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Parker and Otis

112 S Duke St, Durham, NC 27701-3172
+1 919-683-3200
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (41 reviews)
“shrimp blt” (10 reviews)
“sandwiches” (36 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
112 S Duke St, Durham, NC 27701-3172
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Reviewed 13 May 2016

This is a great spot for lunch. It's a shop as well as a cafe. Seating inside and out, the staff is tremendously friendly and helpful.

Thank Boston2NC
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

I absolutely adore Parker and Otis, from the merchandise to the food. Their tuna salad is my absolute favorite, and reminds me of the tuna salad I used to get at the Jewish deli back home in Chicago. I come back routinely just for that.

Thank Stephanie_MEL
Reviewed 23 April 2016

The food was great but you're going to stand in line for quite a while to order if they're busy. But there's plenty of unique local crafts to browse and purchase while you wait.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

What a great place! There are a hundred things you didn't know you "needed" in the shop, and it is such a charming place to sit and enjoy lunch or coffee.

Thank SmarteCookie
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Each time I visit my daughter and her family in Durham we try to visit Parker and Otis. As some other reviewers have stated the parking tends to be a problem in close proximity to the store. There is public parking close by however and...More

Thank Vegasonmymind
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Parker & Otis is such a neat little store- Such great treasures to shop for while waiting for your food or for an afternoon of looking at cute and interesting things. Had a turkey, bacon, avocado sandwich- very tasty- and the perfect take-out for a...More

Thank travelteacher11
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

This slogan written on the side of the building says it all. Parker and Otis is my go to spot for unique gifts. Or taking company to breakfast. Or grabbing a coffee and chilling while people watching. They are a combination of coffee shop, cafe,...More

Thank Louise833
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Good quality is awesome. The atmo is fantastic. Sadly they keep the coffee refills hidden behind the counter. They must have a coffee thief in the area. When enjoying breakfast, one must get up and walk to one of two lines. These lines are serving...More

1  Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Met here for lunch and walked in and was very confused. Saw people eating at tables but the store was amazing. They have everything from penny candy to a large wine selection and everything, no really everything in between. Work your way to the back...More

Thank wkassotis
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Walking into this place was not what I expected. Other than tables where people were eating, it looks more like a retail store of some sort - you need to go to the back to find the ordering counter. A long line awaited us, but...More

Thank ckassotis
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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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