Festive Food & Drinks in Downtown Raleigh
Whether you’re elevating your holiday get-togethers with locally-made treats or grabbing festive drinks while you’re out-and-about Downtown, ‘tis the season to eat and drink to your heart’s delight.
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This is not a comprehensive list of downtown establishments with holiday food and specials. Check back for updates/additions as the month goes on.
Peppermint Mocha Latte
Peppermint + mocha + coffee = Christmas in a cup.
Locally-sourced Charcuterie Meats
Impress dinner guests with a charcuterie board of locally-sourced meat, artisan cheeses, and ciabatta bread.
Relax with a festive cocktail from their winter menu featuring Anchor Bar's signature house-made Ponche De Créme or a Pomegranate Garnet.
Christmas Cookie Quartet
The box includes four nostalgic cookie favorites: snickerdoodles, star sugar cookies, gingerbreads, and chocolate sandwich cookies.
Escazú is selling a variety of unique holiday-themed chocolates and hot-chocolate drinks.
Stop by The Haymaker to get into the spirit with their floor-to-ceiling Christmas decorations and Miracle menu with over 10 finely-crafted cocktails in festive cups.
Christmas Take n' Bake
Irregardless is offering heat-and-serve holiday entrees and sides, as well as salads and desserts; many offerings are vegan or gluten-free.
Parkside | 301 W Martin St.
Peppermint Mocha Espresso Martini
Elevate your evenings with a festive flavored martini paired with delicious food.
Christmas Heat & Serve
This year, Sam Jones is offering everything you need for an easy, no-stress Christmas such as smoked turkey, macaroni and cheese, baked beans, green bean casserole, and more.
Festive Holiday Cocktails
Take a trip to the North Pole in the middle of Downtown Raleigh and warm yourself up with some over-the-top, Christmas cocktails.
Holiday Snacks & Sweets
Make Christmas dinner pop with locally-made desserts, appetizers, and bread.
Peppermint Crunch Dark Chocolate
Each year, Videri rolls out the red carpet for their signature holiday bar that tastes like it came straight from the North Pole.
Holiday Cocktails and Treats
Through December 30, The Willard is featuring cocktail specials and sweet treats including a Puerto Rican coquito, gingerbread-inspired cocktail, Macadamia Coconut Banana Bread, Flourless Chocolate Torte, and more.
This pop-up will feature over-the-top Christmas decorations, festive lights, and themed cocktails along with a toy-drive and Christmas-theme events.
Sippin' Santa Pop-Up
Popular Christmas pop-up, Sippin’ Santa, is hitting Wye Hill Kitchen + Brewing this year with campy and holiday-themed cocktails.
Christmas Mini Cookie Bags
Both children and adults will love these adorable Christmas tree-shaped frosted cookies