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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” (308 reviews)
“fried chicken” (53 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (46 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
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317 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3215
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Reviewed 13 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

1  Thank Whateveryousaydear03
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
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

I was visiting the area and a friend took me there for brunch. What reminded me to write this review was a recent visit to another restaurant whose chicken and waffles could not hold a candle to Dame's! I went on a Saturday early afternoon...More

Thank Cydney T
Reviewed 26 November 2017

My wife and I had a running joke that we'd never get to eat here because there's almost always a line out the door. Finally we decided to eat out early on Halloween night and had no problem getting a table. The host and our...More

Thank TarHeel
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

I take visitors here whenever they come to the Triangle area for the first time. Even though there is no empty time over the weekend, it easy to put in your name and then get a text when the table is ready. In the mean...More

Thank Susie H
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

First time visit and it was a great one. Service, food, & atmosphere is so amazing. Asia was our server, and she was so sweet, efficient, and helpful. She suggest I try a vegan waffle. I am truly glad I did. But my husband and...More

Thank tercost
Reviewed 14 November 2017

The flavors of chicken (grilled or fried) along with the a tasty Belgium waffle with your choice of a topping/schmear, was extremely original and very filling. I highly recommend it. On the down side, the place is always busy and can get noisy. Don't let...More

Thank Jakajest
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

I lived in Durham about 20 years ago and, if this place existed I didn’t know about it. Happened to be in Durham for the first time in those 20 years two weeks ago and again today. Wow...just wow. Fantastic fried chicken and the waffle...More

Thank BvilleBoy
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Had 12:30 brunch reservation on a Sunday and waited about 45 minutes to be seated. This was our first visit but hopefully not our last! Waffles with the "schmear" and toppings were FANTASTIC, and the fried chicken was super crispy and really flavorful. Highly recommend,...More

Thank Trudy 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.
7 February 2016|
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:15 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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