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Address: Ninth St., Durham, NC
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Durham's area of hip and off-beat shops.

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Passing the time in Durham

I needed to find an activity to pass some time before catching a flight home. I love to shop & check out interesting stores. My daughter & I had a great time looking around and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Gail M
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Weston, Massachusetts
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Weston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I needed to find an activity to pass some time before catching a flight home. I love to shop & check out interesting stores. My daughter & I had a great time looking around and checking out the variety of different shops. I'd go back when I'm back visiting my daughter.

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Thank Gail M
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice to walk around in the day, especially in weekends. A lot of new restaurants and establishments are opening.

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Thank HussainAlshammasi
High Point, North Carolina
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169 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

This is a great area to stroll around on a sunny day .There are countless shops to browse thru. Every kind of ethnic food is available. Truly a place to stroll around.

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Thank Mike D
Asheville, North Carolina
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35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

pleasant way to spend a few hours, decent places to eat or just have a cup of coffee. might find something different than the usual mall stores.

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Thank Darlene E
singapore
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107 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Not very exciting, but a reasonably nice place to walk around. Quite a few decent restaurants to choose from.

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Thank heshnosaff
Charlotte, North Carolina
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47 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

Fun poking around Ninth Street with the delicious smelling coffee shops. We wandered in to Vaguely Reminiscent to look at some wallets and toys. They had a treasure trove of cool dresses. I have a "maternal" figure that is hard to flatter with a dress. However, I could have left here with 7-8 really nice dresses in easy fabrics. Helpful... More 

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Thank tarheelgirl39
Raleigh, North Carolina
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441 reviews
130 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Ninth Street is a very popular place for Duke Students and the general public due to the large number of restaurants and other shops. Within a half mile there are at least 15-20 restaurants about a dozen or more right on the street from very cheap student hang outs to fancy restaurants with a variety to suit any taste. So... More 

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Durham, NC
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90 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

This area in Durham, NC has lots to do, for college age and above age adults, with restaurants, bars and grills, shopping (from groceries to Duke Athletics apparel). They have some on street parking and some paid parking lot space.

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Thank PipeCleaner
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43 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

As in any place, most Monday's are difficult to find and open restaurant. Elmo's was a good locals spot to have dinner. A typical old school diner and menu. I had the hot turkey platter which was very good. My wife had one of the daily specials which was Spinach/Avacado Quiche and enjoyed it. the diner was busy and service... More 

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3 Thank Scott E
Durham, North Carolina
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This is great for Duke students, family as well as local residents. Service is great and food excellent. I really love their breakfasts and coffee.

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