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Blue Corn Cafe
Blue Corn Cafe

Blue Corn Cafe Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.bluecorncafedurham.com/
  • Phone: (919) 286-9600
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday-Saturday: 11:30am-4:00pm

    Dinner: Monday-Saturday: 4:00pm-9:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Latin American, Mexican / Southwestern, South American
  • Executive Chef: Antonion Rios
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: We are custom caterers and can design and implement what our client envisions. Both on and off site, we have been entertaining and catering in the Triangle area for 17 years.
  • Private Party Facilities: Our private dining area offers a warm and casual elegant atmosphere for 40 people seated and 60 for a mingle event.
  • Private Party Contact: Danielle Rios (919) 286-9600

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Main St.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: We have both street and lot parking.
A word from Blue Corn Cafe
Blue Corn Cafe has been serving the Triangle area for 17 years. We offer a locally sourced twist on Latin American cuisine. Our passion for locally sourced food and beverage has allowed us to offer our unique twist on Latin and South American recipes. Both owners Danielle and Antonio Rios have a passion on bringing their culture to your table with unique quality products.
Our warm atmosphere and kind servers make you feel comfortable upon entering and that is only where it begins. We look forward to serving you. Prevecho!
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeighborhood Gem
Diner Reviews
  • "Blue Corn Cafe is a wonderful setting for a meal. The ambience is great & the meals are prepared with skill and an attention to detail. Should you or your guests be gluten free, this is a great place to dine."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "Wait staff was very knowledgable. Fresh salsa was fantastic. Both seafood and meat options were delicious!"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "There were delicious and creative vegan dishes on the menu and they were clearly marked, without having to ask the server. I had the green enchiladas with spinach, served with saffron rice and black beans. so delicious"
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "A long time favorite, but the food on the last visit was disappointing. The chicken mole poblano, which we had a month before, was much too sweet and not up to the usual standard. The server offered a replacement entree, which we appreciated. For appetizers, try the plantain sampler! Very good, as usual."
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "Blue Corn Cafe is a wonderful, in fact the # 1 option for those who are gluten free. The corn chips & salsa was a nice beginning. The vegan menu is agreeable and appetizing. The special, when we dined was a fish dinner with spinach. It was served with rice & avocado-great taste and finely portioned. Our server was attentive and knowledgable. Having made reservations thru OpenTable, our table was ready (set) when we arrived. A pleasant & nice surprise. An outstanding meal & place to enjoy it."
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "A great locally owned Latin American restaurant. I have tried many things on the menu and have loved it all. On top of the good food the service is great as well. I highly recommend blue corn! "
    Dined on 4/18/2014