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3710 Shannon Rd, Ste 104, Durham, NC 27707-6327
+1 919-493-0169
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Durham, North Carolina
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62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pizza is perfectly thin, interesting ingredients and there are some really creative suggested combinations. On this particular day, we tried the apple and Gorgonzola. Nice and light with a hint of sweetness. We also tried a veggie lovers calzone,but was sorely disappointed. The dough was great however the filling was lacking. Approximately half the calzone was air. Now, I... More 

Thank Matthew P
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great pizza! Wings were ok. Customer service was great and they had plenty of room to sit during lunch hour. If your thinking of going call in your order and you won't have to wait when you arrive.

Thank shines0705
Denver, North Carolina
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254 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Got the lunch special of a cheesesteak sandwich and French fries. Both excellent. The fries were fresh cut - probably in peanut oil, tasty and very generous serving. Also got a half house salad and balsamic vinaigrette. That fed two of us.

Thank Pat O
Arlington, Virginia
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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.

Thank Anne P
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 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.

Thank joycek522
Durham, North Carolina
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561 reviews
342 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
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 

Thank ckassotis
Sarasota, Florida
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171 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
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 

Thank Empress5150
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

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

Thank JimiHSeattleWA
North Carolina
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194 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
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 

Thank ThreeRosettes70
Charleston, South Carolina
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1,004 reviews
766 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 400 helpful votes
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Delivery, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?