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Third Place

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1811 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27608-2323
(919) 834-6566
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6:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Good coffee and carrot muffs but the sandwiches are just ok.

The coffee is great and I wish they had nibbles that no one else has. No one here ever has original stuff to eat at a cafe exceot maybe Benelux and the waffles. But the people who work here are nice and the coffee drinks are exceptional.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2012
Playwrightmajic
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Arlington, Virginia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012 via mobile

We wanted a cup of coffee while out looking for lunch and decided to stay for a meal. What a great choice! The food was excellent and the coffee was delicious. If you are in town, don't miss this cozy spot.

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Raleigh, NC
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Locals know this place with fair trade coffee, pastries, sandwiches. Comfy furniture or grab a table. Friendly staff, outside seating at Five Points.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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62 reviews 62 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

The coffee is great and I wish they had nibbles that no one else has. No one here ever has original stuff to eat at a cafe exceot maybe Benelux and the waffles. But the people who work here are nice and the coffee drinks are exceptional.

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East Coast
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61 reviews 61 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011

Have been to Third Place many, many times over the past few years, and still love it. Great neighborhood, funky place with an excellent, mostly vegetarian menu and wonderful coffee drinks, teas, pastries, cookies etc. Indoor and outdoor seating, though the noise levels on Glenwood Ave at rush hour make the outdoor seating less desirable. An eclectic crew of employees,... More 

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raleigh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2011

Coffee: 5/5 -- Top notch coffee and espresso. I've been to shops all over the country, some of which are pretty well-known amongst coffee shop enthusiasts and Third Place has some of the best coffee I've ever had, ANYWHERE. The employees are all trained how to manually time and pull shots -- the way it should be. This can cause... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2008

Do you like to be "served" by surly, angst-ridden, goth college students in a funky, college-town shop? Then this is your place. Oh, you have to like burned coffee too...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2008

Small, good - but not my fav. - Larry's Beans.

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Raleigh, NC
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48 reviews 48 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2007

Nice coffee place. Good atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2007

Couldn't be happier about the friendly service and good food and coffee! They gave me the wrong drink once, because they were out of what I asked for, and as an apology put a post-it with my name by the register for a free drink some other day. It's just a very personal place. I recommend the yogurt, fruit, and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2007

Serious coffee, order a macchiato and you actually get espresso marked with a teaspoon of milk and a dollop of foam - not the bad starbucks version. Electic clientele. The breakfast wrap is a great start to the day

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1811 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27608-2323
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: (919) 834-6566

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm

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