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Pop's Backdoor

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3710 Shannon Rd, Ste 104, Durham, NC 27707-6327
+1 919-493-0169
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Denver, North Carolina
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222 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Got the lunch special of a cheesesteak sandwich and French fries. Both excellent. The fries were fresh cut - probably in peanut oil, tasty and very generous serving. Also got a half house salad and balsamic vinaigrette. That fed two of us.

Thank Pat O
Arlington, Virginia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We regularly come here for a casual lunch when we are in town. The pizza is great (thin crust) and comes with lots of creative topping choices. It's a perfect place for kids; there's a small play area and the staff is very friendly and patient. Not a fancy restaurant but provides reliably delicious pizza.

Thank Anne P
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Great experience and food. Our table ordered several kinds of pizza. Definitely a place to return, so we signed up for the club.

Thank joycek522
Durham, North Carolina
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532 reviews
320 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

This is an order at the counter style place where they bring it to your table when it's ready. We tried the Veggie Lovers, which had a pretty unique selection of vegetables on it. Crust was very thin and tasty, but the overall pizza was just OK. Given the prices, I'd much rather go with Randy's, which is just down... More 

Thank ckassotis
Sarasota, Florida
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171 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

My brother's kids love this place. They like the cheese pizza. It's also near their house. My parents and I were in town for a week so my brother suggested having dinner here one night. The calamari app was good. Not overly greasy and not tough. I had the chicken Caesar salad which I didn't care for; first time ever... More 

Thank Empress5150
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

I had a calzone; others had thin crust pizza. It was all good! The calzone crust was especially chewy.

Thank JimiHSeattleWA
North Carolina
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194 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

We had an informal family gathering recently and got take out from Pop's Backdoor. We ordered 2 small and 1 large pizza, for which the bill came to $44. This might sound expensive compared with the chains, but there is no comparison. Since I have a pizza stone, the next time I plan tol order the pizza undercooked and uncut... More 

Thank ThreeRosettes70
Charleston, South Carolina
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1,004 reviews
766 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 398 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

OMG, my daughter who takes class at the dance studio next door told us about this pizza place. Upon entering Ricky at the desk (a bubbly and helpful fellow) gave us some good suggestions with a smile. The pizza we ultimately selected was #6 off of the menu... the Pesto w/ onions and chicken (BBQ). The pizza came to table... More 

Thank JPSaleebyMD
Raleigh, North Carolina
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467 reviews
314 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

Pop's Is a pizza place that you order at the counter and they bring it to you. They have about the thinnest pizza crust I have ever seen and it is really good. Everything tasted fresh. You can order a 10 inch pizza or by the slice. I chose by the slice since it was a little cheaper overall and... More 

Thank Don N
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

We have had a difficult time finding a pizza place we really like. Pop's has become our go-to pizza place. The crust is thin and their toppings are fresh and tasty. They have a little play corner for the kids while they wait. They have a great selection of beers as well. I always get excited to see their specials.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Delivery, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3710 Shannon Rd, Ste 104, Durham, NC 27707-6327
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-493-0169

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?