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Pizzeria Toro

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105 E Chapel Hill St, Durham, NC 27701-3201
+1 919-908-6936
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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100 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The 11" thin-crust pizzas at Toro are highly unusual, featuring creative ingredient combinations such as spicy lamb meatballs, kale, Pacific northwest pioppini mushrooms, venison sausage, and sneads ferry clams. (Yes, there's traditional tomato and buffalo mozzarella, too.) The crust is very crispy, almost "toasted." Diners can watch their pizza come out of the wood-fired oven located in the center of... More 

Thank Projournalist
Hillsborough, North Carolina
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

First time visit and was very pleased with the service as well as the pizzas. We had a large party for lunch on a Saturday and were lucky to get there early to seat everyone. The waitress was wonderful, explained the various options and took our orders and continued to give us great service throughout the meal. We ordered about... More 

Thank Charles T
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tried the Margherita and the special of the day which consisted of beet greens, crispy prosciutto, a Brie-like soft cheese, pecorino and lemon. Both pizzas were cooked a little past the mark for Neapolitan style, the crust was crispy from edge to center. The tomato sauce is very well executed. The special was a tasty, creative concoction. Overall, I would... More 

Thank S1961OPjamess
Raleigh, NC
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95 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went with friends before a DPAC show. The pizza was delicious. We had 4 different ones, fennel sausage, venison, prosciutto and margarita. Crusts were perfectly done. We had Bellinis before dinner, beers, and wine with dinner. The staff got us in and out in plenty of time for the show.

Thank patentgeek
Durham, North Carolina
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is by far the best pizza around. The cold fermented crust is scrumptious. The appetizers and deserts are among the best in this foodie city.

Thank jrk52016
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this place because the pizza is just awesome. Just wish they had one closer to our home in Chapel Hill.

Thank 431normam
Winter Garden, Florida, United States
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88 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a party of 6 that tried 4 pizzas and 1 antipasti and salad. Everythin g was worth trying again someday. The pizza was thin and crispy, the toppings were adequite, the ricotta dumplings antipasti very tasy along with the kale salad.

Thank Don_K_12_12
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104 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am very serious about my pizza and this ranks among the top 10 I have tried The ingredients are fresh and local and the wood stove makes the crust crispy and delicious. The salads are also fantastic and be sure to try the chili oil that comes for dipping the crust in.

Thank levinfried
Nashville, Tennessee
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I were in town for college visits and were referred to Pizzeria Toro by a local shop owner. We were so glad! The place was full on a Friday night, but we were able to grab a seat in the bar, where we received full waitstaff service. Drinks arrived quickly - there were many alcoholic and non-alcoholic... More 

Thank Scott M
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

No doubt about it. Delicious, stylish and a perfect combo of appetizers, pizza and wine. It's our favorite date night spot for sure. Either lunch or dinner works amazing. And the pizza.... oh the pizza! Perfect crust, excellent cheeses and incredible combinations. The clam one is my favorite (my wife likes whatever the serves tells her to eat that day).... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 E Chapel Hill St, Durham, NC 27701-3201
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-908-6936

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