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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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Locals Destination

As in any place, most Monday's are difficult to find and open restaurant. Elmo's was a good locals spot to have dinner. A typical old school diner and menu. I had the hot... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
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37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

As in any place, most Monday's are difficult to find and open restaurant. Elmo's was a good locals spot to have dinner. A typical old school diner and menu. I had the hot turkey platter which was very good. My wife had one of the daily specials which was Spinach/Avacado Quiche and enjoyed it. the diner was busy and service... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

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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Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 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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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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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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Address: Ninth St., Durham, NC
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham

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