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Dos Perros

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200 N Mangum St Ste 101, Durham, NC 27701-3364 (Parrish)
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A group of us had dinner at Dos Perros before an evening show at DPAC. The location is terrific. We were very happy with the choice. Food was good(Pork Carnitas had great flavor!) though the menu was a bit limited. A bit pricey for Mexican but I guess you pay for the experience.

Thank Marjorie S
Durham, North Carolina
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not a "normal" southern Mexican restaurant. Good food, but a bit too frou frou for the flavor actually provided. Need to focus more on their basics. ProTip: Go on Sunday which is taco night, totally worth it.

Thank Kim H
Durham, North Carolina
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent place with very good, reasonably priced mexican food - I am vegan and it is easy to accommodate those needs. Drinks are yummy too; service is about 4-5/10 but the rest I would give an 8

Thank Tess M
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82 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

4 star service, 5 star drinks, 3.5 star food, 4.5 overall experience. The food is good fare. Its a great spot for both lunch and dinner. They don't rush you, the drinks are great, the service is always top notch, the al fresco dining is wonderful as well. The only reason I give the food 3.5 stars is bc of... More 

Thank Mightymimsy
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch here on a Saturday and found it an all-around 'great experience.' I had the Barbacoa (braised beef) burrito and it was delicious. Definitely well-sized, enough for a hearty lunch, to share or to take some home with you. I shared a few bites w/my friend but pretty much ate the whole thing. The beauty of it is not... More 

Thank tony j
Greensboro, North Carolina
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm not a huge Mexican food fan, but my son is so we kind of went here on a whim yesterday (Saturday) around 1 PM. Not very crowded, the servers were as Caucasian as could be -- how good could this be? The answer: very good. My son loved his tinga de pollo platter, and my Tostado de Camarones was... More 

Thank df938
Arlington, Virginia
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45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

My son and I are in Durham for treatment at the Duke Medical Center. Got in the night before his appointment and decided to have a nice dinner. Someone recommended Dos Perros as "high end Mexican'". The restaurant is attractive and located in what appears to be a part of town that attracts students and young professionals. The staff was... More 

Thank 63Scott
Durham, NC
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167 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

My husband works downtown and goes to Dos Perros on a regular basis for lunch. I had the chance to have lunch with him and had my first visit to this restaurant. Props to the service. The waitstaff recognized my husband as a regular and were attentive, but also seem to have mastered the art of having every waiter able... More 

Thank avidbeader
Durham, North Carolina
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237 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

An excellent meal all around. The menu is very interesting with lots of dishes involving lots of meats, plus a great cocktail list (though the drinks are a bit pricey). I had a goat cheese stuffed chicken with mole sauce that was absolutely delicious, one of the best Mexican entrees I've ever had. Also, service was impeccable. I'll gladly be... More 

Thank Sal_Paradise767
Raleigh, North Carolina
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

This was my first visit at Dos Perros, and it was great. The martini I ordered was perfect and the service was fast and friendly. It was a Sunday night, so it was taco night. The barbacoa taco and chicken tinga taco were both excellent. There was so much flavor in the tacos. I'm looking forward to going back!

Thank AtlKev

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 N Mangum St Ste 101, Durham, NC 27701-3364
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: 19199562750

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