2539 S. Saunders Street , Raleigh, NC, US, 27603

  • Phone: (919) 863-0091
  • Fax: (919) 821-4483
3.8 out of 5 (90 reviews)
77% of guests recommend this hotel
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  • Restaurants

    »Posta Tuscan Grille

    Dine at the upscale Posta Tuscan Grille in the Raleigh Marriott City Center. Savor the delicious authentic Italian dishes. Prepared using only fresh ingredients, the food here is always full of flavor. The wine list is quite impressive and features bottles from around the world. The restaurant does tend to get full, so a reservation would be wise.

    500 Fayetteville Street
    Raleigh, NC 27601

    »The Fiction Kitchen

    The Fiction Kitchen caters to vegetarian diners in downtown Raleigh's Triangle. Their menu of 100 percent vegetarian and organic items is healthy and delicious, and attracts meat lovers as well. Most of the ingredients used are sourced from farmers’ markets in town, thus guaranteeing quality, freshness and locavore leanings.

    428 S Dawson Street
    Raleigh, NC 27603

    »Poole's Downtown Diner

    Poole's Downtown Diner's menu is constantly changing to take advantage of fresh, seasonal ingredients.

    426 South McDowell Street
    Raleigh, North Carolina 27601

    »Tuscan Blu

    Delicious Italian food that is authentic! Try out Tuscan Blu the next time you crave for Italian. A local favorite, the dishes here are delights from Tuscany. Apart from the fresh ingredients used, several of the flavorings are imported from Italy. Given the quality of the food and the taste, the rates are quite reasonable. The service is warm and friendly and the staff is efficient. Try it out once, and you will be back again!

    327 West Davie Street
    Raleigh, NC 27601

    »The Pit

    For some of the best barbecue in town head over to The Pit in downtown Raleigh! This restaurant is a local favorite for good reason. It serves amazing traditional barbecue with delicious southern fried chicken and tasty beef brisket. Order a glass of sweet tea and try their well known North Carolina-style pork.

    328 West Davie Street
    Raleigh, NC 27601

    »La Volta

    Walk into La Volta for a great Italian meal. The food at the restaurant is the right blend of authentic recipes with a contemporary twist. The wine list features some really good selections. The decor is simple and appealing. Some good dishes to try out include the stuffed pepper and lasagna.

    411 Fayetteville Street
    Raleigh, NC 27601

    »Humble Pie

    Celebrate traditional tapas style dining at Humble Pie. It consists of shareable bite sized servings of hummus, tostadas, BBQ shrimp, sea scallops and calamari that are spiced in authentic Spanish condiments. The house-made sangria is a pleasant accompaniment to the meal as one converses with friends. Jazz music fills the dining space adding to the fun mood and the helpful staff make the experience all the more special. Chef Andy Cordova has succeeded in creating a place for himself in the dining circles of Raleigh with this gem of a place.

    317 South Harrington Street
    Raleigh, NC 27603


    Sono offers a contemporary sushi experience right in the heart of downtown Raleigh. Modern black and red interiors tinged with Japanese accents create a funky aesthetic that makes for the perfect night of sushi-fueled fun. Seasonal ingredients ensure that there is a constant change in the flavors in these innovative rolls. Other star dishes here include the Sono hot wings, assorted tempura, and yaki soba. And of course, no Japanese meal would be complete without some sake, of which there are several varieties at Sono. Go ahead and have a feast!

    319 Fayetteville Street
    Raleigh, NC 27601

    »Clyde Cooper's Barbecue

    Established in 1938, Clyde Cooper's Barbecue has since been the leader in authentic Carolina style barbecues. The place still has an old world charm to it, with diner-like booths, old black and white pictures and cheap rates for some delicious and filling food. Do try their coleslaw, pork rinds and baby back ribs. They also arrange buffets and private events like weddings and business meetings. One can also purchase their barbecue sauce or souvenirs like t-shirts.

    109 East Davie Street
    Raleigh, NC 27601

    »Big Ed's

    Enjoy country cooking at its best at this antique filled restaurant that serves a wide variety of Southern breakfast dishes, as well as hot meats and delicious vegetables fresh from the State Farmer's Market. they are open Monday through Saturday for breakfast and lunch only; closed on Sundays.

    220 Wolfe Street
    Raleigh, North Carolina 27601

    »Big Ed's City Market Restaurant

    This is down home southern cooking in its purest form. Some breakfast items include the thickest biscuits coupled with the finest sausage gravy and plate-sized pancakes. If you come in for lunch and find barbequed chicken on the menu, you are in luck. Cash only.

    220 Wolfe Street
    Raleigh, NC 27601

    »Beasley's Chicken + Honey

    Beasley's Chicken + Honey is acclaimed chef Ashley Christensen's offering to chicken lovers. The Southern cuisine with a creative spin has been wowing locals for some time now. Dishes such as the classic fried chicken, chicken biscuits, pot pies and waffles rule the roost. Though the menu isn't extensive, all the dishes are a labor of love which is reflected in the flavor of the food. Pair it up with a drink of your choice and get set for a memorable meal in Beasley's.

    237 South Wilmington Street
    Raleigh, NC 27601
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