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3710 Shannon Rd, Ste 104, Durham, NC 27707-6327
+1 919-493-0169
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Arlington, Virginia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We regularly come here for a casual lunch when we are in town. The pizza is great (thin crust) and comes with lots of creative topping choices. It's a perfect place for kids; there's a small play area and the staff is very friendly and patient. Not a fancy restaurant but provides reliably delicious pizza.

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Thank Anne P
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Great experience and food. Our table ordered several kinds of pizza. Definitely a place to return, so we signed up for the club.

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Thank joycek522
Durham, North Carolina
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489 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

This is an order at the counter style place where they bring it to your table when it's ready. We tried the Veggie Lovers, which had a pretty unique selection of vegetables on it. Crust was very thin and tasty, but the overall pizza was just OK. Given the prices, I'd much rather go with Randy's, which is just down... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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170 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

My brother's kids love this place. They like the cheese pizza. It's also near their house. My parents and I were in town for a week so my brother suggested having dinner here one night. The calamari app was good. Not overly greasy and not tough. I had the chicken Caesar salad which I didn't care for; first time ever... More 

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Thank Empress5150
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

I had a calzone; others had thin crust pizza. It was all good! The calzone crust was especially chewy.

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Thank JimiHSeattleWA
North Carolina
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195 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

We had an informal family gathering recently and got take out from Pop's Backdoor. We ordered 2 small and 1 large pizza, for which the bill came to $44. This might sound expensive compared with the chains, but there is no comparison. Since I have a pizza stone, the next time I plan tol order the pizza undercooked and uncut... More 

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Thank ThreeRosettes70
Charleston, South Carolina
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1,005 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 398 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

OMG, my daughter who takes class at the dance studio next door told us about this pizza place. Upon entering Ricky at the desk (a bubbly and helpful fellow) gave us some good suggestions with a smile. The pizza we ultimately selected was #6 off of the menu... the Pesto w/ onions and chicken (BBQ). The pizza came to table... More 

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Thank JPSaleebyMD
Raleigh, North Carolina
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462 reviews
310 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

Pop's Is a pizza place that you order at the counter and they bring it to you. They have about the thinnest pizza crust I have ever seen and it is really good. Everything tasted fresh. You can order a 10 inch pizza or by the slice. I chose by the slice since it was a little cheaper overall and... More 

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Thank Don N
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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62 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

We have had a difficult time finding a pizza place we really like. Pop's has become our go-to pizza place. The crust is thin and their toppings are fresh and tasty. They have a little play corner for the kids while they wait. They have a great selection of beers as well. I always get excited to see their specials.... More 

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Thank allioak
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

Pop's Backdoor is a cozy pizzeria offering thin crust pies prepared simply, allowing the variety of toppings to shine through. We dined on three 10" pies; granny Smith apple and brie, bbq chicken, and Pop's Famous fried egg. All of the pies where delicious. The pies were accompanied by the old bay wings which were crisp and seasoned to perfection.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Delivery, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3710 Shannon Rd, Ste 104, Durham, NC 27707-6327
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-493-0169

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