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Dame's Chicken & Waffles

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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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Whitehall, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We were visiting friends in Durham and we're told not to leave without trying.The place was definitely worth the wait.The owner came over very friendly and asked our opinion of the food .A must when in Durham NC area

Thank joseph d
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

For meat eaters -good! Service-excellent Mac&cheese that I tried -okay! We went only because my son wanted to.The rating is his

Thank kamala m
Lexington, North Carolina
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62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We went for lunch on a Friday. Was told there would be a 30 minute wait. Ok, we said. The hostess was very disorganized. After the wait we were seated. It took 10 minutes for anyone to come to the table, ordered drinks. 10 minutes later they arrived. The place is cozy, but we were seated between 2 large groups.... More 

Thank amosrus
Mooresboro, North Carolina
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101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

After at Dame's in Greensboro, I wanted to try this location while I was in town. As expected, there was no disappointment. The service was great from the moment I walked in the door. When I arrived, they weren't very busy, but I expected that to change. I had a seat at the bar and had excellent and patient service.... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Friend took me here during weekend trip. Luckily we got there when it wasn't too crowded. Chicken and waffles were amazing, especially the waffles. Many kinds, would definitely come back.

Thank KLM1914
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went here for breakfast and loved it. The waffles were delicious and the chicken was perfectly cooked. Don't go there if you are in a hurry or very hungry. Every time I have gone there it has been a long wait. It is a very small place. It didn't matter to us though because the food... More 

Thank rberryump13
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46 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Long lines food was pretty good but the service was not . Server was Mia throughout meal and Mac and cheese tasted like chewing on a thyme twig . We won't return

Thank Pamela S
Angier, North Carolina
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Y'all... you simply have NOT had chicken and waffles until you've had Dame's chicken and waffles! The waffles, shmears, and drizzles just do something magical to that juicy, well-seasoned, flavorful and delicious chicken. There's something about that savory and sweet combo that they've perfected and it's glorious. The wait staff is fantastic and very knowledgeable about the menu and flavor... More 

Thank JuaniVel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

I've been to Dame's on a few occasions. This particular time was for my anniversary with my lady and my birthday. We go on special occasions because it is out of the way for us, but we love it so much that it's worth the drive. They have unique drinks and even more unique chicken and waffle combinations. Some of... More 

Thank Drew M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Small restaurant withbig flavor!! Friendly staff. Service a tad bit slow, but the food made up for it. Loved the different flavors of waffles. Chicken wings were very good, but I loved the seasoning on the cutlet more. Cheese grits seasoned to perfection. Definitely would go again and try different flavors. I had the sweet potato waffles with pecan butter... More 

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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?