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Dame's Chicken & Waffles

317 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3215
+1 919-682-9235
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“waffles” (305 reviews)
“fried chicken” (53 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (46 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
317 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3215
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I liked the low key atmosphere. The service was good and of course the food was good. I have been 3 times and each time was great.

Thank Channing F
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Had a great time with a few colleagues. I thought the food was great thought the menu was a bit dizzying. Too many choices and exclusions form my first time. Once I got past that had a great meal and a lot of fun.

Thank Bkfromsoccer
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

I'm a big fan of Chicken & Waffles to me it's like dinner and breakfast can mine well in Durham is in your friend I was out looking for someplace to eat and came up upon this location food was good service was good I...More

Thank Sirmor
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Solid hardy lunch. Probably more than an average person needs, but sooo good. There are many options to build your lunch to your liking but there are the usual standards. Good food, expect to wait if you arrive at the height of the lunch hour.

Thank Barry R
Reviewed 14 January 2018

I'm a local and I am not exaggerating when I say that Dame's is in the top ten reasons I decided to move to Durham. The "shmears", y'all! Puts these already excellent chicken and waffles over the top!

1  Thank Katelan F
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Every time we visit Durham we request that our family makes a reservation at Dame's. The restaurant itself is nothing fancy, and the last time we were there it was freezing because the door kept opening, but the food is WORTH IT. We order a...More

Thank KingTraveler1
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Dame’s chicken and waffles puts a unique spin on an already delicious combination. They offer several options to customize your entree and have great mimosas too. A must try if you visit Durham!

Thank Matt B
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Fried chicken and waffles sounded a little gimmicky to me (I am a huge fan of B*jangles Chicken and Biscuits and I just wasn't sure why it was a good idea to combine chicken and waffles), but I kept hearing such good things about Dame's...More

Thank Mrgeeee
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went here for the first time after hearing so many positive reviews. It’ll been at least 2 years since our last attempt to eat here...lines were extremely long and the wait was ridiculous. We either picked the right day or the...More

Thank 903kurtj
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Stopped here for brunch and thoroughly enjoyed everything I had. Fried chicken was cooked to perfection and the waffles were great. The place is small but worth the wait. Staff were very courteous and friendly. Prices were reasonable. I would definitely return.

Thank Steven B
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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.
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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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:15 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
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