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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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Maverick’s Smokehouse and Taproom

900 W Main St Durham, NC
Durham, NC 27701

Maverick’s Smokehouse and Taproom is a downtown Durham restaurant featuring Carolina, Memphis and Texas style BBQ and more.

At Maverick’s, guests can enjoy a relaxed, rustic indoor experience or take advantage of downtown Durham’s best outdoor patio. In addition to smoked pork, ribs, brisket, chicken and fish, Maverick’s menu will include Stinnett’s signature fried chicken, Memphis Bbq spaghetti and all the down home fixins’ and sides you’d expect. Grab a plate or a sandwich or sit down with friends and family for a family style meal. Sides include classics like mac and cheese, fried okra and collard greens with a creative culinary twist, along with Maverick’s classic onion hushpuppies.

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