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Blue Corn Cafe

716 9th St, Durham, NC 27705-4803
+1 919-286-9600
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“blue corn” (13 reviews)
“quesadilla” (9 reviews)
“guacamole” (9 reviews)
Opens in 12 min
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Caribbean, Spanish, Cuban, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
716 9th St, Durham, NC 27705-4803
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1 - 10 of 101 reviews

Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped for late lunch at 3pm on a Thursday after visit to Duke Med. Plantain app was the best. Tried picadillo and fell in love - amazing flavor. Portions are very generous, so I consider it good value. My husband considered taking home some of...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Fairly broad menu. Started with guacamole and the ubiquitous corn tortilla chips which came with a very tasty collection of salsas. The scallop tacos were wonderful. The stuffed poblanos were ok. The black beans outstanding. Decent bar menu. Very friendly service. A keeper.

Thank K O
Reviewed 22 December 2017

My friend and I went here last night and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves! It was the first time here for both of us and we will definitely be back! The food was amazing and our server was very attentive. Highly recommend!

Thank SLHoneycutt
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We ate dinner here on Friday night early and had a wonderful meal with kind and attentive service, I highly recommend this restaurant. Everything on the menu looked delicious, we had quesadillas and guacamole so we had a little bit of heaven ! They are...More

Thank Mindy G
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Good service very nice preparations! Nice healthy chicken taco special served with rice and beans with plantains.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Went there today for the first time, food was great. I had the Cuban sandwich it was AWESOME! Our server Brittany was super nice. Def will be back.

Thank Melissa I
Reviewed 18 July 2017

It has very authentic latin food with a delicious chicken mole and happy hour tacos!! Very yum! Sometimes closed for private events so call ahead.

Thank Anasoma
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Ordered too much during our visit here! Had calamaris for the starters which was a very large sized portion but really crisp and nice and it came with a nice spicy mayonnaise sauce as well. Had the chicken/beef enchiladas and seafood paella to share for...More

Thank Fallenstar1987
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

The food was so fresh and good. The salsa is delicious. My husband got the fish special and ate every bite.

Thank Lori D
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I have been coming to this restaurant on a regular basis since I moved to the area about 3 years ago. It is tucked away on 9th Street and there is ample parking available across the street. Easy to make a reservation on Open Table....More

Thank vermontflorida
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 716 9th St, Durham, NC 27705-4803
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-286-9600
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