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The Restaurant at The Durham

315 E Chapel Hill St, Durham, NC 27701-3317
+1 919-768-8831
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“black bass” (3 reviews)
“pigs tail” (2 reviews)
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5:30 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
315 E Chapel Hill St, Durham, NC 27701-3317
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Not too many choices for healthy tasty food in Durham. Highly recommended this place is worth the money. The Chef delivers!

Thank UpInTheAirMan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the restaurant, however, it is not at the rooftop. The pictures are a little misleading. A long line of youthful people waiting for the elevator to take them the very nice bar area stop the 50’s style hotel. The food is good but...More

Thank BSBFlorida
Reviewed 20 March 2018

I've read the prior reviews and I can say that the pork shank with black lentils is still too salty, almost inedible. The black bass was salty, but still very good. My dining companion suggested the chip and dip as an appetizer and I thought...More

Thank RaleighFrench
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This was our second time going here for Sunday brunch/lunch. I had the same impression: good food but not great value. I ordered a burger and fries: $15. That was the cost for the other 3 in our party. The most positive review came for...More

Thank Barry17149021
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Enjoyed a dinner with family post event. We looked forward to eating here given the reviews, but left a bit puzzled and maybe disappointed. I agree with a previous reviewer who felt they were dining in a hotel lobby. However i found that interesting and...More

Thank bigdumbandugly
Reviewed 3 March 2018

The food was well prepared, if uninteresting, but one problem persisted throughout: Over salted. We had the pork shank, fish, and steak bavette. They were all cooked nicely, but the level of salt approached inedible.

Thank Summacube
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

The restaurant was a delightful surprise. The menu’s eclectic options were splendid. Brussels arrived cool. They were quickly replaced and comped. My friend’s North Carolina flounder was fresh and firm. My charcuterie plate was amazing. The smoked blue fish and pastrami tongue along with each...More

Thank Sheldon E
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

We went for our anniversary using a gift card my son gave me. We had raw oysters and a smoked meat platter. We had some craft beer. And then a delicious chocolate dessert. Even though we ate somewhat lightly everything was tasty but somewhat pricey....More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Having never eaten at the Restaurant at the Durham, we chose to go there New Year's Eve. While the food was quite good although not great - we chose the duck as the main dish of the 3-course menu, the wine pairing was not good....More

Thank ghminiter
Reviewed 21 November 2017

My husband and I enjoyed our first wedding anniversary dinner here and were not disappointed. We started with drinks on the rooftop, which is always fun. Followed up with a very good meal (steak for him, sea bass for me). The surprise of the evening...More

Thank kathleenebyhill
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 E Chapel Hill St, Durham, NC 27701-3317
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-768-8831
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