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115 N Duke St Ste 1A, Durham, NC 27701-2187
07:30 - 20:00
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Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Met a friend here to catch up. Appreciate that this cafe is family friendly. Nice spot to go during the day.

Thank AhsiaSands
San Francisco, California
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015

This is a cute cafe in the heart of Durham. We stopped in for an afternoon break and had scones with clotted, jam and tea.

Thank Wendy B
Washington, DC
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204 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2014

Respite lives up to its name as a good little hideaway right on Duke Street near a renovated area where former tobacco warehouses became loft housing and commercial space. It is an inviting space with friendly staff and several seating areas to suit your mood. The artwork is local and given there is a separate small room with a dining... More 

Thank ViewsAndReviews
Atlanta, Georgia
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2014

That's all we had, and on the run, too, so I cannot rate the pastries but the cappuccino was made with great care. Not too much milk, excellent, richly flavored coffee.

Thank Amy J

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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 N Duke St Ste 1A, Durham, NC 27701-2187
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham

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