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The Pinhook

117 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3603
+1 919-667-1100
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Urban Dive

Pinhook is an quaint urban dive space that brings in top indy talent. Once some of their acts make... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2017
kssmoke
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Durham, North Carolina
Dirverse crowd, diverse shows

This is your everybody-is-welcome bar and venue. Gay, straight, while, black, latino, old, young... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2017
TarHeel
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2 Oct 2017
“Urban Dive”
31 Jul 2017
“Dirverse crowd, diverse shows”
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Hours Today: 5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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117 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3603
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+1 919-667-1100
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Pinhook is an quaint urban dive space that brings in top indy talent. Once some of their acts make it to the big time you'll appreciate remembering that you saw them at the Pinhook in downtown Durham before they were stars.

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Reviewed July 31, 2017

This is your everybody-is-welcome bar and venue. Gay, straight, while, black, latino, old, young, it doesn't matter. We had popped in previously just for drinks but this time we were there for a $5 all-female comedy show -- which is a great price for entertainment....More

Thank TarHeel
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Reviewed September 19, 2016

Doors open at 7 show starts at 8... seems pretty clear, right? So how come the headline act does not find its way to the show until 10:30? 11? I heard a group at the local Whole Foods and they said they had a show...More

Thank BusinessSquirrel
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Reviewed May 26, 2016

Always great bands, fun dance space! Reminds me of my college bar days (in a totally good way!) See you there!

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Reviewed January 23, 2016

Pinhook has a variety of cold and hot entrees. The services is efficient and friendly. You can find daily specials during lunch time.

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Reviewed January 12, 2016

My special friend and I were trying to establish a tradition of visiting sketchy bars whenever we have our dates. After dinner at Bar Virgile, Pinhook was on the walk back to our car, so it won the sketchy bar prize for the night. It...More

Thank Arclight105
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Reviewed August 26, 2015

One of the only dive bars left in Durham. Great music venue. LBGQT friendly, laid back, and fun. I love that it has unisex bathrooms and hosts all kinds of events for all kinds of people. Every night is different, so check their website. One...More

Thank Nayeli G
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Reviewed January 23, 2015

I had heard about The Pinhook but never went until a friend suggested it. We went a Saturday night and there was a drag show. It wasn't the first drag show I have been to but it was one of the best and lots of...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2014

We visited the Pinhook as part of the Art of Cool jazz fest. Had heard this was a great place to see live music. It's small and intimate for live shows. The place itself is a non-pretentious dive bar. LOVE this type of place. Real...More

Thank Tricia316
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Reviewed January 20, 2014

Really awesome small venue for musical acts. Typical up close and personal layout, with a great staff as well. Really liked the beer selection and the bar options as well. Wish more DC places were similar.

Thank Brett B
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