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, as well as a reserve wine list with rare bottles. We gladly accept reservations, so give us a call today.

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We accept general reservations, for any scheduled service, up to 1 calendar month in advance. If you would like to reserve on May 14th, for example, please call (or click the button above, right) on April 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!


In accordance with the policy outlined above, we will begin accepting reservations for Duke’s graduation weekend on Wednesday, April 13:

All reservations for graduation weekend must be made via our online system. We will not be taking any reservations over the phone for graduation weekend. You will be contacted by a manager via email to confirm your reservations within 2-3 days of making your booking. We apologize for any inconvenience, but we feel that this is the most equitable way to manage the volume of requests that we receive for reservations for this weekend.

We will be serving a 4 course prix fixe dinner at the price of $50 per person on the evenings of Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14. We will be serving from our regular brunch menu on Saturday, May 14 and Sunday May 15. We will be serving from our regular dinner menu on Sunday May 15.