Wondering where to find the best cafes near you?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable cafes in Raleigh, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fulfill your urges.
1. A Place At The Table
Topping the list is A Place At The Table. Located at 300 W. Hargett St., Suite #50, the cafe and breakfast and brunch spot is the highest-rated inexpensive cafe in Raleigh, boasting 4.5 stars out of 85 reviews on Yelp. This spot operates on a pay-as-you-can basis and pay-it-forward philosophy.
2. Night Kitchen Bakehouse & Cafe
Next up is the Night Kitchen Bakehouse & Cafe, situated at 10 W. Franklin St., Suite #140. With 4.5 stars out of 91 reviews on Yelp, the cafe, bakery and breakfast and brunch spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a budget-friendly option. You'll find a wide array of bread selections here including sourdough, focaccia, honey wheat and more.
3. New York Bagel Cafe & Deli
The New York Bagel Cafe & Deli, located at 301 Glenwood Ave., Suite #180, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the affordable deli and cafe, which offers bagels and more, four stars out of 29 reviews. There's a slew of sandwiches on the menu at this establishment including the Cuban, turkey melt, roast beef & cheddar and more.
4. Plaza Cafe
The Plaza Cafe, a cafe and breakfast and brunch spot, is another low-priced go-to, with four stars out of 29 Yelp reviews. Head over to 411 Fayetteville St., Suite #109, to see for yourself. Popular items here include a club sandwich, chicken pita, chef salad and more.