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Pop's - CLOSED

605 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-2896
+1 919-956-7677
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
17 Mar 2015
“Eatting at Pops”
21 Nov 2014
“Disappointing, compared to previous visits”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
605 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-2896
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Reviewed 17 March 2015

The food at Pops was very good. I like spicy food, and I was given Cajun Spicy food; a rabbit stew. My other 2 friends enjoyed the pork shank and the steak as well. The service was good, although it did slack off the increase...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 21 November 2014

As out of towners, we have chosen to dine at Pop's on several occasions when visiting the Triangle to attend performances at the nearby Durham Performing Arts Center. On previous occasions, our meals have been pretty tasty and the service quite good. This time, however,...More

Thank Deb K
Reviewed 3 November 2014

I ate here with a big group and they easily accommodated us. Very nice atmosphere and nice food. I found my entree to be a little on the salty side, but everyone else's food was excellent so I didn't mark them down for it. The...More

Thank jss697
Reviewed 28 October 2014

Reserved table for family celebration(asst proffessorship of surgery. Placed in private room that was undergoing rehab. Reservation for 7pm, served at 9pm. Servings came in 4 5-10 minutes intervals. No clearing of earlier dishes to promt us putting in center of table. My guest of...More

Thank Speedo5709
Reviewed 27 October 2014

We waited 10 minutes to be greeted by the hostess, 90 for a bowl of olives, and another 20 for our entrees. The food was adequate, but not as good as we remembered it being in the old "Pop's" (near Brightleaf Square). Durham, NC, has...More

Thank JacopoPeri
Reviewed 18 September 2014

On a rainy night a few weeks back my party and I went to Pop's for dinner..What a smart choice on our part. The food was outstanding.We sampled each others plates and everything was spot on for flavor and plating. The only reason I'm not...More

Thank Kumasan
Reviewed 13 September 2014

Our party of 6 arrived just a few minutes prior to our reservation...but were seated immediately. And that's where the problems began. Our table was next to the pizza oven with heat pouring out on a hot evening...AC either not working properly or turned too...More

1  Thank GypsyAtLast
Reviewed 17 July 2014

Was with a big group. They seemed under staffed and not prepared for this reservation. Too long time to be waited on, served and to get the bill. Food was mixed. I got the pizza and it was great, others got different dishes with mixed...More

Thank msrock1978
Reviewed 2 July 2014 via mobile

Second visit for my wife and kids first for me. The smell was excellent and we were seated right away for our reservation. It was not fully packed but busy. Took a while to be recognized by our waiter. Asked for bread and was told...More

Thank Cormanx1
Reviewed 26 June 2014

Stopped in as we were passing through town with my family. Found the atmosphere to be relaxed and inviting with a good menu, beverage list, and service. The food overall was well prepared and very tasty. Only negative was the shrimp entree due to the...More

Thank 1AbleBaker
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5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 605 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-2896
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-956-7677
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