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1811 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27608-2323
(919) 834-6566
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

I've been a regular t Third Place for almost 20 years and it's always been one of my favorite hang outs. Great coffee - best breve in Raleigh - and yummy food. They were thinking vegan and organics before the rest of the world caught up. Comfortable relaxed atmosphere, sit inside or out.

Thank Julia M
Apex, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

It was fairly crowded for a Sunday morning Selection is really wonderful, what a variety and mostly things they've thought up versus copy-cat. The ambiance is very much come-as-you-are. Somewhat small-ish inside. I would return.

Thank Peter W
Idaho Falls, Idaho
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84 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

On a recent visit, I ordered an iced mocha and expected it to include coffee, milk, and chocolate (as well as ice), but there was no hint of chocolate. We have generally enjoyed mornings at the Third Place when we meet up in Raleigh. This time was a disappointment. We did, though, especially enjoy sitting outside, which we were amazingly... More 

Thank cbg52
Seattle, Washington
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203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Love the wraps and sandwiches. The place has good coffee as well. The atmosphere is relaxing and welcoming.

Thank MingmeiHong
Butler, Pennsylvania
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114 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Larry's coffee, homemade granola and fun people make this a must do café when in this part of Raleigh.

Thank duffhill
Arlington, Virginia
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012 via mobile

We wanted a cup of coffee while out looking for lunch and decided to stay for a meal. What a great choice! The food was excellent and the coffee was delicious. If you are in town, don't miss this cozy spot.

1 Thank Colin J
Raleigh, NC
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Locals know this place with fair trade coffee, pastries, sandwiches. Comfy furniture or grab a table. Friendly staff, outside seating at Five Points.

1 Thank Sue_in_Raleigh
Raleigh, North Carolina
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62 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

The coffee is great and I wish they had nibbles that no one else has. No one here ever has original stuff to eat at a cafe exceot maybe Benelux and the waffles. But the people who work here are nice and the coffee drinks are exceptional.

1 Thank Playwrightmajic
East Coast
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68 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011

Have been to Third Place many, many times over the past few years, and still love it. Great neighborhood, funky place with an excellent, mostly vegetarian menu and wonderful coffee drinks, teas, pastries, cookies etc. Indoor and outdoor seating, though the noise levels on Glenwood Ave at rush hour make the outdoor seating less desirable. An eclectic crew of employees,... More 

1 Thank sati09
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2011

Coffee: 5/5 -- Top notch coffee and espresso. I've been to shops all over the country, some of which are pretty well-known amongst coffee shop enthusiasts and Third Place has some of the best coffee I've ever had, ANYWHERE. The employees are all trained how to manually time and pull shots -- the way it should be. This can cause... More 

1 Thank neurotopia

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cafe, Vegetarian
Open Hours
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1811 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27608-2323
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: (919) 834-6566

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