Took the family for dinner - they were running a special for 1/2 price for anything on the menu! Food was good, service very friendly and accomodating. All in all, a great experience
This place is out of business as of Feb. 2011.
This place is out of business as of March 2011.
This place is out of business as of March 2011
I took business clients to this place last Monday evening and had a great experience. Friendly and casual-- quality, quality food. Great brisket and chicken in addition to the above mentioned pork. Catfish was excellent as well.
The real deal, which is hard to find these days. More expensive than Lexington or Goldsboro, but hey, this is Chapel Hill. And do *you* want to get up at 3 a.m. to fire the pits? Read the interview with Keith Allen in Holy Smoke (UNC Press) and you'll see why it's worth every penny. The huspuppies have been unreliable, but you should save room for the home-made pies and ice cream churned right there.
Wood-cooked pork shoulder -- you can go out back and watch them cook it -- with an array of soul-food sides. Your okra is fried to order, which is a really good sign. Run by a nice collection of folks, too.
OK if you need a roast pork fix and can't get to Allen & Son north of Chapel Hill. This place is leased to someone else, and they don't cook with wood any more, so maybe it shoud be called faux 'cue. (Another wood-cooker in the area is Backyard Barbecue on Hwy 55, just south of i-40.)
Make certain you check your bill before you pay at this downtown Durham restaurant. It used to be one of our favorites, but 2 of the last 3 visits they have overcharged us on menu items. We like their food, but do they think we cannot read?
Great store to browse and shop. They have so many interesting things other stores don't have. The owners are very friendly and helpful. I love Cameron's!
I made reservations for a party of 35 at Sparians 3 weeks in advance. I received a call from management the night before the event asking me to make changes to my reservations. They called me back 4 hours later and said they realized they can still assist me and I can keep my reservations. The day of the event February 19, 2011, I had my entire party of 35 people there and they told me my reservations had been cancelled. We were supposed to eat and bowl. They told me it would be a 3 to 4 hour wait. I saw some available tables and available bowling lanes. I asked mgmt if they would split my group, so we could still eat and bowl. They told us they would not be able to give us a sufficient time line of when we could be seated or bowling until every one that was in line have gotten tables. We waited an hour and they still said it maybe 3 or 4 hours before we could be seated or could bowl. We saw other people walk in without reservations and get a table and a lane. We finally were fed up, and told the management we would leave if nothing were available soon. They said “ok leave”. As we left, we saw 4 lanes available with no one bowling and a significant amount of tables available. The location was not packed at the time we were there. My party of 35 was willing to pay the ridiculous prices for food and bowling. The management and customer service was horrible. The location is pretty but their service, high prices, and customer care is horrible. If they do not change the way they treat their customers, and make adjustments to their prices, they will not be in business long.
Great food! Great service! Great atmosphere!
The best food in town. Best value, choice and quality. The most unique restaurant in the area at its price range. Home made organic bread made daily says it all.
Sadly this awesome hangout is no longer there!
Nice Place - loved the people, But the bar tender Brandon made it a place I will go back to - perfict drinks every time.
Unless you are a friend or long term customer, expect your custom piece to be put on the back burner. I suggest you get a finished date in writing and a "not to exceed" date. She will probably balk at this but I can attest to the fact that waiting and waiting leaves a bad taste that lingers even after the piece is completed and in your possession. Unless you have a relationship with her, do not go there for custom pieces. If you dont mind waiting up to a year than go for it. Also, keep track of complaints at the Better Business Bureau.
Rude bar staff, but some good bands.
And the venue was probably the coolest, nicest and best sounding that I have been to in Raleigh! 3 Thumbs up!
Super great but always super loud.
As they say, "It's a hip hang-out in a cute old town."
Their information is all on facebook.com/eiZebulon
Sometimes they post specials just for social media followers.
Indy Week • 201 W. Main St., Suite 101, Durham, NC 27701 • phone 919-286-1972 • fax 919-286-4274
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