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Dame's Chicken & Waffles

317 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3215
+1 919-682-9235
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“waffles” (266 reviews)
“fried chicken” (44 reviews)
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317 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3215
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Located in a wonderful location in downtown Durham, Dame's Chicken (not vegan) & Waffles is a must visit. Although this is not a vegan restaurant, they have a vegan waffle that is absolutely delicious. So much so, the four of us brought a larger group...More

Thank Benzboy06
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The service is terrible! We had reservations at 1:30 and had to wait almost 45 minutes to be seated - with a reservation! This is unacceptable. And our poor waitress looked like a "deer in the headlights", she just apologized for everything. We had to...More

Thank southerntraveller13
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went to Dame's in Cary on Mother's day as my wife loves some chicken and waffles. We made a reservation which helped us get our table on time. The service was great. The waitress was friendly and knowledgeable and very helpful. The food was...More

1  Thank rikistev
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just getting around to review this restaurant, but not because it didn't leave an impression on me. Let me just say that I will be returning. I loved every bite of my waffle and chicken entree. They give you plenty and the chicken is seasoned...More

Thank msbest2u
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff need more training on how to serve people , the food is overpriced for what it is, chicken and waffles give me a break if you can't prepare that well then you should get out of the restaurant business completely, because you have...More

Thank doyouneedme
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've had my share of chicken and waffles and I was blown away with this place. Not only do you have multiple options for the chicken but also for the type of waffle and the spread that goes on it (shmear). There are multiple variations...More

Thank kurupt71
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simply the best Chicken and Waffles in all my travels!!! Highly recommend if you are ever in the Durham area.🖒🖒🖒

Thank SeekingHorizon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting our daughter ---- who "ranted and rave" about this restaurant's "chicken and waffles". Now as we are true New Englanders --- this is a very strange combination!!! LOL However, our daughter thoroughly enjoyed her meal. My husband order "just chicken" and I ordered "just...More

Thank Queensabode
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ate here for lunch. I had the Barnyard Honcho chicken and waffles with the almond smear. It was fantastic! I had cheese on my grits (which were cooked perfectly) and 2 fried eggs. I could not finish everything because I was so full. I...More

Thank ShooterfromChambana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After hearing so much about it, we visited Dame's for lunch today. We arrived just after 11:00 on a weekday morning, so we didn't have to wait at all. Allison, our server, was very nice and attentive, as she explained the somewhat unusual menu to...More

1  Thank charliespr
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Rod M
Full bar?
23 August 2016|
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Response from Islandboy999 | Reviewed this property |
Drew W
How expensive is this place?
21 February 2016|
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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.
Do they have gluten free options?
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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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
  • E-mail