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Downtown Durham is home to over 75 amazing restaurants & food establishments, helping 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! Oh, and don’t forget to check out the awesome Food Truck scene in downtown!

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James Joyce Irish Pub

912 W. Main St.
Durham, NC 27701

“Where you don’t have to have a good time to drink!” But folks tend to do so anyway. Established in 1998, James Joyce offers an authentic Irish pub experience with food and drink from both sides of the Atlantic. If we’re not talking about you when you get here, we will be after you leave.