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“Nice "mall" meal but better”
Review of Cafe Bistro

Cafe Bistro
Ranked #161 of 789 Restaurants in Durham
Cuisines: American
Description: Take a coffee break,grab a bite or enjoy a gourmet meal at a Nordstrom near you. Featuring organic and healthy ingredients,our restaurants range from casual to fine dining.
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Description: Take a coffee break,grab a bite or enjoy a gourmet meal at a Nordstrom near you. Featuring organic and healthy ingredients,our restaurants range from casual to fine dining.
Reviewed August 9, 2014

I have been dining here for years and before that several times at Nordstrom's locations in New Jersey. Food courts are not for me and surrounding chain restaurants are not either. The food and service at this cafe are nice. You order at the counter and seat yourself (they will help with that if really busy). I really enjoy the warm Asian chicken salad. The food is fresh and flavorful and a good place to unwind from shopping.

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1  Thank Linda B
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Reviewed August 2, 2014

Didn't know Nordstrom's had a cafe; saw a sign while shopping there. We decided to try it instead of the food court. Not disappointed! Popular place as there was a short wait. Place order at counter, hostess directs you to a table and another server brings you your beverage and food. We were eating light, since dinner was just a few hours away. Shared the onion soup and pear and fig salad with chicken. They split this for us, even the soup in smaller bowls, and didn't charge us extra as some places do for sharing. Very professional staff for a cafe; service with a smile. This might be a destination for a meal, even when not shopping!

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1  Thank Bess A
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Reviewed May 6, 2014

How nice, when shopping, not to have to go to a noisy food court. The café in the Nordstrom store is an oasis. You order from a counter and pay when you go in, then find a table and a waiter does the rest. It's a little difficult to know how much to tip since it's not 100% table service, and it did take some time for the food to arrive, but it is an elegant setting (if you can ignore the young mothers whose strollers taking up half the floor space). One question for all restaurant owners worldwide -- why don't you seat all the noisy babies together?????? That would be infinitely more fair than spreading them out amongst those of us who chose not to bring a screaming baby to lunch. The food was extremely fresh and delicious, as was the iced tea. We would just like to know where they got fresh figs in April.

1  Thank BellaCoco
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Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

The service is quick, friendly and the food is fresh. Nice place for a quick lunch with friends while shopping!! We come here several times a year when shopping at the streets of South Point. The tempo is fast the ambiance is casual. All in all it's a happy place for a nosh.

Thank Pattycakes77
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Reviewed March 11, 2014

I've been coming here since it opened and have NEVER been disappointed. Great salads, soups and sandwiches presented with great service every time.

Thank ERRTH
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