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Guglhupf Cafe

2706 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd. Suite #1, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 401-2600
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Ranked #23 of 643 Restaurants in Durham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Sat 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Bakery, German
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Hope Valley Road
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English first
Atlanta, GA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

We were up early with the kids so we headed off to try this breakfast spot that is always packed later in the morning. The weather was perfect for the patio. I wish there was table ordering... but other than that everything was great. The omelet I ordered was fantastic and the fruit that came with it was great and... More

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3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

After a Beerfest in Durham, we were ready for some quality German fare. We showed up at 4:30 and the hostess was very rude. Didn't say hello when we walked in the door, and pretty much told us to leave because the kitchen wasn't set up for dinner. The atmosphere was very nice and the menu looked interesting, but we... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

What a lovely space for coffee or lunch! Ample outdoor seating under a partially covered canopy - great to enjoy the lovely Durham weather. The menu is broad, with some great standouts including their Roasted Beets sandwich and the always popular wurstplatte & käseplatte options which make for great sharing. During their busiest times, it can be a little noisy... More

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Beckley, West Virginia, United States
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211 reviews 211 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We have eaten here often when we have visited Durham, but only for dinner. Today my wife and I had lunch here. It is very different from their dinner experience. First, one orders at the counter rather than from your table via the waitress. Second, the menu is very different from the dinner menu -- this was a Saturday noon,... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Had a great time, but i feel i was expecting more after what i had heard from others. we sat upstairs and it was a nice table for two. after ordering four courses we realized we ordered too much after the first three (all really good), and then the huge and delicious schnitzel arrived along with well cooked but not... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Great place for breakfast or brunch. I enjoyed the Eggs Benedict (my favorite) and the atmosphere here.

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West Columbia, South Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I agree with other reviewers that the food here, while attractively presented and done with some imagination, is marginally German. For truth in advertising, it would be nice if there were more truly German dishes offered. Also, the wait-staff mangle the names of the German items so badly that it is painful. The members of our party, after each German... More

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4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This place is stunning. Absolutely gorgeous inside and out. I so wanted the food to match. I have eaten here twice now and have been greatly disappointed both times. All sounds good on the menu but comes out bland and in no way special. Go here for coffee, eat elsewhere.

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Ballyclare, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I have been to Guglehupf cafe on many occasions, as a solo diner, as a couple and with friends. The staff aren't always friendly and it does take a while to get food sometimes, but the desserts are totally worth it!! The sandwiches and salads are also pretty amazing. Not much German in the cafe, bar the pastries and a... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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55 reviews 55 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Guglhupf is more-or-less an institution in Durham. It’s always a treat to hear people mangle the restaurant’s name! The food has a German/Deli/Bakery thing going on. I usually have lunch, but dinners are also nice and it tends to be quieter in the evening. If the weather’s nice – try to sit outside - it's a bit quieter. I’ve never... More

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