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Address: 905 West Main St, Durham, NC 27701
Phone Number: 919 682 9229

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Great shops and food

Great quirky place to get a meal while also browsing through the shops at this location. A great edition to the Durham downtown area!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Jeryl A
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Durham, North Carolina
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Miami, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Small area with several restaurants to choose from and local shops to walk around in. The best shop is probably the one right across the street. You can literally spend hours in there walking around looking at the plethora of items they have. It's such a varied collection!

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Durham, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great quirky place to get a meal while also browsing through the shops at this location. A great edition to the Durham downtown area!

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NC
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

There`s a choice of 11 or 12 restaurants in the area, and a number of interesting shops to visit. The main complex is a remodeled tobacco warehouse.

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Durham, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Lively area. Sports bars, live music, and open mic in some places. Shops. Convenient to Downtown Durham area. Parking not bad if you do not mind walking a couple of blocks. There is also a paid parking lot.

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Rochester, New York, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

The restoration to this tobacco is amazing. We had family visit and downy the night out enjoying the food Brightleaf had to offer. It is pricy.

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Durham, North Carolina
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
24 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Brightleaf square is a well known area because it was one of the first old tobacco industries to be restored, and has been in business for several decades now. There is a nice variety of places to eat, some with patios facing the interior courtyard. I only give it a 3 rating because the shops located here are very specialized... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I love the feeling of Europe in this little courtyard of small gourmet shops, trees lit with little lights, cafe tables outdoors, and no cars!

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Wake Forest NC
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I visited this store this past Sunday. Set to open at 12 noon, they had a sign up that they would be opening at 1 due to inventory. They finally opened their doors about 1:15 and were still doing inventory as people looked around. I have been here many many times and used to love exploring this store. However, I... More 

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Hillsborough, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

If you want people to see and places to go, don't skip Brightleaf Square. The shopping possibilities are worth the trip alone, the eateries are more than adequate in number and variety and time goes by very quickly as you do the Square. So do it.

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Florida
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104 reviews 104 reviews
27 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Another piece of Durham's history re-purposed with shops and restaurants. Parking is free in a nearby lot if you get your ticket validated. Interesting shops and cute looking restaurants are plentiful.

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