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Revolution - Durham

107 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3603
+1 919-956-9999
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“tasting menu” (10 reviews)
“braised veal” (2 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
107 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3603
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

One of my favorite restaurants in Durham - they've got a great location and lovely atmosphere! Their unique and refreshing cocktails only enhance their already delicious menu. Great date spot or place to go before a DPAC Show. Also, fun to sit up at the...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We've eaten here a few times over the years and always thought it would be cool to eat at the bar. We returned on a Sunday evening before a show at DPAC. It was relatively quiet when we were there so we had no problems...More

1  Thank TarHeel
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We had a lovely dinner. We don't eat pork or shell fish so that did limit the number of options. The ahi tuna appetizer was delicious; red snapper large plate that my husband had was really good. I had the duck tamale as it sounded...More

Thank rochelleforster
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

PROs - shrimp and grit appetizer was delicious - bread is spot on - cool atmosphere CONs - very loud. I couldn't hear anyone except the person next to me (party of 6) - fish special (drum) was tough - service was slow - very...More

Thank 150hotelnightsayear
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Revolution has been around a while, and used to be terrific. After my last meal I doubt if I will be back. The food was ok at best. I had the blackened salmon, which was over cooked and served on some kind of potato salad....More

Thank SkipperDad
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Wonderful setting to celebrate a family occasion. The food options are excellent and service is provided with care.

Thank holta
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We have a very enjoyable time at this restaurant. Service was good and food was good. We will return again.

Thank Kevin T
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

In Durham on business and co-worker recommended Revolution. Not only was the restaurant lovely and "manhattan" like, the menu was great. Plenty of excellent choices in addition to blind tasting. Eggplant lasagna was fabulous. Wine selection amazing. Co-worker did chef choice tasting and was very...More

Thank Pamela H
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Could have been but no I'm in Durham and this tasting menu was superb. Timed right, portioned right and the wine paring was spot on. This place is as metropolitan as it gets from a decor standpoint. The food is excellent. I have to say...More

Thank thetuch
Reviewed 13 September 2016

They do a nice job here. It is usually a bit busy for my taste, but it is otherwise nice. The best dish that I have had here was a grilled pork chop entre. it was excellent.

Thank DT B
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Nearby Attractions
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1,083 reviews
.22 km away
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.49 km away
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.39 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3603
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-956-9999
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