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Mami Nora's

#23 of 1,096 Restaurants in Raleigh
Certificate of Excellence
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2401 Wake Forest Road, Raleigh, NC 27608
919 834 8572
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is definitely one of my new favorite spots. The chicken is mild and flavorful and tender. Mixing their sauces seem to add the extra little kick you might be looking for if you want things up another notch. The fried sweet plantains were the best I've ever had... Darkly caramelized on the outside and tender inside. The fried yucca... More 

Thank smithie17
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69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went here for lunch, and ordered a half chicken with salad and corn (both of us had the same meal). We were underwhelmed with the chicken. Mine was somewhat pink in the middle, and I didn't eat it. The salad was okay, with a packet of dressing on the side. I didn't care for the dressing either. The corn... More 

Thank DuckySue
North Carolina
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324 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time here. The half chicken was great and the meat just fell off the bone. The black bean was not salty at all and not too spicy. I had the hand cut fries, which was ok, they were a little too dark and tad greasy. I will get the rice or corn next time. I had the tea, you... More 

Thank woodchop7
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best jerk chicken I've had in over 5 years. Best since I was in Costa Rica. Staff was friendly, ordered online and picked up with ease. Had the chicken aguacho as well, also incredible. Will be back soon!

Thank Josh S
Raleigh, North Carolina
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So, I remember reading somewhere this was a good place (probably TA!).... and it was evident by the large crowd at lunch each day. We also came at lunch. Menu is simple; they serve chicken, you just have to tell them how much you want, quarter, half, whole? Then pick two sides. They also have specials. DD and I both... More 

Thank DeniseNC72
Grovetown, GA
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104 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If this place was closer to my house I'd be there once a week. Everything is delicious and cheap and makes you feel like you're being adventurous when you're really just having chicken and fixings. Too good.

1 Thank Stephen H
Greensboro, North Carolina
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315 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a craving for the chicken here and decided on a Sunday afternoon that the time had come. This place is packed with people when we arrived. We placed our order at the counter and got our drinks and silverware and napkins. I forgot the sauces but when our food came, we were enjoying it so much that we... More 

Thank Linda B
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123 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Probably the best chicken on the bone I have ever had. I also had the rice and beans which were great also. I would have likely given this place a 5, but the dining room was far from clean. I would highly recommend, and they do takeout.

Thank TxAggieTravler89
Richmond, Virginia, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Peruvian food done well, stashed in a rather industrial area - but consistently serves quality food at a fair price, and with a smile.

Thank Jacqueline B
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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98 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

This was an awesome and unexpected surprise for us. The food was amazing!!!! The chicken is marinated and then cooked over a fire rotisserie. You can order a quarter, half or whole chicken and then pick your 2 sides, they also have made to order meals. You place your order, pay, grab a seat and then wait for them to... More 

Thank Duquesnegirl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Peruvian, South American, Latin
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2401 Wake Forest Road, Raleigh, NC 27608
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: 919 834 8572

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