Skip to content

Food and restaurants in Wake Forest

Top restaurants

Café
“A super cozy and comfy coffee shop in North Raleigh. They have a cute outdoor market every weekend and the best mini-donuts of all time. If you venture this far, make sure you snag that avocado toast.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Awesome brewery. Within walking distance. Roof top bar is worth checking out. Monday night half off wings! Local neighborhood sports bar.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great South American food and atmosphere. Outside tables and hammocks in the waiting area. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
“Over The Falls has one of the largest menus I've ever seen! What started out as a small sandwich shop, grew into a gorgeous full service restaurant with something for everyone. They have great local brews on tap, as well as some lovely wines and a full bar. Trust me - you'll be glad you went. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Italian food with a huge salad bar and lunch and/or dinner buffet. They have the best pizza around!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Best Place for watching the sunset. Drinks and food a little pricier BUT great views & the food is good.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
“Amazing food...love the cilantro jalapeno hummus. Great place for a quick meal or take to go.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best burgers and pub style food. Usually crowded so you may want to plan around that. ”
  • 3 locals recommend

Cafes

Café
“A super cozy and comfy coffee shop in North Raleigh. They have a cute outdoor market every weekend and the best mini-donuts of all time. If you venture this far, make sure you snag that avocado toast.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great homemade pastries, breakfast and family home grown service and atmosphere.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
“Great coffee and the best bacon, egg, and cheese biscuit ever! It's located in the "European Style" Lafayette Village. They have many other restaurants and shops as well, and they host lots of different events. It's super cutsie with string lights hung all around. Great for a romantic evening or spending time with friends and family. Definitely worth checking out!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“One of three coffee shops in downtown. Caters to the younger hip crowd. Local artist's gallery in the top floor.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“Be very careful! These donuts are amazingly good! They make them hot when you order. The number one has to be the maple bacon.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“fantastic and even super healthy crepes...every one is a taste treat. Dessert crepes too. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“Owned by two USA national champion barista/roasters. Pour overs, drip and specialty drinks with local pastries. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“ Delis, American (New), Wine Bars Great for lunch or dinner. www.poppyseedmkt.com”
  • 3 locals recommend

Bakeries

Restaurant
“Great homemade pastries, breakfast and family home grown service and atmosphere.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
“Be very careful! These donuts are amazingly good! They make them hot when you order. The number one has to be the maple bacon.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“Casual Italian cafe & bakery with sidewalk seating serving breakfast, lunch, dinner & gelato.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
“Great for meeting spot and breakfast snack or small bite to eat at lunch Free wifi”
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
“Features all natural, handmade and fresh baked breads, cookies, scones, and more.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends
Bagel Shop
  • 1 local recommends