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Address: Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone Number:
+1 919-821-8023

Recognized by the National Register of Historic Places, this is a trendy...

Recognized by the National Register of Historic Places, this is a trendy shopping and restaurant district located in Raleigh's historic section.

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A great neighborhood to visit

This is a very small but quaint neighborhood just a few blocks east of Fayetteville Street. It is an historic area complete with cobblestone streets, quaint stores and plenty of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John B
Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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1,644 reviews
716 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 963 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very small but quaint neighborhood just a few blocks east of Fayetteville Street. It is an historic area complete with cobblestone streets, quaint stores and plenty of spots to grab a meal or drink (Big Ed's is a perfect spot for breakfast). Apart from lingering over a meal don't expect to spend more than an hour here... More 

Thank John B
high point, United States
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49 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a whole lot there. Had lunch at Vics. Great Italian place. Great prices and lots of food. A few stores and a few places to eat. Its was nice to walk on the cobblestone.

Thank Karen P
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11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This isn't one of those 'destination' types of places, but it does have some historic value. The narrow cobblestone streets are worth the visit, but not if one has to go out of one's way. If you are in the neighborhood, though, do stop through.

Thank Everette W
East Islip, New York
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178 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Not a fan of this part of the city. Market was ok. They need to revitalize this area to make it more inviting.

Thank donna2468
Sneads Ferry, North Carolina
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Expected a fun Market vibe, nothing was open. Found good restaurants but no shopping, very disappointed

Thank jnndavis
Huntersville, North Carolina
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65 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

After visiting the state capitol we strolled to City Market thinking we'd find lunch and some fun shopping. We didn't figure out what the hype was about this place. Maybe because we visited on Veteran's Day and everything was closed?

Thank phosford
Cape Coral, Florida
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65 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

My daughter took us to the market and I couldn't buy enough, everything wa so fresh and beautiful. Apples were in season and we tried many different kinds before buying two big bags we will visit there again.

Thank avlady
Del Rio, Texas
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106 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

It was incredible how well organized it was, the quality of the items, as well as the depth and variety of things available. Great place to be and great food too.

Thank b31s
Rock Hill, South Carolina
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78 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Market has several shops and restaurants in the downtown capital area. Easy walked to from NCSU campus. Big Eds restaurant is a must particularly for breakfast.

1 Thank atpittman
Raleigh, North Carolina
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23 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

always excellent food every time for years I have eaten there..All food is always good and homemade.

1 Thank atlanticboy701

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