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Watts Grocery

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1116 Broad St, Ste 100, Durham, NC 27705-3583 (Club Blvd)
+1 919-416-5040
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sun 17:30 - 22:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 14:30
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Goldsboro, North Carolina
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was awesome. The catering company which is part of Watts Grocery cooked our thanksgiving meal, from the turkey to stuffing, gravy, soup, corned ham, cornbread... Outstanding job. The turkey the most moist and tender, I could not have done it better myself. We picked it up on Wednesday to serve on Thursday and Tammy told me it would be... More 

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Thank Lexington11
Saint Louis, Missouri
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201 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Searched this place out online and so glad to have tried it. Perfect quaint outdoor area. Cold craft beer. Oyster PoBoy and Tuna Sandwich excellent. Server was excellent.

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Thank Pam P
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't let the name confuse you. This is a very good restaurant not a market cafe. The staff was professional and attentive. The wine list and menu were varied enough to satisfy all palettes. The atmosphere which was casual provided us the opportunity to relax, have family conversation and enjoy our freshly prepared meals and adult beverages. A good time... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Whether you order soup, quiche, a sandwich or a full entrée you'll be delighted with what you order. Sunday brunch is also a MUST!

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Thank Maureen B
Coupeville, Washington
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Watts Grocery was a welcome surprise. Not long before closing hours we found Watts Grocery with its artsy setting, interesting menu, nice wine list, and professional service. Four of us shared around the table, with the hits being the light-as-a feather shrimp fritters, clams with chorizo in a perfectly spicy broth, and rich and tasty mac and cheese. A grilled... More 

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Thank CouperLVI
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The service is always excellent and personable the setting comforting and the food very, very good with lots of variety from one season to the next. Watts is our comfort restaurant and the place we go to feel at home in Durham. Highly recommended.

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Thank keltyquinnslade
Alexandria, Virginia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Tasty food. Excellent onion rings! Fried shrimp Cobb salad was very good, but the greens could have been fresher. Ahi Tuna sandwich was delicious, but difficult to eat; The steak kept falling apart. Service was cheerful and attentive.

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Thank Shirley G
St. Augustine
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169 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

What more can you ask? If you go out to a restaurant, you want delicious food! Watts provides! The Sunday brunch is incredible. We had the Juevos Rancheros and the country ham benedict...yummmmmm We also had the blood orange mimosas. Make a reservation! It fills up fast! Don't miss it!

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Thank Jillbus
Durham, North Carolina
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241 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Been there a few times, this time for brunch. Had a BLT with an egg and fries, pretty average, cost $12 I believe and was no better than a Waffle House meal. A birthday party with 12 young girls was close by so lots of high pitched giggling etc.. I want to like this place, it's convenient , clean, upscale... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went there recently for lunch, based on my wife hearing a lot of good things about the place. We there went on a Wednesday and good tables were available. The food was wonderful and the service was even better. The cold soup was so good on a very hot August day and their hamburger was even... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Cuisine
American, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1116 Broad St, Ste 100, Durham, NC 27705-3583
    (Club Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-416-5040

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