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Bull McCabe's Irish Pub

) #88 of 633 Restaurants in Durham €€ - €€€ American, ,
427 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3217
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good50%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“rueben” (3 reviews)
“fries” (15 reviews)
“colcannon” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Irish
€€ - €€€
427 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3217
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We had never been to this pub before. We went with the family to eat and sat outside. What we found out is that this is really a great bar with every kind and type of beer you could ever want so the guys liked...More

Thank Patti2
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Went for a large family and friends post graduation celebration. We reserved the outside area which was perfect for large crowds. Not usually a pigs in blanket kind of person but the pigs in a blanket were amazing - definitely worth checking out.

Thank jtannhau
Reviewed 3 May 2017

In Durham for the day and chose to sit outside at Bull's. Server was polite, engaging, knowledgeable about the menu/beers. Wait time was not an issue. Burgers were cooked as ordered, fries were tasty, beer was cold!! Nice afternoon meal!

Thank Sharon K
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We were only in Durham for the weekend and ate at Bull McCabe's twice. Hard cider, authentic reuben, and an introduction to colcannon. What's that? It is a yummy mixture of rough mashed potatoes and well cooked shredded cabbage. But our absolute favorite find was...More

Thank happygeelucky2
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A group of about 10 of us stopped in for late night food after a wedding rehearsal. The chicken tenders and fries were amazing! Service was great and the atmosphere was fun!

Thank kellypP9288WQ
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Ordered fish and chips to-go. The wait time wasn't very long. The fish was tasty enough, the fries are seasoning/crisped very well....but the slaw?... terrible...I honestly think they forgot to add any vinegar/seasoning to it. It was literally a serving of plain flavorless chopped cabbage/carrots........More

Thank TravelBug2530
Reviewed 28 March 2017

The food and beer here are good. The back yard is awesome! We happened to be in the area for dinner, but when we saw the large yard area with picnic tables and people from all types of backgrounds, we had to drop in. They...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Hungry and cold, we popped into this lil Irish pup, got a pint and ate the Mac n cheese and the fried pretzel! Yummy! The servers are down to earth, and friendly.

Thank 227kellien
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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, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 427 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3217
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
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