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Brightleaf Square, Durham

(3.6/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
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TripAdvisor
  • Around 4 PM there is absolutely noone in this place. It was fine seeing this area, but we could not make us stop to visit a bar, because it felt like we weren't here at the right time, so we kept on w...  more »
  • Older area in Downtown Durham. has many restaurants in the vicinity, can be easily walked. Parking near by can be difficult and costly. Note the signs on the lots very carefully to not get towed or ch...  more »
  • Several shops and boutiques as well as restaurants. I highly recommend it if you are staying close to Duke.  more »
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  • The area is wonderful for walking a,d window shopping. Beautifully restored area. The few shops that are left there are well worth the visit. It seems to have been a casualty of urban sprawl. I hope the management company can do something to keep the stores they have and attract new ones. So few stores are left , what a shame!
  • Cute little area with boutique shopping and restaurants. Clouds is a great restaurant! Super yummy food.
  • Nice place for music in the Summer, shops, CDs, gifts. Fun for out of town guests.
  • The cozy atmosphere of the square is always nice to have.
  • The stores at BrightLeaf are wonderful, however, the management are vultures. They recently changed a parking lot that had been available for public parking for more than 20 years to a permit only lot. There is a sign, but no one there to help the locals during the transition. Two parking enforcement people were quick to tell me where I could get my car that they called to get towed. But why couldn't they have given me a warning when I pulled in. The towing company charges $220 to get your vehicle back. Just disgusting behavior! #boycott BrightLeaf