The Best Barbecue Restaurants in Durham

Handpicked Top 3 Barbecue Restaurants in Durham, North Carolina. Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reviews, ratings, reputation, history, complaints, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. You deserve only the best!


2510 University Drive, Durham, NC 27707

Since 2003

Sandwiches, BBQ Plates, Pulled Pork, Smoked Chicken, French Fry Chili Pie, Corn Chip Chili Pie, Fountain Drinks, Desserts, Smoked Pork Butt, Chile Rubbed Beef Brisket, Potato Salad, Cole Slaw, St. Louis Cut Pork Ribs, Green Onions, Smoked Sausage, Side Choices, Beef Brisket Chili, Corn Chip Chili Pie & Smoked Buffalo Chicken Wings

Provides Texas-style BBQ smoked in-house - Buy St. Louis cut pork ribs regular plate with two sides $13.95 - Buy Kids Meal $5.95 - Takeaway, Delivery & Catering Available - Try 2 Meat Combo $16.95 Only

Price: Starts from $2

Mon - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm


5122 North Carolina Highway 55, Durham, NC 27713

Since 2007

Beef Brisket, Fried Fish, Chopped Turkey BBQ, Smoked BBQ Chicken, Pork Chops, Pork Spare Ribs, Tried and True Pit Cooked BBQ, Sweet Potato, Okra, Potato Salad, Coleslaw, Fried Cabbage, Sweet Corn, Stewed White Potato, Brunswick Stew, Black-Eyed Peas, Baked Beans, Green Beans, Collard Greens, Mac & Cheese

Specializes in Smoked Cooked BBQ, Ribs, Smoked Chicken, Pork Chops & Brisket - Also serves in Roxboro - Catering & Takeaway Available - Also have signature homemade pineapple lemonade - Try Smoked BBQ Chicken $6.49 only

Price: Starts from $2.99

Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sun 12:00 am - 5:00 pm


321 West Geer Street, Durham, NC 27701

Since 2013

Appetizers, Dinner Salads, North Carolina Pulled BBQ, Lexington Sliced Shoulder, Southern Fried Chicken, Barbecued Chicken, Chopped BBQ Turkey, Baby Back Ribs, Carolina Style Ribs, Beef Brisket, Smoked Meatloaf, Fried North Carolina Catfish, Sides, Hand-Cut Fries, Sweet Potato Fries, Mac And Cheese, Mashed Potatoes, Collard Greens & Drinks

Also serves Texas-style Brisket, Baby Back Ribs, Smoked Turkey & Triple-battered Fried Chicken - Try Carolina Style Ribs (Half Rack) 11.99 - Takeaway & Catering Service Available - Offer wine selection of fine bourbon whiskey

Price: Starts from $2.50

Mon - Thurs 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri & Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm