Restaurant News & Reviews

The Q Shack

2510 University Drive, Durham.

402-4227.

Cuisine: barbecue.

Rating: ***.

Prices: entrees average less than $10.

Atmosphere: barbecue shack casual, with a patio.

Service: friendly (counter service).

Recommended: brisket, ribs, pork barbecue.

Open: lunch and dinner daily.

Reservations: not accepted.

Other: Visa, MasterCard; beer only; smoke-free (smoking permitted on the patio); kid-friendly.

The N&O's critic dines anonymously; the newspaper pays for all meals. We rank restaurants in four categories:

**** Among the Triangle's very best.

*** Rewarding experience.

** Generally acceptable.

* Hit-or-miss.

See Greg Cox's weekly

e-picurean column and check out the searchable restaurant database at http://triangle.com/dining/.

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