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3600 North Duke St, #17, Durham, NC 27704-1709
+1 919-471-1400
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible18%
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“hush puppies” (2 reviews)
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3600 North Duke St, #17, Durham, NC 27704-1709
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Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

I was at a medical office and looked at a to go plate the office manager was eating. She said the fried chicken was Halal/Kosher which looked very tasty . It was 2 pieces of chicken 2 Vegs. and 4 hush puppies ( strange combo)...More

Thank Phil P
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Barbecue can be too greasy and inadequately screened for fat and gristle. This is North Carolina, where best barbecue lives, so they should take more pains.

Thank BornTooLoose
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

The best down home cooking on this side of the Carolinas. Great country soul food. Located off N Roxboro Rd in the shopping where Cookout is.

Thank Demetria T
Reviewed 8 October 2013

This was one of my favorite BBQ restaurants in the area, but alas they changed location and went from buffet to cafeteria style. The place was so nasty I cannot believe they had a 99% sanitation grade, my hands were sticking to the table. We...More

2  Thank Ruud J
Reviewed 21 April 2013 via mobile

When you pull up looking for an Ole BBQ shack you certainly aren't expecting to find it has moved to a strip mall location. The bad economy apparently hit them after they had updated to an old house style location. I thought a lot of...More

2  Thank RSV5100
Reviewed 25 October 2012

Good home style, southern cooking. Greasy, but what Southern food isn't? Nice, eclectic atmosphere. Not fancy. Great for big or small parties.

Thank Pam D
Reviewed 6 September 2012

I love the Chicken - what is so great is there is something on the buffet for everyone. You just cant go wrong w/ a meal at Ole NC BBQ!

Thank Kurt S
Reviewed 19 April 2012

Went there for a wedding rehearsal dinner. The buffet was great and the staff was super friendly.

Thank AngelaOB
Reviewed 27 January 2012

not traditional NC Bar-B-Que. The service is lacking at this restaurant. The food is more like prepackaged food that they heat up and put it on the buffet.

1  Thank johnboyjohnboyjohnbo
Reviewed 1 January 2012

Ate here with our party of 13. Seated quickly. Food was OK. Chopped pork BBQ was classic vinegar based NC style and not bad for what it was. Chicken pretty good. Ok salad bar. Poor desserts. Note that I do not care for buffets in...More

Thank Dracodad
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3600 North Duke St, #17, Durham, NC 27704-1709
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-471-1400
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