What to Do in Raleigh ⁄ Durham ⁄ Chapel Hill

This list was compiled from Independent Weekly's readers' and editors' top picks.

Restaurants

Allen & Son (Barbecue)
6203 Millhouse Rd Chapel Hill NC
919-942-7576
ChowDawg says: The real deal, which is hard to find these days. More expensive than Lexington or Goldsboro, but hey, this is Chapel Hill. And do *you* want to get up at 3 a.m. to fire the pits? Read the interview with More...
Angus Barn (Steakhouses)
9401 Glenwood Ave Raleigh NC
919-781-2444
Bailey's Pub & Grille (Sports Bars)
1722 Fordham Blvd Chapel Hill NC
919-918-1005
Elmo's Diner (Home Cooking/ Diner)
200 N Greensboro St Carrboro NC
919-929-2909
shiny rabbit says: a very good and loud diner with not so fast service however they do gramdpa quility cooking if your willing to wait. My personal favorite is the huevos rancheros or wat ever More...
Fiesta Grill (Mexican)
3307 NC Hwy 54 W Chapel Hill NC
919-928-9002
Five Guys (General)
multiple locations Raleigh NC
Five Star (Chinese)
511 W Hargett St Raleigh NC
919-833-3311
4325 Glenwood Ave Raleigh NC
919-782-9708
Lime & Basil (Vietnamese)
200 W Franklin St Chapel Hill NC
919-967-5055
Mellow Mushroom (Pizza)
410 Blackwell St Durham NC
919-680-8500
Mellow Mushroom (Pizza)
601 W Peace St Raleigh NC
919-832-3499
Mellow Mushroom (Pizza)
4300 NW Cary Parkway Cary NC
919-463-7779
Milltown (Eclectic/ New American)
307 E Main St Carrboro NC
919-968-2460
Poole's Diner (Eclectic/ New American)
426 S McDowell St Raleigh NC
919-832-4477
Revolution (Eclectic/ New American)
107 W Main St Durham NC
919-956-9999
Fernandez says: I went there for the lunch counter specials. I was very well impressed by the food I ate that day. I'll be back with my wife. Gonzalo Fernández, Raleigh, NC More...
Second Empire Restaurant & Tavern (Eclectic/ New American)
330 Hillsborough St Raleigh NC
919-829-3663
Taverna Agora (Greek)
6101 Glenwood Ave Raleigh NC
919-881-8333
The Borough (American, Paid Advertising - LGBT-friendly Guide)
317 W Morgan St Raleigh NC
919-832-8433
arthurb3 says: Best patio to eat and drink! Love the "How do you Q?" drink and The Uberwisconsin - grilled cheese! More...
14 E Hargett St Raleigh NC
919-833-0999
Tir na nOg Irish Pub & Restaurant (Music Venue, Irish)
218 S Blount St Raleigh NC
919-833-7795
Wakeuplistenup says: Super great but always super loud.
Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery (Music Venue, American)
100 E Franklin St Chapel Hill NC
919-929-8676
BenFranklinsGhost says: This place is exactly as advertised....the Social Crossroads of Chapel HIll. Food's good - they just won the Shrimp and Grit Throwdown in Chapel Hill - service is friendly and I when I was there last there was a wedding More...
324 Blackwell St Durham NC
919-433-0345
1483 Beaver Creek Commons Dr Apex NC
919-355-1380
Greg O'Neal says: One of our favorite go places on a monthly basis, Great food and large choice of Beer More...
Vin Rouge (French)
2010 Hillsborough Rd Durham NC
919-416-0466
Waraji (Japanese)
5910-147 Duraleigh Rd Raleigh NC
919-783-1883

Arts & Entertainment

1201 W Lenoir St Raleigh NC
919-829-0709
Bickett Gallery (Art Gallery, Dance Venue, Music Venue)
209 Bickett Blvd Raleigh NC
919-836-5358
224 Polk St Raleigh NC
919-834-4001
Busy Bee Cafe (Music Venue)
225 S Wilmington St Raleigh NC
919-424-7817
Carolina Theatre (Movie Theater, Theater)
309 W Morgan St Durham NC
919-560-3030
Colony Theater (Movie Theater)
5438 Six Forks Rd Raleigh NC
919-856-0111
He's Not Here (Music Venue, Bar)
112 1/2 W Franklin St Chapel Hill NC
919-942-7939
Lincoln Theatre (Music Venue)
126 E Cabarrus St Raleigh NC
919-821-4111
Main Street Gallery (Art Gallery)
405 E Main St Carrboro NC
919-967-7005
2 E South St Raleigh NC
919-996-8700
Daarla1987 says: I had the pleasure of seeing this production twice— once in NYC at the Westside Theatre/Upstairs, and again this past weekend in the Raleigh Memorial Theater production. Both productions were excellent, though venues are vastly different and, due to circumstances More...
2 E South St Raleigh NC
919-996-8700
Nasher Museum of Art (Museum, University/College)
2001 Campus Dr Durham NC
919-684-5135
NC Museum of Art (Museum)
2110 Blue Ridge Rd Raleigh NC
Info 919-839-6262, tickets 919-715-5923
Fuzzsonic says: The summer concert series at the museum has been a good one. There have been some storms and some very hot nights but that hasn't stopped some great performances from taking place. Really enjoyed the Lucinda Williams show. She's always More...
250 Country Club Rd Chapel Hill NC
919-962-7529
PNC Arena (Arena, Music Venue)
1400 Edwards Mill Rd Raleigh NC
Office 919-861-2300, Tickets 1-800-745-3000
Pour House Music Hall (Music Venue)
224 S Blount St Raleigh NC
919-821-1120
301 Pogue St Raleigh NC
Office 919-821-4579, Tickets 919-821-3111
The ArtsCenter (Art Gallery, Music Venue, Theater)
300-G E Main St Carrboro NC
919-929-2787
The CC Nightclub (Music Venue)
313 W Hargett St Raleigh NC
919-755-9599
The Federal (Music Venue, Eclectic/ New American)
914 W Main St Durham NC
919-680-8611
The View at Legends (Music Venue)
119 S Harrington St Raleigh NC
919-831-8888
Tir na nOg Irish Pub & Restaurant (Music Venue, Irish)
218 S Blount St Raleigh NC
919-833-7795
Wakeuplistenup says: Super great but always super loud.
Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery (Music Venue, American)
100 E Franklin St Chapel Hill NC
919-929-8676
BenFranklinsGhost says: This place is exactly as advertised....the Social Crossroads of Chapel HIll. Food's good - they just won the Shrimp and Grit Throwdown in Chapel Hill - service is friendly and I when I was there last there was a wedding More...
Walnut Creek Amphitheatre (Arena, Music Venue)
3801 Rock Quarry Rd Raleigh NC
800-745-3000
201 E Hargett St Raleigh NC
919-882-4629

Community

Ackland Art Museum (Museum, University/College)
101 S Columbia St Chapel Hill NC
919-843-1611
Duke Campus: Cameron Indoor Stadium (Music Venue, University/College)
301 Whitford Drive Durham NC
Linda's Bar & Grill (General Business)
203 East Franklin Street Chapel Hill NC
919-929-6663
Nasher Museum of Art (Museum, University/College)
2001 Campus Dr Durham NC
919-684-5135
The Borough (American, Paid Advertising - LGBT-friendly Guide)
317 W Morgan St Raleigh NC
919-832-8433
arthurb3 says: Best patio to eat and drink! Love the "How do you Q?" drink and The Uberwisconsin - grilled cheese! More...
UNC Campus: Carolina Union Gallery (Art Gallery, University/College)
209 South Rd Chapel Hill NC
919-966-3128
UNC Campus: Historic Playmakers Theatre (Theater, University/College)
202 E Cameron Ave Chapel Hill NC

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