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Brightleaf Square

905 West Main St, Durham, NC 27701
+1 919-682-9229
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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 21 June 2017
Alpharetta, Georgia
Quaint Area

This is a quaint area to visit, a well-done renovation and repurposing of former tobacco... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
Morrisville, North Carolina
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905 West Main St, Durham, NC 27701
+1 919-682-9229
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

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 25 May 2017

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 22 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
Reviewed 3 February 2017

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
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5 August 2017|
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Response from SoundCoMaster | Reviewed this property |
Maybe you should visit it. You'll see plenty of niche shops in the area. You won't find a Walmart or Target here as this is a converted tobacco warehouse to accommodate shoppes and restaurants.
25 September 2015|
Response from Stephen K |