We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Parker and Otis

112 S Duke St, Durham, NC 27701-3172
+1 919-683-3200
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (46 reviews)
“shrimp blt” (11 reviews)
“sandwiches” (40 reviews)
Open Now
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
112 S Duke St, Durham, NC 27701-3172
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (161)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 159 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always good for food and shopping—lots to look st, old time candy and gifts, great for locals and visitoris

Thank nkent1214
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want an amazing sandwich head over to Chapel Hill and try Merritt’s Grill. If you want a good sandwich and an adorable shop where you can browse and lose track of time looking at tons of fun items ranging from cookbooks to candles...More

Thank Navyspouse
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Nice place for breakfast and lunch. Good fresh and different, you will not be disappointed. The outside back patio has a setting of an old railroad. It is good when the weather is cool but in the middle of the summer it will probably be...More

Thank Lilivinu
Reviewed 25 May 2018

I could have spent hours just shopping for cute little gift items. They also have a small wine shop. There's a front restaurant facing the street and also a small counter at the back that serves coffee and pastries. Outdoor seating in the back. I...More

Thank Sandy B
Reviewed 9 May 2018

eclectic place--half deli, half novelty store. wait in short line to order and they bring you your food to inside tables or outside. being new to this place i asked a lady working there the proper ordering procedure and she walked my through the entire...More

Thank timriordan
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Parker and Otis not only has great food, but a great collection of knick knacks! You can spend hours here looking at their collections of cook books, old time candies, bags, drinks and much much more. The food is delicious. I absolutely love their sourdough,...More

Thank Godis J
Reviewed 22 April 2018

We were heading into Durham and my wife said she wished she could have a pimento cheese sandwich so we asked Siri where she could get it. Seri led us to Parker and Otis and I have to say she had the best pimento cheese...More

Thank Wayne T
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely place with so much personalised selection of products, baked goodies, sandwiches, espresso, and atmosphere. Housed in an old building that was earlier a tobacco warehouse I think. Many good vibes and an establishment which we need to soak ourselves in and experience.

Thank Rajesh D
Reviewed 27 March 2018

This was our first visit. At first we were surprised as we walked into this book store that sold wine and gifts and had a wonderful restaurant inside of it. The sandwich choices were unusual as well as standard and the ones we had were...More

Thank jssclu
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Lunch is always a treat at Parker and Otis. The sandwiches are fantastic but I always have the 3 salad plate because I can never make up my mind. I always meet people for lunch there because you can eat outside or in and it...More

Thank Dennis C
Nearby HotelsSee all 71 hotels in Durham
Residence Inn Durham McPherson/Duke University Medical Center Area
146 reviews
.42 km away
Ramada Limited Durham
1 review
.57 km away
Durham Marriott City Center
448 reviews
.62 km away
Unscripted Durham
409 reviews
.71 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Saint James Seafood
48 reviews
.11 km away
84 reviews
.22 km away
Lillys Pizza
96 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby Attractions
DPAC - Durham Performing Arts Center
1,209 reviews
.86 km away
Durham Bulls Athletic Park
887 reviews
.92 km away
American Tobacco Historic District
302 reviews
.76 km away
Carolina Theater
152 reviews
.55 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Parker and Otis staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing