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James Joyce Irish Pub

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
912 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-2025
+1 919-683-3022
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good42%
  • Average24%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
21 Aug 2017
“Nice, great staff”
18 Jul 2017
“Enjoyable trivia”
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Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
912 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-2025
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Recently James Joyce added Food TV winner Chef Mark Mishalanie @Chef_Malarky and wow this is a hidden food oasis in a great food town! Try the vegetarian Bolognese pasta. Tastes better than the meat version! Fries are a great sharing app too! Don’t miss this...More

Thank chuck n
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Worth the trip, massive servings, rustic pub architecture, didn't see James Joyce, maybe he only shows up on special days.

Thank hankkacz
Reviewed 18 July 2017

One of the lesser notes trivia spots. It can get crowded so get there early and get a spot! Located close to alivia's, satisfaction, and the federal so you can do a nice bar crawl in this area.

Thank Anasoma
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

It is a typical Irish pub that had the feel of a place that has been around for a while and is showing its age a bit. That brunt said service is fast and friendly. Tuesday night is trivia night which makes for a lively...More

Thank Anna911
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Tasty food. Try the James Joyce burger, with Rashers. Yum. Really nice atmosphere, except for the music. Their playlist was weird.

Thank TerraLupin
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

I haven't been here is a long while, but always remember it a great Irish Pub with a great atmosphere. Well, the service and food has gone down the tubes. I had the Guinness potato cheese soup and it tasteless like it was right out...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

In town for a play at DPAC. Good beer, burger & stir fry. Met some great people. Will return when back in town.

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We went here for lunch and I had the grilled chicken sandwich with a side salad. I like the fact that you can get a salad instead of having to get French fries. The salad was very fresh and it was one of the best...More

Thank SirNigel58
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

My family and I went here after walking around looking for a restaurant late at night. We walked in and our first impression was that it was a dingy local spot, but we were pleasantly surprised by the incredible hospitality of the bartenders/waiters, the wide...More

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We were really hopeful this would a neighborhood gem but it was really dark and dirty. The tables were sticky. The beer was cold but the food was a disappointment. Fish and chips were chilly and greasy, and the service took forever, and it was...More

Thank Bocain
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 912 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-2025
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-683-3022
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