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Toast

Italian, Sandwiches, Wine Bar
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345 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3215
919-683-2183
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 52
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Amazing

You have to go. Seriously, you have to go. Our sandwiches were so good and my salad and my wife's soup were perfect.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
GrifGretaLaila
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Raleigh, North Carolina
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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95 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

You have to go. Seriously, you have to go. Our sandwiches were so good and my salad and my wife's soup were perfect.

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159 reviews 159 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

My Italian ham panini with arboreal rice soup rocked. So did the chicken salad and kale salad. Near City Hall in downtown this is a real great spot !

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Durham, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I love toast! The kale and peppers with ricotta salata seems an odd combination for a paninni, but the flavor combination is great! I have also had the three cheese and the portobello but keep coming back to the best veggie offering on the menu. Although they don't hang their sign on the soups, my understanding is Mister Cotter specializes... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Went for lunch and the soppresata panini I had was tasty, but I have had more memorable ones before. Price point should be about a dollar less in my opinion and it would be a stellar option. Too much meat and too little arugula made for a salty and kinda greasy experience. If they lessen the meat to greens ratio,... More 

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Stokesdale, NC
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Stopped by on our way to a concert at Carolina Theater. This is a no frills place with very fresh and tasty food. We each order the 3 crostinis (all different) and the soup. It all was flavorful. The size of serving was a little small but the price was perfect.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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51 reviews 51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I went to Toast solely to try their tramezzini. Being Italian (and I mean Italian, born and raised in Italy) I was so excited about finally someone was making one of my favorite snacks. The filling and the bread were good, but the tramezzino resembled a large sandwich...Tramezzini traditionally are fairly small and they are created to be eaten standing... More 

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Beaufort, North Carolina
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39 reviews 39 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

This is a small restaurant with big flavors! They serve delicious sandwiches, crostinis, salads and soups with an Italian flair!

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Durham, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I don't know if Toast still offers this, but before they remodeled I had the best shrimp salad sandwich of my life there--light and flavorful with sunchokes for a nice crunchy texture. Creative and delicious. Great first impression of this little gem in downtown Durham.

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New Bern, NC
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

Found this place near our hotel for lunch and it had a lot of folks here, busy downtown kind of place. Vegans would like it, I had a mozzarella and ham panini. The fresh ingredients were good but the Italian ham was so thick it tasted mainly of salt. Yeah, I know someone complaining of too much on the sandwich,... More 

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Raleigh
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

By far the most amazing sandwich shop in durham. Not only does it have tasty sandwiches(like the three cheese pannini) but also amazing soups and salads. You will not regret stopping by.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 345 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3215
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: 919-683-2183

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Sandwiches, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?