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Loaf Oven breads and pastries. Counter Culture Coffee, pain au chocolat and cumin gruyere loaf all available for takeout. 111 W. Parrish St.; 919-797-1254 Luna Rotisserie & Empanadas South American cuisine meets the American South. Wood-fired rotisserie meats, Andean-inspired braises, empanadas. 112 W. Main St.; 984-439-8702; lunarotisserie.com M Kokko Casual chicken entrees including the fried chicken sandwich, ramen and “KFC” wings. 311 Holland St., Ste. B; 919-908-9332 M Pocha Temporarily closed. M Tempura Temporarily closed. M Sushi Quality sushi from seasonal seafood, daily menu changes and creative rolls like “Unagi Maki” with barbecue eel and fried garlic. 311 Holland St.; 919-908-9266; msushidurham.com Mateo Acclaimed menu of tapas and small plates by chef Matthew Kelly. Great for date night or night out with friends. Order a pitcher of “Cheerwine Sangria,” pollo frito, gambas and queso frito y huevo. 109 W. Chapel Hill St.; 919-530-8700; mateotapas.com
Mothers & Sons Trattoria Partners Matt Kelly and chef Josh “Skinny” DeCarolis own this trattoria that features handmade pasta, classic Italian meat dishes, antipasti and contorni (vegetables and sides) available for dine-in at 50% capacity or takeout. The enoteca next door houses Alimentari at Mothers & Sons, which offers sandwiches, fresh pastas, sauces and Italian specialties to-go during the day and is also used as overspill seating for the trattoria to encourage social distancing. 107 W. Chapel Hill St.; 919-294-8247; mothersandsonsnc.com
Pizzeria Toro Wood-fired pizza available for takeout, with selections like spicy lamb meatball with kale, fried eggplant ricotta and soft eggs on white pizza. Also, ricotta dumplings! 105 E. Chapel Hill St.; 919-908-6936; pizzeriatoro.com
Neomonde Temporarily closed.
Pokéworks Hawaiian-inspired poké with a menu featuring signature “works” like the Spicy Ahi bowl, or Poké Your Way, an option for creating a customized poké burrito, bowl or salad made with your choice of protein, mix-ins, toppings and sauces, all available for takeout. 122 W. Main St.; 919-973-3372; pokeworks.com
Ninth Street Bakery Organic breads, pastries and lunch available for takeout. Grab a “Wheel of Steel” (peanut butter, raisins and oats). 136 E. Chapel Hill St.; 919-688-5606; ninthstbakery.com BR
The Oak House Cafe featuring Caballo Rojo coffee, Jeddah’s Tea, fine wines and craft beer. 126 W. Main St.; 919-339-1383; oakhousedurham.com The Parlour Available for takeout. Try handmade ice cream in rotating flavors like cookies and cream, salted butter caramel and sweet potato. 117 Market St.; 919-564-7999; theparlour.co The Patio Unscripted Hotel’s poolside bar featuring a range of cocktails and gourmet bites including salads and burgers. 202 N. Corcoran St.; 984-329-9500; unscriptedhotels.com BR
Pie Pushers Grab a slice of staples like the cheese or pepperoni, or try out one of the specials, like the "Pace Car," when picking up takeout. 117A W. Main St.; 919-294-8408; piepushers.com BR
Pompieri Pizza Neapolitan pizza joint with a family-friendly approach. Try the “Drunken Horse” pizza with beer crust dough and housemade sausage. 102 City Hall Plaza; 919-973-1589; pompieripizza.com Pour Taproom Pay-by-the-ounce beer, wine and cider taps, plus tasting board, sandwich and kids’ options. 202 N. Corcoran St., Ste. 200; 919-251-8985; durham.pourtaproom.com The Restaurant at The Durham Temporarily closed.
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