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3515 Witherspoon Blvd., suite. 108, Durham, NC 27707
919-419-8800
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
I'm sure it's solid sushi for the area

My husband and I have visited many sushi restaurants around the country, including in Hawaii, being as it is our favorite type of foods. With that noted- I would say that this restaurant is average for the sushi adventurer, but for the area it might be above average. Peony has a great atmosphere... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 7, 2014
Robin C
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Max Meadows, Virginia
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19 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Max Meadows, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

My husband and I have visited many sushi restaurants around the country, including in Hawaii, being as it is our favorite type of foods. With that noted- I would say that this restaurant is average for the sushi adventurer, but for the area it might be above average. Peony has a great atmosphere with big booths and toned down lighting.... More 

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Orange County, CA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

So as a Cali girl I'm always on a mission to find quality and good tasting sushi wherever I go. This was the second location I've tried in the area and I am not impressed. We sampled a bit of everything seeing as though it is a bistro and offered other Asian fare...none of which will get me to return.... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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70 reviews 70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We are locals and get sushi from here at least once every other week. They never, ever disappoint with quality and appreciative service. All sushi is buy one get one free, and the quality of the sushi makes it a great deal! We not only enjoy eating in the dining room or at the sushi bar, but take out is... More 

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Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

nice and very reasonable priced sushi and chinese fusion cooking. lovely atmosphere a must visit for parents with their kids at chapel hill

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Boston, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We were staying at a nearby hotel and Peony was close by. My daughter was in the mood for Asian but we weren't particularly. Did this place ever change our mind! Yummy sushi (2 for 1) And the best dumplings I have ever had. Ever. And I have eaten lots of Asian dumplings! They even have mini dumplings which my... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

My hotel bartender recommended this Peony's. That was the best Asian food I have ever tasted. I even called the Restaurant back to Thank them also. Delivery was quick along with my food being prepared as I orderd it. I am going to be in the area for a while. I will be ordering from them at least twice a... More 

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NC
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Good place to get your Asian fix. Nice selection of entree's. HUGE sushi menu. Awesome service. Serve Pepsi products and no "Hunan" items on the menu, otherwise fantastic.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

I go to this restaurant once a week. While the staff speaks little English, the food is some of the best Asian food that there is. The sushi is great and the soups are heavenly. In the background relaxing music plays. The only downside is the food can be a little bit on the expensive side, but it is still... More 

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Shelby, North Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Our hotel front desk highly recommended Peony Asian Bistro. We were not disappointed. We both had soup, spring rolls, and Chinese seafood dishes. All were excellent, delivered very quickly, and piping hot. Will definitely dine with Peony on our next visit to the area.

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Durham, North Carolina
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

Our experience had us double-checking we had come to the right place. The staff was gruff and unfriendly. The sesame shrimp and broccoli was tasteless battered shrimp with three tiny pieces of broccoli. Even the shrimp dumpling were sad. The only semi-bright spot was the sushi, which was okay, but nowhere in the same league as other places Sushi love.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3515 Witherspoon Blvd., suite. 108, Durham, NC 27707
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: 919-419-8800

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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