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Address: , Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone Number: 919 821 8023
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Activities: Nightlife, Shopping
Description: 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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Nice but needs to expand

Lovely blend of old and new. Plenty of restaurants, planners need to build upon the shops. Could have walked forever if there was more to see by way of galleries and shops... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
kaksherman
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English first
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Lovely blend of old and new. Plenty of restaurants, planners need to build upon the shops. Could have walked forever if there was more to see by way of galleries and shops. Overall experience was pleasant.

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Durham, North Carolina
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58 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The City Market in downtown Raleigh is small but a nice way to spend some time on a Saturday morning, BUT beware of the "Special" sales requiring a $5 entrance fee to the craft market before 11am. We decided to skip it since we are not crafts people. The produce market was large with a lot of nice produce. They... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Downtown Raleigh does not have much in the area of shopping. City Market fills that gap for some items. The selection of vendors was very small and overpriced. There were beautiful creations and very friendly people in the stores within the little mall. We were also disappointed that we had Sunday afternoon open to wander the city and the Market... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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62 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Small but mighty, the City Market vendor selection was a welcome relief, even in the hot sun and basking afternoon temperatures. Beautiful selection of produce and flowers.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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169 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

The area was quiet on a Sunday morning, but there are many shops/restaurants nearby. The architecture is beautiful. I hear they have a farmers market in season which is nice.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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99 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

The City Market has a plethora of restaurants of every imaginable venue. No one should go hungry. The are one-of-a-kind retail stores, as well. A fun place to go.

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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77 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Just stopped the other weekend to purchase some fresh farmers offerings and have a cup of coffee down the street. Love the place and the people... Only wish someone would open the Pub back up so there is not a big empty building there.

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Greenville, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

I'm a Foodie and it (City Mkt) had things not easily found in NC. The variety of fruits and vegetables were amazing and the food? Try the fried Chicken, seasonal veggies, Sweet tea and banana pudding!

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Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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162 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

It was cold and rainy but my dog and I walked around anyway. Very cute quaint shops and Restaurants wish it was warmer! Most the eateries had closed after lunch, they had outdoor tables for people with pets but it was too cold to sit outside.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

First Fridays feature live outdoor music and several beer/wine options to enjoy on the square. All month long: Vic's Italian features great fresh Italian food. Woody's offers an amazing beer list and an array of appetizers/bar food. Zydeco has killer New Orleans grub.

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