Since 2006, Rue Cler has proudly served the community of downtown Durham. We bring the freshest southeastern ingredients to our diverse clientele, prepared simply, in the style of a Parisian neighborhood restaurant.

Our dinner menu is updated daily. We have an extensive wine list with selections from France and the US, including rare bottles. We gladly accept reservations, so give us a call today.

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Rue Cler will be closed for a private event on the evening of

Friday, April 21st. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Reservations for Duke’s Graduation Weekend are now open.

Please read the following:

We will be serving our full, regular menu for all of Graduation Weekend. All reservations for the dates of May 12-14 must be made through our online system. No reservation will be taken over the phone for these dates. This is to ensure that the high volume of booking requests be handled as fairly as possible, in the order that they are received. A credit card number will be required to hold all reservations. You are free to cancel your reservation, without penalty, up to 48 hours in advance of your booking date.

We accept general reservations, for any scheduled service, up to 1 calendar month in advance. If you would like to reserve on June 14th, for example, please call (or click the button above) on May 14th or later. We also have private dining space available for parties of up to 30. If you are interested in this option, please contact us today!