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Watts Grocery

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1116 Broad St, Ste 100, Durham, NC 27705-3583 (Club Blvd)
+1 919-416-5040
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Today
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Tue - Sun 17:30 - 22:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 14:30
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have a sensitivity to onions and must avoid them. I've visited twice now and asked for advice on what to order. They always answer that they can avoid them in what I choose. Both times they returned significantly later with "not this and not that" and I get something substituted. I'm sure what I get isn't as delicious as... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We headed to Durham to cheer at a collegiate track meet and needed to fuel up first. Great exterior and interior setting. We sat at a tall table near the window. Shrimp, cucumber, and avocado bruschetta started things off for us. What it lacked in size it made up for in blackened shrimp flavor! Husband had two starters- beer wedge... More 

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Thank Jennie H
North Carolina
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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

A friend invited me to see Tony Bennett at DPAC and had already made reservations at Watts Grocery for dinner. We arrived a few minutes before they opened at 5:30 and sat outside and enjoyed the ambiance of the city. After being seated, my friend and I were promptly asked for drink orders. Our waiter was very attentive but not... More 

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Thank Pat A
Mount Pleasant, SC
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Have been here several times for brunch with family that we thoroughly enjoyed, so I was interested to try their dinner. It surpassed my expectations- I had a pork special that was tender, succulent and very flavorful. Asparagus and rice were wonderfully flavorful accompaniments. Relaxed, congenial and enthusiastic service added to the enjoyment!

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Thank Jack and Fran C
Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Durham is a city that is blessed with a plethora of great restaurants. Watts Grocery is a gem that adds to this bounty. The food is locally sourced so the menu varies which part of the charm. Our recent meal was outstanding. I recommend the fried oysters for a start, crispy while still being plump and juicy. What more can... More 

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Reviewed 30 January 2017

Been to Watts several times now. First time we've made it for Sunday brunch. Chef has a great range of choices on the menu. My wife had the Cobb salad with fried shrimp and I had the Grillades with Grits. Both were superb! Order of churros to along with some Watt's Bloody Marys. Pefect meal! Service staff were attentive and... More 

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1 Thank David B
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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

New years day with friends. Fried pork belly with collards and fried black Eyed peas. Scallops with creamed cauliflower, pork chop with black eyed peas, fried catfish filet with succotash. All outstanding and properly seasoned. Hidden gem in Durham.

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1 Thank citadel76
Apex, North Carolina
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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This was the first time in many years we've dined here; it's not close to home, but it is certainly worth the drive! I'm adding a picture of the scallops dish I ordered; served with roasted Brussel sprouts and served atop smashed and partially creamed cauliflower. Wonderful combination for a meal! Perfectly prepared portions and wonderfully displayed. Hubs ordered a... More 

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1 Thank KECarlson
Goldsboro, North Carolina
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

It was awesome. The catering company which is part of Watts Grocery cooked our thanksgiving meal, from the turkey to stuffing, gravy, soup, corned ham, cornbread... Outstanding job. The turkey the most moist and tender, I could not have done it better myself. We picked it up on Wednesday to serve on Thursday and Tammy told me it would be... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Searched this place out online and so glad to have tried it. Perfect quaint outdoor area. Cold craft beer. Oyster PoBoy and Tuna Sandwich excellent. Server was excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Cuisine
American, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1116 Broad St, Ste 100, Durham, NC 27705-3583
    (Club Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-416-5040

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?