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111 Orange St, Durham, NC 27701-3316
919 956 5200
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Scotch Plains, NJ
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180 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very good biscuits with choose your filling. You can't go wrong with the pimento cheese and bacon jam. Cheesy grits were good but a little spicy. Small place with tables inside and outside. Parking can be tricky

Thank Jillef
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

This place is hard to find. You have to park in the nearby deck and walk down a pretty brick street/alley to find the shop. Worth the effort.

Thank Karen J
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325 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Looking for something a little above average for a holiday brunch, we were happy to find Scratch open on Labor Day, and enjoyed a lovely bite. The biscuits were hardy and delicious. You can tell by the egg who attentive a chef is to details, and the eggs on their biscuits were perfect, not over cooked like so many places,... More 

Thank EdRockster
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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123 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

This is a very minimal review as all I did was split a piece of Shaker Pie and have a cup of decaf coffee. But the pie was delicious -- the filling is VERY lemony -- which I loved. I honestly thought the pie crust was a little tough. Not the best. But it is a charming place.

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

They don't have much for someone allergic to gluten or dairy, but their Spanish Tortilla fits the bill and is very good. It has been inconsistent a couple of times, with it being too heavy on the oil, but most every time it is delicious. I keep going back. Their coffee is great and my husband comes here regularly before... More 

Thank afreyes
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

The customer service is very friendly. The food is fresh. I had a rice bowl with fresh vegetables and egg. The food is local and made dress to order. I also had a lemonade. The best lemonade I've had. It's not your typical southern lemonade. It's pure and not over sweetened.

Thank Nicole A
Orlando, Florida
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Although i only had a macchiato, the band goods look great. I would probably head over for brunch as the brunch menu looked great.

Thank Lajamoto
Raleigh, North Carolina
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108 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

Was ok - pie was delish, but open faced avocado / cucumber sandwich for $7.50 was steep. Doubt we'll be back.

Thank Soosun3916
Southeast Louisiana
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64 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

We went for breakfast. I had cucumber avocado toast which was good. I would recommend this place for breakfast or lunch.

Thank bellaherna
Raleigh, North Carolina
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

If you like the 60's atmosphere then this is your place. We visited for Brunch on a Sunday after my wife read a review. Most of the featured items in the review they had sold out of so we were left with some pretty bland choices. Recommend you go early. There is a sidewalk area out front which you can... More 

Thank rwalsh2432

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Orange St, Durham, NC 27701-3316
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: 919 956 5200

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