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Beyu Caffe

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335 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3215
+1 919-683-1058
07:30 - 00:00
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Sun 09:30 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 07:30 - 22:00
Fri 07:30 - 00:00
Sat 09:30 - 00:00
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

I've met friends/colleagues here for day meetings but also enjoy hearing friends perform in the evenings. I have enjoyed most meals but definitely remember the lovely beignets I ordered with my summer camp group. Love that Beyu is suitable for diverse crowds. Live music is a nice way to wind down.

Thank AhsiaSands
Cary, North Carolina
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56 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I've been here many times, and always had a good experience. But today I had the Shrimp and Grits, and it was one of the tastiest meals I've ever had. The shrimp were plump, the sausage spiced perfectly, the cheese, oh the cheese. I could write a love song to the cheese. But I won't, because that's too personal.

Thank TerraLupin
Charlotte, North Carolina
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Located in downtown Durham where a thriving foodie culture has made standing out difficult, the Beyu Caffe has risen to the occasion with a varied menu, great food, and relaxed atmosphere. Located practically next door to the always packed Dame's Chicken and Waffles, the Beyu was our destination on a recent Sunday morning. We were seated quickly by pleasant staff... More 

Thank Carolinian2013
Taichung, Taiwan
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104 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

If you are in downtown Durham and looking for a nice spot to relax, grab a cup of something to drink and enjoy some quiet personal time or enjoy chatting with friends, this is your spot. The environment and location couldn't be better and the staff couldn't be friendlier.

Thank Todd B
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a place to sit down, unwind & enjoy some great entertainment, this is your place!! Wednesday night's from 8-11pm is Brett's Open Mic!! No cover (for a limited time) charge, and you can here good music from some talented, amazing musicians, Feel free to walk in, write your name on the list, & cue the... More 

Thank ladycnc
Charlotte, North Carolina
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and I came here for a quick lunch in between errands. We both ordered salads which were pretty good. The staff seemed to be very preoccupied with talking amongst themselves, not attending to tables well, and more concerned with their own conversations vs. serving. Unfortunately, with this kind of customer service, they will have few people return for... More 

Thank EWZ14
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196 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Went for breakfast with my family. Food was ordinary. Nothing worth writing about except maybe the Mexican latte which was good (coffee, chocolate, spices in a latte. Not groundbreaking). Service was pretty awful. Waitress took forever to come to the table initially, then realized she had never brought our menus. When she eventually returned with the menus, plopped them down... More 

Thank Zedd97511
Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 24 August 2016

My husband and I were invited to see a jazz singer at Beyu and liked the experience. However, we made a reservation but were not told that the reservation was for the bar. We were a group of four people so it was difficult to carry a conversation and truly enjoy our time together as friends. Besides, it was very... More 

Thank willandsimone
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

I had the pleasure of having lunch at the Beyu Caffe while on business. The service was friendly and efficient and the shrimp and grits were delicious. The atmosphere is "cozy" but not crowded to the point where you can hear the conversation of others. The tables for two are a little small which can be a challenge based on... More 

Thank Fancy03
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were visiting from out of town and heard it was good so we decided to give it try. I ordered shrimp and grits and he ordered a hamburger with sweet potato fries. The gravy was very good which helped make the dish. My grits had no taste and were clumpy. Since the gravy is on top... More 

Thank Ladonna J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
American, Bar, Cafe, Pub, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 335 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3215
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-683-1058
Nestled in the heart of downtown, Beyu Caffee is a Coffeehouse, Bistro, Restaurant, and Bar opening early morning for breakfast; mid-day for lunch; and staying open late night with a full bar and dinner menu. It offers live music Thursday - Saturday nights with award winning food, great service, and an atmosphere to "be you".

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