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2512 University Dr, Durham, NC 27707-2152
+1 919-489-8226
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“tacos” (75 reviews)
“burrito” (28 reviews)
“pork butt” (11 reviews)
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
2512 University Dr, Durham, NC 27707-2152
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Reviewed 4 days ago

NanaTaco is a fantastic place to grab lunch or dinner. Large portions, that are fresh are the feature here. They have a wide variety of meats for your taco and burrito experience.

Thank robertaS299PA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Finding a parking space a lunch time can get hairy but the tacos are well worth the trouble. The chorizo, garlic beef and pulled pork butt are my go to for their three taco lunch which includes a sides of chips, rice and your choice...More

Thank ABangingGoodTime
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a family and each had three different tacos. The duck were by far the very best and the barbacoa was good too. The chicken and the garlic beef needed a bit more seasoning. The lamb was OK. I would say definitely get...More

Thank Estella T
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

A big ol’ bowl of love: quest dip with beans and chorizo. You won’t regret it. So yummy. The tacos are good and feature somewhat different fillings. Would have loved grilled steak, but found the other toppings nearly as crave satiating. Nice salsa bar. Tricky...More

Thank EdRockster
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Nanataco is not necessarily the most "authentic" Mexican joint in town, but the unique tacos (smoked duck, fried oysters) are a fun and different twist on the classics. The salsa bar is also a hit, with some solid spicy options for the adventurous.

Thank Bluedevilfoodie
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The restaurant had been mentioned by friends from the area, so we have it a shot. The line was looong, but wee stuck it out and ended up vary Happy with out take out purchase of three taco’s each. No condiments were added to the...More

Thank wmleken
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

I love this place, love the food. I had a burrito bowl and my niece had a burrito. The chicken was tender and tasting and the burrito did not have too much salt. The guacamole and quest were superb. We had lots of food left...More

Thank robin136
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Probably one of the places I've visited most often in Durham, it's quick, easy, reasonably priced, and always a safe/good bet. The three taco meal is my favorite option, comes with a lot of food - three decent tacos, option for different meat in each...More

Thank ckassotis
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We went for lunch. It was very busy and high energy. One of us had three tacos that came with black beans and Spanish rice and some taco chips. I had a burrito that came with the same additions. Everything was very good. The price...More

Thank Barry17149021
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Parking lots were full, line for food was long, food wasn’t amazing. Overpriced and not enough food for what you pay. You pay extra for guacamole and sour cream. I won’t come here again.

Thank 0TBC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2512 University Dr, Durham, NC 27707-2152
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-489-8226
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Relatively new, opened by the same people who run Nana's in Durham, but a different location and very different type of place.
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