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Nana's Restaurant

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2514 University Dr, Ste 104, Durham, NC 27707-2156
+1 919-493-8545
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“risotto” (52 reviews)
“tasting menu” (27 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (7 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2514 University Dr, Ste 104, Durham, NC 27707-2156
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Reviewed July 25, 2016

Friendly atmosphere with high end food for folks who like to spend a lot on their food. Quality is exquisite with a lot of great flavors.

Thank Nick N
Reviewed July 19, 2016

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
Reviewed July 19, 2016 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...More

Thank Eston S
Reviewed July 13, 2016

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...More

Thank jimcash
Reviewed July 13, 2016 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...More

Thank DanTricChey
Reviewed July 11, 2016

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...More

1  Thank 29Lorenzo
Reviewed July 11, 2016

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...More

Thank marciann m
Reviewed July 10, 2016

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...More

Thank Dennis C
Reviewed July 9, 2016

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....More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed July 8, 2016 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...More

Thank NC_JayDee
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Dan A
August 13, 2016|
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Response from ryan10230 | Reviewed this property |
They do have salads. I am sure they would do their very best to accommodate you if you called or asked.
June 1, 2016|
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Response from Joe B | Reviewed this property |
I/we did not have the tasting menu although it was highly recommended. I believe the pricing of the tasting menu is per individual and an additional charge for wine parings.
Eric D
September 1, 2015|
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Response from RickL909 | Reviewed this property |
Don't believe there's a dress code. Business casual would be appropriate.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $80
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
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, 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: +1 919-493-8545
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