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Durham's Best Barbeque

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90 Fletchwood Rd, Elkton, MD
+1 410-620-6250
11:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Tue 11:00 - 20:00
Wed 11:00 - 18:00
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Elkton, Maryland
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Love this place! It's come a long way since the days when it was located in a tiny cabin in a liquor store parking lot. Our fave dinner includes the ribs, baked beans, and corn bread.

Thank stinger63
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100 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

After reading other reviews and since we like BBQ, we decided to eat here. I would recommend carry out not "eat in". They were out of the BBQ brisket so I ordered ham and cheese sandwich. The ham was good, but the bun was cold and stale. My husband had smoked chicken which he said was very good. Servers were... More 

Thank Joy1948
Elkton, Maryland
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Love the smokey BBQ flavor that comes from authentic wood grilling. Recently used the brisket and a few left over ribs to make chili. It was quick, easy and the flavor was fantastic!

Thank newdog2017
Havre de Grace, Maryland
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96 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Not a fans of chains, so this local restaurant fits what I love. Someone has passion for authentic BBQ and you can smell it as you walk in. Limited menu but what they offer is what they do best. Home made sauce was great, ribs just fell off the bone. Smoked sausage was juicy and full of flavor.

Thank Keith D
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

A great place to stop on the run to get fabulous smoked bar-b-que sandwiches. I have stopped here for several years at the Maryland / Delaware border. Unfortunately they have closed. I don't know if they have a new location.

Thank Kevin H
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This is one of my husband's favorite places to get barbecued ribs pulled pork sandwiches and anything BBQ I also and everyone in my family love this place they have the best homemade macaroni potato salad around

Thank katcunha
Elkton, Maryland
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 27 October 2016

When we have a group of people over they have the best barbeque beef, and, turkey. They are not far from were we live and, are always very helpful.

Thank Maryann432016
Dover, Delaware
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The food is pretty good, not the best BBQ I've ever had but certainly far from the worst. I moved to the area from the Midwest about a year ago (where they KNOW their BBQ) and have been in search of a good barbecue restaurant. Although I've not tried them all, I've tried quite a few, Durham's is so far... More 

Thank Rokkenrob
Indian Harbour Beach, Florida
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213 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Durhams has a wide variety of barbecue selections. All are great. Sauce is very good. This is counter service so no service rating

Thank George N
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We have been here many times before and their food is very good. We "miss" their log cabin restaurant but quality of food is just as good. I only thing is that they don't have pulled pork, they have BBQ pork loin.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Fletchwood Rd, Elkton, MD
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Elkton
  • Phone Number: +1 410-620-6250
410) 620-6250

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?