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Dame's Chicken & Waffles

317 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3215
+1 919-682-9235
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“waffles” (307 reviews)
“fried chicken” (53 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (46 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
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317 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3215
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must try. If you go on a weekend be prepared to make a reservation ahead or wait the time. It's a small location but the food is so great it is worth the wait. The chicken has the best flavor and the shmears have...More

Thank Joshua B
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Dames Waffle and Chicken was very Tasty. You get your money worth. The waffle comes with various sauces and you get to choose the one you like. I had a Cinnamon. Delicious.. Will go again when I am in that area.

Thank Sylvia S
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

This was my first time ever having chicken and waffles but it won't be my last time. I really enjoyed the atmosphere here. The service was good and quick. I will definitely go back.

Thank Barb S
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is quite unique. They served waffles and chicken together. At first I thought it was weird, mixing sweet and savoury. However, after the first bite, I fell in love with the food. I had a really great time here with my friends!

Thank HazelT345
Reviewed 23 July 2018

They have the best Chicken and Waffles in the great state of North Carolina. They are closed now, opening in a new location, and the process has been very slow. When you go, make sure to get one of the combo deals for the best...More

1  Thank robertaS299PA
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Our server was Devin and he was excellent. He even found out the names of the people in the portraits on the walls for us. The food was delicious and we spent $91 for 6 people and we are stuffed.

Thank Wanda J
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Good chicken not so good waffles . We came expecting the best chicken and waffles in the world . Wasn’t up to the hype , not even close . A waffle should be crisp outside and moist inside . Mine was spongy throughout . Batter...More

Thank jrscooter
Reviewed 23 June 2018

The original Dame's in downtown Durham was our go-to spot when we hosted visitors from out of town. Otherwise, we probably would need an entire new wardrobe that was at least two sizes larger! The Waffles and flavored kinds of butter were crazy good, and,...More

Thank TheAviatorRJ
Reviewed 7 May 2018

I have dreams about their vanilla almond cup cake - worth it - great for a cup of coffee and and a brief respite when in downtown Durham

Thank IbaguruDurham
Reviewed 17 April 2018

I liked the low key atmosphere. The service was good and of course the food was good. I have been 3 times and each time was great.

Thank Channing F
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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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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
Kids, Child-friendly, 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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