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2512 University Dr, Durham, NC 27707-2152
+1 919-489-8226
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“tacos” (63 reviews)
“pork butt” (11 reviews)
“burrito” (24 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2512 University Dr, Durham, NC 27707-2152
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

In town for a recognition program at Duke for my granddaughter and we heard about this place. It was crowded on a Sunday evening around 6:00. Parking is at a premium. We had to park across the street. Our family ordered a variety of foods...More

Thank Deborah T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We come to Durham quite a bit and hadn't tried this place but everyone recommend it. I now see why. We had eaten at their sister restaurant next door, The Shack BBQ. This is a walk up and order type place and they deliver your...More

Thank 8gregoryt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited at 11:00 a.m. On Sunday and there was no waiting line. The beef steak burrito that I had was really great and huge. It was cut in half; with the chips and side, I was full after eating just half of the burrito. By...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for a late lunch - $7 lunch special is a good deal - includes 2 tacos, beans and rice, plus some jicama slaw and other condiments from the salsa bar. grilled fish taco was best, pork, beef and chicken were fine, skip the...More

Thank twp007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The line and wait is ridiculous. Estimate 15 minutes IF you're at the door. On this day, the line backed up to University Drive. If it were not for the Margaritas they were serving to us in line I would've certainly left. It made no...More

Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

They have found a way to combine authentic Mexican items with a modern flavor. Very popular so there are long lines most of the time. But it truly it's worth the wait

Thank monje007
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

The food is consistently outstanding ! If you want fresh food in Durham, check out NanaTaco. You will not be disappointed!

Thank Julia1138
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This is an ideal family-friendly diner type facility. You should plan to arrive hungry because the portions are very filling. If you're lucky you won't have to wait long. The food is made to order and if it's a busy night bring a little patience,...More

Thank ptajack
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Don't understand the poor review of fish tacos. I loved them with the mango-jalapeño salsa, rice and veggie black beans. We were there when very crowded but line moved and seating was available when we got our food. Parking is limited during peak times but...More

1  Thank JWin77
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is going to become a must visit whenever I am in town. Wonderful food, great service, friendly atmosphere, and reasonably priced. Can't say enough.

Thank wkassotis
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2512 University Dr, Durham, NC 27707-2152
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-489-8226
  • E-mail
Relatively new, opened by the same people who run Nana's in Durham, but a different location and very different type of place.