When you are hosting a must-impress client or have an important business matter to address, it’s imperative to select a restaurant with the proper ambiance. Typically, a quiet space is needed so you can discuss business matters without interruptions. Private dining options are also ideal for business lunches that involve large groups. The food should also be top notch – as a fantastic meal will seal the deal!

These North Hills restaurants are ideal for your next important business lunch:

Midtown Grille

Midtown Grille offers contemporary American fare in a classy, yet comfortable environment. The lunch menu includes items such as seared tuna salad and the Midtown Burger. This cozy restaurant is pretty quiet, but if you need more privacy, it offers a private dining room that seats up to 30 and includes a TV screen for presentations if needed.


Coquette is North Hills only French Brasserie! The lunch menu features French classics such as escargots and croque monsieur. This elegant bistro is perfect for a business lunch and even offers private dining options. You can reserve any section of the restaurant or dine in a private room that seats up to 60 and includes a screen for multi-media presentations.


Mura offers fine Japanese cuisine, which is fantastic if you want to talk business over a sushi boat! Mura’s dining room features booths that are ideal for private conversations. If you need more privacy and seek a more unique experience, you may want to consider reserving one of its closed-off tatami rooms.  These seat 14-16 and are modeled after traditional Japanese spaces.


Firebirds is an all-American chain restaurant that serves steaks, seafood, and sandwiches. It’s a great spot for a business lunch on the fly, as the menu is sure to please anyone. The space lends itself really well to groups. This is one of the more casual options for a business lunch.

Another casual business lunch option in North Hills is Aladdin’s Eatery, a casual restaurant that serves delicious Lebanese cuisine.

If you prefer to make business decisions over a nice cold beer be sure to check out The Yard House or Fox & Hound. Now, if you rather host a business lunch in your office? The Q Shack and Zoes Kitchen offer awesome catering options that are delicious.

Hosting your business lunch at North Hills will add a touch of class to any business interaction. Here’s to hoping you close your next big deal in North Hills, one of Raleigh’s finest spots.

So what are some of your favorite restauarnts for a business lunch & meeting in North Hills? Please be sure to hit us up on Twitter @919BlogNC or visit our Facebook page at FB.com/919Blog and let us know! We would love to hear from ya.

This post was created in collaboration with the North Hills Blog editorial team and 919 Blog contributor Amy Howard for exclusive digital publication via TBN