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Raleigh, N.C., Restaurants

Foodies, rejoice! You're in one of the "Top 10 Tastiest Towns in the South" according to Southern Living, and you'll quickly see why our culinary scene is gaining other national recognition. Farmers' markets provide fresh meat and produce to restaurants that are focused on farm-to-table cooking... Carolina favorites like sweet tea, barbecue and home-style vegetables are staples of our culinary history... and award-winning chefs (we can claim two Iron Chef contenders) are setting trends in unique and creative takes on comfort food.

Choose from more than 1,200 Raleigh area restaurants, in a wide range of prices and cuisines. So, whether you're treating yourself to a fine-dining experience, searching for a romantic outdoor cafe, popping into a deli or looking for a great pub, dining here is a peerless mix of foodie culture and warm, down-home service.



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b.good - Downtown Raleigh

  • 555 Fayetteville St.
    Ste. 110
    Raleigh, NC 27601

What is real food, fast? It's fresh, made-to-order seasonal salads, kale and grain veggie bowls, smoothies and ice cream shakes. It's grass-fed, locally raised beef burgers off the grill. It's ...More

bu•ku

  • 110 E. Davie St.
    Raleigh, NC 27601

Located at the corner of Wilmington and Davie St. in Red Hat Tower, bu•ku: Global Street Food is a local restaurant telling a global story. Inspired by foods found in pushcarts and hawker stalls, ...More

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Abbey Road Tavern & Grill - Apex

  • 1700 Center St.
    Apex, NC 27502
  • Area: Apex
  • Phone: 919.372.5383

Abbey Road Tavern & Grill - Cary

  • 1195 W. Chatham St.
    Cary, NC 27513
  • Area: Cary
  • Phone: 919.481.4434

Abyssinia Ethiopian Restaurant

  • 2109 Avent Ferry Rd.
    Ste. 146
    Mission Valley
    Raleigh, NC 27606
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Phone: 919.664.8151

Academy Street Bistro

  • 200 S. Academy St.
    Cary, NC 27513
  • Area: Cary
  • Phone: 919.377.0509

Acme Pizza Co.

  • 204 Village Walk Dr.
    Holly Springs, NC 27540
  • Area: Holly Springs
  • Phone: 919.552.8800

Acro Cafe

  • 11 W. Jones St.
    North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
    Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.707.8057

Agave Mexican Bar & Grill

  • 18 W. Third St.
    Wendell, NC 27591
  • Area: Wendell
  • Phone: 919.365.0069

Ajisai Japanese Fusion

  • 427 Woodburn Rd.
    Cameron Village
    Raleigh, NC 27605
  • Area: Midtown Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.831.9907

Authentic Neapolitan wood-fired pizza house with a craft flair in downtown Raleigh, N.C.…more
A modern restaurant created with Jim Valvano's passion and commitment to excellence.…more
Award-winning American dishes prepared from scratch with fresh, local ingredients.…more
Real food, fast. Made-to-order seasonal salads, burgers, smoothies and ice cream shakes.…more
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