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Beyu Caffe

335 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3215
+1 919-683-1058
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“beignets” (9 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Cafe, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
335 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3215
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Reviewed October 9, 2017

My visit through Durham was far too short, but I did stop by Beyu Cafe upon the recommendation of a friend to have the beignets. Oh my! The made to order beignets were even better than those I had in New Orleans - hot, crispy...More

Thank Levannah
Reviewed August 31, 2017

Depending on the line-up, you may want to get there early, instead of at 8. You will not be disappointed. We had a lovely meal made to order, with good wine and craft beer (Green Man ESB on draft). The atmosphere is like a party...More

Thank ThatGuyTony
Reviewed July 30, 2017

What a great find! Live music and great customer service. I just popped in for coffee, the Mexican Latte- AMAZING.

Thank Laura K
Reviewed July 26, 2017

I absolutely love this place. Their food is absolutely amazing and the drinks is great too. Its in a great location in the middle of downtown!.

Thank Waltier T
Reviewed July 21, 2017

What a gem! Affordable live jazz in a small venue with good food and friendly staff. I'm about to go for the 4th time and I recommend booking your table early to avoid disappointment.

Thank kathleenebyhill
Reviewed July 18, 2017

We had eaten at Beyu when they were located down the street, but had never been to the new location or watched a jazz performance there. The prices vary depending on the performer but we paid $10 apiece for a recent gig and even selected...More

Thank TarHeel
Reviewed July 18, 2017

beyu cafe stands for BE YOU! And a wonderful place to be. Delicious coffee and better yet, lots of live jazz. Sometimes you need to reserve in advance. I would go mainly for those two items, never tried the food.

Thank Anasoma
Reviewed July 10, 2017

This was my second time at this interesting space in the heart of downtown. The entertainer playing last weekend was saxophonist Adrian Crutchfield who once toured with Prince's NPG. I had chicken wings and a salad which were both tasty. The live music was excellent.

Thank Sharron H
Reviewed July 10, 2017

I think (hope) they were in the middle of a remodel because it was very cramped and seemed disorganized. Food was good and the music was hoppin. We will definitely go back.

Thank darrell h
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

Very enjoyable couples evening with jazz,dinner and good conversation. If your looking for a nice,mature evening plan on visiting here. Nice menu and great location. Seating can be little tight so get seats closet to windows for more room.

Thank tarheel919
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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
  • E-mail
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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