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Cute little French Like Village with Wonderful Shops and Restaurants

While in the Raleigh Area, you must visit this cute little cluster of stores that resemble a French... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
Pembroke Pines, Florida
Volare.....Italian bistro

We've been here several times and haven't been disappointed yet. We sat at the bar and the... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Jodi P
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A French Village in North Raleigh featuring restaurants, retail shops and a indoor/outdoor market. Great atmosphere and best outdoor dining Raleigh has to offer. Pet friendly center.
8450 Honeycutt Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615-2264
+1 919-714-7447
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

While in the Raleigh Area, you must visit this cute little cluster of stores that resemble a French Type Plaza. The aromas coming from the various restaurants were awesome. We visited the Olive Oil Shop and sampled some various seasoned oils with little pieces of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

We've been here several times and haven't been disappointed yet. We sat at the bar and the bartender was friendly and efficient. My mixed drink was strong and tasty and they had a good coffee porter for my husband. The calamari was crisp with 2...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jodi P
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Lafayette Village is a fun place to visit with all the restaurants and shops. There have been some changes since my last review but most of the tenants are the same. There is a florist now; a pharmacy; a noodle restaurant, a juice bar; a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

A great place to visit. A good variety of restaurants with plenty of free parking. Also a variety of shops too.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

It was a little cool but sunny so we checked this place out. We were later in the day and most shops closed around 6 pm so we walked around and then decided to eat at the Driftwood Southern Kitchen and then had desert at...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 243DLP
Reviewed 3 January 2018

I took my daughter to Raleigh for her birthday to shop, visit places she wanted to go and see the NC Museum of Science. While there I took her to the shops of Lafayette. It's supposed to be like a European Village, but it's a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

This quaint old world style shopping center is chuck full of cool plays to visit. I come here often especially to visit Savory Spice Shop and Southern Craft Butchers. These two establishments are the best of the best in the Triangle with proprietors that value...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Marc H
Reviewed 27 August 2017

As others have pointed out, not much is actually French about Lafayette Village; whoever put up those pictures of France in the streets even managed to include the London Tower for some reason - ignorance probably. Having said that, it still a more pleasant place...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Claire B
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

A lot of the specialty shops are gone but a lot of new restaurants have opened. Parking can be a problem.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Walter M
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

North Raleigh moms have their own look. Fit, well cared for and usually in small group all complete with Louis Vuitton purses and a kid or two. You will see plenty of them here intermixed with business men and coworkers celebrating the end of the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Response from Susan B | Reviewed this property |
I'd recommend the Renaissance as well. For a less expensive option, try one in Wake Forest. Only about 6- 9 miles away from Lafayette village. There is a Tuesday morning that you pass as well on Falls of Neuse near Wake... More