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Blue Corn Cafe

716 9th St, Durham, NC 27705-4803
+1 919-286-9600
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good44%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“blue corn” (18 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (5 reviews)
“avocado salad” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Caribbean, Spanish, Cuban, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
716 9th St, Durham, NC 27705-4803
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We ate dinner here on Friday night early and had a wonderful meal with kind and attentive service, I highly recommend this restaurant. Everything on the menu looked delicious, we had quesadillas and guacamole so we had a little bit of heaven ! They are...More

Thank Mindy G
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Good service very nice preparations! Nice healthy chicken taco special served with rice and beans with plantains.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Went there today for the first time, food was great. I had the Cuban sandwich it was AWESOME! Our server Brittany was super nice. Def will be back.

Thank Melissa I
Reviewed 18 July 2017

It has very authentic latin food with a delicious chicken mole and happy hour tacos!! Very yum! Sometimes closed for private events so call ahead.

Thank Anasoma
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Ordered too much during our visit here! Had calamaris for the starters which was a very large sized portion but really crisp and nice and it came with a nice spicy mayonnaise sauce as well. Had the chicken/beef enchiladas and seafood paella to share for...More

Thank Fallenstar1987
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

The food was so fresh and good. The salsa is delicious. My husband got the fish special and ate every bite.

Thank Lori D
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I have been coming to this restaurant on a regular basis since I moved to the area about 3 years ago. It is tucked away on 9th Street and there is ample parking available across the street. Easy to make a reservation on Open Table....More

Thank vermontflorida
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a dinner with the family. Went in a week day, immediate seating, fast and friendly service. Food had great flavor and chips/salsa was good as well. Good sized portions and they even had organic cider, yum. Nice atmosphere, look forwarding to revisiting. Be careful...More

Thank ExecutiveFamily
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My favorites are the fish tacos and the avocado salad with grilled chicken. This is a cut above the Mexican places that move beans and rice around the plate in the name of different dishes. Great salsa, avocado and chips. Beer and wine, too.

Thank JustPeterA
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

I booked in Open Table, and when I arrived the table was already set up with water waiting. That was a great touch. Our server was excellent and very attentive. The food was quite good. Not amazing, but overall excellent. The guacamole is pre-made which...More

Thank 150hotelnightsayear
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 716 9th St, Durham, NC 27705-4803
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-286-9600
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