The Best of Raleigh, North Carolina From a Local!

We’ve been downtown Raleigh residents since 2014. This means that we know the best of Raleigh, according to our standards of food, ambiance, and enjoyment, that is.

If you’re new to Raleigh or visiting the area. It’s a welcoming city, it’s progressive (for the most part!) and as the capital of a gorgeous state, we think it’s the best.

Best New York Style Pizza in Raleigh

Hands down, the best New York-style pizza in Raleigh is at Oakwood Pizza Box, which is in the historic Oakwood neighborhood of Raleigh.

The Best Nachos in Raleigh

We crave Wilson’s Eatery nachos over and over again! We get their pork nachos to split and it’s perfect (which you can get without pork, too).

5 out of 5

Best Pastries in Raleigh

LucetteGrace, which has the best French style pastries and cakes, all made fresh, onsite.

Best Sushi in Raleigh

Sushi Mon is a relatively new sushi place with the best pieces of sushi around. (Specifically sushi, but their maki rolls are damn good too.)

Best Coffee in Downtown Raleigh

Morning Times: A more casual, down-to-earth coffee shop that’s next to Raleigh Times, closer to Fayetteville Street.

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