Pre-COVID-19, it was widely agreed that the food scene in the City of Oaks was thriving, doing better than ever thanks to tasty endeavors from a community that’s passionate about good eats and drinks (the accolades range from one of America's hottest food cities to one of 12 global destinations to travel to, with much credit to our culinary prowess).
And you can still experience the must-try food scene of the Raleigh area right now.
Many local restaurants in the Raleigh area have been certified under the statewide Count On Me NC program, a public health initiative that specifically trains businesses to help keep everyone—both employees and guests—safe from COVID-19.
Explore those restaurants below, and plan a trip to a foodie paradise.
Raleigh, N.C.'s welcome mat is always out for you.
See safe dining and things to do, plus local travel safety info, here.