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City Market

Raleigh, NC 27601
919 821 8023
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Ranked #27 of 68 attractions in Raleigh
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods
Activities: Shopping, Nightlife
Traveler Description: The quaint shopping area called City Market was built in 1915 and is only three blocks east of the main street in downtown Raleigh (Fayetteville St... more »
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Tampa, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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107 reviews 107 reviews
52 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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 99 reviews
53 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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63 reviews 63 reviews
35 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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 4 reviews
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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119 reviews 119 reviews
26 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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Raleigh, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Walking around City Market is fun, but it's still lacking. They have live music on most nights, but the restaurants are pretty pricey for what you get. I wish downtown had more things to do, but I don't know if the city will ever get there.

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Raleigh, NC
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

We always like to take a weekend trip to the City Market where we can shop, eat and buy great NC pproduce.

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North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

If you can't get out to the farmers market, this is a great place for some well priced produce. A very convenient spot for stopping by on your way home from work.

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