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Mayflower Xvi Seafood Restaurant

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3742 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC 27707-2590
+1 919-401-9888
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

Have eaten here twice in the same week. I don't usually frequent seafood restaurants, as the extent of my oceanic cuisine typically involves something that is filleted, and nothing more. On both occasions, I had the fried flounder fillet sandwiches with a side of fries. Portions are generous and not too costly. Apps such as the loaded cheese fries and... More 

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Thank Derrick C
Hillsborough, North Carolina
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

Their fried seafood usually comes out overcooked but if you ask to have it more golden brown, it is really good. Their broiled dishes are very good. Service is good, prices are reasonable and the staff is very friendly. Good, solid seafood restaurant.

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Thank DenverJerry
Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

Chain that offers a selection of seafood with salad and baked potato or fries in generous portions. Large take-out business. The location of this particular restaurant is off a main artery's side street in a building where the adjoining businesses have vacated. You can park on either side and walk up. There are TVs on for viewing inside.

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Thank DrB131
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

ATTEMPTED TO REFUSE ME SERVICE FROM BUYING!!!!! A CUP OF ICE FOR A CHILD WHO BURNT THEMSELVES. stopped in to get Ice for a child who just burnt themselves. I ran in frantically and ask for a cup of ice. The lady did not even respond at first. After asking again she said 25 cents. I responded with are you... More 

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2 Thank chris J
Apex, North Carolina
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

There was a time decades ago when this was a good seafood restaurant and had low prices. It seemed unusual then for it to be managed by Asians, but that seemed to not matter at all. The salmon I ordered this time was not tender, but tasted like it had been defrosted too quickly. Others at my table complained that... More 

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1 Thank wintertrek
Durham, North Carolina
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

My wife, Mother-In-Law, and I have dined at Mayflower Xvi Seafood Restaurant in Durham three times in the last couple of weeks and have thoroughly enjoyed it. We like to think of it as the "less expensive alternative to Red Lobster." Every time we've been we were seated quickly, our beverages were served equally fast, and our food order taken... More 

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Thank Jim M
Carrboro, North Carolina
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6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

On Sunday, June 21, 2015 I met my family (there were 8 of us) at Mayflower XVI Seafood Restaurant in Durham, NC. We were to meet for dinner at 6pm to take my father-in-law and brother-in-law out for Father's Day. My husband and I arrived around half past 5 to put in a request for a table. When we walked... More 

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6 Thank Katharine R
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2015 via mobile

Food was very average. I had the mayflower plater and the "scallops" were imitation, everything tasted like it was previously frozen. And the deviled crab.... Omg it was gross! One small bite and spat it back out, disgusting. Wife had the salad with cold steamed baby shrimp, old salad and the shrimp had no taste whatsoever and rubbery. Even the... More 

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2 Thank John I
Beaufort, North Carolina
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114 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2014

Mayflower is a chain restaurant and this location in Durham has an interesting and colorful décor. Service was quite good. We had a large plate of oysters (her) and some broiled trout (Him). Most entrees are served with either fries or baked potato and coleslaw. Her oysters (14 per large plate) were quite good and my trout was just OK.... More 

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Thank chemjim1
Durham, North Carolina
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258 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2014

My wife is a seafood feak, me, not so much. She thought that the fried shrimp were just average which shocked me since they have won awards for most popular seafood in Durham. I had a hamburger which was only ok, no surprise, that ain't their stock in trade, and I knew it going in but fried shrimp are supposed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3742 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC 27707-2590
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-401-9888

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