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Parker and Otis

112 S Duke St, Durham, NC 27701-3172
+1 919-683-3200
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“sandwiches” (37 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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112 S Duke St, Durham, NC 27701-3172
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 March 3, 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
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Not what we expected as we strolled through the shop. Interesting wines, unique gifts for all ages, heavenly smelling coffee, desserts that were tempting and salads to keep you on the diet plan. They have a huge selection of quirky and standard cookbooks, pottery and...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been here several times and have never been disappointed. It reminds me of the old general stores I grew up around in Virginia. They’ve got lots of knock-knacks and tourists items similar to what you’d find at Cracker Barrel but it’s uniquely Durham! The...More

Thank Zeta0289
Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch with family. We had really good sandwiches. I’d call them artisan. Next time we’re here visiting we’ll be back.

Thank JTG_Texas
Reviewed November 22, 2017

I stopped at Parker and Otis for a solo lunch while out looking for art galleries. This establishment is a combination cafe, coffee shop and general store. The ambiance is laid-back. There is a separate coffee shop and cafe. I went to the cafe line,...More

Thank DYHGarden
Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

Sitting in the cute, casual cafe part of the store on a Saturday, I’m joined by many others having lunch while chatting or looking at the wine or browsing the books. The music sets a fun lively mood. My Turkey with Pepper Jelly is delicious...More

Thank Anita H
Reviewed November 10, 2017

Parker and Otis is not only a restaurant, but a Durham destination to boot! We had the opportunity to meet our niece there for Sunday Brunch and we were blown away by not only the food, but the fact that you could do all your...More

Thank CairoBou
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, 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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