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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
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Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Live Music
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Reviewed November 11, 2019 via mobile

I love the selection of beers! As a non-ipa drinker. Enjoyed the sweet potato lager but the stouts were surprising too. Dan liked the IPA, easy drinking. Food was great! Grilled cheese, stop my heart. Pickled shrimp s’wich was good too.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed September 25, 2019 via mobile

First off I must tell you I have been coming to Fullsteam since day 3 of the opening over nine years ago. For some five years I was here every Tues and Fri. And any other day during the week I could find an excuse...to travel the 20+ miles from my home to lift a pint here. The owner did a great job of always having local food trucks provide food. He then added a small kitchen with apps and small plates. Four years ago I loved to Atlanta and have missed not only the place and beer, but the evolution of the food. Today, I was able to return and once again not only experience the great beer and service, but also the progression of the food. I have just enjoyed and outstanding cheese burger. No, I mean really good burger along with my favorite Rocket Science IPA. Wow! If you are in, or within driving distance of Fullsteam don't miss a visit. You will regret that.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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fullsteambrewery, Owner at Fullsteam Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2019

Thank you, good sir! May our paths cross again soon.

Reviewed May 14, 2019 via mobile

We tasted sox of these excellent bees and the were all amazing! Also the food was very good, the staff very friendly and fun, the location is hip. Don’t miss it if you like beer!

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fullsteambrewery, Owner at Fullsteam Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2019

Thank you so very much for the fun review!

Reviewed April 14, 2019

Visited several microbreweries in Durham. The beer was good and the service friendly. I would not hesitate to go again and I am sure I will. We had to catch a train so our stay was somewhat short (easy walk to the train station). Will...be back!More

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fullsteambrewery, Owner at Fullsteam Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2019

Glad you swung by! We look forward to seeing you again. Appreciate the review. Cheers, Sean

Reviewed April 7, 2019

Interesting venue. Loved the card catalogs decorating the place. I'm guessing most younger folks wont know what these are. The beer was mediocre at best.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

Friendly place to take in a flight. Ate dinner next door at a bbq place (don't get the meatloaf) and watched the game. Perfect.

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fullsteambrewery, Owner at Fullsteam Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2019

Glad you had a good time! We're building out our food menu, so if you're not in the mood for meatleaf again... :)

Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

This is a very unusual restaurant that seems to be having growing pains. The food sounds very odd on the menu, but tastes wonderful when you eat it.If this place can invest money in improving its furnishings and increase the menu to full meals, it...would be great!More

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Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Great beers, knowledge, helpful, friendly staff with a convenient location. Good food with reasonable prices. Family and pet friendly.

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fullsteambrewery, Owner at Fullsteam Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Thank you so much for the great review! I'll be sure to pass along your good words to our team. Cheers, Sean

Reviewed August 3, 2018

This might be confusing since Tripadvisor seems to have this place listed both as a restaurant (which it is now that they offer food) and as an attraction. This is a very open and friendly brewpub with lots of activities like game night, comedy shows,...popup markets, lectures, yoga, a running club, etc. They also have tours of the brewer on the weekends. Note that the beers are unique and made with local ingredients as much as possible. That means they are hit or miss and not your typical beer styles that most brewpubs try to emulate. People bring their families and dogs here, so keep that in mind as well. It's become something of an institution and a great Durham hangout.More

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fullsteambrewery, Owner at Fullsteam Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

Thank you for capturing what we're all about so well! Appreciate the review. Cheers, Sean

Reviewed July 1, 2018

Nice place to hang out and have a flight (or two). Friendly bar staff and a good selection of beers (though could balance off the large amount of IPAs a bit). Would happily return!More

Date of visit: June 2018
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fullsteambrewery, Owner at Fullsteam Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2018

Thanks so much! I think you caught some of the "Fellowship of the Haze," where we featured a large number of New England-style IPAs -- both our own and guest taps. Hope to see you again...we should have a good balance of beers for ya!...More

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