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Bull City Burger and Brewery

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Bar
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107 E Parrish St, Durham, NC 27701-3318
+1 919-680-2333
11:11 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:11 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:11 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:11 - 23:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was pretty good but a little pricey. Too much salt on the fries. The hot dog may have been 100% beef but it was low quality--lots of fat and some gristle. Everything tasted alright. My biggest complaint is the cheap dinnerware. The fork had a thin, sharp handle and the metal plate was beat up so bad it really... More 

Thank G R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is amazing, and the place was kid friendly. Everything was delicious. They even have a wine dispensing machine!!

Thank waterlover19
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We knew when we scored a parking spot directly in front, that we were in for a treat! We opted to sit at the bar vs placing our order at the back. We weren't familiar with the beers and wanted to sample. They have a 3 flight minimum but I think that if you wanted to sample (like 1 sip)... More 

Thank Shannon N
Richmond, VA
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104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in with a party of 7 for lunch and enjoyed ourselves immensely. Grab a menu and order at the counter. Then, they bring you your food while you sit at long wood tables. In addition to their great variety of beer, they also have fun soda instead of the usual Coke and Pepsi stuff. Great fried pickles! Lightly... More 

Thank GNR80
Greensboro, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like the layout with the long tables. Makes it easy to get groups of all sizes together. I went on a Friday night and there was a decent crowd but still plenty of places to sit. Lots of cool memorabilia on the walls. The beer was great. Didn't try the food yet.

Thank AFmack
Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've really wanted to like this place, but I just can't get past the fact that I've never had a better than average burger here. I've been here quite a few times now for a variety of occasions, and the burgers are just not that stand-out. Many places in Durham offer better - I'd opt for Only Burger over this,... More 

Thank ckassotis
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made our first visit to Bull City Burger and Brewery on a recent trip to Durham. We wanted to grab a quick bite to eat and this place was great! Located downtown, in an area that is going through a renaissance of sorts. Parking was easy to locate (we visited after they stopped charging for parking), and the walk... More 

Thank David G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great little place in downtown Durham-lots of brews of their own and fell-brewers' making, with a good selection of burgers and other local foods

Thank John M
Mount Holly, New Jersey
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a meal on Friday night. We were in town for a Saturday wedding and we're looking for somewhere local to get a burger and a beer. Having never been here before we didn't really know what to expect or even how the ordering process worked. The friendly cashier came out from behind the register and took us... More 

Thank bobd4292015
Shallotte, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place was packed and full of energy! We went with high expectations and they didn't disappoint.. We had the kale/cheese dip app...banging!...the pimento burger...bacon/fried egg burger....all the burgers were great...order with a little pink...cooked perfect! Couple of signature cocktails...and a black cherry soda....you will not be disappointed..... the noise and parking were the only negatives! We will do this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:11 - 21:00
11:11 - 22:00
11:11 - 22:00
11:11 - 22:00
11:11 - 22:00
11:11 - 23:00
11:11 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 E Parrish St, Durham, NC 27701-3318
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-680-2333
Bull City Burger and Brewery is a locally owned, independent restaurant and craft brewery located at 107 East Parrish Street in downtown Durham, NC. We opened March 2011. The restaurant serves lunch and dinner 7 days per week with approximately 90 seats inside plus 60 seats of outside year round patio dining. We offer family friendly dining with a children's play area, as well as a semi-private meeting room for business gatherings, events and presentations all within full view of our own brewery. The restaurant is very much "farm-to-fork," working closely with North Carolina pasture-raised beef farmers supplying beef with no added hormones and antibiotic-free, that we grind daily to make our hamburgers and all-beef hotdogs. We work with other farmers growing vegetables such as tomatoes, cucumbers for pickles, and lettuce. The menu is streamlined with nearly everything produced on-site including house made buns, sauerkraut and bacon. We use no artificial sweeteners, no high fructose corn syrup, and no hydrogenated oils. We like to say we are like fine dining in a burger joint. We make the mustard, the slaw, the pickles, the mayo, the aioli, the hotdogs, the relish, the...

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