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“Wonderful service, atmosphere, food, drinks!”

It's a Southern Thing
Ranked #247 of 839 Restaurants in Durham
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Had a wonderful experience, our server Michael was terrific, the food was great and the drink specials were a nice bonus. We wanted to try Southern food and this fit the bill perfectly. Would definitely go back. Also the area is nice for an evening walk, Durham is a great little city.

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

I really like this spot, and need to make a point to get by more often. The cocktail game is impeccable, and has to give it a spot up in the upper echelon of cocktail spots in Durham. All hand-crafted by their staff, the list is hard to choose from. I tried the Blackberry Betta Have My Money this trip in, which was absolutely delicious, after a bartender recommendation. Service here is always spot on, and the food is quite good as well. I tried the fried chicken sandwich this time, another great option, and tried the meatloaf, which was excellent - super flavorful. Definitely check this one out!

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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Easy walk from downtown hotel. Safe as well . Good drink selection . My daughter and I both had seafood options the catfish was great as well as the crab cakes . Wings were pretty good as an app . Fire grilled after smoked , I thought they could of been smoked a bit longer but still better then average . Would recommend reservations if it’s busy weekend in town . We waited a bit but were not in a hurry . Would return .

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

We were looking for Southern food and this filled the bill: pulled pork, shrimp and grits, banana pudding! The food was excellent, with generous portions. I enjoyed the presentation (dishes). Our server was very helpful and pleasant...he brought us a little chocolate sauce to try with the banana pudding! The space is open, with a long bar (4 TVs), and you can watch the kitchen at work.

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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Food was just ok. Service was terrible. Party of 5. All ordered drinks. Got one beer. Ten mins later got 2 glasses of wine. 5 mins later got 1 glass of wine. Final beer was delivered about 10 mins after that. Food came out the same odd way. Basically one at a time. Our final dish, the chicken and dumplings, came after the rest of us had finished eating. And they aren’t southern chicken and dumplings. More like a soup. Cool place but needs help. Don’t know if our waiter was just new or what. They did at least comp the chicken and dumplings.

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