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121 Fayetteville St, Raleigh, NC 27601
(919) 832-5959
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7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars

Crema is a place where you order from a somewhat limited sandwich board and eat at one of the tables. Sandwiches are good but nothing special.

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
raleigh, nc
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Bellmore, New York
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I usually don't bother to buy ice cream because I make my own, but this was better than I can do PLUS they make their own Waffle cones! Don't hesitate to try some.

Thank moltenmuse2014
Boca Raton, Florida
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

was expecting a scoop of ice-cream with the add-ons thrown in and was deliciously surprised to have it all 'mixed' in/blenderinzed.. so creamy and yummy!

Thank Wendy C
Raleigh, North Carolina
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I am a regular visitor for lunch here. You order at the counter and wait for the food. I recently had the Poppy Seed Salad (my absolute favorite), the tomato and brie sandwich and the chicken salad croissant. They also have a homemade cucumber salad that is a must have. If you go around lunch time be prepared to wait.... More 

Thank Carrie G
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

The drink was poorly made by the actual owner. He aggressively withdrew the drink from my hand, and conversed with angry tone. I felt offended and disrespected. I will no longer attend this place for services.

Thank Tatiana C
raleigh, nc
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Crema is a place where you order from a somewhat limited sandwich board and eat at one of the tables. Sandwiches are good but nothing special.

Thank samdav
Clifton Park, New York
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121 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Many combinations to be had here. Just pick Chocolate or Vanilla soft serve as your base and then add in up to three mix-ins. I had chocolate with raspberry, blueberries and cookie dough. They pretty much blend it all in together for you to create your own personal ice cream flavor. It hit the spot.

Thank leneyB
St. Petersburg, Florida
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206 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

I ordered chocolate mint chip and they created it with a vanilla base (my choice) and chocolate chips and mint chips. Excellent Five of us ordered different dishes and all were quite pleased.

Thank Caroline Y
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Only thing I had was the ice cream but it was so good! I had no idea the coffee shop did this. So you pick an ice cream: chocolate or vanilla, then pick three toppings: I picked pineapple, mango, banana, then choose whether you want it all in a cup or waffle cone. Then they mix it all together in... More 

Thank Pauerful1
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78 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

This is basically a coffee stand in the lobby of drab office building. Not sure why it's listed as an attraction in Raleigh.

Thank benl
Morrisville, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

I'm not much of a coffee drinker, however do love a good hot chocolate in the wintertime. I have frequented this place on occasion and their hot chocolate is tasty. I would say Royal Bean on Hillsborough St has a better taste, however if downtown and looking for a hot chocolate, this will serve its purpose.

Thank kbrenneman73

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 121 Fayetteville St, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: (919) 832-5959

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Cafe


Open Hours
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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