2510 University Drive, Durham.
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.
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e-picurean column and check out the searchable restaurant database at http://triangle.com/dining/.