We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Fairview Dining Room

3001 Cameron Blvd, Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, Durham, NC 27705-1059
+1 919-493-6699
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“chowder” (5 reviews)
Closed Now
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
3001 Cameron Blvd, Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, Durham, NC 27705-1059
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (118)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 118 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had occasion to have breakfast at this Dining Room not so long ago. I decided to try the breakfast bar and a very pleasant man made me what was probably the best omelette I have ever eaten! I sat at a table overlooking a...More

Thank Luvsdsea
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fairview Dining Room has outstanding culinary options and service. Various, large salads and complete entrees leave you satisfied!

Thank MGracie2015
Reviewed 30 May 2018

The Fairview Dining Room is the main restaurant at the Washington Duke Hotel. Traditional Southern cuisine menu, very good service, nice wine list and very good dishes, Recommended

Thank L R D
Reviewed 5 May 2018

The Fairview offers a diversified menu. The dining room is elegant and overlooks the beautiful golf course. The wait staff was friendly and efficient. The shrimp and corn chowder was well seasoned and most enjoyable. My fish entrée was delicious and my son's steak was...More

Thank Marjorie1754
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Enjoyed visiting the Fairview while near the Duke campus for meetings. Our group had several choices from the menu and I went with the chicken, caesar salad, and creme brulee. Food was served quickly and our hosts were available when needed for drinks or changes....More

Thank Rbakken
Reviewed 25 February 2018

The Fairview is one of our favorite places to dine in Durham. The setting is lovely with comfortable surroundings and great view of the golf course. This time I had diver scallops - some of the best prepared I have had. Fresh, perfectly grilled.

Thank Jim J
Reviewed 5 February 2018

One can always count on the Fairview staff to give them the very best service, very attentive and pleasant. The food while limited in selection is perfectly cooked and elegantly presented.

Thank mail2phd
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

First, the location in the Washington Duke Inn is very beautiful. The Fairview Dining Room is a lovely spot, gracious and elegant. My adult brother and I treated our parents for their anniversary. The entire meal was excellent - salad, bread, wine, entree and gelato...More

Thank cpenny61
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

On Christmas Eve day, some family members attended a delightful brunch. The food and service couldn’t have been more wonderful. The piano music made our visit extra special. The food was five stars.

Thank ACC222013
Reviewed 10 December 2017

I tend to do TripAdvisor reviews only for places I really enjoy, but after today's experience, I decided to write what might be my first two-star review. I rely on TripAdvisor a lot, and I felt it worth sharing my experience with those who are...More

Thank FoodieJen
Nearby HotelsSee all 71 hotels in Durham
Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club
788 reviews
.08 km away
JB Duke Hotel
82 reviews
.45 km away
R. David Thomas Executive Conference Center
5 reviews
1.17 km away
Cambria Hotel Durham - Near Duke University
70 reviews
2.02 km away
Nearby Restaurants
129 reviews
1.55 km away
Bull Durham Bar
66 reviews
.08 km away
Vista Restaurant
18 reviews
.00 km away
Nearby Attractions
Cameron Indoor Stadium
244 reviews
.49 km away
Duke University Chapel
842 reviews
1.13 km away
Duke University
564 reviews
1.14 km away
Duke Lemur Center
309 reviews
1.54 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Francis O
1 June 2015|
Response from WashingtonDukeInn | Property representative |
Hi Francis O, You can most certainly make your dinner reservation now! Please contact the Fairview Dining Room directly at 919.493.6699 and they will be more than happy to assist you. We look forward to hosting you in... More
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3001 Cameron Blvd, Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, Durham, NC 27705-1059
    (Science Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-493-6699
The Fairview Dining Room has come to define Durham fine dining with its "regional neo-American" specialties and impeccable service. The Fairview's elegant ambiance only adds to the overall experience. Every meal at the AAA Four Diamond, Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star rated restaurant is executed with culinary mastery and meticulous attention to detail.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing