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Six Plates

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2812 Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27705
919.321.0203
Today
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Late Night

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  • 43
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Quirky and excellent

My husband and I are near Duke for upcoming surgery. We badly needed a normal fun dinner out and this was perfect. There is a heavy red drape you enter, and as you walk through it becomes a huge comfy room with sofas as well as hightops around the room. Menu is small but excellent. All sharing... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My husband and I are near Duke for upcoming surgery. We badly needed a normal fun dinner out and this was perfect. There is a heavy red drape you enter, and as you walk through it becomes a huge comfy room with sofas as well as hightops around the room. Menu is small but excellent. All sharing plates. We ordered... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I was just blown away this evening by the awesome food and the owner! Fabulous small plates of amazing food-unique pairings and flavors & great wine. The chocolate truffles are to die for. Everything exceeded or expectations.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Our daughter took us here for a bite and we can't wait to return! Delicious and beautifully prepared dishes. Portioned so we could try a little bit of everything - so much variety and we loved all the homemade sauces and garnishes. They treated our party of seven with ease and we loved the special attention from the wine waitress... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I have been living in Durham for three years now, and tried many of the restaurants, old standbys, and new ones as they crop up. I must say that Six Plates is my go to stop when I am worn out after work and just want an easy place for a great meal with my wife and a glass of... More 

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Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This restaurant is a bit different in that it lacks traditional waiters. You have to visit the bar to place your food and drink orders, but they do bring them to the table. The atmosphere was quiet even though the place was fairly busy. The plates are small plates meant to be shared and they pair wines from their extensive... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

If your in Durham, you gotta eat here! Service is unreal cool, food is local and properly prepared and this place is fun. One of my FAVOURITE places to eat in NC

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Durham, NC
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Great place for wine and small bites. Great with friends or for a night out with your significant other. The food and wine changes often which is nice. They are always quick to recommend something that suits your taste.

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Burlington, North Carolina
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58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I loved my visit to Six Plates for a girl's night recently. We visited on a Tuesday night and took advantage of the Tuesday night $4 wine pours. We tried several wines and also had the Lamby Joes and fries. The truffle oil fries topped with parmesan are absolutely delicious and are served with their house made ketchup. The Lamby... More 

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Durham, NC
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58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Six Plates is a casual wine bar with a limited menu of very good food. We went on a Monday night. You order at the bar - food and wine, and choose a place to sit. We were sitting on very comfortable sofas, although there are lots of tables as well. The wine selections are toward the entry level -... More 

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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

Staff was very friendly. Atmosphere was nice. Food was a disappointment..fries and chips over salted...the rest pretty bland.

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Additional Information about Six Plates

Address: 2812 Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27705
Phone Number: 919.321.0203
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
Open Hours:
Monday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 8 - 20
Cuisine: Wine Bar

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2812 Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27705
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: 919.321.0203

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 20
  • Cuisine: Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?