Tag Archives: Downtown

Luna

Luna is the marriage of South American and American Southern food that opened downtown in Summer 2015. Shawn Stokes and Sean Sullivan teamed up to create this innovative establishment that fills a niche in the heart of the bull city.

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Blue Note Grill

Blue Note Grill recently moved from Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard to its new home near the old Durham Athletic Park, and next to the new Durham Distillery. The popular barbecue and live music venue has now planted its roots downtown.

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Counting House

Counting house is the highly-anticipated restaurant that recently opened in the new 21c Museum Hotel, an avant-garde, sophisticated venue that propels Durham’s downtown into the ranks of its East-Coast cousins. Being the flagship of one of Durham’s largest and more … Continue reading

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Old Havana Sandwich Shop

Old Havana Sandwich Shop is a Cuban restaurant downtown. It is situated in one of the “up and coming” areas of Durham, located near the Durham County Health Department, which supplies much of the lunch crowd.

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The Parlour

The Parlour is an ice cream shop downtown. Beginning in 2011, they launched a highly successful food truck (actually, it was a school bus). Two years later, they established a brick and mortar. They recently bought and expanded into the … Continue reading

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Loaf

Loaf is a bakery located downtown. Its trendy, one-word name and niche menu make it precisely the type of place downtown Durham embraces.

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Saltbox Seafood Joint

Saltbox Seafood Joint is a three year-old venture that provides fresh seafood downtown. It is the sort of place everyone would expect to set up in Durham.

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Dos Perros

Dos Perros is a Mexican restaurant located downtown. Founded by the same people who own Juju, the restaurant seeks to provide refined Mexican cuisine in an elegant setting, striking a rare combination of authenticity and atmosphere.

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Dashi

Dashi opened downtown about three weeks ago. It is the much-anticipated marriage of talent between the folks at The Cookery and Toast, formed after a successful three-day pop-up venture. After Juju and Basan, it is the third Asian restaurant to … Continue reading

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Gonza Tacos Y Tequila

Gonza opened it’s third location here in Durham earlier this year, after having established restaurants in Raleigh and Wake Forest. Tucked in the West Village apartment complex, Gonza succeeds 604 West for this location. Here’s hoping this Mexican/Colombian establishment outlasts … Continue reading

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