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Brightleaf Square

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Address: 905 West Main St, Durham, NC 27701
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+1 919-682-9229

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Eat and Shop

You'll find a variety of restaurants with indoor and outside seating. There are boutiques and a very pretty walkway right down the center of Brightleaf. Holiday lights are... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 November 2015
dpoin21
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Durham, North Carolina
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Durham, North Carolina
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

A tobacco warehouse turned into restaurant row. Shop for antiques, jewelry, gifts and art. All kinds of restaurants.

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Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015

You'll find a variety of restaurants with indoor and outside seating. There are boutiques and a very pretty walkway right down the center of Brightleaf. Holiday lights are pretty too.

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

We stopped in and walk around for a bit. With kids, we hit the bathroom! Love this area. We would have loved to see it at night all lit up with the lights in the trees and above the walkways. Some great shops and restaurants too.

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Thank kmbyopie
Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Have been to a few restaurants here and what I like is that they aren't chains. They are local spots. Also, a couple cool shops to check out. Cool little spot in Durham.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

This converted tobacco warehouse has changed a lot over the years. Many businesses have come and gone but overwhelmingly they are local enterprises and not big chains (okay, maybe some of the eateries are part of local chains). They even have free concerts on Fridays during the summer. A good place to shop for jewelry, antiques, music, gifts and more.

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Mpls. MInnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

This makes for a great afternoon in Durham for a relaxing stroll and a cold beer or lunch. The shops are specialty and upscale. We enjoyed the historical tobacco warehouse buildings.

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Thank MidwesternMom69
Colbert
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

Enjoyed a fun dinner of pizza here in the Square with my daughter and her roommate. Would definitely recommend their food and the atmosphere is classic brick building/modern.

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Hollywood, SC 29449
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

Shopping and food, I always enjoy going there but especially right after the holidays. Great for holiday sales.

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new bern, nc
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29 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

There aren't as many shops there as there used to be but it was nice, easy to park, good places to eat.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

What a jewel Brightleaf Square is. The boutique shops are charming and beautiful as are the jewelry stores. So well maintained and so elegant .. you don't want to leave the square! Good variety of restaurants as well. We felt as though we were shopping / eating in Europe! It's too bad the square is small ... there must be... More 

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