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Bull McCabe's Irish Pub

$$ - $$$American, ,
427 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3217
+1 919-682-3061
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good49%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Pub, Irish
$$ - $$$
427 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3217
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

A group from our church met on a Sunday evening to socialize. We sat on the picnic tables and the kids were able to run around since the area is safely fenced. The beer was cold and the fish and chips are fantastic. I have...More

Thank Wayne D
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Loved the Ruben at this place. Went back and - not there! Our server didn't know what happened, it's just not on the menu. Went with the ribs, they were ok, way too much sauce. Mango slaw was tasty and a big bowl of it....More

Thank Weather27712
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Bull McCabe's Irish Pub in downtown Durham, NC, is a fun place for lunch. My wife, adult son, and I met there recently. There seemed to be limited indoor seating, but a HUGE amount of outdoor seating. There was a large porch that would seat...More

Thank pfafftonian
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

I came here for a late dinner on a Thursday night. I had a delicious chicken and corn chowder with a cider. My dad loved his chipotle BBQ wings and his beer. We ate well and the service was good but nothing overly amazing about...More

Thank Ingrid M
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We visited for lunch and nothing was good. We had fish n chips and fish tacos. They seem to use the same overbreaded twice fried fish in both. Also had the fried brussel sprouts. The honey glaze was a nice touch but since they were...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Nice decor. Large hangout for students (which we're not). Parking is an issue in this area, so be prepared. Tons of beers on tap, so pick this place if that's your thing. We went for food and found it to be very good, but typical...More

Thank Rich N
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Had a great day here,drinks only but well worth the visit. Chas makes a mean marguerita and is lovely,the beers were good too and the setting nice.

Thank frankandviv
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We visited the restaurant on a Wednesday night around 6:30 Pm As we entered the bar from the street there were a few people at the bar and a few people in booths. The hostess asked if we'd like to eat outside. It was a...More

Thank SCwinegirl
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Bull McCabes will satisfy your need for international sports along with the need for a Guinness or Smithwicks. The food is sub par bar food but there is a nice patio with full service however dogs are prohibited on the patio. There is a gated...More

Thank ABangingGoodTime
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

I had been years ago and wasn't impressed. But we were grabbing a quick and inexpensive bite before a film and decided Bull McCabe's could fit our needs. This trip started on a bad foot because there are no movable chairs inside. Luckily, their porch...More

Thank EdRockster
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Irish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 427 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3217
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-682-3061
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