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Wide variety!

Filled with fresh produce , and amazing fruits and vegetables, this is a terrific place to visit... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2017
traveltrek57
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Coopersburg,PA
Kind people

We enjoyed the city market! We were visiting from out of town with our two daughters ages 5 and 7... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2018
Amanda B
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  • Excellent39%
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  • Average15%
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  • Terrible5%
Nov 9, 2018
“We thought we couldn't find it, turns out nothing to find”
Oct 27, 2018
“Kind people”
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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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Raleigh, NC 27601
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

What a disappointment! Pretty much just a few shops and eateries with lots of vacant areas. Skip this one.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank scitty
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the city market! We were visiting from out of town with our two daughters ages 5 and 7. We had a great time at the market and there was a lot to see! A kind gentlemen gave the girls bananas from his stand....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Amanda B
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

City Market is a few blocks of historical buildings in central Raleigh. There is clearly an attempt to turn this into a vibrant shopping and dining area. It still seems like a work in process as there seemed to be as many empty store fronts...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank GoLeafs85
Reviewed July 3, 2018

Only a few shops and a couple of places to eat.Disappointing for a city the size of Raleigh and with the historical background.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Robert P
Reviewed February 15, 2018

We visited based on the positive reviews thinking this would be a nice way to spend some time. There was almost nothing there. A few restaurants and a pet store. 30 minutes and we had walked the market, stopped in the pet store and found...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Jeff S
Reviewed February 2, 2018

They city market is wonderful. There is a huge selection of produce and other items from many local farmers and companies. Plenty of parking. Plenty of sampling too.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Alan S
Reviewed January 23, 2018

Great little market with quality produce in the downtown city market area, adjacent to Vic's (good Italian place) and around the corner from Big Ed's. Surprising variety for a small place, but you can fulfill all but the exotic vegetable needs here, and some packaged...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank DaveInRaleigh
Reviewed December 30, 2017

Ok, as one who is making strides for healthier living, eating, and being...we just HAD to try this spot out. They offer varying specials on meats, beans, or veggies. One can purchase seafood or meals peppered for cooking. We just strolled along and picked up...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank pky_pook
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

I did not see any vegetables. The market place was empty. A big disappointment! An ice cream shop was the only thing I saw worthwhile.

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Herschel C
Reviewed July 5, 2017

Filled with fresh produce , and amazing fruits and vegetables, this is a terrific place to visit and shop. Remember to bring a cooler or cool bag for items in the heat.

Date of experience: July 2017
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