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Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
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2512 University Dr, Durham, NC 27707-2152
+1 919-489-8226
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have a great selection of proteins and the quality is always good. I have probably been 5 times, and never hesitate to go back.

Thank petercH5043TW
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131 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second time visiting this restaurant. This time I loved it! It was either fresher than last time, or I just picked something better to order. I had one chicken and one pork taco and they were both great. I felt like the prices were very good value for the amount of food we received. If you order... More 

Thank Wishflower
Suffolk, Virginia
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82 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our Way home from Greensboro to Suffolk Virginia, & needed to stop for lunch. The hubster looked this place up on trip advisor, and wow! Definitely worth a few minutes detour to get this delicious fresh food. I had their Al Pastor torta with the black beans, and the hubster got fried fish tacos. Everything was incredibly delicious including... More 

Thank BethSuffolk_Virginia
Decorah, Iowa
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81 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for dinner during Comicon weekend. The place was packed! The food was excellent, with generous portions. There is also a nice selection of adult beverages. Would visit again!

Thank Hurry72
Chapel Hill
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ahh Nana Taco, we are so happy to meet you! The fish and shrimp were fresh and expertly grilled and the queso divine. Our son ate all our servings of black beans. We look forward to many happy return trips. Bring a sweater, because seating by the window can be chilly.

Thank Helene_UNC
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274 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Stopped off here with my son for the first time. The menu board has a wide variety of meats that can be used in your taco. You are allowed to mix and match. I ordered 3 taco and chose calamari, shrimp, and chicken. All three were prepared in a different way with sauces and toppings appropriate for each. I was... More 

Thank bxdiver65
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing tacos with many types of meat. Salsa bar and nachos are great aswell. Very crowded and loud but I visited during summer.

Thank Jacob R
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Come here often with family, it is midway between our houses so the location is perfect. Sometimes parking can be difficult on fridays and weekends. The pork tacos are great and their iced tea is the perfect strength. They have a variety of meats that range from more cautious to adventurous. Very reasonably priced.

Thank Laura D
Durham, North Carolina
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

NanaTaco is a winner. Their menu items are off the chain and they also have the more interesting cuts of meat if you're into it-- lengua, cheek, etc... check them out, they're delicious. The salsa bar rocks too-- loving that jicama slaw and the pickled peppers and onions.

Thank jeromeiii
Durham, North Carolina
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I went to Nana's for the first time after a year in Durham. The name kind of threw me off. Who knew it was Mexican? We got take-out. It's reasonably priced. The menu is extensive. They roast the chicken there kind of place. I got two orders of the fish tacos. They were delicious. Unlike some take-out, they thought of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2512 University Dr, Durham, NC 27707-2152
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-489-8226
Relatively new, opened by the same people who run Nana's in Durham, but a different location and very different type of place.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?