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Address: Ninth St., Durham, NC
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Activities: Shopping, City walk sightseeing
Description: Durham's area of hip and off-beat shops.

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Nice and eclectic neighborhood

Great shops, restaurants and young vibe. Would love to explore more of their hangouts/pubs when I am in town again. They looked fun!

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 23, 2014
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Miami, Florida
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Durham, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

This is great for Duke students, family as well as local residents. Service is great and food excellent. I really love their breakfasts and coffee.

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Greenville, North Carolina
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88 reviews 88 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Such a cute fun street to shop on! Great restaurants too! I also use a hair salon on this street and a mail/packing shop. Everything you need is on 9th street!

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Miami, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Great shops, restaurants and young vibe. Would love to explore more of their hangouts/pubs when I am in town again. They looked fun!

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Durham, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Some good restaurants and local shops. In danger of being taken over by chains, with rents rising in the area. Don't miss Vaguely Reminiscent gift shop and The Regulator book store. Whole Foods is nearby, too.

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Durham, North Carolina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Every Friday night, people just flock there using up all parking lots. It's common driving around for half an hour just to find a parking spot.

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Durham, nc
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59 reviews 59 reviews
18 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Ninth street has such an eclectic mix of restaurants, stores, and activities. I love starting at one end and visiting the storefronts, bookstores, coffee shops, and restaurants. It can keep me entertained for hours. It's a "must-see" Durham activity.

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Cary, North Carolina
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84 reviews 84 reviews
14 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Seedy and faded. Very few decent places left, and it is sketchy on its best day. You can try to call it a locale with quaint atmosphere - it is dirty and dated.

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

All the quaint small, locally-based shops gave the area a unique feel. I would definitely take anyone visiting from out of town here for Sunday brunch.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Make sure you get a slice of pizza to enjoy. The city has made nice improvements to the area. There are many places to visit and eateries.

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Durham, North Carolina
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86 reviews 86 reviews
47 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Ninth Street is an eclectic mix of shops, restaurants, and now the encroachment of newer buildings and apartments. A fascinating, fabulous find of wonderful food and great people!

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