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Raleigh, also known as the “City of Oaks”, is a happening metropolis. This capital city is home to a great food scene, vibrant nightlife, and a variety of art and culture on display. Looking for how to spend your evening in this city? Look no further. Check out the following list of some of the best things to do and places to eat!
How to Get to Raleigh, North Carolina
To get to Raleigh, fly into the Raleigh-Durham International Airport.
Most people who visit Raleigh will choose to rent a car.
Where to Eat in Raleigh, North Carolina
42nd St Oyster Bar & Seafood Grill // In the mood for seafood? Rest your eyes on this. This “southern seafood tradition” is a well-known spot in the south. Pair your favorite seafood with a draft or a glass off their “award winning wine list”.
Sushi Blues Cafe // Craving sake and sushi? Here’s a good spot for it. Try a few of their various rolls, or stick with a few kitchen appetizers.
MoJoe’s Burger Joint // Who doesn’t love a good ol’ burger? MoJoe’s does it right! Coined the term “Best burger in Raleigh”, this is a must-visit if you’re a fan of American food. Check out their expansive draft list. Featuring your favorite classics, as well as local brews, the choice is yours!
Hibernian Restaurant & Pub // This snug spot lets you tap into your Irish roots! With daily events, pop in for live music or even just some 75¢ wings! Better yet, reserve the whole restaurant for a private event you may be wanting to have!
My Way Tavern // This is a personal favorite of ours. From the wide variety of specialty wing sauces to choose from to their extensive alternating beer list (with a majority of those being local NC brews), you’ll be struggling to choose!
What to Do in Raleigh, North Carolina
Raleigh Beer Garden // Are you a beer fanatic? Check out Raleigh’s Beer Garden! This two-story bar boasts about having the world’s largest selection of draft beers available in one restaurant. You’re almost guaranteed to find something you will love. Located in a great part of town in the Glenwood South district of Downtown Raleigh.
Boxcar Bar + Arcade // One of Raleigh’s specialties! Also known as the “arcade bar”, this hang-out spot is a Downtown Raleigh classic. Home to any kind of arcade game you could imagine. Unlock the “gamer” in you! Play your favorites with a drink in hand.
Red Hat Amphitheater // Enjoy a night out with live music! Check out the line-up at this venue, located in the heart of Downtown Raleigh. A fun night out with friends, no matter what artists are performing.
Lincoln Theatre // If you prefer more intimate venues, take a look at the line-up for this venue. Typically, newer artists are featured here; however, the shows are great! Perfect for all types of weather due to it being an inside venue, with 2 floors!
Goodnights Comedy Club // If you’re searching for a night of laughs, Goodnights is the place to go. Events are hosted most nights of the week. It’s the perfect spot for date night or an outing with the coworkers!
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