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Nana's Restaurant

2514 University Dr, Ste 104, Durham, NC 27707-2156
+1 919-493-8545
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“risotto” (46 reviews)
“tasting menu” (24 reviews)
“gravlax” (5 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
2514 University Dr, Ste 104, Durham, NC 27707-2156
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Reviewed 15 November 2015

We were a party of four who dined Nov. 7 for dinner. 1 had the tasting menu (me) and the other three ordered from the regular menu. The tasting menu was absolutely delicious, with wines chosen for each course. Our server, Kilbridge was wonderful and...More

Thank Cliff E
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

This is one of the best restaurants I have eaten in. Every aspect of the experience was outstanding. We were well received and accommodated in spite of arriving 30 minutes early. The waiters were kind and knowledgeable - and never intrusive. Food was king of...More

Thank Raul C
Reviewed 8 November 2015

We had dinner at Nana's recently and it was wonderful! The service was amazing. As we perused the menu, we enjoyed starter of their homemade bread and excellent butter while sipping a hand crafted cocktail from the bar. We decided to share the polenta, fava...More

Thank AnitaLCPA
Reviewed 30 October 2015

We had a private function room. The limited (function) menu was perfect and the food really very well prepared, delicious and the quantities were just right. The other highlight was the service of every one of the restaurant staff.

Thank Francois B
Reviewed 26 October 2015

I have been to Nana's several times. Each time it has been a wonderful experience. I am a vegetarian. They were able to give me several options. The flavours were amazing and food was fresh. My friends who are no vegetarians also loved all the...More

Thank renitaRoxboro
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Excellent cuisine, predictable and consistent in quality, and attentive service defines this mainstay of elegant dining.

Thank Del W
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We enjoy dinner at Nanas but we usually eat in the bar. They offer a full menu in the bar and the atmosphere is relaxed and unhurried. The menu changes constantly and there is always a full selection. Scott's risotto is special. No matter what...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Nana's is phenomenal. This establishment has incredible food and top notch service. It is worth the price tag, especially for special engagements.

1  Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Consistently high quality food and excellent service in a warm setting. We take all our out of town guests here.

1  Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

I've had lots of great meals at Nana's. Try the risotto or ask for a veggie plate (not on the menu but they will happily make it for you).

Thank Sandy B
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Dan A
Do you offer vegetarian entree options? if yes, please describe typical choices? Thanks!
13 August 2016|
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Response from ryan10230 | Reviewed this property |
They do have salads. I am sure they would do their very best to accommodate you if you called or asked.
How much is the tasting menu and will it serve 2
1 June 2016|
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Response from Joe B | Reviewed this property |
I/we did not have the tasting menu although it was highly recommended. I believe the pricing of the tasting menu is per individual and an additional charge for wine parings.
Eric D
dress code?
1 September 2015|
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Response from RickL909 | Reviewed this property |
Don't believe there's a dress code. Business casual would be appropriate.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$80
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, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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