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Taberna Tapas

325 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3215
+1 919-797-1457
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (30 reviews)
“flatbread” (15 reviews)
“tapas” (56 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Spanish, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
325 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3215
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have attend the restaurant several times and we have never been disappointed. Moreover, this time we arrive only ten minutes before they were closing (after leaving Carolina Theater after a night concert) and they were kind enough to provide full service without hesitation. We...More

Thank Andres V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had reservations for 6pm on a Saturday. We arrived a few minutes early and the restaurant was busy. However, we were seated immediately. Our server was attentive and knowledgeable. We ordered the mussels in garlic sofrito, gambas flatbread, vegetarian paella, and...More

Thank BlueSuedeShoez
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like other reviewers have said - I wanted to like this restaurant - but after eating there this week I was left with a blah listless attitude. The restaurant staff is chalk full of Millennial hipsters - man buns and beards all proudly on display....which...More

Thank Nathan W
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

We soooo wanted to like Taberna Tapas and were so disappointed – My Fiancé and I arrived at 7:40 and were immediately seated. So far so go, as we had tickets to the 9:30 show at DPAC. At 7:50 we ordered 4 tapas - Braised...More

Thank Patrick W
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We loved Taberna Tapas. We had a reservation and was seated promptly. Our waitress (sorry I forgot your name), was wonderful. She was knowledgable about the menu and offered delicious pairings. The cocktails were well made, the ambience is relaxing though it did get loud...More

Thank Scifchic
Reviewed 9 March 2018

We reserved a table for 9, which was set up and ready when we arrived. Our waitress promptly took our drink orders while we decided what we would order. Some of the things we tried were the arugula salad, beet salad, bacon wrapped dates, portabella...More

Thank Billie C
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

A pre-Valentine’s delight, my husband and I loved the food and the service at Taberna Tapas. The food was imaginative and reasonably priced... simply delightful!

Thank EdRockster
Reviewed 5 February 2018

I went to lunch at Taberna this week and can't believe I've not been sooner! With another person, we shared bacon-wrapped dates, roasted brussels sprouts, oyster mushroom and kale sauté, croquettas jamon, a flatbread and patatas bravas. We were pleased with all of our choices....More

Thank DYHGarden
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We (2 of us) had a 7:30 dinner reservation, restaraunt was busy but several tables for two ( and 4) were open but we told someone was still eating at our table and would be a short wait. All the seats at bar were taken...More

1  Thank MikeedRN
Reviewed 26 January 2018

I have walk right by this place for years and never stopped in. We came with a group and, fortunately, a member of our party had been to Spain and was fluent in Spanish, so we didn't have to ask waitstaff what certain tapas were....More

Thank David E
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Tiffany L
21 January 2017|
Response from rodneyderrick108 | Reviewed this property |
I am just a customer who lives a block away. You should call the restaurant and ask. As far as I know, they do not currently have customers eating outside on the sidewalk. However, I do know because the owner Chris has shown... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 325 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3215
    (Market St.)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-797-1457
  • E-mail
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