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Brightleaf Square

905 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-2054
+1 919-682-9229
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Nice little spot

Quaint little area of Durham with shops and eateries alike. Not very big and a lot of shops were... read more

Reviewed yesterday
kleaman
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Halifax, Canada
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A fun place to visit, very eye-appealing

A short stroll through the courtyard in this historic complex reveals a variety of shops and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
c5mjb
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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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905 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-2054
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"tobacco warehouse"
in 9 reviews
"across the street"
in 13 reviews
"interesting shops"
in 5 reviews
"the mexican restaurant"
in 4 reviews
"casual night"
in 2 reviews
"bright leaf"
in 4 reviews
"outdoor seating"
in 5 reviews
"pretty place"
in 2 reviews
"downtown area"
in 3 reviews
"walk around"
in 5 reviews
"great parking"
in 2 reviews
"imported"
in 9 reviews
"jewelry"
in 5 reviews
"browsing"
in 4 reviews
"dippers"
in 2 reviews
"businesses"
in 4 reviews
"renovation"
in 5 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Quaint little area of Durham with shops and eateries alike. Not very big and a lot of shops were closed on Sunday, but worth a stop.

Thank kleaman
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A short stroll through the courtyard in this historic complex reveals a variety of shops and restaurants. We especially liked Clouds Brewing, a brilliant brewpub with tasty Shrimp & Grits among other treats. A wonderful example of re-purposed tobacco company brick warehouse buildings with an...More

Thank c5mjb
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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Visited Memorial Day weekend. What a wonderful collection of different shops and eateries. A must visit while in the area!

Thank Jennifer P
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

Stopped here on the way to Raleigh. Only spent an hour. We had time to walk inside the mall and outside in the courtyard. Cute little shops. Not very crowded on a Thursday afternoon. Plenty of parking was available in an adjacent lot or on...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Great picture opportunities... beautifully lit at night. Nice shops and restaurants. Parking is ok. Definitely be back.

Thank dolphinchicks
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Dinner alone at the Mexican restaurant. It was nice and quite. Felt safe to walk around. great parking.

Thank conniecorn
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

So nice and cute at night - great eateries too! Right in the downtown area. Recommend for a casual night out.

Thank Nury C
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

It's a cool place to see the history of tobacco and if you're looking for some varied types of food for lunch or dinner, this is a fun place to walk around and pick any one of a number of cuisines. A couple of fun...More

1  Thank greatadventures
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Reviewed 25 December 2017

Some of the stores were closed the evening we were there, but the Mexican restaurant was terrific! Clean, neat, excellent food, and fast service. Locals were there.....which tells me it is a good place to eat!

Thank jbf0925
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Good parking. Browsed in an interesting bookstore and had great ice cream. Interesting looking restaurants and shops.

Thank Gail B
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DanaKT
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.
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TerriMHighPoint_NC
25 September 2015|
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Yes.
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