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Dame's Chicken & Waffles

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$$ - $$$
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317 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3215
+1 919-682-9235
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:15 - 18:00
Mon 10:00 - 16:00
Tue - Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri 10:00 - 22:00
Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Mandeville, Louisiana
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There was no line but there was a little wait to get seated. That gave us time to visit a book store next door that was small quaint and very friendly. Once seated we were immediately greeted by our server and the food, fun and festivities began. An atmosphere that reminds you of those late night study sessions with friends... More 

Thank Rodaryl J
North Carolina
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recent tried Dame's after a DPAC performance and we are so glad we did. The service was great as was the food. The chicken and waffles were great, but the veggies might have been even better. The squash and onions were wonderful !! Will be back. Huge portions.

Thank lovetotravel044
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was absolutely incredible! They have a good selection of options so you can find just the right combo! The atmosphere was awesome as well. Good music, good themed decorations, and helpful/friendly staff. Next time we're in the area we'll definitely be stopping by again!

Thank finishlikepre
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

it's a cute little place with great food. they have different types of chicken cuts with waffles and the staff here incredibly nice :)

Thank Nausheen P
Morrisville, North Carolina
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to Dames twice and both times were so satisfying. The fruit is fresh which is awesome. The combinations of smears and dips are so flavorful. I will definitely be returning. The wait time can be a drag but after tasting the food you understand why. :-)

Thank Flor_De_Amarilla
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68 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After trying to get to Dames for ages we finally made it! Every time that we've tried to go there we either had a tough time parking or the wait was out the door. That's all changed. There is a bank relatively close, a block maybe, where you can pay $5 to park or you can try and find street... More 

Thank slauch
Maple Glen, PA
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32 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In Durham for a meeting and client took me here for lunch...nice spot...place was crowded but we got a table in 10 minutes...fried boneless chicken breast, waffle with maple pecan butter and side of spicy collards...really good...lots of waffle/butter combinations...greens were awesome...try it.

Thank birdieman
Morrisville, North Carolina
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was awesome! Our server Darrin did a great job. We ordered waffles with the chicken cutlet with maple pecan schmear (his recommendation) - outstanding. Also ordered wings with sweet potato waffle with orange marmalade schmear (another good suggestion). The only thing we didn't care for was the orange juice, not very good but Darrin was quick to offer a... More 

Thank foodiefantwo
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Came on a busy Saturday morning. During the Durham Christmas parade and had a fantastic view! Chicken cutlet and chocolate hazelnut shmear was amazing!!! As we're cheesy grits!

Thank kmmrash
Leavenworth, Kansas
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

I admit, I didn't get the chicken and waffle thing. Wow, it was awesome. I had 3 of the biggest and best fried chicken wings I had ever had. Blueberry waffles were perfect. Great side dishes. I had the collard greens which were fantastic. Can't wait for another trip to Durham.

Thank P P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:15 - 18:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 317 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3215
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-682-9235

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