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Palace International

1104 Broad St, Durham, NC 27705-3510
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  • Very good41%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“samosas” (6 reviews)
“curry chicken” (3 reviews)
“african food” (7 reviews)
$$ - $$$
1104 Broad St, Durham, NC 27705-3510
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

This is one of my regular spots for lunch or for dinner with friends. The food is always good especially the somosas, and peanut soup, my fav. Great meat and vegan options with friendly searvice. It's intimate and quaint. Usually closed on Mondays.

Thank Medina J
Reviewed 25 February 2018

We arrived on a Saturday evening and was one of three parties at first. We ordered chai drinks, soup and some entrees. There was only one server at the time, and other guests arrived, ordered and waited. It was easily 30-45 minutes before we got...More

Thank TarHeel
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We didn't know anything about the place but had seen it many times. Finally decided to check it out and it was wonderful. Their version of samosas were among the best I've ever had - even up against the best Indian restaurants. There were 5...More

Thank Bob F
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We ordered Oxtail (with a glass of African red) and Chicken Karanga. They were wonderfully spicy, and the accompanying vegetables were fresh and not overcooked (What? In the South? Greens not cooked to death? Oh yes, this is an African restaurant). The staff were friendly...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Quiet place with good food - I went on a Wednesday night and it was not crowded. Had a combo samosa appetizer (one meat, one vegetable). Both were good but not great. Also had curried chicken with rice - also very good.

Thank Jack and Fran C
Reviewed 22 December 2016

I wasn't quite sure what to expect when I tried this place but it was delicious and very filling. I got the green lentils with rice and samosas. I found the flavor profile to be very similar to that of western Indian food. The prices...More

Thank Ruchi P
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I'm a lover of ethnic foods and have tried many. This is the first place where I found curry chicken that even came close to rivaling my childhood babysitter's Trinidadian curry chicken. I love it!!!! The wings were great. I didn't even need the ranch...More

1  Thank ShamLNC
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Palace International is a small restaurant with a very unimposing (almost unappealing) front. But ignore the entrance and have some great food. It serves Kenyan and East African food, plus some additional dishes. It is a family owned restaurant which opened back in the 1990's....More

1  Thank Nikkisams
Reviewed 19 June 2016

All of the food we had was delicious (and not spicy, if you're worried about that). It was a rare treat to go out for Kenyan food! The service was also great.

1  Thank Julia P
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Ate amongst family and it was wonderful. The culmination of flavours and spices reminds me of Indian cuisine. I guess they share a spice palate. The servers were really nice as well. Thumbs up!

1  Thank gobanification
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1104 Broad St, Durham, NC 27705-3510
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: 919-416-4922
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