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Watts Grocery

1116 Broad St, Ste 100, Durham, NC 27705-3583
919-416-5040
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Ranked #81 of 653 Restaurants in Durham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $25
Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Eclectic, Bar
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Club Blvd
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English first
Durham, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have never been a fan of Southern food, but this creative healthy, fresh version changes everything! Salads are crisp and have tasty new combinations of ingredients. Beef is prepared expertly. In the summer, their watermelon salad is to die for and creamed blue cheese spinach make me want to come back. Nice attentive staff, seems to be managed well... More 

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Greenville, North Carolina
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76 reviews 76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Really good food and drinks! Came here with a few friends and thoroughly enjoyed it! A little pricey, but we'll definitely be back. Friendly staff, and nice interior. Great drink selection!

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Australia
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I didn't really like this restaurant. The salad starter was small and very spare on the good bits. No bread was provided until we asked. My vegetarian entree (main) was very boring and it seems incredible that there is actually no vegetarian option on the menu. The table near the waiting station should be avoided. It is too noisy.

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Durham
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121 reviews 121 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I've only been to Watts for brunch on Sundays, but I've been numerous times. I love their grits bowl, Get it all the way. You won't regret it. And have a mimosa or bloody mary or two. Yum!

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Greenville, Maine
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67 reviews 67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This review is only about brunch. Watts serves brunch on Saturday and Sunday. We arrived on a Saturday at close to noon. It was packed and was still packed when we left about 90 minutes later. Packed, of course, doesn't always mean great food, but there was a nice buzz--a pleasant, celebratory mood about the place. The menu offered breakfast,... More 

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Westborough, Massachusetts
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87 reviews 87 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We were staying in Durham for one night, and the place we stayed recommended Watts Grocery as a good local place for dinner. It is large, with a great deal of amateur artwork on the walls, and we were seated at the back of the restaurant near the kitchen. However, we were taken care of by one of the best... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We arrived at opening time on a Tuesday. A half dozen people were already waiting at the outdoor tables. Decor is hip yet inviting. Service was friendly and attentive, without being overbearing. Food was a huge letdown. I'll confess up front that I was hoping for a breakfast/brunch dish, but the only offering in that vein was a salmon omelette,... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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70 reviews 70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I wish I had read the reviews on TripAdvisor before looking for a place to eat in Durham; I would have been better prepared and maybe postponed going to Watts Grocery until there was a special occasion. As it turned out, last evening was a catch-as-catch-can attempt to grab a quick meal after a busy day. And while everything turned... More 

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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80 reviews 80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Before going to Watts Grocery for dinner I checked out the menu on line which basically rulled out my having dinner there due to the selections. But I stopped by anyway and enjoyed a very good dinner. This is a local restaurant with a southern flare. I ordered the hushpuppies for an appetizer which were perfectly prepared and were accompanied... More 

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Auburn, Alabama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Our trip here was one of the best surprises on a recent trip through Durham. The duck breast over bbq peas and zucchini was perfect and the fried chicken was amazing. The staff and bartender were very helpful!

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Additional Information about Watts Grocery

Address: 1116 Broad St, Ste 100, Durham, NC 27705-3583
Phone Number: 919-416-5040
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: American, Eclectic, Bar

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