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345 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3215
+1 919-683-2183
11:00 - 15:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Durham, North Carolina
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1,273 reviews
442 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 894 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

We walked in and there were a lot of people in line to place an order. I didn't know what half the things on the menu were (rapini, asiago fresco, soppressata, granda padano, tallegio, gorgonzola, caponata, ribiola) and there were too many people behind us for them to take the time to explain what the things were. I don't order... More 

Thank cheryl h
Durham, North Carolina
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

This is my favorite light quick dinner and lunch place in Durham. The food is excellent, it is informal, easy, and the staff is great.

Thank Caroline b
Morehead City, NC
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Lunch was great. I got the panini and my wife had a great salad. We sat outside and watched Durham go by. The food was great and cooked perfectly.

Thank MagicNC
Fort Washington, Maryland
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192 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Without question the food is unbelievable. The best lunch i had during this trip. Be prepared to wait 15-20 minutes for your order. The place has seating for approximately 50 people and we had no problem getting a table at the height of lunch hour. Highly recommend.

Thank Rudy B
Durham, North Carolina
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

I recommend a couple of the smaller items so you get to taste more of their awesome creations, but everything is good here.

Thank sjsweitz
Durham, North Carolina
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489 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

I wasn't overwhelmed by my first visit here, so it took me a while to come back. The consistently good reviews and lack of other options recently brought us back before a recent Bull's game. I have to say that I'm quite happy we did! This is another of the common order at the front, take a number, and find... More 

Thank ckassotis
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

The serve a verity of fancy sandwiches, panini, and salads. It is a cute little shop, perfect for a bite to eat for lunch. It is also right at the heart of downtown Durham. It is fast and good quality.

Thank BetsyR19130
Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

I had a wonderful panini with salad. It was all yummy!!! It can get crowded at lunch, but they are fairly quick.

Thank happytravelerm0m
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
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219 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Two blocks from the beautiful Carolina Theatre. Needed a quick bite before the evening show. Pizzeria Toro had a well deserved 1/2 hour wait but Toast Restaurant across the street served immediately and had seats available. Quick food: chicken salad on white with "aioli" (not really very good or garlicky), tuna salad and other small foods plus paninis. Fast service... More 

Thank Bcobert
Urbana, Illinois
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

Great service, didn't rush the newbie at the counter, even thought there was a line. Great food, simple Italian fare done incredibly well. Unique perspective. What more could you want?

Thank Road_Warrior_Foodie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Italian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?