Bull and Bean

5.1 miles from “Major” – the heart of downtown Durham3710 Shannon Rd, Durham 27707919-237-2398Hours: Mon-Fri 8AM to 5PM, Sat-Sun 8AM to 3PMhttps://www.bullandbeancafe.com/ The Vibe: Friendly, bright, neighborhood market and café Friday, February 7, 2020 @ 12:55 PM Lunch time, and it’s moderately crowded. A convivial environment. Plenty of chatter and clatter. A dinner feel, today.Continue reading “Bull and Bean”

Dulce Café

6.6 miles from “Major” – the heart of downtown Durham5826 Fayetteville Rd #106, Durham 27713919-797-0497Hours: Mon 7:30 AM to 8PM, Tue – Fri 7:30AM to 9PM, Sat 8AM to 9PM, Sun 10AM to 3PMhttp://www.dulcecafedurham.com/ The Vibe: Low key, conversational and friendly Wednesday, December 20, 2019 @ 2:14 PM The café is active today in a friendly,Continue reading “Dulce Café”

Namu Coffee Shop

6.7 miles from “Major” – the heart of downtown Durham5420 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham 27707919-251-9794Hours: Mon-Thur 7AM to 9PM, Fri-Sat 7AM to 10PM, Sun – Closedhttps://www.namudurham.com/ The Vibe:  Eclectic, convivial Korean studio gathering place Monday, December 9, 2019 @ 3:09 PM Patrons pack Namu today. Not a single table available. As a result, I amContinue reading “Namu Coffee Shop”

The Oak House Coffee Shop

460 feet from “Major” – the heart of downtown Durham26 W. Main St., Durham, 27701919-339-1383Hours: Mon-Thur 6:30 AM to 11PM, Fri 6:30AM to 12AM, Sat 7:30AM to 12AM, Sun 10AM to 9PM The Vibe: Industrial-chic, purposefully hip Friday, December 13, 2019 @ 4:54 PM It’s a Friday afternoon, cold and raining outside. Warm and scentedContinue reading “The Oak House Coffee Shop”

Bean Traders Coffee Shop

8.1 miles from downtown Durham, “Major” the bull105 W. North Carolina 54 – #249, Durham 27713 919-484-2499 Hours: Mon – Sun 6AM to 7PM (SEE COVID UPDATE BELOW) https://beantraderscoffee.com/ Friday, September 11, 2020 @ 3:05 PM COVID UPDATE Bean Traders is still open 7 days a week, opening at 6 AM but closing two hoursContinue reading “Bean Traders Coffee Shop”

Joe Van Gogh – Woodcroft

6.5 miles from downtown Durham, “Major” the bull4711-5A Hope Valley Rd., Durham 27707 919-973-3950 Hours: Mon-Fri 6:30AM to 6PM, Sat 7AM to 6PM, Sun 7:30AM to 6PM https://www.joevangogh.com/pages/south-durham-woodcroft The Vibe: Professional, polite and casual Monday, January 13, 2020 @ 2:39PM 11 people here; sparsely populated. Folks quietly doing their own thing; mostly on their computers.Continue reading “Joe Van Gogh – Woodcroft”

Ninth Street Bakery

350 feet from downtown Durham, “Major” the bull136 E. Chapel Hill St, Durham 27701 919-688-5606 Hours: Mon-Thur 7AM to 5PM, Fri 7AM to 8PM, Sat 8AM to 8PM, and Sun 9AM to 3PM http://www.ninthstbakery.com/ The Coffee Shop Vibe:  Authentic, unpretentious, casual, comforting Sunday, January 5th, 2020 @ 11:49 AM Happy New Year! It’s late morningContinue reading “Ninth Street Bakery”

Cocoa Cinnamon – OND

Cocoa Cinnamon Coffee Shop Old North Durham0.5 miles from downtown Durham420 W. Gear St., Durham 27701Hours: M-Fr 7am to 7:30pm; Sat & Sun 8am to 7:30pmhttp://www.cocoacinnamon.com/ Thursday, October 15 @ 2:51 PM COVID UPDATE Cocoa Cinnamon on Gear Street in Old North Durham is open 7 days a week, from 7 AM to 7:30 PM,Continue reading “Cocoa Cinnamon – OND”

Foster Street Coffee

0.3 miles from downtown Durham530 Foster Street, Durham 27701919-797-9555Hours: Mon – Fri 7 AM to 5 PM, Sat 7:30 AM to 5 PM, Sun 8 AM to 5 PMhttps://www.fosterstreetcoffee.com/ The Coffee Shop Vibe: Serious, contemporary, professional Monday January 27, 2020 @ 2:37PM It’s overcast today. The cloud cover and spitting rain puts a damper onContinue reading “Foster Street Coffee”