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Must-Try Local Restaurants in Cameron Village


Cameron Village is one of the most popular shopping destinations in Raleigh, North Carolina. Since it’s opening in 1949, Cameron Village has been satisfying residents and visitors on their quest for quality shopping and fantastic, local foods. Residents at 616 at the Village will appreciate the short, half mile commute to these four must-try places to chow down at Cameron Village.

Village Deli & Grill

Village Deli & Grill at Cameron Village in Raleigh is proud to be the original of four locations that are spread throughout the Raleigh area. They were established in 1996 and ever since has been serving a delicious selection of made-from-scratch items in an old-fashioned family environment. Specializing in wholesome homemade foods, Village Deli & Grill serves an array of exquisite meals such as specialty deli sandwiches, fresh-from-the-grill burgers, salads, vegetarian meals, and some of the freshest seafood in North Carolina. Not only is Village Deli & Grill a tasty place to grab lunch or dinner, but they also pride themselves being locally sourced and sustainable to help give back to the local economy.

Cantina 18

Since 2010, Cantina 18 has been pleasing Raleigh residents with its unique take on Southern-Tex cuisine. Cantina 18 is a local family favorite that uses the freshest seasonal ingredients from North Carolina farms to create memorable Mexican-style meals. It’ll be difficult to find something you don’t enjoy on this delicious menu with dishes including spicy braised short rib quesadillas, pulled chicken-tinga or vegetarian burritos, adobo-glazed salmon entrees, and a wide range of taco platters. For a one-of-a-kind southwestern fare with a southern drawl, head to Cantina 18.

so•ca cocina latina

so•ca cocina latina shares their unique flavors with Raleigh locals by specializing in bringing latin-inspired cuisines to Cameron Village. Start with Caribbean-influenced street plates such as Jamaican lamb patties and Dominican empanadas. Then follow up with tender steak, fresh fish, exotic lamb, or flavorful chicken entrees and finish with a mouth-watering dessert. Both gluten-free and vegetarian dishes are available as well, so all diners will enjoy so•ca cocina latina’s unique and foreign tastes.

Ajisai Japanese Fusion

Ajisai Japanese Fusion has been satisfying the palates of Cameron Village locals since 2014. Sushi connoisseurs will love the wide variety of the chef’s special rolls that adds a unique twist to basic sushi. If raw fish isn’t your favorite, Ajisai also offers Asian favorites such as chicken lettuce wraps, Japanese fried rice, and a wide variety of vegetarian options like aged tofu, edamame, and fresh salads.

Whether you’re residing at 616 at the Village or simply visiting Raleigh, North Carolina, for the weekend, you won't want to pass up these four must-try local eats. Treat your taste buds to something different at Cameron Village.

616 at The Village

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