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Palace International

1104 Broad St, Durham, NC 27705-3510
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good44%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“samosas” (6 reviews)
“curry chicken” (3 reviews)
“african food” (7 reviews)
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African, Caribbean
££ - £££
1104 Broad St, Durham, NC 27705-3510
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We didn't know anything about the place but had seen it many times. Finally decided to check it out and it was wonderful. Their version of samosas were among the best I've ever had - even up against the best Indian restaurants. There were 5...More

Thank Bob F
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We ordered Oxtail (with a glass of African red) and Chicken Karanga. They were wonderfully spicy, and the accompanying vegetables were fresh and not overcooked (What? In the South? Greens not cooked to death? Oh yes, this is an African restaurant). The staff were friendly...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Quiet place with good food - I went on a Wednesday night and it was not crowded. Had a combo samosa appetizer (one meat, one vegetable). Both were good but not great. Also had curried chicken with rice - also very good.

Thank Jack and Fran C
Reviewed 22 December 2016

I wasn't quite sure what to expect when I tried this place but it was delicious and very filling. I got the green lentils with rice and samosas. I found the flavor profile to be very similar to that of western Indian food. The prices...More

Thank Ruchi P
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I'm a lover of ethnic foods and have tried many. This is the first place where I found curry chicken that even came close to rivaling my childhood babysitter's Trinidadian curry chicken. I love it!!!! The wings were great. I didn't even need the ranch...More

1  Thank ShamLNC
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Palace International is a small restaurant with a very unimposing (almost unappealing) front. But ignore the entrance and have some great food. It serves Kenyan and East African food, plus some additional dishes. It is a family owned restaurant which opened back in the 1990's....More

1  Thank Nikkisams
Reviewed 18 June 2016

All of the food we had was delicious (and not spicy, if you're worried about that). It was a rare treat to go out for Kenyan food! The service was also great.

1  Thank Julia P
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Ate amongst family and it was wonderful. The culmination of flavours and spices reminds me of Indian cuisine. I guess they share a spice palate. The servers were really nice as well. Thumbs up!

1  Thank gobanification
Reviewed 17 April 2016

I have passed the restaurant numerous times but never stopped. It's small but received a nice welcome. The theme is Kenyan food and the menu was clear what you might order. A nice variety of appetizers and entrees . Very ample portions and nutritious ....More

1  Thank stephen l
Reviewed 1 November 2015

I called in a to go order about an hour before closing. When I received my food, it was piping hot!!! And VERY TASTY!!! The waiter was slow finishing her phone call but the service was superior after that.

Thank MrInternational229
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Buffet
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1104 Broad St, Durham, NC 27705-3510
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: 919-416-4922
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