Restaurant News & Reviews

Joe & Jo's Downtown

427 W. Main St., Durham; 688-3322.

Cuisine: American.

Rating: 2 1/2 stars

Prices: $

Atmosphere: neighborhood pub.

Service: friendly and efficient.

Recommended: Spanish bean soup, chicken wings, burger, grilled salmon, fish and chips.

Open: Lunch Monday-Friday, dinner Monday-Saturday (serving until 2 a.m.).

Reservations: not accepted.

Other: Visa, MasterCard; full bar; smoking section (the bar); vegetarian-friendly; accommodates children; patio.

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

4 stars: Extraordinary.

3 stars: Excellent.

2 stars: Good.

1 star: Fair.

Zero stars: Poor

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