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345 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3215
919-683-2183
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Durham, North Carolina
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love their soups, and their side salad is always tasty with their good dressing. I feel like I've eaten fresh and healthy and lovingly prepared food when I go there.

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Thank afreyes
Durham, North Carolina
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121 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of those restaurants where you enter without high expectations and receive a pretty well prepared food with an outstanding service. I highly recommend it for a casual lunch.

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Thank Andres V
Columbus, Ohio
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

We had just driven in off the road and were looking for something light since it was 4pm and we skipped lunch, but did not want to spoil dinner. Salad and tramezzini sandwich were perfect. Somewhat limited menu , but they do what they do well. I can understand why they are extremely crowded during lunch.

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Thank otto_beatty
Durham, North Carolina
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

very good sandwich place in downtown Durham. I am told that they are closing? part of the rejuvenation of downtown Durham.

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Thank omidsafi
Chicago, IL
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Nice and quick little spot with outside seating to watch the Durham world go by! Simple seating inside with quick service. Had the Crostini and Soup option which provided me with 3 different crostini x2 of my choosing and choice of one of three soup options for $10. On a warm NC night cold cucumber soup with buttermilk was a... More 

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Thank ayoungnana
Durham, North Carolina
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1,196 reviews
423 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 870 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

We walked in and there were a lot of people in line to place an order. I didn't know what half the things on the menu were (rapini, asiago fresco, soppressata, granda padano, tallegio, gorgonzola, caponata, ribiola) and there were too many people behind us for them to take the time to explain what the things were. I don't order... More 

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Thank cheryl h
Durham, North Carolina
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

This is my favorite light quick dinner and lunch place in Durham. The food is excellent, it is informal, easy, and the staff is great.

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Thank Caroline b
Morehead City, NC
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Lunch was great. I got the panini and my wife had a great salad. We sat outside and watched Durham go by. The food was great and cooked perfectly.

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Thank MagicNC
Fort Washington, Maryland
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158 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Without question the food is unbelievable. The best lunch i had during this trip. Be prepared to wait 15-20 minutes for your order. The place has seating for approximately 50 people and we had no problem getting a table at the height of lunch hour. Highly recommend.

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Thank Rudy B
Durham, North Carolina
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

I recommend a couple of the smaller items so you get to taste more of their awesome creations, but everything is good here.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 345 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3215
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: 919-683-2183

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