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The Pit

321 W Geer St, Durham, NC 27701-2270
+1 919-282-3748
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“pulled pork” (63 reviews)
“baby back ribs” (22 reviews)
“fried okra” (35 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
321 W Geer St, Durham, NC 27701-2270
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Reviewed March 5, 2014

I really wanted to like this place. we sampled the fried chicken, outer brown pulled pork, baby back ribs, mashed potatoes, mac and cheese, collards, biscuits and hushpuppies. The only thing I would consider ordering again is the ribs. despite the claim that the pork...More

Thank afrdurham
Reviewed March 4, 2014

Enjoyed a great lunch...had the turkey chopped barbeque...really good! Fried Okra was also very tasty. Definitely recommend for lunch or dinner......even more exciting will be when they get their roof top dining open this Spring....can't wait! Beef Brisket and Turkey Club Sandwich were a hit...More

Thank Jhussey
Reviewed March 4, 2014

Our group was brought here as part of a tour. They gave us a large selection of their menu items served family style. I highly recommend the pork, but the ribs were excellent too. A unique side was the cole slaw made with BBQ sauce....More

Thank Kim T
Reviewed February 25, 2014

The food was really good - it lives up to the standard of the Raleigh location. Our waiter took his time and explained the difference in the serving style of the 2 locations. However, we had made reservation. When the hostess tried to show us...More

Thank rmwillis13
Reviewed February 17, 2014

We went with friends on Valentines…place was packed but we had reservations so were seated immediately…Our service was great and loved all the choices on the menu…we got brisket and Lexington style BBQ…and potatoes and gravy. They also put a basket of hushpuppies and biscuits...More

Thank beachgoer46
Reviewed January 24, 2014

My husband I wandered upon the Durham location of this well know Raleigh BarBQue spot for an early Sunday lunch. Area is hard to find and parking can be a challenge but we were able to find a spot and were seated quickly near the...More

Thank Emjai1920
Reviewed January 20, 2014

I recently dined at The Pit on 1/17/14. I have to say I was very impressed with the staff and the atmosphere of the restaurant. The food was awesome and the waiter was exceptional. I love BBQ and the next time I am in Durham...More

Thank Kapax2
Reviewed January 20, 2014

We enjoyed our lunch at The Pit. These are all lunch prices and selections. We started with wings (Smoked Chicken Wings - bleu cheese dressing $8.99) - about 8 or 9 of them and good. We also had Nachos (Barbecue Nachos - topped with Eastern...More

Thank Heather H
Reviewed January 17, 2014

We went here with friends late on a Saturday night to try the pulled pork, which we had heard rave reviews of and had to try for ourselves. We were not disappointed, the food was extremely good and we were glad we gave it a...More

Thank amberforests
Reviewed January 16, 2014

Pros: Excellent food and service. Cons: Noise, parking, on tap only craft beers. Tip: Go with a group to sample a variety of dishes. Nine of us went to sample this new addition to the Durham dining scene. We sampled hush puppies, biscuits, collard greens,...More

Thank exaramco
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 W Geer St, Durham, NC 27701-2270
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-282-3748
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