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Mami Nora's

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302 Davidson Drive, Durham, NC 27608
9192209028
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Takeout
Good for:
Takeout

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Visitor rating
  • 32
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Delicious chicken

First time to eat here but will definitely eat here again when in Raleigh. The chicken is so moist and tender and the seasoning is superb. We had a variety of the sides and each were delicious. The cilantro salad dressing is unique and very tasty. The handcut fries are excellent and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
Kay H
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Fairhope
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  • Takeout
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Fairhope
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

First time to eat here but will definitely eat here again when in Raleigh. The chicken is so moist and tender and the seasoning is superb. We had a variety of the sides and each were delicious. The cilantro salad dressing is unique and very tasty. The handcut fries are excellent and the plantains are really good.

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

THE BEST CHICKEN I EVER HAD!!!! Service was extremely fast even with a line about 100 feet long at the lunch rush hour of 12:00, The only improvement I could recommend is when dinning inside during cold weather is to stay away from the front door and maybe more options on the sides. All and all,,, I would go back... More 

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Trenton, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The buildings these restaurants are located in are very unassuming, but don't let that fool you. The chicken is very juicy and literally falls off the bone. Flavor for days as well. Also, they are conscious of where they source their chicken and you don't have to deal with beefed up bird hormones in your body. Must go to restaurant... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I finally got down to Mami Nora's for a take-out lunch today, and it was wonderful. My order: A Large Dark (chicken leg and thigh) with white rice and black beans. The chicken was tender, juicy, and flavorful. The rice and beans were also very good. I'm not sure what spices were used because I'm not familiar with Peruvian cuisine,... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This review is for the Cary location - I have to say that the sides we chose were all excelent. The Chicken however was too spicy, too much black pepper. I have been to other Peruvian restaurants that do not load their chicken with a rub, If you are in New York, go to the restaurant called Pio Pio. What... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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184 reviews 184 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

A friend who works close to this restaurant recommended we eat here. A packed parking lot and good smells coming from the restaurnat was a good sign. Casual atmosphere and you order as you enter the restaurant. Prices are good and you get a good portion of food. Smokey flavored chicken was really good. Black beans were tasty (they put... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Very expensive; I should have noted that there were only two diners there.I only chose this place in mistaken haste--but I shan't in the future.

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Durham, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Mami Nora's chicken is the BEST. I am using both the Durham as well as the Raleigh location (for business lunches) and have always enjoyed it. In addition to the regular chicken and all the lovely side, I can also recommend the Arroz Chaufa, Peruvian fried rice, the best fried rice you can get, with chicken, sausage, egg, cilantro...

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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Bottom line; excellent food, large portions, good value for the money. Places like this make me really happy that Trip Advisor exists - otherwise we never would have known it was here. Traveling north on I-85, it's an easy stop. Open 11a 9-p Wednesday - Monday (closed Tuesday ). Very tasty Peruvian style chicken baked in traditional oven. My husband... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

One of the best value for a healthy homestyle meal in town. This is not a hoity toity hang out, just a simple establishment with awesome food. Always consistent quality. I love this place.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 302 Davidson Drive, Durham, NC 27608
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: 9192209028

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 12
  • Cuisine: Peruvian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?