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Backyard BBQ Pit

5122 Nc Highway 55, Durham, NC 27713-9466
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Barbecue
5122 Nc Highway 55, Durham, NC 27713-9466
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Delicious pulled pork and pulled chicken meals! Friendly staff! Don't let basic surroundings and styrofoam containers deter you; the food is worth it, especially after eating in standard restaurants on drive north from Florida. It is very popular with locals for both eat-in and take-out....More

Thank Priscilla S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the fried chicken and pork chops there. The BBQ is great there also. There is always a line there for good food and good prices!

Thank Boris D
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Some people refer to this place as a "hole in the wall", but locals start lining up 15 minutes before they open at 11 AM to get some of their very delicious Bar-B-Q meats.

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Nothing fancy - just GOOD BBQ and "fixins" !!! Try getting a BBQ pork sandwich and 2 sides anywhere else for $4.99 ... especially when the sides are good, too.

Thank Charles H
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This place got such good reviews and was nominated as some of the best BBQ in the triangle area. I have tried bbq and ribs all over the country and this was one of the worst rack of ribs. When I ordered them they were...More

1  Thank RIfratboy
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended by our cab driver as "best Southern barbecue in Durham". First of all, it's not in Durham, it's miles outside. When the car pulled up I was sure we had come to the wrong place. It is in an old Pizza...More

Thank DrLivingstone41
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Don't let the size of the place fool you. This is some of the best barbecue in the county. Friendly cafeteria style setting with a narrow menu will help you quickly see why their barbecue has been perfected. Great prices. Cash or credit accepted. Go...More

Thank ptajack
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The have such a variety of Great shakes, so many combinations t select from. their hamburgers are just as awesome!

Thank b31s
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

This was my fiancé and mine 3rd time here. I tried the pork sandwich with baked beans and mac & cheese. The pork was tender and Mac & cheese really was wonderful. The baked beans had a awful strange seasoning in them. I took one...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Tiny but soooo good. Brisket was tender, in a gravy. Melted in my mouth. Came with several people- barbecue (pork) was good too. Sides are good. This is a place to check out if you are nearby or visiting. Got good reviews from my local...More

Thank Susiewoozie12
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Mark W
10 September 2017|
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Response from Levon M | Reviewed this property |
They have a variety of sauces typical of most NC BBQ joints.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5122 Nc Highway 55, Durham, NC 27713-9466
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: 919-544-9911
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