Not only is Durham home to the luxurious apartment homes at Trinity Commons, but the area also boasts some pretty spectacular places to eat. If you are new to the area or are simply looking to expand your options, here are a few of the best places to eat in the Durham area.

Nana’s of Durham has been one of the most popular restaurants in the Triangle area since it first opened in 1992. With world-class cuisine, an impressive wine list that has received the “Award of Excellence” from Wine Spectator, and impeccable service, the team at Nana’s prides itself on providing guests with a memorable experience. Menus are changed weekly, so you always have the chance to try something new. Just a few of the items you may see include house potato gnocchi, grilled NC shrimp, cast iron roasted duck breast, deep fried NC flounder, plum almond tart, and plenty more.

Juju: Asian Tapas + Bar is dedicated to creating an experience for all patrons to enjoy. While Juju specializes in small dishes that guests can easily share, their menu features a variety of options. Just a few of the dishes offered include steamed edamame, kale and wild mushroom dumplings, braised pork belly steamed buns, grilled watermelon salad, kung pao chicken, hickory smoked pork ribs, and much more. You can even order a whole Peking duck to celebrate a special occasion.

Elmo’s Diner is the epitome of a local diner. It’s that little place in town where all of the locals gather and everyone knows each other. In addition to the hospitality and comradery, you will also find some tasty food. You can order breakfast at any time of the day, so feel free to choose your favorite omelet, pancakes, or waffles in the morning or evening. Elmo’s Diner also features classics like cheese fries, nachos, Italian meatloaf, hot ham and swiss, burgers, and more.

Vin Rouge is an authentic French Bistro that allows guests to feel like they are in Southern France. With an impressive list full of salads, seafood, steaks, and more, you can eat like a true resident of France without ever having to leave North Carolina. They also have an impressive Sunday brunch to try out.