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J C's Kitchen

American, Diner
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706 E Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3726
+1 919-680-6227
06:00 - 18:00
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Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 18:00
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Durham, North Carolina
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016

I visited JC's Kitchen over the summer. It is a small diner type place. There is southern memorabilia all around. It was sweltering hot but someone was on the roof so I figured they were fixing the air. I visited June 22, 2015. I had the neck bones over rice, collards and mac n cheese. The mac n cheese wasn't... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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144 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2014

Well all changes are not good. They did a renovation and it took away from the home feel. The regular cooks are gone and they have started to purchase cheap products. I hate to see a local business go down but they will not be in business long.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2012

I eat 100 meals a year in restaurants and this was the by far the best food I have eaten a long time. I had the fried pork chops, cabbage and collard greens. The pork chops were perfectly seasoned and fried to keep the juice in but without a ton of breading. The cabbage and collard greens were the best... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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144 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2011

Well, My wife and I just ate breakfast this morning!! We havent been able to make it in the last few weeks. We used to go almost every weekend!! They closed for a while for renovation! What a great renovation!!!! Before the renovation it was very old school and gave it that...I dont know if I want to eat here... More 

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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2009

Breakfast is Huge and cheap!

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Reviewed 22 July 2008

great soul food their smothered pork chops are outstanding

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Reviewed 7 February 2008

This is food like your momma used to make. Never disappointed!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$9
American, Diner
Restaurant features
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 706 E Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3726
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-680-6227

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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?