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Watts Grocery

1116 Broad St, Ste 100, Durham, NC 27705-3583
+1 919-416-5040
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (34 reviews)
“ribeye” (16 reviews)
“grits” (16 reviews)
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American, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1116 Broad St, Ste 100, Durham, NC 27705-3583
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Delicious! Shrimp 'n grits and fried green tomato sandwich yumminess. Small menu but great southern food.

Thank mab7150
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We met with another couple and had a lovely dinner. We all had different things, and we all loved what we had. The presentation was beautiful too. The wine was also excellent. BUT something really annoyed us. The waitress had been courteous until the end,...More

Thank Fivedanes
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I have a sensitivity to onions and must avoid them. I've visited twice now and asked for advice on what to order. They always answer that they can avoid them in what I choose. Both times they returned significantly later with "not this and not...More

Thank BryanMorris
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We headed to Durham to cheer at a collegiate track meet and needed to fuel up first. Great exterior and interior setting. We sat at a tall table near the window. Shrimp, cucumber, and avocado bruschetta started things off for us. What it lacked in...More

Thank Jennie H
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

A friend invited me to see Tony Bennett at DPAC and had already made reservations at Watts Grocery for dinner. We arrived a few minutes before they opened at 5:30 and sat outside and enjoyed the ambiance of the city. After being seated, my friend...More

Thank Pat A
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Have been here several times for brunch with family that we thoroughly enjoyed, so I was interested to try their dinner. It surpassed my expectations- I had a pork special that was tender, succulent and very flavorful. Asparagus and rice were wonderfully flavorful accompaniments. Relaxed,...More

Thank Jack and Fran C
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Durham is a city that is blessed with a plethora of great restaurants. Watts Grocery is a gem that adds to this bounty. The food is locally sourced so the menu varies which part of the charm. Our recent meal was outstanding. I recommend the...More

1  Thank NBass
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Been to Watts several times now. First time we've made it for Sunday brunch. Chef has a great range of choices on the menu. My wife had the Cobb salad with fried shrimp and I had the Grillades with Grits. Both were superb! Order of...More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

New years day with friends. Fried pork belly with collards and fried black Eyed peas. Scallops with creamed cauliflower, pork chop with black eyed peas, fried catfish filet with succotash. All outstanding and properly seasoned. Hidden gem in Durham.

1  Thank citadel76
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This was the first time in many years we've dined here; it's not close to home, but it is certainly worth the drive! I'm adding a picture of the scallops dish I ordered; served with roasted Brussel sprouts and served atop smashed and partially creamed...More

1  Thank KECarlson
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Hello ! Do you offer hot tea and if so, what is the brand ? Thank you !
8 July 2015|
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Response from jancroft19 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know the brand . Sorry I cannot help Jan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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