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Nana's Restaurant

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2514 University Dr, Ste 104, Durham, NC 27707-2156 (James St.)
+1 919-493-8545
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17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Providence, Rhode Island
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260 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I attended a group business dinner here recently, and I was impressed by the attention to detail. Typical of a group, we had a variety of food issues, and all of those were accommodated without a problem. We had a 3 course prix fixe menu, with 3 choices for each course, and even at the start of the meal the... More 

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Wexford, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a wonderful restaurant, all the way around. Our first visit to Nana's began with the warmest of greetings at the front door and maintained that standard throughout our visit. The wonderful and interesting artwork even made the walk to our table enjoyable. First up, gnocchi and risotto appetizers. Both were fantastic, with amazing flavors and textures seemingly paired perfectly.... More 

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Thank Rebbones
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84 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ingredients are local, or most of them. I had the wild boar and it was really good. It is a little pricy (29 dollars) but worth the money.

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Thank Leewho
United States
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a trifecta of poor service and unusual response from a manager. We happen to go their for a friend's birthday. 1. Restaurant was informed of the gluten allergy for one of my friends. we asked the wait staff for the dishes which are gluten free, she did not know of any, one way or the other. My friend... More 

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Thank ind_gal
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196 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was not happy that we showed up on time of our reservation, was told they they were just resetting our table, and then waited another 20 minutes and was told that there were still people at 'our' table that were just not getting up to leave. Meanwhile, multiple other parties of similar size were seated. Um, couldn't you have just... More 

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Thank Zedd97511
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Scott Howell and his wonderful staff make dining at Nana's a pleasure every time. I have eaten here many times since he opened and have never been disappointed. From the signature risotto to creative dishes made with local fresh figs, I always walk away happy. My sister and I really appreciate being about to come in at 5:00 and sit... More 

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Thank Nancy H
Durham, North Carolina
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My most favorite place in Durham!!! We like to stop by on Friday afternoon for appetizers or meet friends for dinner.

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Durham, North Carolina
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our favorite restaurant in Durham. Food is great, drinks perfect, staff makes you feel like their long lost cousin! We only eat in bar and try to get there early to grab a table before it fills up - restaurant is nice, but we usually are a small group and love intimacy in bar and u don't Need reservations! Can't... More 

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Caguas, Puerto Rico
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fine dining with a creative twist. Delicious. Separate spaces that makes you feel comfortable. Attentive staff.

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Thank margaritasola
Durham, North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nana's is a landmark here. The food is very good and the staff is attentive. This is a good place to go for a casual night out or for a special occasion.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 80
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2514 University Dr, Ste 104, Durham, NC 27707-2156
    (James St.)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-493-8545

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?