Alivia's Durham Bistro

at 900 W Main St, Durham, 27701

American style bistro in the Brightleaf Square district, serving weekend brunch, lunch, dinner and late night. We have the best patio in Durham!

Alivia's Durham Bistro
900 W Main St
Durham , NC 27701
United States
Contact Phone
P: (919) 682-8978

Opening time

  • Mondays: 11:00- 02:00
  • Tuesdays: 11:00- 02:00
  • Wednesdays: 11:00- 02:00
  • Thursdays: 11:00- 02:00
  • Fridays: 11:00- 02:00
  • Saturdays: 09:00- 02:00
  • Sundays: 09:00- 21:00


Price category
$$ (10-30)
Services Alivia's Durham Bistro provides
Alivia's Durham Bistro specialties

Company Rating

12394 Facebook users were in Alivia's Durham Bistro. It's a 5 position in Popularity Rating for companies in Restaurant/cafe category in Durham, North Carolina

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It's National Cheeseburger Day! This means you should come on out and enjoy a juicy cheeseburger on our patio!

Published on 2014-09-18 20:09:54 GMT

Wednesday is $5 Martini Day! Come see Mike behind the bar tonight!

Published on 2014-09-17 19:52:13 GMT

It's Monday again! Start of the work week and Trivia tonight starting at 930! We have the garage doors open and a nice breeze is blowing in. Come join us for some great dinner specials! "The Bright Leaf"...pork belly, fried green tomato, cheddar, havarti and roasted garlic onion jam on grilled multi-grain bread. Rosemary and Lemon Chicken with mashed potatoes, sauteed fennel and onion and roasted chicken jus. Come get some eats here at Alivia's Durham Bistro!

Published on 2014-09-15 22:02:22 GMT

Attention Durham! We have trivia tonight at Alivia's Durham Bistro starting at 9:30! We can't wait to see you!

Published on 2014-09-08 22:27:02 GMT

It's International Bacon Day! This means you must come in and celebrate bacon in all its glory. Maybe try our Shrimp (Bacon)LT or an Alivia's Burger with smoked BACON. You know you wanna!

Published on 2014-09-03 20:06:25 GMT

Just because it's Tuesday doesn't mean you can't come out and beat the heat and enjoy some cold drinks on the BEST patio in Durham. We have $2 Miller Lite bottles and $4 Non-Local Drafts. As for food we have a yummy Pimento Grilled Cheese with bacon and red pepper jelly!

Published on 2014-09-02 21:47:05 GMT

Come enjoy a heavenly southern breakfast on our patio today. We have biscuits and gravy with two eggs your way and stone ground grits. We also have a waffle batter fried chicken on top of a bed of grits with blackberry infused bourbon syrup. See you soon!

Published on 2014-08-31 16:07:01 GMT

Make sure you join us on LABOR DAY for Trivia at 9:30! 1st Place - $50 Gift Card 2nd Place - $25 Gift Card

Published on 2014-08-27 22:26:10 GMT

It's Hump Day! That means we are bringing you delicious $5 Martinis and $4 NC Drafts! Mike and Emma are behind the bar this evening. Come say hi!

Published on 2014-08-27 18:45:09 GMT

Happy Monday Durham! Tonight is Trivia Night starting at 9:30! We are also running some delightful food specials! Wedge Salad with crispy pork belly, roasted corn, shredded cheese, grape tomatoes and a creamy BBQ dressing. "The Duke" sandwich with a choice of bread, ham, turkey, pulled pork, bacon, lettuce, tomato and havarti cheese. Sweet Tea Brined Pork Chop served with garlic mashed potatoes and sauteed green beans and leeks. The patio awaits you!

Published on 2014-08-25 22:24:52 GMT

It was a hot one today! Come and see us a cool down with a cold beverage. We are running a Southwestern Chicken Salad special this evening served in a fried tortilla bowl with a black bean and corn salsa, mixed greens, pico de gallo, sour cream and grilled chicken!

Published on 2014-08-21 22:13:10 GMT

Its Monday! Guess what that means? Start of the work week sadly but also the start of some drool worthy specials! $5 Bar Lunch Specials Blue Plate: Ham and Cheese melt with grilled ham, provolone cheese and fresh spinach. Pasta: Creamy Bleu Cheese Macaroni and cheese with bacon. 1/2 Wrap: SW Chicken wrap with black beans, chicken, pico de gallo, chipotle ranch and shredded cheese. In the dining room: Southwestern Chicken Salad Bowl served in a fried tortilla bowl with a black bean and corn salsa, pico de gallo, mixed greens and sour cream. 1/2 Roasted chicken with a caramelized leek and garlic mashed potatoes and pan fried oyster mushrooms. YUM!

Published on 2014-08-18 19:08:33 GMT

It's a beautiful Saturday Durham! Our patio is waiting. We have some delicious omelet specials for your enjoyment! Meat Omelet: Prosciutto, Arugula and Goat cheese. Veggie: Crimini mushroom, onion, spinach and provolone cheese. With delicious food comes amazing drinks. Wash the food down with $5 Bloody Mary and Mimosas...See you soon!

Published on 2014-08-16 16:35:18 GMT

Game Day. Let's go Devils! Great drink specials and the best patio in Durham!

Published on 2015-03-22 18:56:57 GMT

Now Hiring! Alivia's is now hiring for all front of house positions. If you are energetic and ready to work in a busy and fun atmosphere then please apply in person at 900 W. Main Street. Full and Part time positions available.

Published on 2015-05-17 17:29:50 GMT

JOIN US FOR CINCO DE MAYO! $1 OFF ALL TEQUILA! We will be giving away a ton of free t-shirts, sun glasses, key chains, and more!

Published on 2015-05-05 18:30:44 GMT

Cornhole is back! Join us tonight at 10pm for some fun and great drink specials on the best patio in Durham.

Published on 2015-04-23 01:34:23 GMT

Alivia's is proud to be a part of National Nate Night. On Friday, we will be donating a portion of our bar sales to The Ronald Mcdonald Foundation to honor Nate. Come see us and support a great cause!

Published Alivia's Durham Bistro on 2016-06-16 15:58:09 GMT

today's special, meatloaf sandwich, it is Monday after all! only $10.50

Published Alivia's Durham Bistro on 2016-06-13 15:44:51 GMT

Mixed Berry Cobbler with fresher whipped cream!

Published Alivia's Durham Bistro on 2016-06-12 17:30:41 GMT

Blackened Tuna with grilled asparagus over Caesar Salad, a house favorite!

Published Alivia's Durham Bistro on 2016-06-12 15:05:57 GMT

Mixed Berry Cobbler a la mode...$7. Made in house by our pastry chef, Reginald King! welcome back Reggi!

Published Alivia's Durham Bistro on 2016-06-07 21:30:34 GMT

Maryland Crab Cake Sliders only $11!

Published Alivia's Durham Bistro on 2016-06-05 17:00:24 GMT

Alivias is open to the public all day and night this fine Friday!

Published Alivia's Durham Bistro on 2016-06-03 20:18:14 GMT

Fridays pasta special, pork bolognese with angel hair pasta...only $11!

Published Alivia's Durham Bistro on 2016-06-03 15:26:29 GMT

Cinnamon Pecan Cheescake with a Chocolate Ganache and fresh whipped cream!

Published Alivia's Durham Bistro on 2016-05-28 15:21:49 GMT

Shrimp, Bacon and Spinach omlette with a jalapeño cheddar biscuit, a great way to start your memorial weekend on the patio at Alivias!

Published Alivia's Durham Bistro on 2016-05-28 15:07:52 GMT

Memphis rub pork loin with BBQ beans and wilted spinach $13

Published Alivia's Durham Bistro on 2016-05-27 16:32:40 GMT

Heirloom Burrata Caprese Salad, only $8.....amazing, trust me!

Published Alivia's Durham Bistro on 2016-05-26 17:22:59 GMT

Creamy Pesto Tortellini with mushrooms, sun dried tomatoes and asparagus tips! only $11.50

Published Alivia's Durham Bistro on 2016-05-23 15:50:42 GMT

French Toast....the perfect brunch comfort food!

Published Alivia's Durham Bistro on 2016-05-22 14:24:28 GMT

Cheese Filled Tortellini with mushrooms, spinach, and roasted corn tossed in a cherry cream sauce topped with Blackened chicken, shaved parmesan and fresh herbs. $15 Our own brownie ice cream sandwich works well for dessert! $6.50

Published Alivia's Durham Bistro on 2016-05-20 15:41:12 GMT

Spinach mushroom and onion stuffed pork loin with cream cheese over mashed potatoes and summer vegetables with a burgundy beef jus only $15 tonight!

Published Alivia's Durham Bistro on 2016-05-19 20:17:08 GMT

Ahi Tuna is back on our new menu and this time with a twist! Blackened Sesame crusted Ahi Tuna served with a mango salsa, house made creamy garlic mashed potatoes, grilled asparagus, and topped with an avocado salad and a ginger aioli drizzle.

Published Alivia's Durham Bistro on 2016-05-17 15:10:56 GMT

I have severe dairy and gluten allergies/celiac (cross contamination is an issue of grill/fryer etc). I stop breathing if I get dairy or gluten is this something your restaurant could accommodate where I could eat here safely? If so what are some of my options

Published Tabitha Edwards Richardson on 2016-05-17 01:45:10 GMT

Congratulations to Duke Class of 2016!!! All of us here at Alivias wish you the best of luck in your endeavors and look forward to seeing you at your reunions!

Published Alivia's Durham Bistro on 2016-05-15 15:06:43 GMT

Published Jackie Likeaboss Smith on 2016-05-10 17:16:16 GMT

We are so excited to introduce The Chicken Parm Sandwich! Served with our house made marinara with fresh mozzarella on French bread.

Published Alivia's Durham Bistro on 2016-05-10 15:22:16 GMT

Come on over for lunch today and try our Chicken Salad Sandwich! Roasted red pepper, roasted tomato, celery, and mixed greens on toasted sourdough.

Published Alivia's Durham Bistro on 2016-05-09 16:56:15 GMT

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in style with $5 Margarita's and $3 Corona/Corona Light all day! While your here be sure to try today's special, "A Local Heirloom Tomato and Fried Green Bean Salad with Blue Cheese crumbles and Balsamic reduction."

Published Alivia's Durham Bistro on 2016-05-05 19:43:17 GMT

Congratulations! You’ve been nominated for the Best of Durham! Vote before the poll closes April 25, and please share so your Facebook fans & friends can vote too! Plus, we’ve got great marketing posters and handouts for you to encourage voting! Click here for posters & flyers:

Published Durham Magazine on 2016-04-01 16:42:23 GMT

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