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Brightleaf Square

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Address: 905 West Main St, Durham, NC 27701
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+1 919-682-9229

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Nice walking tour

While on business, I decided to take a stroll in the area. I was impressed with the old brick buildings and the selection of shops and restaurants. Will certainly drop by again... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Hampton, VA
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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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

Thank Sheryl G
Hampton, VA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While on business, I decided to take a stroll in the area. I was impressed with the old brick buildings and the selection of shops and restaurants. Will certainly drop by again next visit.

Thank HokieHoo
Pinehurst, North Carolina
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114 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A nice place to visit, some good restaurants, but shopping is very limited. We noticed a couple empty store fronts and one recent closed establishment.

Thank jartman65
Apex, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We always find some unique articles here at one store or another. We come at least once a year to shop.

Thank Kevin T
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

The outside of the buildings are beautifully refurbished. This is a great place to sit and have a cool drink. The stores we're a fit for me but window shopping is fun.

Thank Heidi D
Blacksburg, Virginia
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58 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Beautiful remodel of old tobacco warehouses into shops, restaurants, and walking areas. I love the landscaping and outdoor music and people watching. There are better shopping areas in Durham but for family fun, outdoor walking and browsing, and some interesting eating spots, the Square is great.

Thank haleabrams
Atlanta, Georgia
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16 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped by Brightleaf Square to visit a particular women's clothing boutique, Very and Vogue. I wasn't very impressed with the boutique or surrounding shops and restaurants. I wouldn't waste my time again.

Thank amyd20
New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

I first visited Brightleaf Square in Durham, NC in 2015. The architecture is lovely, and the few people strolling along it's walkways seem to enjoy the quaint ambiance. I did too. Previous establishments visited were closed. We walked around for about 10 minutes and split. Still~ Visit the Square, have a cup of coffee, sit and relax.

Thank Ernestsworld
durham, nc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

I love going to Brightleaf for their Friday night music. Free, lots of people watching, dancing, folks from all walks of life-- adds up to a lot of fun and some great music. Grab dinner and drinks from one of the restaurants and make a night of it.

Thank Teresa E
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Not much here, a couple of restaurants but definitely not happening on a Saturday afternoon. Upside, on Saturday, free parking.

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