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Tonali Global Cuisine

Tonali Global Cuisine

Global Cuisine

You don't need a passport to tour the globe. Sample internationally inspired cuisine right here in Durham. From upscale Japanese restaurants to a casual Cuban sandwich shop, Durham has it all.


Alpaca Peruvian Charcoal Chicken

Enjoy Peruvian rotisserie chicken and sides like maduros and yucca at Alpaca, where food is available for dine in or take out. 

Basan Short Rib


Basan offers sushi and an extensive sake collection right around the corner from the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. 

Chirba Chirba

Chirba Chirba

Enjoy Chinese dumplings from Chirba Chirba, a food truck that you can find at various Durham locations. 



Dashi is home to a ramen shop on its ground floor, with an Izakaya - Japanese pub - on the second floor.  

Jamaica Jamaica

For jerk chicken, plantains, and oxtails, head to Jamaica Jamaica in South Durham.  


Juju Asian Tapas

Juju Asian Tapas serves fusion small plates, sake, and cocktails on Ninth Street. 



KoKyu BBQ is a food truck serving internationally-inspired barbecue and sandwiches.  

Li Ming's Counter

Li Ming's Food Court

Li Ming's Food Court, an Asian grocery store, offers a variety of Asian cuisines at its hot bar. 

M Sushi

M Sushi

M Sushi, located in an industrial-chic building in downtown, serves classic Japanese dishes, including multi-course Omakase dinners. 

Old Havana Sandwich Shop

Old Havana serves farm-to-table Cuban fare, including slow-roasted pork sandwiches and tapas dishes.

Palace International

The Palace International

Enjoy East African cuisine at The Palace International, where you can order items like curried goat, vegetable samosas, and chicken karanga. 

Super Taqueria

Super Taqueria

Super Taqueria serves tacos, gorditas, and other Mexican items. There's also a salsa bar.  

La Vaquita

Taqueria la Vaquita

Taqueria la Vaquita is a no-frills taqueria stand where you can order staples like tacos, tamales, and tortas.  



Tonali serves contemporary Mexican cuisine with an emphasis on using local ingredients. 

Twisted Noodles

Twisted Noodles offers casual Thai Cuisine for lunch and dinner. 


Yamazushi offers an authentic eight-course Kaiseki dining experience. This high-end Japanese restaurant is reservation only. 

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