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Pizzeria Toro

105 E Chapel Hill St, Durham, NC
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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

My teenaged daughter and I arrived late on a Saturday night after a long day of travel. We were dressed very casually and were hesitant to dine out. Pizzeria Toro couldn't have been more welcoming to us on a crowded weekend evening. The salad was prepared with fresh local summer peas and romaine, and the crust on the pizza was... More 

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241 reviews 241 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
211 helpful votes 211 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

New pizzeria in downtown five-points that is very busy most nights. Get there early and enjoy their interesting selection of wood-fired pizzas. This is not your regular pepperoni and sausage pizza type place. Ingredients and combinations are unique and adventurous eaters will be rewarded. Seems very famly-friendly, and they offer Coke products from Mexico (probably with sugar instead of corn... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

I am of a very few that is not a "pizza lover". We happened in by chance when another restaurant across the way was closed and WOW am I glad we did! The wood fired pizza was the best I've had and the eclectic choices for white and red pizza made it more appealing. I had shaved brussell sprouts and... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Great restaurant. Visiting Durham from Atlanta and stopped in for dinner. We sat at the community table and watched the chefs cook pizzas and prepare salads. Gourmet upscale pizza, great salads and really good desserts. This is not your average pizza place. It's an upscale restaurant with great food and a trendy atmosphere.

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Chapel Hill, NC
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62 reviews 62 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

I am of the view that anything that draws people to downtown Durham can't be too bad. Many have tried and failed at that task. Pizzeria Toro seems to be drawing people at lunch and dinner. It has creative wood-fired pizzas listed by red and white. It has creative salads, beers, and, well, more pizza. It's a bit cramped and... More 

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Pittsboro N.C.
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91 reviews 91 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Nice local place in downtown Durham. The restaurant is not too large with a nice casual decor. There are many communal tables for groups larger than two. The pizza is made in wood fired ovens. These are not your typical pizza combinations but unique combo's ,local ingredients in both red and white pizza. The final result is delicious. Also serve... More 

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Alexandria Bay
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Wood fired pizza was terrific with unique choices. Service was ok but the place was very busy as it is popular. Beer was cold and lots of local choices on tap. Would go back anytime.

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North Carolina
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

This new pizza place in five points in Durham is really amazing. We've had several great experiences here and have never been disappointed. They don't take reservations, so get there early or be prepared to wait (they have a nice bar area). The potato pizza and kale salad shouldn't be missed.

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Hillsborough, North Carolina
20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Very busy. Be prepared to wait a little on weekends; no reservations. We sat close to the oven, enjoyed the warmth and loved the show. Be brave, the pizzas are not your ordinary mix of ingredients. We ate things we'd never even heard of before (like fiddleheads and ramps.) Yum! What fun!!

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

This place is amazing! I went here today with my husband for a Saturday afternoon lunch date. We ordered the roasted beets antipasti that came with caramelized anchovy and pistachios. I detest anchovies so when he suggested it I was skeptical about it. After eating the dish, I became a believer. Fantastic! Then we ordered the fried eggplant, garlic, and... More 

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Additional Information about Pizzeria Toro

Address: 105 E Chapel Hill St, Durham, NC
Phone Number: 919-908-6936
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Pizza

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