Raleigh Skyline

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March 30-April 1, 2022.

Here is a list of nearby restaurants and shops you may find useful during your stay at NC State. At the DoubleTree by Hilton Raleigh – Brownstone, you’ll be in the business district and minutes from The Village District and close to North Carolina State University’s bustling Hillsborough Street amenities.

Just a short walk up the street, you will find many restaurants and coffee shops, or if you choose to walk over to The Village District, you will find more than 100 shops and restaurants.

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A few Hillsborough Street highlights…
Target’s new Hillsborough Street location carries fresh groceries, grab & go food items, apparel/accessories, stationery, electronics, healthcare, beauty and home goods. CVS pharmacy is also on-site.

Gonza Tacos y Tequila
Gonza offers fresh and authentic Mexican-Latin American cuisine for dine-in and takeout Tuesday-Saturday and is just a few minutes walk from the hotel, across from the belltower.

David’s Dumplings & Noodle Bar
David’s, founded and operated by chef David Mao, features Pan-Asian dishes with touches of Chinese, Vietnamese, and Malaysian cuisines.

Jubala Coffee is located on the first floor of the Aloft Hotel, across the street from the Belltower. The space features an open kitchen and outdoor seating and offers a variety of beverages, breakfast foods, and sandwiches.

Bruegger’s Bagels
Known for genuine freshly baked New York-style bagels, Bruegger’s also bakes an array of fresh breads on site including honey wheat and hearty white. Open until 2 p.m. daily.

The Players Retreat
Looking for a late-night meal? Open until 1 a.m. on weekends, The Players Retreat is a campus favorite that is less than a 5-minute walk out of the front of the Brownstone hotel doors. Proof of vaccination may be required.

Places of note in the Village District…
Looking for a drug store nearby to pick up something quick? Check out the Walgreens just over in The Village District, about an 8-minute walk from the hotel.

Café Carolina & Bakery
Another good nearby spot for coffee, baked goods, and lunch. Try their signature soups, salads, flatbreads, and more.

Harris Teeter & The Fresh Market
If Target doesn’t have what you need, try the newly-renovated and expanded Harris Teeter in The Village District. For a smaller market feel, The Fresh Market is a few minutes closer to the Brownstone.

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