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Not really our type of dining but still an enjoyable experience. I thought the wine list could be better. The tapas we ordered were good but not great in my opinion. With so many dining choices in the area we may not go for a...More
Great date night spot before a show at the DPAC! Make sure to make reservations, as this venue is usually booked weeks in advance! Great food, tapas. My wife and I order usually 4-5 plates to share between us, and that usually fills us up!...More
...in Durham. The atmosphere is great. Lively bar, tables along the wall. Great service. The tapas are an interpretation of things from Spain. The jamón is the real deal and worth the price. I enjoyed everything I ordered, which was a range from patatas bravas...More
I looked for restaurants close to DPAC as we were going to see Hamilton on opening night. It was a short walk snd well worth it. Service was fantastic and quick ( Thank you Cassidy). Cassidy was knowledgeable and shared his restaurant favorites. We trued...More
My husband and I were celebrating our wedding anniversary and we chose to go to this restaurant impromptu. They found good seats for us and our food was delicious. The atmosphere was humming, warm, and appropriate to our celebratory mood. The service was great, and...More
I took my sister to Mateo for her birthday. We ate upstairs, which is quieter than the very busy and active area downstairs. One dish that stood out was (I'm sorry I can't remember the name) a pasta with crawfish-the pasta was in short, somewhat...More
We’re visiting from Chicago and stumbled upon this gem for a long lunch and were so impressed with everything! From the deviled eggs, tomato bread (like a bruschetta) appetizers, to the fried chicken and ham sandwiches, this place delivered on all fronts. So impressed w...More
Originally from Barcelona, spent a semester abroad in UNC and had to try this Spanish restaurant.
Ready to be disappointed I was surprised to see that Mateo is the typical tapas bar you could easily find in Spain.
Their tapas are amazing and super well...More
Tapas are a fun way to enjoy many different dishes and Mateo’s was wonderful. We had great food servers, got excellent advice on which wines were to our taste, and every single dish we ordered was delicious. We ordered seafood dishes, as well as vegetables....More