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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, NC
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56 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I were celebrating a gift of dinner at Nana’s, and we were extremely pleased with the evening and the food in comfortable surroundings. Our waiter took special care of us, making sure that our questions were answered fully, and wine and plates arrived on time. I asked for a wine suggestion for my taste, and the wine... More 

Thank GundlachB
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Food is prepared with care and concern for allergies one might have. It indeed does not compromise the taste and presentation.Service is excellent and Scott is not greedy. His pricing, unlike other restaurants in the area, have not skyrocketed. He is fair and honest. We always enjoy our dinners there. It's a special place.

Thank Ruth K
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Love this place. Gourmet food. Normal portions. Ambiance is nice. Great place for a business meeting when you want to impress. Menu changes which keeps this place fresh.

Thank Jessica W
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nana's has enough of a variety in its entree selection to satisfy almost any taste. Everything we have had there in several visits has been well prepared. The service has been excellent.

Thank stevelegardeur
Dallas, TX
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86 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Couldn't speak higher of Nana's. The decor is casual elegant, the service attentive without being cloying and the food is outstanding. It is foodie friendly with inventive dishes but also can accommodate the steak and potatoes crowd. Cant wait to go back.

Thank bgou
Durham, North Carolina
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I went to Nana's for the first time after a year in Durham. The name kind of threw me off. Who knew it was Mexican? We got take-out. It's reasonably priced. The menu is extensive. They roast the chicken there kind of place. I got two orders of the fish tacos. They were delicious. Unlike some take-out, they thought of... More 

Thank Carolineolync
Davidson, North Carolina
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I went to Nana's on a Friday evening, early-ish. She had dined there previously and liked it very much. We agreed to have the tasting menu-5 courses, each about 3-4 bites. You can also get a wine pairing to go with the tasting menu, and, since we weren't drinking 'heavily', the staff graciously agreed to split a... More 

Thank Deb C
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The meal was outstanding. We went to celebrate my birthday, and the staff couldn't have been nicer. One drawback was that students arriving for start of semester, the restaurant was totally full and therefore somewhat noisy. No matter: it's a go-to place for a celebration

Thank Martha H
Creedmoor, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ate here during a business lunch. The place was packed and parking was absolutely a mess. It took me 10 minutes to park my car. After being frustrated by the parking, we had to wait 10 more minutes to place our order for our food. This is not a big place and seating is limited and very tight. So... More 

Thank Monique H
Durham, North Carolina
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nana's has been a mainstay location for fine dining in Durham for many years. Every time my wife and I, or business associates visit the restaurant we have a great experience in all of the areas that count including Service, Food, Atmosphere, and Cost.

Thank Chevybuf

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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 Options
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
Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups
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?