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Bull City Burger and Brewery

€€ - €€€American, ,
107 E Parrish St, Durham, NC 27701-3318
+1 919-680-2333
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck fries” (57 reviews)
“burgers” (263 reviews)
“dirty fries” (19 reviews)
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American, Brew Pub, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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107 E Parrish St, Durham, NC 27701-3318
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a place where you go to get a tasty burger, even if you pass up the possible toppings and order it plain! Our daughter had the cheese and caramel bacon topping and it tasted great. The beef is top grade. Our order of...More

Thank Dutch45
Megan C, Media Maven at Bull City Burger and Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi! Thank you for sharing this great review. We're so glad to see that you and your family enjoyed your time with us so much and that the food was the star of the show. We can't wait to welcome you back soon for another...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything is fresh and there is a cool vibe. When the soda is not mainstream it is even a cooler place! We, two adults and two teenagers all enjoyed BCBB! We were welcomed as soon as we entered and how to order was explained as...More

Thank Bryan J
Megan C, Media Maven at Bull City Burger and Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi! Thanks for your great review. We are so thrilled to see that your family enjoyed your experience at BCBB. We take a lot of pride in what we do here, and we're glad to see that wasn't lost on your group. You have made...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great beer and burgers. Food was cooked to order. Exceptional staff and service. We will be back! Fantastic atmosphere near performing arts center.More

Thank Ron G
Megan C, Media Maven at Bull City Burger and Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there! You know just what to say to make us fans of yours as well. Thanks for this great review. We are so thrilled to see that you enjoyed your meal and that the staff took good care of you while you were with...More

Reviewed 3 December 2017

I ordered mussels and fries paired with a very nice Taurus Tripel. Unfortunately, after my beer was served I was told that the mussels were not available. There really was nothing else that I wanted with that beer so I ordered some fries and then...More

Thank grump51
Megan C, Media Maven at Bull City Burger and Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Hi there. Thanks for your review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your Tripel, but so sorry to hear that you were unable to get the meal that you ordered. We missed the mark here, but are looking forward to your return and...More

Reviewed 21 November 2017

My ten-year-old cousin declared that this was the "B.B.E." His dad translated that to "Best Burger Ever," and my cousinlet isn't wrong. Their special burgers are always a treat and customizable according to your tastes, and their duck fat fries are to die for. They're...More

Thank colemady
Megan C, Media Maven at Bull City Burger and Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Oh my goodness you made us blush. Wow! Thanks for this great review! We're so glad that you enjoyed all of your burger and beer options. It's great to hear when a guest appreciates our efforts and our craft (beer that is). You and your...More

Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Love the drink selection even the menu is in your face. They sell their own beer in 24oz cans for take out. Great food great beerMore

Thank John S
Megan C, Media Maven at Bull City Burger and Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Wow! Thank you for this great review. We're so glad you enjoyed everything! If you like the 24oz cans, you'll love taking a growler home the next time you are here! We've got a couple of new, seasonal brews that will be released in the...More

Reviewed 13 November 2017

We walked here from our hotel after the Duke game. Great burgers, yummy fries, lots of soft drinks, on site beer brewing and good ice cream.

Thank Jakajest
Megan C, Media Maven at Bull City Burger and Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Hello, and thanks for your review! It sounds like you got the full experience while you were here - we're glad you enjoyed all of our house-made treats! Hopefully, the next time you are back we can give you a five-star experience. Thanks again! Megan

Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Everyone's burger was good but not spectacular. Four of us asked for burgers cooked pink and each came out different temps. Nice selection of toppings (spicy beer mustard was great but wish that there had been more on the burger). We each had different sides...More

Thank CheapDad
Megan C, Media Maven at Bull City Burger and Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Hello! Thanks for sharing this honest review. We're glad that you enjoyed your meal and we truly appreciate this feedback. We will be sharing your comments with our team - we can't get better without hearing about guest experiences like these, and for that we...More

Reviewed 10 November 2017

I love how casual and interesting this place is and the food is great! You have to try the Duck fries! Not your average burger joint.More

Thank E6654BVangelas
Megan C, Media Maven at Bull City Burger and Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Hi, and thanks for sharing this 5-star review! We're so glad you enjoyed your time here and found your favorite menu item in the Duck Frites. We are a casual burger restaurant with a fine-dining approach to the food, and we're so happy to have...More

Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Come on, if you don't already know it, then get your wagon on over here and have a great burger, fries, brew and laugh about life. Great beers. Warning: You won't be the same again and you'll be back! Enjoy!More

Thank mary2love
Megan C, Media Maven at Bull City Burger and Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Wow! Thanks for this awesome review. We're so glad you're a fan! We've got burger specials, brews on tap, and house-made ice cream flavors that rotate regularly to keep you coming back for something new and delicious. We hope to see you again soon! Thanks...More

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Rod M
3 May 2017|
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Response from Shannon N | Reviewed this property |
Sorry...am just now seeing your question. I don't recall if there is a full bar. I think so, but can't swear to it. Sorry not a better or timely answer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:15 - 22:00
11:15 - 22:00
11:15 - 22:00
11:15 - 22:00
11:15 - 22:00
11:15 - 23:30
11:15 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 E Parrish St, Durham, NC 27701-3318
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-680-2333
  • E-mail
Bull City Burger and Brewery is a locally owned, independent restaurant and craft brewery located at 107 East Parrish Street in downtown Durham, NC. We opened March 2011. The restaurant serves lunch and dinner 7 days per week with approximately 90 seats inside plus 60 seats of outside year round patio dining. We offer family friendly dining with a children's play area, as well as a semi-private meeting room for business gatherings, events and presentations all within full view of our own brewery. The restaurant is very much "farm-to-fork," working closely with North Carolina pasture-raised beef farmers supplying beef with no added hormones and antibiotic-free, that we grind daily to make our hamburgers and all-beef hotdogs. We work with other farmers growing vegetables such as tomatoes, cucumbers for pickles, and lettuce. The menu is streamlined with nearly everything produced on-site including house made buns, sauerkraut and bacon. We use no artificial sweeteners, no high fructose corn syrup, and no hydrogenated oils. We like to say we are like fine dining in a burger joint. We make the mustard, the slaw, the pickles, the mayo, the aioli, the hotdogs, the relish, the... We are Durham's oldest brewpub and THE local pasture-raised classic beef burger of Durham.
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