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345 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3215
+1 919-683-2183
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (46 reviews)
“crostini” (41 reviews)
“panini” (65 reviews)
Cafe, Italian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
345 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3215
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Quick lunch with colleague. The panini and soup was a perfect combination. Service was fast. It was east to get back to the office on time.

Thank conniecorn
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Toast has been around for a while now and its owners have branched out with other ventures. Still, this is a great Italian-inspired sandwich shops with a good variety, great soups and decent prices. The chef has won many local "favorite" contests for his soups....More

1  Thank TarHeel
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

My son took us to Toast last time we visited and suggested it again this visit. It was as delicious as I remembered we had butternut squash soup and a selection of 6 crostini toasts with different toppings (toast), and hubs and the other son...More

1  Thank LeBonVieTravels
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Go for lunch and you'll love it. Don't let the line scare U away. It moves fast. Everything is fresh and you'll love the combinations.

Thank Maureen B
Reviewed 31 August 2017

enjoyed a good afternoon lunch here. Decided to order the sweet italian sausage panini, I would definitely order it again. Ordered the side salad of mixed greens, would like to try the soup next time. Nothing wrong with the side salad, it complimented the sandwich...More

Thank 771donaldl
Reviewed 21 July 2017

I was visiting my son in Durham.... ., my grandson who lives in New Hampshire surprised me ...picking me up at Raleigh/Durham airport. My son recommended Toast which is in his downtown neighborhood while he worked at home. We had an outstanding lunch....sandwiches,soups,salads Italian style...More

1  Thank hcohn31
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We went here yesterday evening and I ordered the 3 cheese panini. It was inedible. It was so salty I had t throw it away. It was a takeout Sandwich so I just tossed it rather than return it but won't be going back to...More

1  Thank NorthCarolinaSandie
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Not a huge menu but good, traditional italian sandwiches, soups. You can get 3 toasts for $8 (or around there) and it's hard to pick just 3!! Mmm Mmm good. There's also a lot of seating indoors. Best for a light lunch.

Thank Anasoma
Reviewed 26 June 2017

The egg panini was outstanding. Perfectly cooked soft scrambled eggs with a delicious soft cheese. The crostinis are also very good.

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Being at the intersection of main Str and Chapel road Offers excellent toasts made by young people ,while sitting outdoors watching other people ,most Europeans will love it

Thank nikolakopoulos
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 345 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3215
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-683-2183
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