Restaurants and Bars

Hailed by Southern Living magazine as the “Tastiest Town in the South,” and as “America’s Foodiest Small Town” by Bon Appétit, Durham is sure to have something on the menu for every palate! This list is necessarily incomplete—we’ve only added local establishments that have been vetted and approved by past law students. For a more comprehensive list, check out the Discover Durham website.

Bars

Breweries

Bull City Ciderworks
305 South Roxboro Street, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 237-2357

Carolina Brewery
460 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
(919) 942-1800

Clouds Brewing
905 West Main Street #22, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 251-8096

Ponysaurus Brewing
219 Hood Street, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 584-4265

Top of the Hill
100 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 929-8676

Upscale

West End Wine Bar
601 West Main Street Suite E, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 381-4228

Bar Virgile
105 South Mangum Street, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 973-3000

Low-Key

Goodfellows
149 1/2 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 960-8685

The Federal
914 West Main Street, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 680-8611

Nuts

He’s Not Here
112 1/2 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
(919) 942-7939

Shooters II
827 West Morgan Street, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 680-0428

Restaurants

Coffee Shops

Guglhupf Bakery, Cafe & Biergarten
2706 Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 401-2600

Mad Hatter’s Café + Bakeshop
1802 West Main Street, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 286-1987

Caffè Driade
1215-A East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 942-2333

Pubs

Bull McCabe’s Irish Pub
427 West Main Street, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 682-3061

Dain’s Place
754 9th Street, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 416-8800

Carolina Ale House
3911 Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 490-2001

Brunch

Foster’s Market
2694 Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 489-3944

Elmo’s Diner
776 9th Street, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 416-3823

Parker & Otis
324 Blackwell Street Bay 4, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 683-3200

Mexican

Blue Corn Café
716 9th Street, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 286-9600

Taqueria La Vaquita
2700 Chapel Hill Road, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 402-0209

Chubby’s Tacos
4711 Hope Valley Road, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 489-4636

Cosmic Cantina
1920 Perry Street, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 286-1875

Chinese

Shanghai
3433 Hillsborough Road, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 383-7581

Neo China
4015 University Drive, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 489-2828

China Buffet
3720 Mayfair Street, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 403-7878

Indian

Sitar
3630 Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 490-1326

NAAN Stop
2812 Erwin Road #103, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 797-2100

Lime & Lemon
811 9th Street #150, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 748-3456

Viceroy
335 West Main Street, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 797-0413

Japanese

Mr. Tokyo
1722 Fordham Boulevard #105A, Chapel Hill, NC 27541
(919) 240-4552

Rockin’ Rolls Sushi
3405 Hillsborough Road, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 251-8822

Sushi Love
2812 Erwin Road #204, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 309-2401

Shiki Sushi
207 W. NC Highway 54, Durham, NC 27713
(919) 484-4108

M Sushi
311 Holland Street, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 908-9266

Thai

Thai at Main Street
317 West Main Street, Durham, NC 27701
(984) 219-7444

Noodle 501
5319 New Hope Commons Drive, Suite 104, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 896-4058

Thai Cafe
2501 University Drive, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 493-9794

French

Vin Rouge
2010 Hillsborough Road, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 416-0466

Rue Cler
401 East Chapel Hill Street, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 682-8844

Greek

Neomonde
202 N. Corcoran Street #300, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 580-1886

Bleu Olive
1821 Hillandale Drive, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 383-8502

Mediterra Grill
2608 Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 383-0066

Italian

Cucciolo Osteria
601 West Main Street Suite C, Durham, NC 27701
(984) 243-8744

Mothers & Sons Trattoria
107 West Chapel Hill Street, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 294-8247

411 West
411 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
(919) 967-2782

Toast
345 West Main Street, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 683-2183

Pizza

Randy’s Pizza
1720 Guess Road, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 286-7272
1813 Martin Luther King Parkway #1, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 490-6850

Amante Gourmet Pizza
6209 Falconbridge Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
919) 493-0904

Lilly’s Pizza
1813 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27608
(919) 833-0226

Southern

Crook’s Corner
610 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
(919) 929-7643

Mama Dip’s Kitchen
408 West Rosemary Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
(919) 942-5837

Time Out
201 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 929-2425

Barbecue

The Original Q Shack
2510 University Drive, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 402-4227

Allen & Son
5650 US 15-501 Pittsboro, NC 27312
(919) 542-2294

Bullock’s Bar-B-Que
3330 Quebec Drive, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 383-3211

Wings

Heavenly Buffaloes
1807 West Markham Avenue, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 237-2358

Chicken Bee
810 9th Street #129, Durham, NC 27705
(984) 888-5561

Vegan / Vegetarian

The Spotted Dog
111 East Main Street, Carrboro, NC 27510
(919) 933-1117

Sage Cafe
1129 Weaver Dairy Road X, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 968-9266

Pure Soul
4125 Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard, STE. 1, Durham, NC 27707
(877) 376-7685

Desserts

Two Roosters
800 Taylor Street, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 229-0491

LocoPops
2618 Hillsborough Road, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 286-3500

The Parlour
117 Market Street, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 564-7999

Simons Says Dip This
117 West Parrish Street, Durham, NC 27701
(984) 888-5070

Maple View Farm
6900 Rocky Ridge Road, Hillsborough, NC 27278
(919) 960-5535