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“Great restaurant” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Toast

Toast
Ranked #41 of 761 Restaurants in Durham
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, Italian, American, Soups
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Carrboro, North Carolina
Level Contributor
29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2013

Love Toast! Every time I go there they have a wonderful, unique and delicious soup that's healthy as well. The crostini are wonderful and they have a great special with 6 crostini and soup or salad for a low price. Everyone who works there is very friendly and the owner seems to love what she is doing. Highly recommend.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank pegbach
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  • English first
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English first
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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187 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Best butternut squash soup ever!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2013

Very pleased with this little cafe. My daughter and I stopped for lunch and enjoyed a fantastic green salad and bowl of soup. Simple fare done right! The flavors were amazing. The service was friendly too!
Will be back.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Mary L
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Durham, North Carolina
Level Contributor
297 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Excellent Lunch Spot in Downtown Durham”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2013

I now regret it took me so long to find this place. The food is excellent and for the quality you receive, very reasonably priced. This Italian style tapas place offers lots of fresh vegetables and high quality meats in sandwiches, salads, and the like. The specials are wonderful, I had a roasted pork loin and provolone sandwich. They also have a large selection of craft beers, eclectic sodas and wine.

Notes:
- It gets crowded quickly for lunch and seating is very limited
- Parking downtown can be annoying, plan for this too.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Sal_Paradise767
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Made my pregnant wife get up while I was in line to order.”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2013 via mobile

The manager made my pregnant wife (35 weeks, very visibly pregnant) who also has a visible knee injury (brace on the outside of her jeans) get up from her seat while waiting for me to place our order. It's my understanding this restaurant runs a high volume business with limited tables but this was absolutely absurd. When my wife asked the manager if he understood she was pregnant and had a knee injury and her husband was in line to order, he simply shrugged his shoulders. I assume the food here is good but this was completely unacceptable. I asked for the owners' contact information so I could contact them privately. He would not provide it. What an unfortunate situation witnessed by other patrons who came outside to offer their sympathies to my visibly upset wife. I hope the owners take note and rectify this situation so it does t happen to others in the future.

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4 Thank Lifehappen
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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476 reviews
321 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
“Italian sandwich place, good food, little atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2013

This small place in downtown Durham in an old building services a variety of Italian Sandwiches made fresh to order. The bread in the sandwiches are really good. The owner is extremely friendly and helpful. However the atmosphere is really really bland. Also the sandwiches don[t even come with a pickle or any sort of garnishment at all which is unusual. So great place for sandwiches, good downtown location, but atmosphere and presentation could stand some improvement.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Don N
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