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Backyard BBQ Pit

5122 Nc Highway 55, Durham, NC 27713-9466
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“mac and cheese” (43 reviews)
“ribs” (43 reviews)
“pulled pork” (31 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
5122 Nc Highway 55, Durham, NC 27713-9466
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Im from Canada and was looking to taste the local -south BBQ style - food. It was a blast. the briskets, the chicken BBQ or fried chicken, the ribs....were all to die for. Quantity and fresh. The sweet potatos, the Mac cheese also very good....More

Thank 42rduguay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

3 words: Nasty, nasty, nasty. This place was recommended to us by a local. I read the (mixed) reviews and we thought we would give it a try since there were so many excellent ratings. For the life of me, I cannot believe those people...More

Thank Chaircityjohn
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Unpretentious place where everything on the menu is great. This location is in a very nice area of Durham in a building that is understated, to say the least. I’ve tried the brisket, and BBQ chicken and they were perfectly cooked and flavored. Sides available...More

Thank Fittoprint
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Don't be scared when you walk into the place without your sharpie. It is nothing to look at but the food was good portions and very tasty.

Thank Bkfromsoccer
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Looking for dinner close to hotel. Found this place just as they were closing asked if they were closed and they said we could take it to go. So we did. Food was very good even after taking it back to room had a good...More

Thank Whateveryousaydear03
Reviewed 5 December 2017

It's not the best pulled pork barbecue I've ever had but still worth a trip. There are so many different choices that there will be something for everyone, portions are generous and the staff is pleasant. (The beans and cabbage sides could have done with...More

Thank Katydid27
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped with friends for lunch. A little busy, but worth every second. Food was very much to all of our liking.

Thank Spankyff
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This is the best BBQ hands down!!!! Delicious beef brisket, slow cooked and flavored to perfection. The collard greens and string beans are so good you want to slap somebody! This is seasoning done right. I cannot thank Backyard BBQ enough for doing BBQ right!

Thank ANC42
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

I have been here a few times and never been disappointed. As a northerner who comes to Raleigh-Durham often for business, I try and eat the local food each time I come down here. That means barbecue and this place is one of the best....More

Thank Mfest19
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Delicious pulled pork and pulled chicken meals! Friendly staff! Don't let basic surroundings and styrofoam containers deter you; the food is worth it, especially after eating in standard restaurants on drive north from Florida. It is very popular with locals for both eat-in and take-out....More

Thank Priscilla S
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Mark W
9 September 2017|
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Response from Levon M | Reviewed this property |
They have a variety of sauces typical of most NC BBQ joints.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5122 Nc Highway 55, Durham, NC 27713-9466
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: 919-544-9911
  • E-mail
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