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Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week Back for 11th Year

For Immediate Release
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Katie Bailey
Director of Marketing and Communications, Downtown Raleigh Alliance | (919) 821-6986

Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week Back for 11th Year Featuring Over 40 Local Restaurants

RALEIGH, NC (August 5, 2019) – Downtown Raleigh Alliance (DRA) announces the 11th year of Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week (DRRW) at over 40 downtown restaurants from Monday, August 12 to Sunday, August 18, 2019. The week-long dining event opens up the culinary talent in the heart of Downtown Raleigh to foodies of all backgrounds and tastes. 

Participating restaurants will offer three-course prix fixe dinners for either $20 or $30 per person, depending on the venue (tax and tip not included). As a special amenity to downtown employees and other daytime downtown visitors, some restaurants will be offering $5 and $10 lunch specials during Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week.

“Downtown Raleigh boasts a variety of locally-owned restaurants, many of which offer seasonal menus utilizing products from local farmers, reinventing the region’s food scene,” said Stacey Simeone, DRA Design and Marketing Manager. “Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week offers all people downtown an opportunity to try new venues and find new favorites.”

Thousands of downtown residents, employees, and visitors alike participated in 2018’s DRRW, fueling the growing independent restaurant industry in downtown. Chefs plan to offer both standbys and new creations as part of their DRRW menus.

Menus are available online now. Reservations are strongly recommended for dinner. To plan your delicious itinerary, please visit 

Professional photos of select participating restaurants are available upon request. 

Mission of the Downtown Raleigh Alliance: Advancing the vitality of Downtown Raleigh for everyone.

The DRA facilitates this mission through five goals: 1) Building a culture of authentic engagement and inclusion with Downtown’s diverse community; 2) Fostering a thriving and diverse storefront economy; 3) Facilitating strategic partnerships to produce positive, balanced activations across Downtown; 4) Improving physical connectivity and accessibility within and around Downtown; 5) Positioning the DRA as reliable, responsive, representative, and mission-directed.