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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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“lunch” (43 reviews)
“shrimp blt” (10 reviews)
“sandwiches” (37 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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112 S Duke St, Durham, NC 27701-3172
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

This restaurant on the edge of downtown is an excellent place for lunch. There are cookbooks and other specialty items sold in the space along with a decent selection of wines you can purchase by the bottle.

Thank Sharron H
Reviewed June 25, 2017

The flagship of three awesome shops, Parker and Otis, has it all. A coffee and snack to charge you for the afternoon, check. A delicious casual lunch, check. The perfect gift? Check. The mechandise is wide ranging, inspiring, and desirable. The food is great --...More

Thank dsethiaz
Reviewed June 11, 2017

You can get your coffee, a meal or buy a gift. Lots of choices on food and on products you might need. The children's section is lots of fun.

Thank Karol D
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

Great food, while the line may be long it is well worth the wait. Check the special board before ordering, it may be just what you are craving, and don't worry about leaving hungry, you won't!

Thank 77chetb
Reviewed May 24, 2017

First off, this is counter service, and the lines can be qiute long during busy periods. We ate here for a Sunday brunch and arrived before the rush. The food was, meh, okay - the sevrice was very friendly. The atmosphere was very mixed use,...More

Thank MBFNCNative
Reviewed May 24, 2017

This place is so quirky, but really very good - a Durham oddity that isn't to be missed. Very wide selection of sandwiches, and really, unless you come very hungry, half of one of their sandwiches could make a good lunch for you. I typically...More

Thank ckassotis
Reviewed May 23, 2017

I love the food and they give you healthy portions!! the veggie sandwich #14, and #10 and #13, I'm working my way down the list! I don't like most cole slaw but theirs is great and just enough. You can sit inside or out and...More

Thank iris h
Reviewed March 31, 2017

My wife and I were in Durham recently and found ourselves in the Brightleaf Square section of town at lunch. After walking around and surveying the dining options available, we decided to eat at Parker and Otis. Parker and Otis is both a store and...More

Thank kingsportnative
Reviewed March 17, 2017

We did not have lunch here but only stopped to shop. There are lots of great cooking themed and local gifts. Very convenient walk to Brightleaf as well.

Thank Dani D
Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

Visiting son for Thanksgiving and he brought us here. We had fun scanning the store for interesting items. Had lunch while there and everyone enjoyed. Indoor or outdoor seating available. Great story and highly recommend.

Thank Connie B
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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
Kids, Families with children
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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