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“Great Ribs” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Nantucket Grill

Nantucket Grill
Ranked #104 of 761 Restaurants in Durham
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Soups
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Good for: Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Great Ribs”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2013 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

If you love Baby Back ribs, this is the place for you. They are 'fall off the bone' every time. In good weather there is outdoor seating and there is usually a musical group playing in the common area.

Visited December 2013
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Thank Nick B
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  • English first
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English first
Durham, North Carolina
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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“Favorite Restaurant in Durham”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2013 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

We have lunch here all the time. Lobster Bisque is excellent and desserts are wonderful. Good food and Good Service.

Visited October 2013
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Thank Charmy2013
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 reviews
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“Love the Red Velvet Cake!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2013

I recently took my mom and her cousin to eat lunch at Nantucket after I raved about it to them for so long. They never disappoint. The service was great. Our glasses were never empty and the food was excellent. I suggested the Pecan Crusted Chicken salad to my mom and she was over the moon. We both had a "half" slice of cake and it was a half slice of heaven. The red velvet is my favorite and it melts in your mouth.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Tracie F
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Florida
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65 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Amazingly different from Nantucket's in Chapel Hill....???”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2013

Two of my friends and I decided to have dinner at Nantucket's---we usually go to the Nantucket's in Chapel Hill, but settled for the one in Durham. Did we make a mistake----you better believe it! The service was great(Chris was our waiter), but the food (except for the Mile High cake) was anything but that. I ordered the seafood kabobs (scallops and shrimp)---they were grilled nicely (except they were the only items on the KABOBS---better to be called grilled shrimp and scallops---it was served with asparagus and herbed rice. The rice was okay, but the asparagus was the size of a drummer's sticks. They were hard....just horrible and disgusting. One of my friends ordered lemon chicken----it was nothing like the lemon chicken at Nantucket's in Chapel Hill---it was tough, grilled hard and well-done with a little sauce on it. His potatoes were okay. Our bread was a reheated roll---not like the nice ciabatta bread in Chapel Hill's Nantucket. Needless to say we were disappointed. The waiter was nice and apologetic (he offered to get us something else). And by the way, the manager, NOT ONE TIME acknowledged us as customers----and the place only had four or five tables of customers there---he should be more respectful to his guests. The manager in Chapel Hill (Rick) is always going around talking to the customers---maybe that is why they always have a crowd. Next time we will be driving four miles down to Exit 273 when we decide to go to Nantuckets.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Tarheeldude
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Durham, North Carolina
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92 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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“Sit outside on Saturday night in the summer for live music!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2013

This is a great place for a lazy Saturday evening in the summer, thanks to the live music in the quad. Make sure you request a table outside! No matter the style of music being played, it's fun to watch the children playing on the lawn. Food is always tasty -- I highly recommend the fried bread, the onion rings, and of course the mile high cakes (free on Saturdays!) in so many flavors that it makes it hard to decide (coconut is EXCELLENT). Service can be a little inconsistent, but it's probably because they're always busy. A nice casual+ place to go out for a meal -- good food, not fancy, not sloppy-casual.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank RobinL270
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