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Nana's Restaurant

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2514 University Dr, Ste 104, Durham, NC 27707-2156 (James St.)
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Durham, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Scott and his staff are tops in every way. The chefs provide excellent meals and the waiters are very knowledgeable in wine pairings. The fixed priced five course menu is our favorite for special occasions like anniverseries or birthdays.

Thank kundog11
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant has quite unique artwork and location. The food was very good and I would definitely return. When list was quite large and adequate. There was really nothing wrong with this restaurant it could be four or five star. I wasn't quite as impressed with my entrée as the rest of the group. I would agree that this is... More 

Thank Eston S
Wilson, North Carolina
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were in Durham last weekend to celebrate a birthday and having always heard about Nana's decided to make it our Saturday night destination. We both had the taster's menu with wine pairings. We both thought the dishes we wonderful and wine very well selected. With that said why only an average rating, independently we both felt... More 

Thank jimcash
Wendell, North Carolina
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the complimentary valet (don't forget cash for a tip), to the hostess, to our waiter, Adrien, this place was great! The food was excellent and the portions were perfect. The menu changes monthly, but I hear the chef can re-create a dish if you ask, and if they have the ingredients. The pasta is made in house and the... More 

Thank DanTricChey
Washington, D.C.
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99 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't know why Nana's is not on more of the publicized "To Do" lists for Durham. After scouring the web for where to eat on a recent weekend trip to Durham, we were told to go to Nana's by a friend that had eaten here awhile ago when in town on business. We trust her food judgment and were... More 

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McCordsville, Indiana
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I looked for a place to eat, this one jumped out at me. No wonder! It was an amazing experience. The food was amazing and the service was exactly on point. The winde list is exciting and extensive. Our server gave us great recommendations and er chose a wine that we loved! Can't wait to visit again someday.

Thank marciann m
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Nana's at our daughter's request before she and her family move to California. Dinner started with a delicious Rose Prosecco - not to be missed. 2 of us had the avacado and cucumber soup with shrimp ceviche. Oh my was that good. The others had soft shell crab and the pate and their plates were clean. Dinner special was... More 

Thank Dennis C
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185 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to Nana's many times and it is always great. It is always on our list to visit since we moved away from Raleigh. The triangle is a food mecca with many wonderful places but Nana's is truly one of the best there. Their wine list is very good. The food is always wonderful and they have great... More 

Thank Nancy S
Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first time at Nana's. I chose this restaurant because of the high rating on Trip Advisor. My wife and I ate a variety of appetizers, an entree, desserts and cappuccinos. The best part of the meal for my wife was the heirloom tomato, crispy okra and feta cheese dish. It was light, refreshing and just right for... More 

Thank NC_JayDee
Raleigh, North Carolina
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time going to this restaurant but with high expectations from friends recommendations. I was not disappointed! The food was great as well the service. The first course I ordered was a house made gravlax with a bit of salad and gazpacho sauce. The dish included a significant amount of cucumber, chopped very small. I hate cucumber and it simply... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $80
American, Gluten Free
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2514 University Dr, Ste 104, Durham, NC 27707-2156
    (James St.)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: 919-493-8545

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