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Dame's Chicken & Waffles

317 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3215
+1 919-682-9235
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“waffles” (307 reviews)
“fried chicken” (53 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (46 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
317 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3215
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a local and I am not exaggerating when I say that Dame's is in the top ten reasons I decided to move to Durham. The "shmears", y'all! Puts these already excellent chicken and waffles over the top!

Thank Katelan F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time we visit Durham we request that our family makes a reservation at Dame's. The restaurant itself is nothing fancy, and the last time we were there it was freezing because the door kept opening, but the food is WORTH IT. We order a...More

Thank KingTraveler1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dame’s chicken and waffles puts a unique spin on an already delicious combination. They offer several options to customize your entree and have great mimosas too. A must try if you visit Durham!

Thank Matt B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fried chicken and waffles sounded a little gimmicky to me (I am a huge fan of B*jangles Chicken and Biscuits and I just wasn't sure why it was a good idea to combine chicken and waffles), but I kept hearing such good things about Dame's...More

Thank Mrgeeee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went here for the first time after hearing so many positive reviews. It’ll been at least 2 years since our last attempt to eat here...lines were extremely long and the wait was ridiculous. We either picked the right day or the...More

Thank 903kurtj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for brunch and thoroughly enjoyed everything I had. Fried chicken was cooked to perfection and the waffles were great. The place is small but worth the wait. Staff were very courteous and friendly. Prices were reasonable. I would definitely return.

Thank Steven B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We made reservations even just for 2 for lunch. We walked in and were seated right away at a great table near the window. We had terrific service and the food was very good. We would definitely eat here again. We had their chicken and...More

Thank Jemom68
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on a recommendation of some locals and we were not disappointed. When the initial shock of having chicken and waffles faded the food was a perfect blend. All three of us enjoyed our meals. Our waiter was very happy to explain the menu...More

Thank Bkfromsoccer
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Made a reservation for 14 - 5 days in advance got there and they said we never confirmed, we never got a call to confirm

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

I went here the other day with my son for lunch. I was surprised to find it so busy on a Monday. We were seated quickly and the waitress came by for a drink order. I scanned the waffles and while I wanted fried chicken...More

Thank Kana B
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Response from LuvNC2013 | Reviewed this property |
I find it very reasonable for the amount of food you get - you will not leave hungry - I want to say it is between $12-$15 per person for a meal.
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Response from ItsaGthg | Reviewed this property |
I remember them having vegan, not sure if they had GF options
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, 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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