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1811 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27608-2323
+1 919-834-6566
06:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Thu 06:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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Hillsville, Virginia
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On our return from the coast we stopped in to grab some caffeine to get us back to Virginia. We arrived just after closing but the kind gentle giant of a man made us two Americanos anyway.He was so very patient and the coffee was excellent. We will stop in again on our next trip.

Thank Odanata12
Raleigh, North Carolina
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75 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

It's old school reading, relaxing and the place has some very good bakery and lunch items so try them. You can get some work and reading done here too!

Thank jcrboc
Houston, Texas
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171 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

This is a nice and cozy coffee shop. The cafe latte and chocolate banana muffin were wonderful. It is a good location for one on one or small business meetings, and it is close to some inner Raleigh residential neighborhoods. It is easy to talk and carry on conversations as it is not loud. The parking is a bit tricky--I... More 

Thank jswflights
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

I've been a regular t Third Place for almost 20 years and it's always been one of my favorite hang outs. Great coffee - best breve in Raleigh - and yummy food. They were thinking vegan and organics before the rest of the world caught up. Comfortable relaxed atmosphere, sit inside or out.

Thank Julia M
Apex, North Carolina
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356 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

It was fairly crowded for a Sunday morning Selection is really wonderful, what a variety and mostly things they've thought up versus copy-cat. The ambiance is very much come-as-you-are. Somewhat small-ish inside. I would return.

Thank Peter W
Idaho Falls, Idaho
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132 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

On a recent visit, I ordered an iced mocha and expected it to include coffee, milk, and chocolate (as well as ice), but there was no hint of chocolate. We have generally enjoyed mornings at the Third Place when we meet up in Raleigh. This time was a disappointment. We did, though, especially enjoy sitting outside, which we were amazingly... More 

Thank cbg52
Butler, Pennsylvania
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126 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

Larry's coffee, homemade granola and fun people make this a must do café when in this part of Raleigh.

Thank Don B
Arlington, Virginia
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60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2012 via mobile

We wanted a cup of coffee while out looking for lunch and decided to stay for a meal. What a great choice! The food was excellent and the coffee was delicious. If you are in town, don't miss this cozy spot.

1 Thank Colin J
Raleigh, NC
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2012

Locals know this place with fair trade coffee, pastries, sandwiches. Comfy furniture or grab a table. Friendly staff, outside seating at Five Points.

1 Thank Sue_in_Raleigh
Raleigh, North Carolina
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61 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2012

The coffee is great and I wish they had nibbles that no one else has. No one here ever has original stuff to eat at a cafe exceot maybe Benelux and the waffles. But the people who work here are nice and the coffee drinks are exceptional.

1 Thank Playwrightmajic

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1811 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27608-2323
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-834-6566

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