Eat Like a Local at The Player's Retreat


Eat Like a Local at The Player's Retreat

The Player's Retreat
105 Oberlin Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27605

This saloon-like sports bar near NC State was on the brink of closure in 2005 to the dismay of many locals. Attorney Gus Gusler, who had worked there as an NC State student, bought the PR (as it's known to fans), promising to keep it open. He's reserved the original spirit of the place while adding touches of sophistication, including a wide-reaching wine list (not at all the sports bar norm) and a huge selection of single-malt Scotch.

Food Style: American Casual

Price Level: $

Reservations Accepted: Yes

Atmosphere: Casual

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