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The Fresh Market

4.3

4215 University Dr
Durham, NC 27707
Phone: (919) 401-9467
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Photo of Nam Tran Nam Tran
Oct 24, 2021 5

It may be above average in prices, & the selection may not be as broad as other grocery stores, but their customer service was INCREDIBLE!!! I swung by here to buy some flowers for my girlfriend, on a Sunday night, & I received such great service! Andy, working the cash register, asked me if I needed any help & assistance. After I chose some flowers, which didn’t look too great, he had Ashley help me; Ashley, is the florist & was working in the bakery to help out. They were both so helpful!! After a week, my flowers still look great!! Thank you so much guys!!!

Photo of Warren Brown (WEB) Warren Brown (WEB)
Dec 20, 2020 4

Excellent professional staff who can help you with your delicious 😋 and healthy meal plan and groceries

Photo of Trenton Menius Trenton Menius
Feb 18, 2022 5

The Fresh Market is the perfect combination of small town grocery store and high-end meat and produce market. I don't typically pay a premium for my groceries, but in an area like Durham where typical supermarkets can be hectic and subpar I'm more than willing to pay that extra 10% so have a peaceful shopping experience with awesome customer service.

Photo of Andrew C-K Andrew C-K
Jan 18, 2022 4

Fresh Market is a solid alternative to Whole Foods, the Co-opt grocery stores or another high end stop. You'll find quality products, hard to find mushrooms and spices and top tier beer and wine. If you're struggling to find leeks or bok choy, they'll have it. Or if you're looking for trumpet mushrooms; yesterday they had them. I wouldn't recommend this as your stop for $0.59 cans of beans or bud light, but it's catering to a different crowd and doing so well.

Photo of Mark Foley Mark Foley
Jan 2, 2021 5

Fresh Market is a relaxing place to grocery shop even though it it is more expensive. With that, you can get items there not found elsewhere and their meat department knows no equal by far. Thanks guys and their employees are friendly and helpful.

Photo of Stella Okure Stella Okure
Dec 12, 2020 5

This store is so beautiful, soothing and calming. Lots to explore in the aisles, unique and high quality merchandise from top to bottom. It is always clean and well organized and everything is clearly labeled, no need for quess work here. The floral section has so much to offer...including orchids. I'm so glad I live nearby and can easily shop here whenever I want to or oder through Instacart.

Photo of Nicole Lynn Nicole Lynn
Nov 18, 2020 5

We have used the Fresh Market to cater my companies client socials and everything is awesome! Recently we needed a turkey for a last minute staff Friendsgiving. Everyone was out of them and couldn't get a turkey to us until the week of Thanksgiving. I spoke to the manager and accommodated our last minute request. The turkey was cooked to perfection so moist and juicy it was hot when I got it. The staff is very professional & they definitely exceeding our expectations. We will be using The Fresh Market for our future events! Thank you :-)

Photo of David Rowland David Rowland
Nov 4, 2020 5

Full disclosure, I used to help manage a Fresh Market location before switching careers, so I’m probably more critical than most customers. The deli department is excellent here, the deli manager (I believe, I sadly didn’t get her name yesterday) made some take and bake Brie’s for me ahead of time which was really sweet and she didn’t have to offer. They were ready when I came to pick up and the other employee there knew when I’d come to pick up. Very smooth. All of the employees at the deli are always friendly and offer to help pretty much immediately, but this experience got me to leave a review! Be sure to order thanksgiving/holiday meals ahead of time, they do get slammed on those big days. To management, take care of your good deli employees! Everything is always super clean and I have a great experience. Front end is always friendly as well. I don’t really shop for other items so I can’t speak for the rest of the store, but these two depts nail it from a customer perspective.

Photo of Ray Weaver Ray Weaver
Sep 15, 2020 5

Fresh meats

Photo of Laura Stout Laura Stout
Sep 15, 2020 4

Expensive, but good quality products.

Photo of Jeffrey Shafton Jeffrey Shafton
Sep 11, 2020 3

Great assortment and quAlity of products Staff uneven Today the checker had his cell phone right next to the scanner where all my food was going. If he does not underatand this is a health risk he should not be in customer service in public

Photo of Tonya Locus Tonya Locus
Sep 12, 2020 5

I just love this store! The store is always spotless, the staff is always smiling and the customer service is excellent 👏

Photo of Sharie LaMarche Sharie LaMarche
Aug 25, 2020 5

This is a smaller grocery store with everything you need. You can get in and out in reasonable time. The staff is helpful.

Photo of Thalia Ashton Thalia Ashton
Aug 18, 2020 5

Great deals each week in the deli and meat counter. $5 sushi Wednesday! Delicious rotisserie chickens for $5 on Thursday and family meals for $12 on Sunday. They have produce I have never heard of before. Bulk snacks and nuts are a favorite! Sometimes things are sold out because they are truly a fresh market.

Photo of Robbi Strike Robbi Strike
Jul 24, 2020 5

Best variety in protein snacks, polite and friendly staff! Always a great experience. Attracts a good crowd.

Photo of James Goerke James Goerke
Mar 15, 2019 5

Great little min-whole foods here. I like that, despite having a smaller footprint, they still have deli food and prepared food available. Great selection and helpful staff.

Photo of Christine Jonsdotter Christine Jonsdotter
Jun 3, 2020 5

Love this store! Better than whole foods, quality selection. Meal deals can't be beat!

Photo of Ben Julian Ben Julian
May 22, 2020 5

Fantastic service! This is the best fresh market I've been to, staff is incredibly friendly and helpful

Photo of Audrey Trujillo Audrey Trujillo
Apr 28, 2020 3

But i want be shopping here much . Their prices are very high and the organic vegetables. Are not that fresh and very over priced Different between organic and regular vegetables one is grown without fertilizer and one is. So why pay more for vegetables when you can wash away the fertilizer before eating or cooking

Photo of James Mc James Mc
Apr 16, 2016 3

The store looks amazing and they offer a large variety of great produce. The issue is some of their products are not the best quality especially for the price you are paying. Their deli is amazing though and the fresh cuts of meat look delicious.

Photo of Jeffery Jeffery
Dec 4, 2019 5

Great place to find great quality food. High quality meats and fish.

Photo of Cherie Wilson Cherie Wilson
Dec 13, 2019 5

High quality food items. Always clean, well stocked. Pleasant personnel.

Photo of Ernestine Jenkins Ernestine Jenkins
Nov 11, 2019 5

I love shopping at Fresh Market, everything is so fresh and the store is always clean. The store clerks are always friendly and helpful.

Photo of Kimberlee Chapman Kimberlee Chapman
Nov 8, 2019 5

Love shopping here! So many interesting items that are not available in other stores. Can get pricey easily but worth it.

Photo of MaryCatherine Kurzenski MaryCatherine Kurzenski
Sep 10, 2019 5

Clean, bright, well stocked, helpful staff. Went to see if they had pumpkin spice coffee in and they did!

Photo of Terry Stubbs Terry Stubbs
Sep 3, 2019 5

Great variety. Really nice staff. And the only place to get fresh harvested Hatch green chile from New Mexico. Carlos was amazing and so patient, and he realized how important this chile is to me. It seemed a little harder to get this year, but he kept trying and I was thrilled to bring home a box of my hot Hatch chile.

Photo of Into The Void Into The Void
Oct 2, 2019 3

Loved the sales and the store smelled amazing with all the flowers! The cashier's cashiers we're very nice, too. However, the deli had food on the hot bar that looked burned it was so dry, the ladies seemed disinterested in their job altogether and when I asked about the pizza deal she started talking to her coworker about how I actually had to ask about it...

Photo of Mike Dellerman Mike Dellerman
Oct 10, 2019 5

Great market. Been goin to Fresh Market locations for years. Best breads in state. Great deserts too. Only problem is a bit pricey. They have good veggies, bulk candy and meats. Highly recommend.

Photo of Lela Leggett Lela Leggett
Jan 25, 2019 5

I love Fresh Market. Your organic, natural type of grocery store. They have a bakery section. Most items taste so fresh. One time I wanted to surprise my coworkers with muffins. Not at this location but to the one in Roanoke, VA I placed an order 2 days ahead and was able to get the muffins I wanted. They were excited. That's when i discovered you can place orders ahead of time even for cooked food ahead of time. Back to this location, customer service is welcoming. A produce guy saw I had what he called a bad banana in my had and refused to let me to take it. I told him to me it just looked brown and I was going to get it home and make a smoothie. He said "Ma'am you go shop, I'm going in the back and find you some decent looking bananas." Sure enough he found with some great looking bananas. Thank you Durham location for going above and beyond. By the way, they have an awesome vitamin section.

Photo of Connie Cole Connie Cole
Jan 19, 2019 5

I've shopped here off and on for about 20 years. Everything is top of the line. Store is extremely clean. There's always fresh coffee that rotates the stores own brand. They have everything from plants and cards to wonderful varieties of fish and a smorgasbord of meat. You will pay a few pennies more here, but the difference in quality is well worth it. There are clean restrooms and soft music. I hate going to grocery stores, but not this one! Connie

Photo of David Adams David Adams
Jun 16, 2019 5

The quality of the items I purchased way very good. I found a strawberry rhubarb pie that was the best.

Photo of Heather Lilla Heather Lilla
Mar 3, 2019 5

Prefer this over Whole Foods and every other grocery store by far! Great deals at the deli and the staff is always so helpful and friendly. Delicious food and nice selection. Not crazy crowded and stressful like Trader Joe’s.

Photo of Deborah Lalik Deborah Lalik
May 5, 2019 4

Love the meat and produce sections. The weekly meal deals are wonderful especially the Salmon with zucchini packets. Though, check expiration dates for items in dairy section.

Photo of Mary Coleman Mary Coleman
May 4, 2022 5

I have visited this store several times and was pleased with the food as well as the helpful and courteous staff. This past weekend I ordered several party platters and I was delighted with the food and the way it was presented. Everything was absolutely beautiful. My guests were impressed. I will definitely order from you again. Thank you.

Photo of mo vas mo vas
Feb 7, 2021 5

Manager when beyond to get my specialty platters done in record time great food great employees great place