When you've been sitting in the dark for a few hours having your soul moved by quality, incredible film, you're going to need some sustenance.
Have no fear — the historic Carolina Theatre is central to tons of great eats in downtown Durham.
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Jump start your journey and fill up between films
You’ll find a variety of restaurants and bars in downtown Durham, ranging from grab-and-go options you can snag between films to celebrated hot spots where you can unwind after a film-filled day. (Check out our comprehensive list of downtown restaurants here.)
This restaurant and café is the perfect place to grab brunch, lunch, or a latte to unwind between showings. (.2 miles from the Carolina Theatre.)
Mothers & Sons Trattoria
Specializing in handmade pasta, antipasti, and traditional Italian dishes. Dinner only. (.2 miles from the Carolina Theatre.)
An upscale sushi restaurant that offers an authentic Omakase dining experience (.2 miles from the Carolina Theatre).
Rise Biscuits and Donuts
A local favorite for indulgent breakfast and lunch offerings (.2 miles from the Carolina Theatre.)
A neighborhood grocery that offers the essentials alongside grab-and-go meal options (.2 miles from the Carolina Theatre.)
A dinner-only restaurant serving inventive dishes in an intimate environment (.3 miles from the Carolina Theatre.)
A modern steakhouse in a chic space with abundant natural light (.4 miles from the Carolina Theatre).
Between the films, special events, and great locations downtown, spring festivals are great opportunities to experience Durham!
The 2019 Full Frame Film Festival takes place from April 4 through 7; Moogfest, April 25-28. Visit the Full Frame Film Festival and Moogfest website for more information and to buy tickets.
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