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Dain's Place

754 9th St, Durham, NC 27705-4803
919-416-8800
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English first
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60 reviews 60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

It's a very "hole in the wall" kind of place, nothing fancy. But they have a ton of different beers, the bartenders/waiters are super friendly, and the food was very good. It's a very simple menu: burger, chicken sandwich, or hot dog. Then there is a list of about 30 different toppings so it's very customized. They also have fries... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Love this place, awesome food, get cheesy bacon tots. Staff is honest, blunt, friendly and funny. The atmosphere is great and if you feel out of place here its your own doing, all are welcome here.

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Bar Harbor, Maine
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59 reviews 59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Fast service even when the place is busy, delicious burgers and a great selection of interesting beers. Overall atmosphere is that of a neighborhood bar, a laid back setting that makes for an enjoyable and tasty meal. Easy to see why it's a popular spot - will definitely return next time we're in the area!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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57 reviews 57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Stopped in by myself while visiting Durham for a Duke game. The burger was one of the best burgers I have ever had. The quality of the beef and the flavor were outstanding. The variety of beer will make it hard to make a decision. I had a couple of the Double IPAs they had on tap and they were... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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55 reviews 55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

This place is a hidden gem on 9th street. Great burgers, great comfort food, a huge assortment of beer - what's not to like? Inside it's small but nice, and there's usually soccer on the tv.

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Laurel, Maryland
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63 reviews 63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Nice place.Small but the food is good. They have tator tots.The burgers are good. It's great bar food. You might question it once you walk in but the food is great. Sit at the bar. It's a good experience.

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Durham, North Carolina, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

if you're in the mood for something that's not on your diet plus a really good beer, there's not a better destination in Durham that Dain's. Burgers are seasoned just right, fries or tots are delicious (if you've got three or more get a basket to share rather than paying the upgrade to fries: it's a big basket). My personal... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Truly great hole in the wall restaurant. Personal fave! I had "The Defibrillator" burger and it wasn't nearly as bad as I thought it would be. Super delicious, definitely messy! Take that Man vs Food!!

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Durham, North Carolina
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102 reviews 102 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

We stopped here with friends for an evening of good local beer and to try their food. A Google search seemed to rate them fairly well as far as the best local cheese steak went, and since this is one of my favorite sandwiches we decided to give it a try. They have a great selection of local and craft... More 

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Mechanicsville, Virginia, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Just passing through on the way home to VA and made a stop in Durham for dinner. Glad we took a chance on Dain's. Great beer selection and I was pleasantly surprised by their veggie burger, as these usually disappoint me (but I don't eat beef). Its definitely a college bar and seemed to have its regulars. We had no... More 

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Additional Information about Dain's Place

Address: 754 9th St, Durham, NC 27705-4803
Phone Number: 919-416-8800
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: American, Bar

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