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Danny’s Bar-B-Que


2945 S Miami Blvd
Durham, NC 27703
Phone: (919) 806-1965
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Photo of Raina Quelle Raina Quelle
Aug 5, 2019 4

Delicious beef brisket in very casual setting. I wish everything wasn't plastic though. Mostly engineering types from local RTP tech places eat here

Photo of peter bohlen peter bohlen
Aug 14, 2019 3

Love that this is a family owned restaurant, but the bbq and sides left me wanting. Had the smoked chicken and brisket combo plate with green beens and Mac and cheese. Brisket and Mac and cheese were great, smoked chicken was just ok, and green beans were dissapointing. Otherwise everything was clean, each table had sauce and staff was very friendly.

Photo of Jordan Moore Jordan Moore
Sep 2, 2019 5

Still one of my favorite work lunch stops. Great briscut, love the spicy BBQ sauce, banana pudding is to die for. You're served up quick most days but seating can get packed now and again. Ordering chicken fingers will take a long time for the parents out there.

Photo of Kyle Morgan Kyle Morgan
Oct 16, 2019 5

This was my first time here. Very lean and good barbeque (pulled pork for those folks coming from the North). I wish they were open longer hours. This is a total gem of a BBQ joint.

Photo of JEAN Dozier JEAN Dozier
Nov 6, 2019 5

Always good! I've eaten here many, many times over the years and never had a bad meal. The BBQ is smoked which is why we love it so much!

Photo of Rickey Askew Rickey Askew
Nov 24, 2019 4

Food is good. Always packed. Lunch only.

Photo of Tim Williams Tim Williams
Dec 15, 2019 4

Absolutely fantastic brisket. Cafeteria style place, no real service. Self-serve and clean- up. The food gets the stars.

Photo of Dennis Moore Dennis Moore
Jan 10, 2020 5

Great nonsense lunch place. Good food at good prices.

Photo of Whitney Murphy Whitney Murphy
Jan 28, 2020 5

LOOOOOVE Danny's! My absolute favorite BBQ place hands DOWN! Their bbq is on point, super smoky and tender and their sweet sauce is 2nd to none! Their fries are perfectly soft yet crisp and salted to perfection. Do yourself a favor and try their corn nuggets too! Only complaint is that they're only open for lunch M-F and that's IT. Such a shame! There's no place nearby to enjoy BBQ on the weekend or evenings.

Photo of Daniel Sullivan Daniel Sullivan
Feb 7, 2020 5

I've yet to have anything less than a great lunch at Danny's. The only problem I've ever had was deciding which meat to order...they're all outstanding.

Photo of Joe Uva Joe Uva
Feb 22, 2020 5

Lunch this past Friday at Danny's was the usual good meal - less crowded due to the recent, rare snow here in Raleigh. 😁. The one thing I'd mention about this experience is that the chopped BBQ platter (which was very good) comes with two sides, if you want say mac n cheese and green beans as your sides, you need to purchase cole slaw for $1.99 (an additional side). Now this northern boy, now living in NC, loves his BBQ and cole slaw, so I paid for it - would be REALLY nice if slaw came with the BBQ platter, just saying.

Photo of Bryan Hassin Bryan Hassin
Jan 17, 2018 3

Solid BBQ offering in easy-going counter service environment. There's a mix of BBQ and fried foods here. I tried the brisket (as one might expect for NC), ribs (good), fried catfish (excellent), green beans (meh), mac n cheese (good), and fried okra (excellent). Danny clearly takes his frying seriously and that pairs well with BBQ!

Photo of tim mcgowan tim mcgowan
Sep 2, 2020 5

Great food! Stop in every time I'm in town. Closes at 2:00pm

Photo of Truc Nguyen Truc Nguyen
Oct 6, 2020 4

Coming from Memphis we have a lot of bbq. I heard good things about NC BBQ. So I had to try it. The ribs were cooked really well. The flavor of the meat was well seasoned. Good food, but the ribs are St. Louis Ribs. Potato salad was good. The NC vinegar sauce was different. I'd give it another try to try the brisket.

Photo of Omar Oropesa Omar Oropesa
Apr 10, 2019 5

Oh my... Just had pork, potato salad and fries. Great barbecue place, great for the family and moderate price. I heard so much about this place and finally made it. **Check hours of Operation**

Photo of Timothy Sawyer Timothy Sawyer
Oct 16, 2020 5

Very good BBQ. Being from ENC I prefer whole hog but this was pretty good. Sides were great! Ribs, Q, and Baked Beans!

Photo of Matthew Cole Matthew Cole
Nov 9, 2020 5

I love this place, awesome chicken.

Photo of Chad Merewether Chad Merewether
Dec 5, 2020 5

This is always my favorite. They have excellent barbeque and service is fast!

Photo of Kevin Kevin
Dec 28, 2020 5

My favorite bbq and small business in the area. So good to see them open and operating as normal while others shake in fear. Keep it up!

Photo of Gary Darling Gary Darling
Feb 22, 2021 4

Danny's is a nice place. The staff was very friendly and my order was filled quickly. I had the small brisket plate with mac and cheese and baked beans. The mac and cheese and baked beans were very good. The brisket was a bit dry and lacked some seasoning. I would definitely go back to try something else.

Photo of Angela Munford Angela Munford
Apr 2, 2021 5

The pork, smoked turkey, corn nuggets, fries & mac n cheese were DELICIOUS! My only complaint is is that they are not closer to Duke!

Photo of Tee Johnson Tee Johnson
Apr 6, 2021 4

Nice place to grub, a family used to work there, everyone enjoyed the food.

Photo of Erich Bozenhardt Erich Bozenhardt
Apr 29, 2021 4

Great smoky meat. Sauces are ok.

Photo of Joseph Spilotras Joseph Spilotras
May 17, 2021 5

I've been there several times and have tried the ribs and other items. Very good. The service is outstanding. Wish they would give you a bit more for the price

Photo of Michael Santelia Michael Santelia
May 21, 2021 5

One of the best BBQ places in the area. The best place shut down (Johnson family BBQ). I would go here any day any time for BBQ. Never a let down, always delicious. You can’t go wrong with anything on the menu.

Photo of James Ellis James Ellis
May 21, 2021 4


Photo of Kimberly Goodman Kimberly Goodman
May 31, 2021 5

We had the pull pork meal with sides, fantastic. Plus all the sides (coleslaw, potato salad, baked beans and green beans) we got were equally as good and don't forget the banana pudding!

Photo of Beverly a Beverly a
Jul 13, 2021 3

It ok but wastn good as I thought but give plenty but what have didn't have much flavor

Photo of Ivan Cajado Ivan Cajado
Aug 26, 2021 4

The St. Louis was great. My only criticism is that the sauce(s) is not labeled only the mustard was. My friend is from another country and would like know what she was going to put in her mouth.

Photo of Randy Gupton Randy Gupton
Sep 16, 2021 5

Great BBQ - even if it is "Texas Style." Choose your sauce. Always bumpin' environment that is popular with the RTP lunch crowd. Friendly staff. Very scrumptious sides. Nice slice of "Texas" toast. Would prefer hushpuppies. But, hey. Again - "Texas Style" BBQ. I stop in about once a week now. You should as well. (Even though NC BBQ is better - sorry. I'm a biased North Carolinian! But seriously -- good food here, folks.)

Photo of Felix Cita Felix Cita
Sep 18, 2021 5

Excelente! Very very good bbq, sides and fantastic banana pudding. Great friendly staff. You will not be disappointed and you will come back to get the biggest size plate the next time.

Photo of David Pierce David Pierce
May 8, 2019 5

Had the Monday Special of St Louis Ribs w/2 sides, Baked Beans & Potatoe Salad. The ribs were outstanding & the beans were as good as I make, and that is fantastic. Great job, Danny. Highly recommend lunch there, M to F, 11 to 2.

Photo of Daniel Lockerby Daniel Lockerby
May 22, 2019 5

Very good BBQ. Some of the best I've had anywhere. They also have several types of sauces that are delicious.

Photo of Jared Wright Jared Wright
Feb 27, 2019 5

Cannot believe it took me so many years to try this place. Being in a strip shopping center, I had dismissed the idea that it was legitimate bbq. Man, I was wrong. Portions and prices are great. BBQ was good, brisket (which I am not a brisket guy) was excellent. Sides were on par. I am looking forward to coming back to Danny's to try some of the other items. Jump on this one!

Photo of Jan Coetzer Jan Coetzer
May 17, 2019 4

Good place to have lunch. Food comes quickly and is tasty.

Photo of Omar Oropesa Omar Oropesa
Apr 10, 2019 5

Oh my... Just had pork, potato salad and fries. Great barbecue place, great for the family and moderate price. I heard so much about this place and finally made it. **Check hours of Operation**

Photo of Jeremie Miller Jeremie Miller
Jun 19, 2019 4

Good place for a quick work lunch. Do it, just do it....get the three meat plate so you can try a few things, you won't be disappointed. Oh and this isn't your classic Carolina BBQ. There KC style sauces are great!

Photo of George Valenzuela George Valenzuela
Jun 27, 2019 4

Fast, friendly and delicious. Great place to have a quick lunch. Make sure to try the banana pudding!