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Cosmic Cantina

1920 Perry St, Durham, NC 27705-4810
+1 919-286-1875
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
1920 Perry St, Durham, NC 27705-4810
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

This place has the best burrito in the Triangle, hands down. Chicken chimichangas are also phenomenal. This is my go to when the fridge is empty and the stomach is growling. Call your order ahead of time and they'll have it ready in 10 minutes....More

1  Thank Jason J
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

As the sign says..."The best Mexican food on the PLANET!" Pretty darn good and u surely get ur money worth! Chimichanga and Steak burrito....yummy! Would order it and come out of the way to come get it for lunch or dinner or both!

1  Thank Danielle A
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I just needed a quick dinner so I tried the vegetarian burrito as a take out order. Once I found dodged the panhandlers and found the place (you enter a door that looks like it's just for a dance studio) I found a great little...More

Thank Anne P
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Great spot! Real authentic Mexican-style food. There is nothing like a steak and chicken burritos from Cosmic at 2 in the morning. Located right near Duke off of Ninth Street. The graffiti artwork as you walk up the stair looks great. There is even a...More

Thank AaronDCoston
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Food was 5 stars! Deluxe steak chimmichanga, steak quesadillas, chicken quesadillas, cheese quesadillas, yum yum yum! Huge outrageously delicious portions! The queso and freshly fried tortilla chips...well you won't be able to stop eating them! Awesome fresh guacamole too! Ok so why 4 stars? They...More

Thank Jillbus
Reviewed 9 July 2016

This is pretty much your typical college hole-in-the-wall on a bit of a seedy side street. The food was perfect for what it was. It is counter service.The frozen margarita was not quite sour enough for me, but I still drank it of course:)!! We're...More

Thank momofthree123
Reviewed 13 January 2016

The restaurant is upstairs off an alley off of 9th. The steak burritos are huge and the service is quick. I will definitely return for a quick bite.

Thank KraZe47
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

I did appreciate this restaurant having many vegetarian choices & it does have a unique atmosphere but the food was just average. Nothing I would be anxious to return to for more.

Thank Meredith C
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Best burrito's in durham at a great price! It may not look like much but cannot find a better burrito or taco!

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

For more than 20 years, I have loved Cosmic Cantina. The deluxe vegetarian is a near-perfect flavor combination. I typically like spicy, but their mild salsa is oh-so-flavor-filled. I do get them to add their house-made hot sauce, but that just takes it over the...More

Thank EdRockster
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
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Open Hours
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1920 Perry St, Durham, NC 27705-4810
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-286-1875
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