NCTIES Conference 2016

Getting Around Raleigh

After a full day of Connecting and Engaging, we invite you to explore downtown Raleigh. You best bet is to leave your car parked and hop on the eco-friendly buses on the R-Line. The R-line is Raleigh's free circulator service that connects you to restaurants, shopping, and entertainment venues.
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Please click here to download a pdf the R-Line Map.

You can also visit or scan the QR code on your smart phone for the mobile web app.

Explore Raleigh

Now that you know how to get around downtown Raleigh, you need a place to go. Downtown Raleigh is your source of culture, entertainment, and fun, offering a myriad of activities from casual to elegant dining at over 165 restaurants or bars; shopping at a variety of clothing, furniture or antique stores; browsing though more than a dozen art galleries, or dancing the night away at the newest "hot spot."

Downtown Raleigh Restaurants & Dining
Downtown Raleigh Nightlife
Downtown Raleigh Arts & Cultural Entertainment
Downtown Raleigh Shopping
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Courtesy of the Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau, the SmartCard is our way of welcoming you as convention and meeting attendees to the Raleigh area, helping you make the most of your visit and, at the same time, saving you money. Mention the SmartCard at participating area merchants for discounts and special offers.

Our Favorite Restaurants

Virgil’s Jamaica Restaurant
1813 Garner Road
Raleigh, NC 27610

Recommended by Sonya Terry
42nd Street Oyster Bar
508 W Jones St
Raleigh, NC 27603-1429
(919) 831-2811

Recommended by Judith Ray and Aaron Slutsky
The Pit
328 W Davie St
Raleigh, NC 27601-1746
(919) 890-4500

Recommended by Cindy Phthisic
Mellow Mushroom
601 W Peace St
Raleigh, NC 27605-1519
(919) 832-3499

Recommended by Neill Kimrey
Raleigh Times Bar
14 E Hargett St
Raleigh, NC 27601-1426

Recommended by Aaron Slutsky
Natty Greene’s Pub & Brewing Co.
505 W Jones St
Raleigh, NC 27603
(919) 232-2477

Recommended by Neill Kimrey
Chuck's (Burgers)
237 S Wilmington St
Raleigh, NC 27601
(919) 322-0126
The Remedy Diner (Veg & Vegan)
137 E Hargett St
Raleigh, NC 27601
(919) 835-3553

Recommended by Aaron Slutsky
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Walking Distance Fast Food

400 Fayetteville Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
(919) 834-3875

Jimmy John's Gourmet

‎437 Fayetteville Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
(919) 754-0101

Shish Kabob
438 Fayetteville Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
(919) 833-4005
Harvest Sundries & Deli
411 Fayetteville St, Suite 102
Progress Energy Center Building
Raleigh, NC 27601

421 Fayetteville Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
(919) 838-0681‎