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Bullock's Barbecue

3330 Quebec Dr, Durham, NC 27705-3029
+1 919-383-3211
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunswick stew” (36 reviews)
“fried chicken” (41 reviews)
“hush puppies” (55 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
3330 Quebec Dr, Durham, NC 27705-3029
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve eaten at a lot of barbecue places and find Bullocks To be the best. We’ve been coming here for years and will continue to come enjoy the food.

Thank krissypoo79
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My recent trip to NC, co-worker took me to lunch to introduce their NC local foods. Ordered the bbq & fried chicken. Yummy food, the chicken was very crispy and flavorful. The bbq was moist and tasty (some vinegar flavor). The staff & waitress was...More

Thank Eindhovenha
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

First off, this restaurant DOES NOT TAKE CREDIT CARDS. Many travelers carry little cash so get some before you go here. Now, the important stuff, the food. Simple, down home goodness. Great food, reasonably priced and friendly service. Go, enjoy your meal, just bring cash.

1  Thank iipuffs
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Great food and service. My mother and father started taking us, the kids , back when I was about 9 years old, I'm now 67, If you don't like something, please let them know, they aim to please.

Thank Melinda T
Reviewed 12 October 2017

In a city that has gained a reputation as a foodie town, Bullock's remains in business, based in part on its nostalgia. Much like a NY deli, there are photos on the walls of famous guests, which adds to the homey charm. My work department...More

Thank dukefan86
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Came with recommendation that this was THE PLACE for BBQ,,,,and was disappointed. We had several sides and they were not good- the macaroni was orange and had no flavor. Sides were barely warm. Pork bbq was just OK and brisket was also just OK. I...More

Thank Susiewoozie12
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We visited Duke for the Duke Miami football game and were looking for BBQ before leaving town. After many recommendations of different places we de died on Bullocks. As soon as we entered the front door the guys in the kitchen were friendly and hospitable...More

Thank Leah M
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

To anyone who knows BBQ, Bullocks is classic NC BBQ. It's delicious. Grew up in NC so to me it's part of going home. Usually get take out and my favorites are the pulled pork, cole slaw and hush puppies and some sweet tea of...More

Thank June475
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The spicy pulled pork was very very mild. Their BBQ sauce on the table was spicier. The popcorn shrimp was tough. They store their ice in an Igloo cooler out in the dining room. The cooler was left open during our whole visit, didn't seem...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 28 June 2017

I ate at Bullock's on 6/27. A friend and I ordered two adult family style meals. Fabulous! We got BBQ, fried chicken, brunswick stew, cole slaw, french fries, green beans, and hush puppies. I thought it was all delicious, although the fried chicken leg I...More

Thank Pamela P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3330 Quebec Dr, Durham, NC 27705-3029
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-383-3211
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