Where to Get the Best Waffle Fries You'll Ever Eat
1. Bull City Burger and Brewery107 E Parrish St, Durham
2. Tobacco Road Sports Cafe280 S Mangum St, #100, Durham
3. Piedmont Restaurant401 Foster St, Durham
4. Cosmic Cantina1920 Perry St, Durham
5. Basan359 Blackwell St, Durham
6. Four Square Restaurant2701 Chapel Hill Rd, Durham
7. Pizzeria Toro101 E Chapel Hill St, Durham
8. Toast345 W Main St, Durham
9. The Palace International1104 Broad St, Durham
10. Monuts Donuts1002 9th St, Durham
11. Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club3001 Cameron Blvd, Durham
12. Backyard BBQ Pit5122 NC Highway 55, Durham
What sets this burger joint and microbrewery apart is that they make almost everything in-house: sauerkraut, pickles, mayonnaise, mustard, buns, all-beef hot dogs, bacon, and, of course, beer. Bull City Burger and Brewery also uses locally-sourced and pasture-raised beef—ground daily—and boasts year-round outdoor seating.
At Tobacco Road Sports Cafe, you can do all the things you like to do -- sip brews, get some gourmet grub, and watch the game -- in a buzzing sports environment. Just don't expect it to be quiet here!
For a farm-to-table experience, Piedmont Restaurant sources its ingredients from its sister company, Coon Rock Farm, which boasts pasture-raised antibiotic and hormone-free chickens. The locally-inspired cuisine continues with North Carolina craft beer selections.
If you're looking to spice up your night, this hole-in-the-wall Mexican eatery uses handmade tortillas and is open until 5am.
At this west-meets-east eatery, Pacific-style sushi is brought to the Atlantic with fresh seafood, creative speciality rolls, and an array of sake.
Guests can enjoy a seasonal, bi-monthly menu inside a 1908 Victorian manor, complete with a wraparound porch. If this isn't fine, Southern, dining, I don't know what is.
Located in the heart of Durham, Pizzeria Toro supplies creative, wood-fired pies with toppings such as fried eggplant, spicy lamb meatballs, house prosciutto, summer squash, and Hog Island bay clams. This bustling restaurant is also equipped with a full bar that offers Italian and dessert wines.
Although the name suggests everyone's least favorite breakfast food, this paninoteca serves the holy trifecta of sandwiches: panini, tramezzini, and crostini. Toast also serves two types of homemade soup daily and an assortment of vegetarian options.
The Palace International is a casual, family-owned and operated restaurant serving African cuisine. The owners, of Kenyan descent, strive to create a cultural environment through food and music.
Durham’s beloved Monuts began as a farmer’s-market stand, but now stands as the belle of the ball in the Durham bakery scene. The place’s yeast and cake donut offerings differ daily, with favorites like Salted Caramel, Earl Grey, Chocolate Chai, and Strawberry Buttermilk making the rounds on the chalkboard that also advertises its incredible bagel selection.
Situated on Duke's campus, the club's 300 acres offers guests a relaxed retreat from hustle and bustle of nearby cities, along with access to hiking trails managed by the university. The Fairview Dining Room, located in the AAA Four Diamond hotel, serves regional neo-American cuisine.
Forgoing the grill, barbecue at this unassuming restaurant is cooked in a pit over hickory and oak wood, infusing it with unique, smoky flavors. In addition to cooking up a variety of meats and fish, Backyard BBQ Pit also serves up homestyle sides such as candy yams, fresh shucked collard greens, and fried okra.