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Revolving Doors

09/2/2015 | 

The Mecca was featured in a 15 minute video about Raleigh’s evolving food scene.  The filmmakers were Wake Tech students Stephanie Tousey, Elijah Branch, and, Steven Barbry, Amy Hatley, and Christian Griffin.  Thanks so much to all you guys for including us!   ***Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+*** #meccaraleigh  

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An amazing clock that doesn’t work, no matter what we try

07/8/2015 | 

For about ten years, the main clock in our downstairs dining room has not worked.  Normally, this wouldn’t be cause for too much alarm, but it is for us.  This clock has literally been with us since we started, dating all the way back to 1930.   As you look through photographs over the years, it’s clear […]

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Mecca closing part of the week for a well-deserved vacay

07/5/2015 | 

Due to our annual vacation, the Mecca will be closed part of the week.  Our weekly hours are as follows: Monday-Thursday: CLOSED Friday: OPEN 5pm-2am Saturday: OPEN for regular hours, 7:30am-2am   ***Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+*** #meccaraleigh

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Updated schedule for #mecca85

Unfortunately, due to the weather forecast, we have had to make some changes to our festivities for tomorrow.  We will not be featuring any Greek dancers or street dancers.  However, following the ribbon cutting at 11:00, we will be featuring live acoustic sets from 11:00-7:00.  The schedule will be as follows: 11:00 Ribbon Cutting 11:30-2:00 Will […]

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Come Celebrate Mecca Restaurant Day on May 1!

04/24/2015 | 

Come on out and join us on Friday, May 1, 2015 at Raleigh’s historic Mecca Restaurant, as we celebrate our 85th anniversary. The day’s events will begin with a ribbon cutting, featuring multiple generations of the Dombalis family. From there, our guests will be able to enjoy ice-cold Coca-Colas for just a nickel, as we […]

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Mecca News Archives Digitized

Thanks to our friends Jason Hedrick and Nicole Sarrocco, and all the fine folks at SC Data, every news article written about the Mecca (that we know of) has been digitized. Since 2011, we’ve been digging though our basement, trying to find anything we can find about the Mecca.  We found some gems, including articles written as […]

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The Mecca in Walter Magazine

Thanks so much to Dean McCord and Walter Magazine for featuring us in their article Local Roots, Local Eats.

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Downtown Raleigh Web Run, December 31

12/31/2014 | 

TBJ: Downtown Raleigh businesses grow ahead of foot traffic influx  Since 2008, downtown Raleigh has seen a net increase of 150 street-level businesses, including eleven new openings versus zero closings in the second quarter of 2014.  The Great Recession set downtown Raleigh back several years.  Numbers like this are very encouraging that we may finally getting back […]

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Downtown Raleigh Web Run, December 11

12/11/2014 | 

So we just realized that it’s been over six months since our last Downtown Raleigh Web Run.  We apologize for the long delay between posts, but it has been a crazy 2014 (in a good way.)  We hope to make this a regular feature on our blog, so, please, feel free to share these features […]

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New Late Night Menu

12/7/2014 | 

When we expanded our hours on New Year’s Eve 2010, it was decided we should offer some new items.  By and large, our Late Night Menu has been a success, while remaining a work in progress.  We are pleased to announce some new additions to our late-night menu, as well as some minor changes to existing items. For starters, […]

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