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Backyard BBQ Pit

5122 Nc Highway 55, Durham, NC 27713-9466
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (39 reviews)
“pulled pork” (29 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
5122 Nc Highway 55, Durham, NC 27713-9466
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Reviews (207)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all this place is dump! That being said it does have a grade A sanitation rating. I got the working mans special which was a BBQ sandwich and two sides. It was great and only $4.99. The BBQ was clean and seasoned well....More

Thank damondowneastnc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some of the worst ribs I have ever had. Good flavor but they were so tough I couldn't even chew them! I ended up tossing them out. Sides were good. Overall very disappointed.

Thank lovey9298
Reviewed 1 week ago

As others have noted, do not be put off by the look of the restaurant and dive into the absolute best BBQ in the area. Don't be put off by the lines - they move quickly. Also gives you a chance to see what they...More

Thank TravlFam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just to preface: One of the biggest debates nationwide among foodies is what kind of BBQ you love. Me, there's only one answer: Eastern North Carolina, the more vinegar the better. I still get misty-eyed when I think about my long-gone old love, Buddy's, in...More

1  Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an interesting cross between a barbecue restaurant and a meat and three restaurant. The barbecue pork and chicken both looked delicious - I will go for the pork on the next visit. There are also non-barbecue options including several fish choices and a...More

Thank rdholler
Reviewed 19 May 2017

When you drive up to this restaurant it may seem run down or unsavory, but once you get your food??? Tasty. They are a well oiled machine in the line, so even if you walk in and the people are stacked to the door, stay!...More

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I decided to visit this small restaurant after a co worker told me about the food. It was a little difficult parking because the lot is very small. The servers were not pleasant at all. The food definitely was not what I expected. All my...More

Thank England I
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Omg, this place is one of my all time favorite down home cooking spots! Reminds me so much of my little small hometown and the food I used to eat back when food was actually food. Don't let the writings on the walls fool you....More

Thank msbest2u
Reviewed 16 May 2017

It was nice to find a great little BBQ joint that reminded me of Nashville, TN BBQ. The sides were generous and the pork BBQ was cooked perfect. I would have given 5 star's if the atmosphere were better

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Every single time I come this way for business I have to stop here and get some of this pure delishiousness! Absolutely everything is amazing. I have to get the pulled pork, mac and cheese, and sweet yams, with a pineapple lemonade to wash it...More

1  Thank mystique1225
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5122 Nc Highway 55, Durham, NC 27713-9466
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: 919-544-9911
  • E-mail
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