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Nana's Restaurant

2514 University Dr, Ste 104, Durham, NC 27707-2156
919-493-8545
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Ranked #5 of 641 Restaurants in Durham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $80
Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: James St.
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English first
Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

I've lived in Raleigh for 17 years and had never been to Nana's before last Saturday night. I wish I had tried it sooner. My wife and I had a relaxing dinner with appetizers and desserts. My wife had the flank steak and I had the venison. Both were incredible, my wife commented, "You know there really is a difference... More

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Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

When visiting in Durham for the weekend, we invariably have at least one -if not two of our dinners at Nana's. The food is consistently outstanding- I could list all the appetizers and entrees that we have tried- but that would be listing the entire menu. The service is always exceptional and professional. Looking forward to our next visit to... More

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Durham, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

I was at a group meal in a private room, for a business meeting. The atmosphere was quiet and conducive to conversation. The food was wonderful, especially such great Nana's standbys as heirloom tomato salad! My duck entrée was delicious.

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Stem, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

went on a thursday evening and sat in bar area. Had crab cakes and salad with fried okra - fresh ingredients and beautiful presentation. Servers very attentive and friendly. Will definitely return.

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Stem
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Went on a Thursday evening (6:00-ish) and sat in bar area. Met some friends and altho it was loud it was still pleasant, very much like a "big family" setting. We had the salad with fried okra - delicious! All the ingredients are fresh. Also had the crab cake and it was the best one I've ever had. The servers... More

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Plainview, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Wow, food lived up to hype. Everything came out amazing. Menu was very limited for my son. Had to stop and Lillys for pizza for him after dinner.

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Dallas, Texas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The walls of Nana's are eggplant and ochre and burnt orange. White tablecloths. Colorful art on the walls. Think California modern décor. Service was always prompt, efficient, really on target. My duck might have been slightly less cooked than I would like but it was tasty and the tomato/mozzarella salad was an inspired innovative version of that standard. The food... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I was taken out by some friends for the evening. This was my first visit. I was hoping that it be on the same level as the now closed Magnolia Grill (so sad). Not even close. The service was good - maybe a bit too much attention. The waiter suggested the Pork loin. It was a Mexican inspired dish -... More

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Beckley, West Virginia, United States
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200 reviews 200 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Small parking area, but with free valet. Interior dark, clubby. Our server Judah was friendly, helpful. My wife ordered two appetizers, the heirloom tomatoes with mozzarella and crab cakes as her meal. Both were good, and the crab cakes did not appear to have a bit of bread stuffing - entirely crab meat. My mother had the snapper over vegetables... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

You would never have known that the restaurant made the national news for having flooded during our monsoon rains earlier in the week. It's a lovely place, with an interesting combination of flavors on the menu, and the BEST DUCK I've ever had (not tough, greasy or gamey). Excellent service. Wine wasn't the greatest (a little too young) but it... More

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Additional Information about Nana's Restaurant

Address: 2514 University Dr, Ste 104, Durham, NC 27707-2156
Phone Number: 919-493-8545
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 80
Cuisine: American

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