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Dame's Chicken & Waffles

) #10 of 633 Restaurants in Durham ££ - £££ American
317 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3215
+1 919-682-9235
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“waffles” (281 reviews)
“fried chicken” (47 reviews)
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317 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3215
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Reviewed 2 days ago

stopped here on a recent trip to Durham to see a baseball game, this place serves chicken and waffles like no place else. great waffles served with a variety of schmears, (flavored butters) and really great fried chicken. my wifes entree was the Carolina cockrel,...More

Thank tutter2
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a great dinner here during our first visit to Durham. We didn't have reservations but they were able to take us due to a no show. Our dinners were delicious and our server was so nice. Kept our drinks full the whole time. Typical...More

Thank phillytravelreviewer
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter lives in Durham but this was my first time trying out the famous Dames. We tried for Sunday and the wait was over 90 minutes Monday 1105am we got right in. We split the traditional waffle and cutlet chicken.The blue berry butter was...More

Thank tripswithapurpose
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So many choices of types of waffles and the types of chicken and other things to add. But everything tried was very good. I had the blueberry waffle with chicken wings and a side of mac and cheese. Also tasted a few other types of...More

Thank docnc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What do Jazz, Waffles and Chicken have in common? Answer: you get them all at Dame's Chicken and Waffles in a uniquely satisfying setting with a tasty array of toppings called "Shmears".....and "Drizzles. This was our first time so our server, Amanda, had to explain...More

Thank Hey_Joe54
Reviewed 1 week ago

After attending a musical at DPAC, we thought we would try this restaurant before returning home. After providing our name, the hostess informed us our wait will be approx. half hour. Forty-five minutes later, we were informed that call ahead reservations are seated first and...More

Thank jsalter216
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Durham to see Motown at the DPAC. When we arrived at our hotel we inquired about a place for dinner that was close by. A very sweet young lady recommend Dame's Chicken & Waffles. This place is right on Main Street in...More

Thank NatashaBolden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I met one of our adult sons for dinner at Dames. Our son gave us several choices for dinner, and we picked Dames because we had heard so much about it. Most of the entrees on the menu involve a waffle (traditional,...More

Thank pfafftonian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two of us arrived at Dame's on a Monday afternoon around 2pm to avoid the crowd. We were seated quickly but the wait time for the food was well over 30 minutes for 2 plates of chicken and waffles, and people arriving after us got...More

Thank oz7girl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every time I have friends or family visit me in Chapel Hill, I make it mandatory to visit Durham and come to Dames. I say it's because they need to try chicken and waffles (which is true) but mostly it's so I can have an...More

Thank Susie H
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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.
6 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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:15 - 18:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
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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