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Geer Street Garden

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American, Bar
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644 Foster St, Durham, NC 27701-2109
+1 919-688-2900
11:30 - 00:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Durham, North Carolina
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53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

Geer Street Garden used to be one of our favorite places... We understand the owners have a new restaurant across town…so maybe this explains the total lack of attention. Glass doors throughout the space are filthy! Grime, dogs nose prints and little hand prints everywhere. Portions are getting smaller and smaller every time we visit and the lower end ingredients... More 

Thank plumgirl59
Boca Raton, Florida
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99 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

A fun little restaurant in the Geer St hotspot. This place has some really unique items on the menu. We split "the Pile", accompanied by beers, which was just pure Southern indulgence.

Thank WhitneyJW
Durham, North Carolina
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489 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

I love these outside patios that are dog-friendly, and this place is extremely unique. The food was average though, to slightly above average. I got the reuben which was good but not great, though the fries were excellent. The cider is great, and well worth a try. With the delicious eateries in Durham, not sure I'll necessarily be back here.

Thank ckassotis
New York
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118 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

Had a good time at the Geer Street Garden Bar/ Restaurant during my revisit to Durham, NC. This was my second time at the GSG since a prior visit in 2012. A very friendly staff and comfortable atmosphere. A great place to whine down, have a beer and just relax. Thanks Bartenders Breanna, Mark, Bryan, and Trey. Great Job!!

Thank Ernestsworld
Durham, North Carolina, United States
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

Dining at Geer Street Garden is an experience worth having, but not necessarily worth repeating. I love that such a wonderful old building is being used in such a creative way and the ambiance is what the visit was all about for us. The food was average and overpriced. The service friendly and efficient for such a small venue. We... More 

Thank Dorothy S
Durham, North Carolina
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68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

Have been recently to GSG twice for lunch. The staff there is so friendly and knock themselves out to make you feel welcome and satisfied. This is a place where they act like they want your business and they care. It is casual, relaxed and the food is tasty. GSG is a delightful port in the storm.

Thank doodle1957
Buffalo, New York
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2015

This is a fun place to sit outside and have a drink and maybe a bite to eat. Overall the food is pretty lackluster. One exception on a recent visit were the gyros... puffy pita and tasty lamb and tzatziki!

Thank peggiesfarm
Hillsborough, North Carolina
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67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

Fun! Food is tasty and entertaining and very adequate servings. A southern slant, I guess, but however you characterize it it's just fine. Go enjoy yourself.

Thank Paul J
Durham, North Carolina
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2015

I've never had a bad dish here. The food is far above mediocre. I would say it's "excellent at best" and "pretty good" at worst. If you like southern food and craft beer, this is probably going to be a good bet for you. The specials can be surprising and delicious, too. Last night I had chorizo tacos, which were... More 

Thank asaic2600
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2015

Excellent meal, great outdoor seating for a warm day of evening. Service is good, innovative southern menu with a mexican flare, something for everyone.

Thank Tara C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 644 Foster St, Durham, NC 27701-2109
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-688-2900

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