Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week Makes a Tasty Return on Monday, August 19th

With its highest level of participation yet, the 5th Annual Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week is making a tasty return Monday, August 19 through Sunday, August 25.  This year’s event boasts 35 downtown Raleigh restaurants offering delicious, three-course prix fixe dinners for either $20 or $30 per person, depending on the venue (tax, tip, and beverages not included). Select venues will offer three-course beer or wine pairings for an additional $10 per person. Several venues will offer a $15 appetizer sampler featuring three appetizers with a selection of at least four options. Although no tickets are required, reservations are strongly recommended (when applicable).

To kick off the Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week, Supporting Sponsor, is excited to host an exclusive “Meet the Chef” dinner at Zinda on Monday, August 19 at 6:30 pm. Enjoy a Champagne welcome, three-course dinner and wine pairings, and a special gift box.  For ticket information, click here.

Additionally, Supporting Sponsor Yelp will host a dinner on Monday, August 19 at 6 pm at Bolt Bistro. This social is a fun and laid-back way for Yelpers to meet and greet offline. There will be bottles of wine, courtesy of the Yelp Community Manager, for the table to get the party started. To find additional information, click here.  For more Yelp fun, click here to learn about the Yelp Happy Hour at The Oxford on Tuesday, August 20 starting at 5:30 pm.  The Yelp Community Manager will purchase some appetizer samplers to share and the Oxford will serve $3 premium pints for all to enjoy.

Don’t miss this opportunity relish a week of tasty eats and drinks.  To plan your culinary adventure, visit

Shop Local Raleigh members participating in Downtown Restaurant Week:

  • Bia
  • Caffe Luna
  • Irregardless Cafe
  • Mo’s Diner
  • The Oxford
  • Second Empire Restaurant and Tavern
  • Sono
  • Zinda