Durham Area Restaurants



Below is a list of some of our favorite restaurants, including those with private rooms for recruiting events. All descriptions of the restaurants come from Citysearch.com .

Five minutes from The Fuqua School of Business

The Fairview
Traditional American
“Posh elegance meets Southern charm at this restaurant in the Washington Duke Inn.”
3001 Cameron Boulevard
919-493-6699

Five to ten minutes from The Fuqua School of Business

Anotherthyme
New American
“Healthfood is glamorous – not frumpy – at this longtime Durham favorite.”
109 North Gregson Street
919-682-5225

Café Parizade
Mediterranean
“Owner Georgio Bakatsias brings glam to the area, along with eclectic dishes that evoke the Mediterranean.”
2200 West Main Street
919-286-9712

Foster’s Market
New American
“A country market brings refined flavors to comfort food.”
2694 Chapel Hill-Durham Boulevard
919-489-3944

Four Square
Traditional American
“An intoxicating mix of lovely decor and inspired cuisine.”
2701 Chapel Hill Road
919-401-9877

Magnolia Grill
New American
“New Southern cuisine from this husband-and-wife team wows Durham, and beyond.”
1002 Ninth Street
919-286-3609

Mellow Mushroom
Pizza
410 Blackwell Street, Suite 100 – American Tobacco Campus
919-680-8500

Mount Fuji
Pan-Asian
“Another Triangle Pan-Asian restaurant, but this time it's elegantly situated in historic high-ceilinged Brightleaf Square.”
905 West Main Street, Suite 21B – Brightleaf Square
919-680-4968

Nana’s
New American
 “Comfortable elegance and near culinary perfection make this Durham jewel one of the best restaurants in the Triangle.”
2514 University Drive
919-493-8545

Pop’s
Italian
“A trattoria combining modern elements with Old South tradition.”
810 West Peabody Street
Durham, NC
919-956-7677

Rue Cler
French
“French fare with an air of reminiscence of fresh ingredients from an open air market, all available in historic downtown.”
401 East Chapel Hill Street
919-682-8844

Satisfaction Restaurant and Bar
New American
“Pack in tight for the best food of any sports bar in the Triangle.”
905 West Main Street – Brightleaf Square
919-682-7397

Taverna Nikos
Greek
“Durham favorite serves simple Greek fare in an airy Brightleaf setting.”
905 West Main Street #49 – Brightleaf Square
919-682-0043

Tosca Ristorante Italiano & Wine Bar
Italian
“Simple atmosphere, muted Italian flavors.”
604 West Morgan Street
919-680-6333

Verde
New American
“Sleek, modern cafe offers simple fare with a light touch.”
2200 West Main Street
919-286-9755

Vin Rouge
French
“The cuisines of Provence and Paris tango with stems of red wine.”
2010 Hillsborough Road
919-416-0406

Ten to fifteen minutes from The Fuqua School of Business

Il Palio
Italian
“Refined Italian cuisine in an elegant, upscale setting at the Siena Hotel.”
1505 East Franklin Street
Chapel Hill
919-929-4000

Lantern
Pan-Asian and Pacific rim
“Cool ambience and fiery flavors teach a fabulous lesson in contrast.”
423 West Franklin Street
Chapel Hill
919-969-8846

La Residence/Café La Rez
American
“Find romance and elegance in a little house on Rosemary Street.”
202 West Rosemary Street
Chapel Hill
919-967-2506

The Weathervane Café
Eclectic American
“Lush courtyard and tasty brunch fare…”
201 South Estes Drive – University Mall
Chapel Hill
919-929-9466

With a private area for recruiting events

Chamas Brazilian Steakhouse
Brazilian
“Variety cuts of meat served individually at this all-you-can-eat steakhouse. Salads, pastas and desserts included.”
905 West Main Street, Suite 115 - Brightleaf Square
919-682-1309

George’s Garage
American
“It's hard to please everybody, but this Durham restaurant comes darn close.”
737 Ninth Street
919-416-0221

Papa’s Grille
Mediterranean
1821 Hillandale Road
919-383-8502

Spice Street
American
“This restaurant and bar offers sophisticated American fare served in a stylish outdoor patio space.”
201 South Estes Drive – University Mall
Chapel Hill
919-928-8200