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345 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3215
+1 919-683-2183
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Durham, North Carolina
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I don't get why this place has glowing reviews. My husband and I came here for lunch and both ordered paninis. I got the kale, pickled pepper, and cheese panini. True to their name, this cafe uses toast instead of bread for their paninis. The toast was so dry and crunchy and lacked any flavor. The pickled peppers overwhelmed the... More 

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Thank walkasp
Durham, North Carolina
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped in Toast for the first time. For my lunch, I bought the $10.00 special with my choice of three crostini (two pieces each) and soup. I selected the butternut squash soup of the day, along with two crostini of the day (duck confit with Brussels sprouts and fontina; homemade lemon ricotta with balsamic roasted squash) and a crostini... More 

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Thank DYHGarden
Durham, North Carolina
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we bike downtown, we often stop for a great sandwich. Everything we get there is great. The soups, the salads the crusinies. And the salad dressing is AWESOME. An Italian, but so light and good. Great place.

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Thank Fivedanes
Durham, North Carolina
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is such a neat place for lunch....soup and crostini wonderful, savory. Crowded for lunch, seating outside is perfect on a fall day.

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Thank Linda C
Massena, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Excellent panini's and salad. Fills you up and doesn't leave you feeling like you over ate. It was perfect.

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Thank Sean L
Columbus, Ohio
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39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

Great place to stop for a bite while exploring downtown. The line to order at the counter moved very quickly, and we chose a sidewalk table to enjoy our lunch. Husband had a large salad with Carolina shrimp salad, my order included a side salad and goat cheese crostini. Both were excellent, & salads were lightly dressed and very fresh.

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Thank crabbysandy
Durham, North Carolina
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

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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4 of 5 bubbles 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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20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Italian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
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: +1 919-683-2183

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