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Parker and Otis

112 S Duke St, Durham, NC 27701-3172
+1 919-683-3200
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (39 reviews)
“shrimp blt” (10 reviews)
“sandwiches” (34 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
112 S Duke St, Durham, NC 27701-3172
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped at Parker and Otis for a solo lunch while out looking for art galleries. This establishment is a combination cafe, coffee shop and general store. The ambiance is laid-back. There is a separate coffee shop and cafe. I went to the cafe line,...More

Thank DYHGarden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sitting in the cute, casual cafe part of the store on a Saturday, I’m joined by many others having lunch while chatting or looking at the wine or browsing the books. The music sets a fun lively mood. My Turkey with Pepper Jelly is delicious...More

Thank Anita H
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Parker and Otis is not only a restaurant, but a Durham destination to boot! We had the opportunity to meet our niece there for Sunday Brunch and we were blown away by not only the food, but the fact that you could do all your...More

Thank CairoBou
Reviewed 1 November 2017

This is a place I never tire of. You can go there for an early fresh breakfast expertly cooked to order or just get a coffee with a croissant, muffin or scone. Food is consistently excellent every day of the week. There is a wide...More

Thank minerjoan1
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Love Parker and Otis. This is my second visit to Durham and my son brought us both times to Parker and Otis. This time for lovely lattes and scones. I know he liked it too so I always buy a gift certificate so he can...More

Thank LeBonVieTravels
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

I was confused when I walked in. There are tables, but also a store and the counter to order lunch is in the middle. The merchandise is cutesy stuff you don't but for yourself but might pick up for your trendy friend. The food is...More

Thank Dede D
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch. You order at a counter and sit inside or outside. Your food is delivered. It's in the Brightleaf section, restored old tobacco buildings. The sandwiches are terrific. We both had ham and Swiss panini. Piles of ham and two slices of...More

Thank Bob F
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Last time my husband and I went to Parker and Otis we had their shrimp BLT, chicken salad with apples and bleu cheese, and the summer corn and tomato salad. Everything was amazing. We sat on the outdoor terrace and had a wonderful lunch.

Thank 274cathyv
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Just the right balance of homey southern comfort and modern charm. (You can get unsweetened seltzer if you want it or pimento spread if that floats your boat).

Thank Workingadventurousmo
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

This was our favorite restaurant in Durham. We stumbled across it for breakfast and the people could not have been nicer. And the food! Unreal. Everything is homemade, served up with a yummy cheddar biscuit big enough to share. I had the ham and asparagus...More

Thank Tina C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 S Duke St, Durham, NC 27701-3172
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-683-3200
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