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Local Favorites

In Durham, people are proud of their local businesses; so proud, in fact, there are media-run polls to determine which businesses are the most popular in a variety of categories. Indy Week's annual poll provides dozens of insights into local favorites.

The following listings represent Durham-located, non-chain winners in dining, nightlife, shopping, and things to do categories. Visit the Indy's website for additional information.

Browse our convenient Google map of all of these locations.  

View the Durham Magazine 2018 Best of Durham listings here.

View the Indy's 2018 Best of the Triangle winners here


2017 Best of the Triangle Winners

Eat & Drink

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Saltbox Seafood Joint

Hidden Gems

If you want even more of a local experience, check out this list of hidden gem restaurants. Read More


Bull City Pride

Businesses in the Bull City that are displaying their local pride, exemplifying the flourishing, locally focused shops and restaurants in the area. Read More


Discover Durham
212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604