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4911 S Alston Ave, Durham, NC 27713-4424
+1 919-361-5282
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Durham, North Carolina
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50 reviews
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Reviewed 11 June 2016

Counter Culture Coffee is the greatest place to learn about coffee. The real address is 812 Mallard Avenue though. The new roastery smells great and there is a Cupping event every Friday at 10 am. You get to taste different coffees and learn about their origins. Classes are offered to study various aspects of coffee and it's proper brewing I... More 

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58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

They hosted a grand opening that was so warm and welcoming, everyone was eager to meet the new kids on the block. They have such phenomenal variety in their roasts and the folks there beam with pride and passion for what they do. As I understand it, this new location at 812 Mallard Ave in Durham will be the training... More 

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Thank Mightymimsy
Orange, Virginia
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Counter culture is a can't miss coffee roaster. Absolutely my favorite roaster in the US. Additionally, they are very conscious about who and where they buy their beans.

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Thank dkwardq1
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Reviewed 4 December 2015

I ordered coffee from Counter Culture Coffee.com two 12oz bags of coffee one @ $17.50 and one @$28.25 and $3.00 shipping a total of $48.75 3 emails 2 calls 8 days later still no coffee so beware they have terrible customer service i advise you shop elsewhere if you want your coffee in this century or just ripped off $48.75... More 

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Thank Phil S
Stem, North Carolina
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2014 via mobile

Went to the campus in Durham and enjoyed a "coffee-cupping". The staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. We got to smell and "slurp" 3 different coffees and got a tour of the roasting facility. If you're in the least bit interested in how coffee is sourced and roasted the Friday morning coffee-cupping is well worth your time. These folks really... More 

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Leland, North Carolina
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136 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Outstanding selection of fine coffee available at a few retail, restaurant and coffee shops. Mail order is excellent. Coffee arrives within 48 hours of roasting at your door. Can't get much better than that!

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Thank RickL909
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 November 2013

I discovered Counter Culture while in Durham for grad school and have been in love ever since. Ignoring the fact that they basically created the sustainable coffee business model, their coffee and subscription packages are hard to beat. Trust me I've tried. I enjoy their monthly single-source subscription service that provides two 12 oz bags of coffee that change month-to-month.... More 

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Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 October 2013

My counter culture coffee subscription is one of my best monthly investments! I appreciate that they use fair trade coffee beans and don't over roast their beans. Every cup is a little slice of coffee heaven.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    1 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4911 S Alston Ave, Durham, NC 27713-4424
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-361-5282

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?