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Brightleaf Square

905 West Main St, Durham, NC 27701
+1 919-682-9229
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Several empty store fronts

A nice place to visit, some good restaurants, but shopping is very limited. We noticed a couple... read more

Reviewed January 19, 2017
Pinehurst, North Carolina
Nice for Shopping

We always find some unique articles here at one store or another. We come at least once a year to... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2016
Kevin T
Apex, United States
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905 West Main St, Durham, NC 27701
+1 919-682-9229
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Reviewed January 19, 2017

A nice place to visit, some good restaurants, but shopping is very limited. We noticed a couple empty store fronts and one recent closed establishment.

Thank jartman65
Reviewed October 3, 2016

We always find some unique articles here at one store or another. We come at least once a year to shop.

Thank Kevin T
Reviewed October 1, 2016

The outside of the buildings are beautifully refurbished. This is a great place to sit and have a cool drink. The stores we're a fit for me but window shopping is fun.

Thank Heidi D
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Beautiful remodel of old tobacco warehouses into shops, restaurants, and walking areas. I love the landscaping and outdoor music and people watching. There are better shopping areas in Durham but for family fun, outdoor walking and browsing, and some interesting eating spots, the Square is...More

Thank haleabrams
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by Brightleaf Square to visit a particular women's clothing boutique, Very and Vogue. I wasn't very impressed with the boutique or surrounding shops and restaurants. I wouldn't waste my time again.

Thank amyd20
Reviewed August 19, 2016

I first visited Brightleaf Square in Durham, NC in 2015. The architecture is lovely, and the few people strolling along it's walkways seem to enjoy the quaint ambiance. I did too. Previous establishments visited were closed. We walked around for about 10 minutes and split....More

Thank Ernestsworld
Reviewed August 10, 2016

I love going to Brightleaf for their Friday night music. Free, lots of people watching, dancing, folks from all walks of life-- adds up to a lot of fun and some great music. Grab dinner and drinks from one of the restaurants and make a...More

1  Thank Teresa E
Reviewed August 4, 2016

Not much here, a couple of restaurants but definitely not happening on a Saturday afternoon. Upside, on Saturday, free parking.

1  Thank bostontodc
Reviewed July 31, 2016

Brightleaf Square is a great place to land after a four hour visit to the campus. Quaint retail shops will satisfy your shopping urges especially the 1940's bookstore where you go back in time but can find unusual books. There are many good restaurants to...More

Thank Stephen F
Reviewed July 25, 2016

I love bright leaf square, especially Friday nights in the summer. It is very enjoyable to have a cocktail, relax and listen to whatever band is playing that night. You also a a large variety of restaurants to choose from. It is fun for all...More

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August 5, 2017|
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Response from SoundCoMaster | Reviewed this property |
Maybe you should visit it. You'll see plenty of niche shops in the area. You won't find a Walmart or Target here as this is a converted tobacco warehouse to accommodate shoppes and restaurants.
September 25, 2015|
Response from Stephen K |