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Bullock's Barbecue

3330 Quebec Dr, Durham, NC 27705-3029
+1 919-383-3211
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunswick stew” (35 reviews)
“fried chicken” (39 reviews)
“hush puppies” (54 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
3330 Quebec Dr, Durham, NC 27705-3029
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great food and service. My mother and father started taking us, the kids , back when I was about 9 years old, I'm now 67, If you don't like something, please let them know, they aim to please.

Thank Melinda T
Reviewed 1 week ago

In a city that has gained a reputation as a foodie town, Bullock's remains in business, based in part on its nostalgia. Much like a NY deli, there are photos on the walls of famous guests, which adds to the homey charm. My work department...More

Thank dukefan86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came with recommendation that this was THE PLACE for BBQ,,,,and was disappointed. We had several sides and they were not good- the macaroni was orange and had no flavor. Sides were barely warm. Pork bbq was just OK and brisket was also just OK. I...More

Thank Susiewoozie12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Duke for the Duke Miami football game and were looking for BBQ before leaving town. After many recommendations of different places we de died on Bullocks. As soon as we entered the front door the guys in the kitchen were friendly and hospitable...More

Thank Leah M
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

To anyone who knows BBQ, Bullocks is classic NC BBQ. It's delicious. Grew up in NC so to me it's part of going home. Usually get take out and my favorites are the pulled pork, cole slaw and hush puppies and some sweet tea of...More

Thank June475
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

The spicy pulled pork was very very mild. Their BBQ sauce on the table was spicier. The popcorn shrimp was tough. They store their ice in an Igloo cooler out in the dining room. The cooler was left open during our whole visit, didn't seem...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I ate at Bullock's on 6/27. A friend and I ordered two adult family style meals. Fabulous! We got BBQ, fried chicken, brunswick stew, cole slaw, french fries, green beans, and hush puppies. I thought it was all delicious, although the fried chicken leg I...More

Thank Pamela P
Reviewed 26 June 2017

My best friend and I used to eat at Bullock's weekly after a late class while attending graduate school at Duke in 1979. Until last week, I had not eaten here since then. Bullock's is a Durham institution, so we had to visit during our...More

Thank mokie_boone
Reviewed 25 June 2017

This sad restaurant is still open, serving pork bbq that is drab at best. They deep fry most of the menu, and its served cold and crusty.

Thank ejohn8
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Bullocks has become a weekly place for us. They have the best Southern cooking and the best hush puppies you ever want to eat. Even with the food cooked the Southern way, it is not greasy......it is just good and the vegetables are so good...More

Thank Betty E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3330 Quebec Dr, Durham, NC 27705-3029
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-383-3211
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