A casual night out with friends. A romantic glass of wine. A celebratory night of dancing. When it comes to nightlife, Durham can help you set the perfect evening mood. With four breweries crafting locally inspired beers, bars and lounges serving nationally praised craft cocktails, and music venues hosting nationally touring bands and locally grown acts, the choices will keep you entertained all night. Plus, the combination of friendly locals and college students ensure that sports bars, trivia nights, pool halls, and other nightlight offerings are always a good time. Use our nightlife search to put together your ideal evening lineup.
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In a list of the ten sporting events fans should make a point of seeing, Thrillist named Tobacco Road Sports Café as a "must-hit spot" before a Duke-UNC game, recommending their fried catfish and …
Located in the historic American Tobacco Campus, just across from the Lucky Strike water tower, "Tyler's Taproom is a must," according to Metro News Canada. Tyler's serves traditional pub fare …
Faith-based coffee house.
Long-running sports bar & Duke hangout with casual food & notable housemade potato chips
Beach, blues, country, hip-hop/rap, rock & roll.
Skewers offers a wide-ranging menu that includes sandwiches, salads, burgers, and the titular skewers. They also have a full bar with regular specials and many kinds of hookah patrons can smoke.
Social is a bar that features a number of unique games, including classic arcade games, shuffleboard, pool, and pinball. They also serve 32 different draft beers and craft cocktails and work with …
A bar and grill featuring pool tables, live music, karaoke, and trivia nights. Check The Tavern's website for upcoming events.