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Many bars and restaurants parking is issue

Glenwood South continues to expand and get more popular with many new apartments being built around... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
Raleigh, North Carolina
Go park and get ready to walk!

This is a very fun area, with local bars and restaurants. I would start with the wine shop and... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
Janice G
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12 Aug 2018
“Noisy, immature ”
13 May 2018
“The GLENWOOD SOUTH area off Raleigh is a very crowded/loud/Profane/Gangsta Wannabe place where all is trashed”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for young “adults” dressed up and drinking, wandering from bar to bar, this is your place. GS does have a few good restaurants, but most are chains. Parking is near impossible. Your best bet, after dark, is to park elsewhere and take...More

Thank EdRockster
Reviewed 13 May 2018

When visiting Raleigh avoid Glenwood South on Friday and Saturday nights!! As a concept the area is wonderful. Many have invested fortunes to make this a wonderful area. However, on Friday and Saturday nights the area is overrun by a local and non-local swarm of...More

Thank Old_Raleigh
Reviewed 28 August 2017

It is suitable for the young generation and single people !! It remind you of New York City the all night life, Lot of bars but you better have on a good pair of shoes!!

Thank smithsandra1
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Glenwood South continues to expand and get more popular with many new apartments being built around the area the last several years. Good choice of places to eat and drink. There is a free bus the R line that runs from Glenwood to downtown and...More

Thank DonN263
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Once you find a place to park...there are lots and lots of restaurants and bars to visit. The nightlife is off the hook on the weekends!!!

Thank lcb5310
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I have lived near what is now called Glenwood South for over 40 years and it has been fun to watch it evolve from an ordinary strip of scattered shops and offices to a true happening place with a very vibrant nightlife and terrible parking...More

Thank 1206gene
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Great for the night life. Lots of bars and restaurants and nighttime activity. Fun. Try out Sullivans for steaks and the Hibernian for good Irish fun (great on St Patrick's Day).

Thank BillCarraway
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is a very fun area, with local bars and restaurants. I would start with the wine shop and consignment shop at the bottom of the hill, then work your way up to the pizza place at the top of the hill, and come back...More

Thank Janice G
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Great neighborhood... Walkable, Lots of cool places to eat, drink and be merry... a couple of faves are The Raleigh Beer Garden, The Hibernian and the Rockford! Hope you make it soon!!

Thank Leland W
Reviewed 18 May 2016

So many restaurants and bars, you can't go wrong in Glenwood South. Make sure to check out the Raleigh Beer Garden and also the tucked away fab restaurant Plates.

Thank Beverly H
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