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Brightleaf Square

905 West Main St, Durham, NC 27701
+1 919-682-9229
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Dont go on Sunday

A Sunday afternoon visit was disappointing as many shops were closed. A nice renovation in the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ginny B
Gibsonville, North Carolina
Great reuse of an old tobacco production area

Lots of shopping, dining, and entertainment options. May of the restaurants have outdoor seating... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Alpharetta, Georgia
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905 West Main St, Durham, NC 27701
+1 919-682-9229
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A Sunday afternoon visit was disappointing as many shops were closed. A nice renovation in the area, but needs more shops. There were a few restaurants with both indoor and outdoor seating and benches that were available for people watching. Morgan's Imports is where I...More

Thank Ginny B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lots of shopping, dining, and entertainment options. May of the restaurants have outdoor seating which was nice in the spring. Beautiful old brick buildings on a tree lined street

Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a quaint area to visit, a well-done renovation and repurposing of former tobacco warehouses.There are several good restaurants, plus a few stores and business offices. A few of the restaurants offer outdoor seating, which is great when the weather is nice.

Thank dukefan86
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This center has an interesting history, and there are some very interesting shops to peruse here. And there is a large shop across the street - don't miss it!

Thank Victoria L
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We ate in two of the restaurants and both were priced right and delicious. Again, service was excellent.

Thank Michele L
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Bright leaf square, while hidden between two buildings, is full of great shops and restaurants. It is lit up beautifully at night and a great place to walk around!

Thank sailorchica
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Brightleaf Square has some good restaurants but really it is a nice place to take a walk in Durham under the lights. There are some nice shops and you can check out "the can-opener" underpass which has been on the news.

Thank kfin99
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Around 4 PM there is absolutely noone in this place. It was fine seeing this area, but we could not make us stop to visit a bar, because it felt like we weren't here at the right time, so we kept on walking... Maybe it's...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Older area in Downtown Durham. has many restaurants in the vicinity, can be easily walked. Parking near by can be difficult and costly. Note the signs on the lots very carefully to not get towed or charged excessively. obviously Saturdays are busiest, especially when its...More

Thank SoundCoMaster
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Several shops and boutiques as well as restaurants. I highly recommend it if you are staying close to Duke.

Thank 643sherylg
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Is it open n Sunday?
25 September 2015|
Response from Stephen K |