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Dulce Cafe

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5826 Fayetteville Rd Ste 106, Durham, NC 27713-8684
+1 919-797-0497
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07:30 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Mon 07:30 - 20:00
Tue - Fri 07:30 - 21:00
Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Nashville, Tennessee
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The deserts are amazing. The best red velvet cake I've ever had. Service is impeccable. Coffee is okay. I've had better latte elsewhere in Durham. Reason why I only gave it 4 stars.

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Thank Susan B
Durham, North Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this cafe for the first time today with some family and had such an amazing experience! The owner, Chad was very pleasant and welcoming as we pondered over the dessert display. We ordered a couple BLAT's and several desserts. Everything was MAGNIFICENT! The atmosphere is very cozy and the service is top notch. Will definitely visit here again and... More 

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Thank Terria L
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our daughter took us here while we were visiting her and we loved the quaint location, settings and the food. The breakfast and lunch offerings were high quality and the pastries and cookies were artistic and delicious! Great coffee and tea selction!

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Thank Monica D
USA
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155 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful baked goods to enjoy with a glass of wine or coffee. This is the best cafe in the neighborhood.

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Thank MikeInUSA
Morrisville, North Carolina
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I love their current lunch special, the chipotle chicken wrap with avocado (I always get it with the side salad rather than with chips). And their salad, especially with chicken added, is tasty and filling. Also, today I had the best iced mocha of my life (the secret: they make their own chocolate instead of using sugary syrup)!

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Thank tammy1365
Auckland, New Zealand
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

I biked here on the Tobacco trail and stopped for an early lunch. The pesto chicken panini was really nice and.was great value and the caramel mascarpone eclair was amazing. So rich! Staff are friendly, indoor and outdoor seating, clean, lovely café.

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Thank AnElsie
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Great place. Food is excellent whether eaten in or as take-away. Their soups and sandwiches/panini a are fresh, well filled, and simply delicious. Parking outside is easy and convenient. Not a place to be missed!

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Thank Paul B
Durham, NC
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267 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

I love Silver Cafe. It is a great spot for almost any occasion. I've gone by myself and ordered a drink while reading. I've gone on dinner dates with friends or my husband. We even go just to grab dessert. I probably wouldn't suggest it with kids or large groups. The space is very nice, somewhat cozy. There are couches... More 

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Thank aboyer8
Durham
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120 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Dulce continues to be a gem in SW Durham. A little European cafe experience just off Fayetteville. They have the best gelato in Durham made with great pride by co-owner Chad--fresh, rotating flavors will make it a destination place. And while speaking of best--they also have the best soups with the Lentil soup the year round star. Amazing gazpacho in... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I have been here a number of times, since I can walk from my house. Dulce serves fresh breakfasts, salads, soups, and sandwiches, as well as gelato and pastries if you are up for a treat. There is also a selection of coffee drinks and tea. My last visit I chose a simple tuna salad sandwich, and was pleased that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 12
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 15:00
Monday
07:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 21:00
Thursday
07:30 - 21:00
Friday
07:30 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5826 Fayetteville Rd Ste 106, Durham, NC 27713-8684
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-797-0497

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?