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Watts Grocery

1116 Broad St, Ste 100, Durham, NC 27705-3583
+1 919-416-5040
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (34 reviews)
“ribeye” (16 reviews)
“grits” (16 reviews)
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American, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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1116 Broad St, Ste 100, Durham, NC 27705-3583
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Probably fourth visit to Watts, so it is time I got around to writing a review. First time for brunch, which had a lot of great choices. Recommend the flying pepper bloody mary if you like pepper. The fried chicken on an open faced biscuit...More

Thank Jim N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been here 3x and it's always been VERY delicious and fresh, locally sourced. a yummy twist on southern food. the menu is fairly small and rotates so check online before you go! also it's about $60-70 for 2 people, which is a bit more...More

Thank Anasoma
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I hadn't eaten at Watts Grocery in quite a number of years. It was a favorite when it first opened and then somehow got pushed off the list. And with all of the new restaurants opening downtown it is easy to forget about Watts Grocery....More

Thank Holly R
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Delicious! Shrimp 'n grits and fried green tomato sandwich yumminess. Small menu but great southern food.

Thank mab7150
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We met with another couple and had a lovely dinner. We all had different things, and we all loved what we had. The presentation was beautiful too. The wine was also excellent. BUT something really annoyed us. The waitress had been courteous until the end,...More

Thank Fivedanes
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I have a sensitivity to onions and must avoid them. I've visited twice now and asked for advice on what to order. They always answer that they can avoid them in what I choose. Both times they returned significantly later with "not this and not...More

Thank BryanMorris
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We headed to Durham to cheer at a collegiate track meet and needed to fuel up first. Great exterior and interior setting. We sat at a tall table near the window. Shrimp, cucumber, and avocado bruschetta started things off for us. What it lacked in...More

Thank Jennie H
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

A friend invited me to see Tony Bennett at DPAC and had already made reservations at Watts Grocery for dinner. We arrived a few minutes before they opened at 5:30 and sat outside and enjoyed the ambiance of the city. After being seated, my friend...More

Thank Pat A
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Have been here several times for brunch with family that we thoroughly enjoyed, so I was interested to try their dinner. It surpassed my expectations- I had a pork special that was tender, succulent and very flavorful. Asparagus and rice were wonderfully flavorful accompaniments. Relaxed,...More

Thank Jack and Fran C
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Durham is a city that is blessed with a plethora of great restaurants. Watts Grocery is a gem that adds to this bounty. The food is locally sourced so the menu varies which part of the charm. Our recent meal was outstanding. I recommend the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1116 Broad St, Ste 100, Durham, NC 27705-3583
    (Club Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-416-5040
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