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Bull McCabe's Irish Pub

) #66 of 624 Restaurants in Durham $$ - $$$ American, Bar, Pub
427 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3217
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good48%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“rueben” (3 reviews)
“fries” (15 reviews)
“burger” (21 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Irish
$$ - $$$
427 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3217
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went for a large family and friends post graduation celebration. We reserved the outside area which was perfect for large crowds. Not usually a pigs in blanket kind of person but the pigs in a blanket were amazing - definitely worth checking out.

Thank jtannhau
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In Durham for the day and chose to sit outside at Bull's. Server was polite, engaging, knowledgeable about the menu/beers. Wait time was not an issue. Burgers were cooked as ordered, fries were tasty, beer was cold!! Nice afternoon meal!

Thank Sharon K
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We were only in Durham for the weekend and ate at Bull McCabe's twice. Hard cider, authentic reuben, and an introduction to colcannon. What's that? It is a yummy mixture of rough mashed potatoes and well cooked shredded cabbage. But our absolute favorite find was...More

Thank happygeelucky2
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A group of about 10 of us stopped in for late night food after a wedding rehearsal. The chicken tenders and fries were amazing! Service was great and the atmosphere was fun!

Thank kellypP9288WQ
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Ordered fish and chips to-go. The wait time wasn't very long. The fish was tasty enough, the fries are seasoning/crisped very well....but the slaw?... terrible...I honestly think they forgot to add any vinegar/seasoning to it. It was literally a serving of plain flavorless chopped cabbage/carrots........More

Thank TravelBug2530
Reviewed 28 March 2017

The food and beer here are good. The back yard is awesome! We happened to be in the area for dinner, but when we saw the large yard area with picnic tables and people from all types of backgrounds, we had to drop in. They...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Hungry and cold, we popped into this lil Irish pup, got a pint and ate the Mac n cheese and the fried pretzel! Yummy! The servers are down to earth, and friendly.

Thank 227kellien
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Met some friends for dinner/drinks with our kids. It was really nice that as we caught up they were able to run around the grass field adjacent to the porch. Staff was friendly. Burger was good. Beer was ice. Anti-HB2 signage was heartwarming

Thank StevieK15
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Me and my girlfriend are British and had a ten hour layover in the middle of Durham before catching a bus on towards Atlanta. So we found ourselves next to this pub and thought why not, we're not driving. We met a lovely couple who...More

Thank StevenMez
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Honestly, expecting to go to an Irish Pub late night on a Saturday and expecting to be heard over the roar of revelers is a fool's dream, but if you want a fun loud atmosphere with some nice pub bites (the pretzels were great and...More

Thank Trent R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Irish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 427 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3217
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
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