Mouthwatering food with over-the-top hospitality at the restaurants near our apartments in Durham

There has been a lot of cooking at home lately, and let’s face it—sometimes, you just don’t feel like it. For the nights when you don’t want to make a mess of your kitchen, you’ve had a long day at work, or you’re just craving anything that doesn’t taste like your own cooking, there are lots of delicious dining options near our apartments in Raleigh-Durham.

Burgers, Southern comfort food, Indian food, and hearty breakfasts are all within a short drive from our apartments in Raleigh-Durham. Here are just some of the dozens of tasty restaurants nearby.


Featured on numerous television shows, including Man vs Food, Time-Out is serving mouthwatering, homemade comfort food 24 hours a day. Opened in 1978, this neighborhood favorite is known for its environment as much as it is its food.  Must-have menu items include their from-scratch biscuits, fried chicken, pulled pork BBQ plate, burgers, and more. Stop by any hour of the day or place your order online through Time-Out’s website.

Linda’s Bar & Grill

Another well-known local destination is Linda’s Bar & Grill. Step into the relaxed, comfortable, and inviting dining room to enjoy a tasty, classic breakfast or delicious pub fare. You’ll definitely want to start off with an order of loaded tots before your burger or salmon cakes arrive. Don’t forget to try Linda’s handcrafted cocktails, beer, and Kava and Kratom herbal teas. View their menu, order online, and check out Linda’s event calendar on their website.

Al’s Burger Shack

Boasting local and sustainable ingredients, Al’s Burger Shack feeds their customers tasty, made-to-order food in a fun, family-friendly environment with southern hospitality. The menu is simple and it’s all about the burgers and dogs. Try the Mookie burger with bacon-onion jam, roasted garlic aioli, and blue marble cheese or the Kenny J burger with bacon, grilled onions, cheerwine BBQ sauce, and spicy pimento cheese. In the mood for a hot dog? The Pool Room dog is what you’re getting—yellow mustard, chili sauce, slaw, and chopped onion. Wash it down with a crushed ice fountain drink or milkshake. They also offer chicken and meatless options. View the menu and order online on Al’s website.

Vimala’s Curryblossom Cafe

It’s never long before you end up with a craving for Indian food, and Vimala’s Curryblossom Cafe is here for you. Using the fresh and local ingredients, Vimala’s has traditional Indian fare for both hot and cold takeout. Try their drool-worthy samosas, pork vindaloo, tandoori chicken, or saag paneer, and stock up on delicious sides like naan, raita, chutney, and subji. Place your order online and browse the full menu on their website.

The Honeysuckle

Enjoy snacks, wine, beer, and cider with your friends after work at The Honeysuckle Cafe and Bar.  Sit on the spacious, open patio or garden area while sipping on glass of wine from their Piedmont Wine Imports & Haw River Wine Man wine program. They also offer an impressive selection of draft, canned, and bottled beer and cider, as well as espresso and smoothies. Nosh on bites like pastries, bagels, hummus, or chips and salsa. Learn more about The Honeysuckle on their website.

Acme Food and Beverage Co.

“Serving damn good food, signature cocktails, fine wines, and craft beers in the heart of historic downtown Carrboro,” is what Acme Food and Beverage Company boasts on their website. The charming and intimate dining establishment has a seriously impressive menu that will definitely fill you up. Biscuit sandwiches, fried chicken and waffles, gumbo, burgers, risotto, and roasted pig are just a few of the mouthwatering options. Don’t forget to save room for banana pudding, pecan pie, or their insanely good key lime tart. View the menu and place your order online via Acme’s website.

Merrit’s Grill

Known as a staple in Chapel Hill since 1992, Merrit’s Grill is cooking up simple, classic diner food that simply can’t be beat—and their famous for their BLT. The menu is something you might have found in a roadside diner in the 50s. Items include the BLT, of course, fried bologna sandwich, egg salad sandwich, cheeseburgers, hot dogs, and seasonal soups. And the prices seem to be grandfathered in from a simpler time as well, what a steal! View Merrit’s entire menu on their website.


Simple and elegant food is what you can expect to find at Elements Restaurant and Wine Bar. The award-winning establishment serves contemporary, fusion food as well as sushi. Start with a small plate of Peking duck sliders or Pho French onion soup before enjoying your entrée of walnut prawns, chicken pad kee mao, or a New York strip. Elements also has sashimi and classic sushi rolls as well. They have a mind-boggling amount of wine on their wine list, so you’ll surely find something delicious to pair your meal with. View the menu, make reservations, and more at Elements’ website.

There are many of delicious dining options near our apartments in Downtown Durham

Happy hour, brunch, dinner, or a lazy Saturday—you’ll always find something delicious to eat and somewhere fun to go when you live at our apartments in Raleigh-Durham. Stop by to view our luxury apartments today!


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