About us

19Fifty-One is a restaurant, café, and bar established in 2023 that features both Ethiopian and Korean dishes. From the fiery spices of Ethiopia to the savory richness of Korean cuisine, our menu brings Durham, NC a wide range to please any taste. With this restaurant, we hope to create not only a place for fantastic food and drinks, but also somewhere to inspire and foster sharing, growth, and respect. Morning through evening, we want to be a meeting place for our community, to bring all walks of life together and foster connections. We hope to see you here soon!

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At 19Fifty-One, we want to offer fantastic food and drinks, inspired by both Korean and Ethiopian cuisine, and establish our restaurant as a touchstone for our community, fostering connections and cultural appreciation.

our menu


Unwind. Relax. Enjoy. Give your day a tasty edge. Stop in and enjoy something delicious . Your friendly neighborhood cafe.

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Community - Inspiration - Resilience - Respect - Appreciation

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800 Taylor Street
Durham, NC


Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM