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Pupuseria & Taqueria Orellana

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5300 N Roxboro Rd, Durham, NC 27712-2228
+1 919-471-3299
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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

This is something you don't want to miss. Hot, made to order authentic mexican food. You must try the cheese pupusa. We will be going back frequently, the prices definitely allow for this. Oh and the fresh made to order fruit juices are incredible as well. We sampled the Mango and the cantaloupe. Both were amazing!

Thank Carmen R
Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

Mexican grill in a former gas station? Why yes, please. Food is authentic, genuine, deliciousness. Get out of your comfort zone and be rewarded. I had the carne asada and WILL be going back.

Thank EclecticBull
Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2013

I hadn't been here in about six years, but went today. I had worried that the amazing pupusas I remembered wouldn't be as good; however, they were exquisite. The staff were very friendly, and the building -- which used to be a Mr. Donut, I think -- is certainly nothing fancy. But, my pupusa wasn't greasy, had a wonderful cabbage/slaw,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2011

The food is super afforable! It is delicious!! The cheese pupusas are awesome!! Chicharron is very good with the tomatoe salsa!! I definitely try to go every week!

Thank peacegirl2011

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  • Address: 5300 N Roxboro Rd, Durham, NC 27712-2228
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-471-3299

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?