“The Tastiest Town in the South” – Southern Living

“Foodiest Small Town in America” – Bon Appetit

Downtown Durham is home to more than 75 amazing restaurants and food establishments, which has helped Durham attain national accolades for its foodie scene from the New York Times, Southern Living Magazine, Bon Appetit and many more. Find spectacularly creative cuisine, wonderful bakeries, brewpubs, burger joints and more, many featuring locally sourced ingredients, and each one a delicious taste of Durham.

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It’s a Southern Thing

605 W Main St
Durham, NC

We here at It’s a Southern Thing have a passion for great food, great fun and great friends. We want all those things to happen here at our restaurant every day and work towards providing you with the best possible experience every time you swing on by.

We love the south and its food and we source as much food as possible from local North Carolina farms and butchers. You can check our wall out front to see where your food is coming from every time you walk in.

Monday – Thursday: 11:30am – 10pm

Friday: 11:30am – 11pm

Saturday: 5pm – 11pm

Sunday: Closed

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