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JD's Tavern

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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800 W Williams St, Apex, NC 27502-5203
+1 919-629-7285
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Jd's is really a bar that gets very crowded and busy on the weekend. During the week its not as hectic. The food is typical bar food like wings, sandwiches etc. But it's good. If you want a bar scene then this might be the hangout for you.

Thank Ben L
Apex, North Carolina
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Good food. Has local pub feeling, friendly atmosphere, loads of tvs for sports or music videos. Love the shrimp tacos and the French dip.

Thank judymikejones
Apex, North Carolina
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This place takes their food and service very seriously. The food is so good relative to the other two sports bars within walking distance: Rudys and Rookies. There are plenty of TVs along with their good food to catch games. But probably greatest thing about this place, is that it is open till 2 AM every night. In a bedroom... More 

Thank Gweech
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Best potatoes au gratin I've ever had! Well presented in cast iron dish. Perfect cheese running all over. Definitely get the correctly-cooked bacon crumbles to put on top. The Greek salad "side" was as big as some regular Greek salads I've ordered elsewhere. Good selection of NC beers. The wine selection were good wines I knew and like, not just... More 

Thank surfsea7
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

I've been here a few times, all of which were enjoyable. Usually we go for a drink, but we also like the food a lot! You can bring your dogs leashed on the patio too! Good food, great atmosphere

Thank Dede C
Apex, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

We've been twice this spring and since the weather was nice we sat outside on the patio (aka smokers' lounge). The last time we went there were people smoking cigars behind us, cigarettes to the side of us, all while a 5 year old girl coughed non-stop in front of us. To make it even better, people continuously come outside... More 

1 Thank PeakLife
Cary, North Carolina
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78 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Best wings in town! Fall off the bone good. Lots of TV's - best sports bar in town - excellent service - nice outdoor seating!

Thank ncitalian4
Apex, North Carolina
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246 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

This place is lively late at night. We went at 11 PM on a Saturday night and it was crowded and noisy. Large screens cover all the walls for those wanting to get their sports fix. We had the crispy wings and a craft beer. The food is tasty, the service is wonderful. Our server was friendly and prompt. There... More 

Thank qwerty103
Apex, North Carolina
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

Ended up here because other places not servicing dinner food at 10pm. Had a wonderful time. Great service and food was good. Plenty of beer options and also drinks. Full menu available till closing. Will go again. Lots of TV's to watch the basketball

Thank munster1902
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Honestly. I like the food here. Good appetizers and salads. But not a big fan of the obnoxious bartender. Makes it so I don't want to go. Younger crowd. Gets loud late. So if that's your thing....

Thank queenwolfert72

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 W Williams St, Apex, NC 27502-5203
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Apex
  • Phone Number: +1 919-629-7285

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?