabaga, butter beans, pineapple & green peppercorn sauce $29

    Pan Roasted New Bedford Sea Scallops

    roasted pear & blue cheese polenta, garlic braised escarole, sautéed butternut squash & broccolini, new castle brown ale reduction $28

    Grilled Australian Lamb Rack*

    toasted farro & Spanish chorizo risotto, roasted butternut squash, harissa roasted asparagus, port wine collards, lemongrass prune jus $36

    Sautéed Shrimp & Bucatini Pasta

    roasted leeks, heirloom tomatoes, zucchini, butter beans beans, pine nuts, basil, applewood bacon, white wine garlic cream sauce $24

    Daniel Schurr 

    Chef de Cuisine













    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!