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Mami Nora's Chicken

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2401 Wake Forest Road, Raleigh, NC 27608
Hours: Mon-Sun 11am-9pm
(919) 834-8572
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A "taste of the south" takes on a whole new meaning when you step onto Mami-Nora's turf. Southerners, as we like to call ourselves, immediately associate that phrase with chicken and dumplings, collard greens and pecan pie. But Mami-Nora's invites you to experience its taste of the south…South America, that is.

With roots in Perú, Mami-Nora's is best known for its roasted chicken. Unforgettable in flavor, this traditional dish is first cooked in a special marinade and then roasted in a Peruvian oven that uses only wood charcoal. It's this charcoal roasting method that allows Mami-Nora's to create and bring an aromatic essence of its culture to the south. Pair this Mami-Nora's specialty with Yucca fries, sweet plantains or black beans to fully taste Peruvian cuisine.

After a fire caused Mami-Nora's first opening in 2007 to close unexpectedly, the restaurant came back with an even stronger Peruvian boldness and re-opened their doors to Durham locals. And to the delight of those living east of Durham, Mami-Nora's soon opened a second location in Raleigh.

If you are looking for takeout, Mami Nora's will also assemble a fresh plate to go with options ranging from chicken salad to steak and vegetables over rice. Prices start at $7.95 per person for meat, sides – including the unexpected plantains and yucca fries – and drinks.

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Edward C. Apr 21, 2021
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This used to be my favorite chicken place... sigh Sauces are no longer unlimited. If you're like me, you can drink the green sauce or yellow sauce with... (more)
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Mitchell B. Dec 31, 2020
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I have to admit, Mami's was actually extremely good. Good energy across the board. Mami's is one of these spots where all the menu items look wonderful, I... (more)
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Phillip R. Dec 5, 2020
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So we are here from out of town and needed a wholesome takeout dinner. Mimi's was easy to order on-line and ready within 20 minutes. The staff were super... (more)
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RevD Jul 13, 2015
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Seriously great chicken! The secret is the kiss of charcoal flavor which makes it a cut above other more mundane chicken offerings.

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