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Counting House

111 N Corcoran St, At 21c Museum Hotel Durham, Durham, NC 27701-3207
+1 919-956-6760
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“fresh catch” (2 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
111 N Corcoran St, At 21c Museum Hotel Durham, Durham, NC 27701-3207
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I had a lovely dining experience here! We chose the Counting House Restaurant for our preshow dinner before our DPAC show. It is a 6 minute walk from there. Our reservation was at 5:00. We were seated quickly in a corner table....More

Thank CWK870
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Two of us ate dinner here on a Sunday evening prior to a show at DPAC. We started in the bar and had a couple of drinks and spiced nuts for a bar snack. The bartender was good and the cocktails were hand-crafted with attention...More

Thank lkg2016
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Had lunch here prior to a show at the DPAC. We ate at the bar. Our cocktails were very good - Rye Manhattan and a G and T. The Gaspacho soup was excellent - lots of tomato, lentil, cauliflower and a slight spicines that went...More

Thank Jeana P
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Since we were staying in the 21c Museum Hotel we decided that it was most convenient to eat here. The bar and restaurant are stylish, but comfortable, in keeping with the design of the hotel. We had some wine at the bar and got some...More

Thank joeyeatsout
Reviewed 16 August 2018

This restaurant is a 5 minute walk to The Durham Performing Arts Center, DPAC. My wife and I ate there last night before a Lyle Lovett performance. On a performance night I would make reservations although there were tables free before the performance. My wife...More

Thank Tripwilmington
Reviewed 15 August 2018

I recently dined here before a show at DPAC. I liked it here and would return again. The artwork in the restaurant makes it unique. The bank vault is also neat to check out. I loved the floor tiles. The brunch menu had both breakfast...More

Thank NCTraveler2015
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

First the positive. The meals were very good with upscale urban presentation. I had the catch of the day, Grouper. Very well done with a mix of flavors and garnish. My wife had roasted hen. Also very good with an interesting mix of flavors on...More

1  Thank LakeGastonRetired
Joshua W, General Manager at Counting House, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review Counting House. I was so disappointed to read about what you experienced during your visit with us. This is completely contrary to who we are and what I expect from our team. Your feedback is so very...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018

After a poor lunch performance, returned for dinner recently to try them again. We opted for an early dinner before a DPAC show, and they checked with us as they were seating us as to whether we had to make a show or not. We...More

Thank ckassotis
Reviewed 6 August 2018

My son and I taken there as part of a Duke University group, so pleased to find good international cuisine in Durham. We booked a table and went back next night to try other items off the menu. Friendly but not overly-fussy. The Art gallery...More

Thank thomaswV4421TC
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We needed a place to have a quick lunch in the neighborhood and settled on the Counting House. Not too many choices on the menu but what we had was good. Mixed up one order and brought the wrong salad.

Thank Murfee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 N Corcoran St, At 21c Museum Hotel Durham, Durham, NC 27701-3207
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-956-6760
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