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Nana's Restaurant

2514 University Dr, Ste 104, Durham, NC 27707-2156
+1 919-493-8545
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“risotto” (52 reviews)
“tasting menu” (27 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (7 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2514 University Dr, Ste 104, Durham, NC 27707-2156
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We’ve always loved Nana’s, but just recently experienced the private room for our book club holiday dinner! Great space with its own private restroom, bar and server! Has an iPod dock in case you want to play your own music. Delicious 3 course meal with...More

Thank CarsonsMommy
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I would normally give Nana’s a 5 star rating based upon their exceptional food and service, based upon many years of good meals there However, we went there tonight with a party of 7, reservations made well in advance, and we were seated in a...More

Thank Ellen P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were visiting relatives who live in the area and they highly recommended Nana's. We are from Asheville and have become spoiled by the fine dining experiences we have had there. Frankly, we weren't sure any restaurant could compare with Asheville's food scene -- but...More

Thank AVLwriter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As you can see from the majority of the reviews, this is a wonderful restaurant where details are paid to the ambiance, service and quality of food. All 4 of us had something different from their famous roasted chicken, the PEI mussels, the pork shank...More

Thank charlene0507
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our group was limited to a fixed menu. Choices were there for red meat, fish, veg, and chicken which was good. Flourless cake dessert was very dry. Consensus was good but not great. May be a better choice for groups of 4 or so.

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my second dinner at Nana's on my way to DPAC for a show. First they made a great drink for both me and my husband. I ordered the Salmon and he had a steak. Both were cooked just right with very good sides....More

Thank NCJustMe
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I can't say enough good things about finally getting to eat at Nana's. It's been near the top of my list for nearly two years, and for a variety of factors I've never gotten there until recently. That will certainly change, as I'll be back...More

Thank ckassotis
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Nana's opening at 11 gives you a chance to get there early and enjoy your meal. Parking is a bit of a challenge, but the early bird gets the vacant spot. Enjoy a lunch special less than $8 and know you'll be writing your own...More

Thank ptajack
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We were very exited to go here for dinner because of all good reviews. First of all bread tasted stale and to my extreme surprise they serve margarine instead of butter. It tastes horrible. I don’t need a full ramekin of it just a little...More

Thank foodie1440
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Nana’s has Amazing food and the atmosphere with the gardens and patios are stunning! Great beer and wine list!

Thank Heather E
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Questions & Answers
Dan A
14 August 2016|
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Response from ryan10230 | Reviewed this property |
They do have salads. I am sure they would do their very best to accommodate you if you called or asked.
1 June 2016|
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Response from Joe B | Reviewed this property |
I/we did not have the tasting menu although it was highly recommended. I believe the pricing of the tasting menu is per individual and an additional charge for wine parings.
Eric D
2 September 2015|
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Response from RickL909 | Reviewed this property |
Don't believe there's a dress code. Business casual would be appropriate.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$80
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2514 University Dr, Ste 104, Durham, NC 27707-2156
    (James St.)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-493-8545
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