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Blu Seafood and Bar

2002 Hillsborough Rd, Durham, NC 27705-4118
+1 919-286-9777
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“trout” (21 reviews)
“oysters” (32 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2002 Hillsborough Rd, Durham, NC 27705-4118
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

I have been coming to Blu since it opened. Early on, it was a little hit or miss and not always consistent. Over time, it just kept getting better and better and better. My latest trip could not have been better. Service was amazing. They...More

Thank TotalPerfection
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

My son who lives in Durham suggested Blu as he had dined there previously and wanted to try it again so we made reservations for the family. Lovely attentive servers and great fresh seafood! We had smoked salmon appetizer, tuna tartare ball with avocado, Mahi...More

Thank LeBonVieTravels
Reviewed 9 October 2017

To celebrate our 42nd wedding anniversary, my husband and I had dinner at Blu. The dinner was delicious. We began with an Asian salad and the incredible Crab mac and cheese. Both were excellent and we resisted the urge to eat all of the mac...More

Thank Signe B
Reviewed 4 October 2017

My wife had the shrimp and grits and I had the Mahi-Mahi special. We went to Blu because I badly wanted fish. The Mahi-Mahi was cooked perfectly with vegetables and mushrooms and it more than satisfied my craving. Our server Matt took very good care...More

Thank JustPeterA
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Chose this based on TripAdvisor reviews--good choice!! Good (but limited) wine selection, great sangria (per my hubby). The calamari app was REALLY good--great slaw on top. The shrimp & grits and trout were both excellent. But the chocolate torte was absolutely DIVINE--see from the pic...More

Thank KRichTx
Reviewed 23 August 2017

With visiting family (a total of 7), we chose dinner at Bleu Seafood, one of everyone’s favorite restaurants in Durham. With a variety of fish and oyster dishes to everyone’s taste, we all thoroughly enjoyed our dinners. My Carolina trout was beautifully prepared with a...More

Thank GundlachB
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I'm not sure what the root cause of our issues were tonight at Blu, but it was not a very good experience. Our party of about 13 had reservations to celebrate a birthday party. The server was very nice and proceeded to list for us...More

Thank NC_JayDee
Reviewed 25 May 2017

It's a quaint place that you'll drive by easily if you're going too fast but don't, Blu Seafood is a winner (and they're getting better each time we come). Cozy seating like you're in someone's extended dining room with a courteous staff. Named Blu SEAFOOD...More

Thank DCN2012
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious. Service was great. I would recommend this place to anyone looking for fresh seafood in Durham North Carolina.

Thank mstonya
Reviewed 24 April 2017

After having lunch with a friend at Blu Seafood and Bar, we went back for dinner and enjoyed it for the most part. The parking lot is limited in the spaces that are available, however we still found one close to the entrance. We had...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2002 Hillsborough Rd, Durham, NC 27705-4118
    (Ninth Street)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-286-9777
  • E-mail
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