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Shopping, Dining & Nightlife

Downtown Raleigh’s storefront economy includes a diverse selection of retail, service, restaurant, and bar businesses that serve as amenities to downtown residents, office workers, and visitors. Downtown’s retail base has grown 83% in the last decade with 115+ retailers. Downtown has over 165 dining establishments and over 100 nightlife establishments

90% of downtown stores are locally and independently owned.

Downtown has 165+ restaurants and bars with outdoor seating.

Outdoor Dining Map