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Foster's Market

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2694 Chapel Hill-Durham Rd, Durham, NC 27707
+1 919-489-3944
07:30 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 20:00
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Miami, Florida
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134 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Oh gosh - how to describe it here?! Quirky, Charming, Laid Back, Tranquil, Upscale Country Store that happens to sell food related merchandise AND serve amazing food!!! Lots of seating - some amongst the merchandise - some outside - lots in the back room. Also lots of parking!! You have to order your food first at the counter, then they... More 

Thank Yardie-in-Miami
Raleigh, North Carolina
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74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch here twice, and would happily return! All their food is homemade, and they offer ample portions for reasonable prices. Their menu ranges from breakfast to full meals, with wraps & sandwiches, too. Their homemade HUGE desserts are worth saving room! They offer outside dining, some under shade & some in the sun, plus inside dining, as well as... More 

Thank traveltique
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283 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an old standby for the Duke crowd and it seems to be crowded anytime you go. Salads and sandwiches are the main fare and are quite large. Desserts are also exceptional and not to be missed. Parking can be a problem.

Thank Wallypm
Lakeland, Florida
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got some sort of black bean casserole/lasagna. Wasn't bad but not one of the best meals I've ever had. I'll give them another try next time in Durham. Hard to describe. Something of a cross between a deli and a Cracker Barrel. Outside seating available. Worth a stop if you're passing by.

Thank Mike F
Greenville, North Carolina
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294 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great place for a weekend brunch . Nice variety of brunch items but the highlights are the side dishes and DESSERTS. Wonderful selection of attractive , and delicious desserts. Favorites are Tres Leche, Boston Creme pie and Carrot cake.

Thank Furlough
Fort Worth, Texas
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45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We visited this location many times during our grad school days in Durham. It has expanded since then, gotten much more chaotic, but retained the tasty victuals. The BLT with scrambled eggs on top was awesome and hit the spot, my son's Rueben was also very good. The negatives: (1) clean and refurb the bathrooms. It is quite gross and... More 

Thank Jay M
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

My wife had a recommendation on this place and they were right. The BLT sandwich was wonderful. It was understandably crowded, but the staff were on it and efficient. Would definitely recommend if in the area.

Thank Eddiep63
Houston, Texas
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I love this place. I've been here twice for breakfast. You order at the counter and the people taking the orders are so patient and have no trouble individualizing the meals and explaining the layout of the restaurant. Coffee and milk in the front, cold drinks and cold brewed coffee in the back. The food is fresh and delicious and... More 

Thank Arleneschn
Denver, North Carolina
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251 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We went for breakfast - 7 adults, 1 infant. Variety of selections from cinnamon roll, scrambled eggs, sausage, toast, muffins, grits bowls (delicious with black beans and buttery grits, a fried/hard scrambled egg on top, pico-de-gallo and shredded cheese. Everything was delicious. Only exception to "perfection" were the not-crispy potatoes; good portion, tasty, just not crispy as advertised. Plenty of... More 

Thank Pat O
North Carolina
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Very good service, very good food, nice presentation. Plenty of outside eating area, not too many places to sit inside. Should have waitresses and bus boys with how crowded the place gets as you have to wait in line to order your food. Hence, very crowded inside and some what nerve racking. Lesson to learn is don't go there on... More 

Thank saradeer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2694 Chapel Hill-Durham Rd, Durham, NC 27707
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-489-3944

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