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Guglhupf Cafe

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2706 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd. Suite #1, Durham, NC 27707 (Hope Valley Road)
+1 919-401-2600
Sun 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Thu 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Worst Cake Ever. My husband bought me a special birthday cake today and while it was beautiful, we both agreed it was not even edible. The cake was SO dry. It tasted like it was a week old. Beautiful, but tasted so terrible. We couldn't even finish a piece. Bummer. Worst birthday cake of all time.

Thank Brittany H
Mexico City, Mexico
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been twice there and both times have been an excellent option. The place is nice and bohemian, the cocktail menu is large, I recommend the gin & tonic, it is amazing! The first time we went we ordered a cheese board, that was delicious, the Vienne Schnitzel that was really amazing and well done just like in the... More 

Thank san212
Durham, North Carolina
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Guglhupf is one of my favorite brunch spots. When it's warm enough, the outside patio, which has a great atmosphere and the European feel and diversity of people makes it. Not to mention the food which is always good, including the finest bakery items around. Whether you choose from the standard breakfast fare to salads and sandwiches, you can't go... More 

Thank HJC5625
Durham, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

great atmosphere with candles, attentive staff. High quality is consistent every visit. Unusual items are always tasty.

Thank James K
Durham, North Carolina
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is very good. Inside is noisy, though, so I like this restaurant especially in the warmer months, when you can sit outside in their patio.

Thank Caroline b
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok, bare with me, normally I try to see the good in most situations. However Valentines night after driving from The Angus Barn to Durham to get dessert we were promptly turned away from Guglhupf. No so apparent was the full-course menu scripted for all patrons. We didn't need dinner we wanted what this restaurant is lauded for...good desserts. So... More 

Thank Dwayne B
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to Guglhupf twice now, and both times I have been very happy. It is quite popular, so wait times can vary, but the food is worth the wait. On my first visit, I had the potato leek tart, which was delicious. On my last visit I had the chicken club. The sandwich was tasty but awkward to... More 

Thank hazardnc
Durham, North Carolina
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I probably drive up the road once a week, and that's an act of self-discipline, because it could be daily. Always fresh, always delicious, and they don't overload anything with sugar. I just log on, order, and find it waiting. That's not the only way to order, but I'm just that lazy.

Thank Michael L
Savannah, Georgia
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181 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brunch definitely has a lot of choices, not too many German dishes, but still this is a very good place with so many interesting things on the menu. Sandwiches and egg dishes were very good. Coffee was great. Despite big crowd there was place for everybody and you can hear each other well.

Thank Igorek007
Boston, MA
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93 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

Having read about this restaurant for some time, my wife and I had the opportunity to visit for the first time today. She ordered the schnitzel small plate with salad, and I ordered the bratwurst with potato salad. Both dishes were very good (great kraut and pretzel bun for the wurst), but flavor was unremarkable overall. Observing those eating around... More 

Thank Malchus W

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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, German, Cafe, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2706 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd. Suite #1, Durham, NC 27707
    (Hope Valley Road)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-401-2600

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?