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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 good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“waffles” (298 reviews)
“fried chicken” (51 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 2 days ago via mobile

I take visitors here whenever they come to the Triangle area for the first time. Even though there is no empty time over the weekend, it easy to put in your name and then get a text when the table is ready. In the mean...More

Thank Susie H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First time visit and it was a great one. Service, food, & atmosphere is so amazing. Asia was our server, and she was so sweet, efficient, and helpful. She suggest I try a vegan waffle. I am truly glad I did. But my husband and...More

Thank tercost
Reviewed 1 week ago

The flavors of chicken (grilled or fried) along with the a tasty Belgium waffle with your choice of a topping/schmear, was extremely original and very filling. I highly recommend it. On the down side, the place is always busy and can get noisy. Don't let...More

Thank Jakajest
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I lived in Durham about 20 years ago and, if this place existed I didn’t know about it. Happened to be in Durham for the first time in those 20 years two weeks ago and again today. Wow...just wow. Fantastic fried chicken and the waffle...More

Thank BvilleBoy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had 12:30 brunch reservation on a Sunday and waited about 45 minutes to be seated. This was our first visit but hopefully not our last! Waffles with the "schmear" and toppings were FANTASTIC, and the fried chicken was super crispy and really flavorful. Highly recommend,...More

Thank Trudy B
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

A group of us visited this place during a one day workshop. It's within walking distance from the convention center. There wasn't a line so the waiter was able to seat us immediately. I ordered the Red Crested Rose Comb with cheesy grits. The grits...More

Thank zetaspeechlady
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Must try if u are in downtown Durham delicious, usually there is a wait but it is worth waiting for. Highly recommend 😍

Thank Evelyn F
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

I sometimes day dream about coming here and my mouth starts to water. I love this place so much! I love the different flavor options available and the service is pleasant. I am way past due for another visit here.

Thank Ingrid M
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Absolutely loved the chicken and waffles. Exceeded my expectations. First time trying chicken and waffles.

Thank Wanda P
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We ate dinner here recently based upon rave reviews. We have had chicken and waffles before, though the flavored butters and waffle options made this a bit unique. We tried a cutlet, wings and drumstick. All lacked flavor and were very dry, although not greasy....More

Thank NcGhiagirl
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Rod M
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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.
7 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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:15 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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