Let’s Eat – Dining Out in Raleigh

May 10th, 2017 by National Genealogical Society Blog Editor

Welcome to Raleigh! While your focus is genealogy this week, you will need to take a break from the lectures and your research to eat.
You will not go hungry in Raleigh! Raleigh, NC offers a large variety restaurants at all price points.
Looking for something quick (so you can get back to your research)? No problem.
Are you looking for something a little more upscale? We’ve got that.
If you are looking for some NC barbecue (and you should!), we’ve got that, too.

How Do You Find The Restaurant Just For You
• The Raleigh Visitor Information Center – Located at 500 Fayetteville St, the Visitor’s Information Center is between the convention center and the Marriott City Center. The informative staff here will assist you in finding the restaurant of your choice.
Smartphone Apps
o Yelp – Yelp will help you identify restaurant options based on based, location, type, etc. Yelp will even provide directions to get you there.
o CurEat App (iphone only) – This new app will also help you identify local restaurants in the area.
Google Maps – Open up Google maps, type in your restaurant of choice and Google maps will provide walking or driving directions.
Raleigh Restaurant Map – The downtown Raleigh restaurant map provided in your NGS conference bag is another great resource for you.
Be sure to check the VisitRaleigh website for the SmartCard program. (There is no physical card.) Mention the SmartCard at participating area restaurants and merchants for discounts and special offers. Find participating restaurants HERE.