Duffy's Restaurant & Tavern

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I'm a little confused why anyone would even bother reading half of these reviews, they are written by someone who hardly speaks English. I go to Duffy's once every other week or so and always get a strong jack & coke with a delicious

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I'm a little confused why anyone would even bother reading half of these reviews, they are written by someone who hardly speaks English. I go to Duffy's once every other week or so and always get a strong jack & coke with a delicious

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Are they for real? They serve everything with potato chips!!! (Sandwiches) UH? If you want anything besides chips or if you substitue anything you are charged for it. Swapping sauerkraut for coleslaw and there is a charge? Food is below my standards. Go across the street to Piper's Tavern and get a real meal for a fraction of the price. Everything there is edible!!!
Duffy, how do you stay in business????

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Are they for real? They serve everything with potato chips!!! (Sandwiches) UH? If you want anything besides chips or if you substitue anything you are charged for it. Swapping sauerkraut for coleslaw and there is a charge? Food is below my standards. Go across the street to Piper's Tavern and get a real meal for a fraction of the price. Everything there is edible!!!
Duffy, how do you stay in business????

Pros: NONE

Cons: Food, Price

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This is a great bar to go to and enjoy company with friends. They have pool tables and tv's throughout the bar. The bartenders are attentive and friendly.

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This is a great bar to go to and enjoy company with friends. They have pool tables and tv's throughout the bar. The bartenders are attentive and friendly.

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Love this place. DJ on Friday's and Karoke on Saturday nights. Aaron, Lori, and Megan are awesome servers/bartenders. They are attentive, fun, and entertaining. Great NFL package with new state of the art TV's. Would recommend to anyone!

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Love this place. DJ on Friday's and Karoke on Saturday nights. Aaron, Lori, and Megan are awesome servers/bartenders. They are attentive, fun, and entertaining. Great NFL package with new state of the art TV's. Would recommend to anyone!

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Duffys was a great place! Went there Saturday night to hang out at the bar, it was kareoke night and we had a blast. Seems like the first couple of bad reviews for here are from the same person. One review is enough, and if you kept going back you should have learned your lesson. But for everyone else this place is great!!

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Duffys was a great place! Went there Saturday night to hang out at the bar, it was kareoke night and we had a blast. Seems like the first couple of bad reviews for here are from the same person. One review is enough, and if you kept going back you should have learned your lesson. But for everyone else this place is great!!

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the food is good . Not the waitstaff. I saw a table of 3 people get better service than my table. No tip at all. The waitstaff not volunteer to do much. I had to ask the staff to write down the order,bring me more silverware(clean),drink, my bill, and a bigger salad plate. The salad plate was small.
The waitstaff saw I needed more drink , clean silverware,the salad plate was small: bigger plate, and more drink. Just stood and asked me if I needed anything. My bill was brought to me. Then the waiter ran away and not come back. No tip.

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the food is good . Not the waitstaff. I saw a table of 3 people get better service than my table. No tip at all. The waitstaff not volunteer to do much. I had to ask the staff to write down the order,bring me more silverware(clean),drink, my bill, and a bigger salad plate. The salad plate was small.
The waitstaff saw I needed more drink , clean silverware,the salad plate was small: bigger plate, and more drink. Just stood and asked me if I needed anything. My bill was brought to me. Then the waiter ran away and not come back. No tip.

Pros: parking

Cons: service

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I frequent Duffy's mainly for lunch and I have to say that whoever wrote the other reviews on this page must be crazy. Danielle has to be one of the most fabulous waitresses on the planet! She consistently provides excellent service to me and everyone else that I see in the restaurant. Dan always remembers our drink orders and has them waiting at the table as soon as we walk in the door. He always greets us with a smile and constantly checks our table - even when someone else is waiting on us. Megan is absolutely awesome also. She never fails to go out of her way to make sure that everything we need is taken care of. As far as the food goes - we have never had a bad dish at Duffy's and at one time or another we have ordered pretty much everything on the menu. I personally think that a large portion of the reviews on this site are written by some sad, sad person with an axe to grind because service in North Raleigh doesn't get much better than Megan, Dan, and especially Danielle.

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I frequent Duffy's mainly for lunch and I have to say that whoever wrote the other reviews on this page must be crazy. Danielle has to be one of the most fabulous waitresses on the planet! She consistently provides excellent service to me and everyone else that I see in the restaurant. Dan always remembers our drink orders and has them waiting at the table as soon as we walk in the door. He always greets us with a smile and constantly checks our table - even when someone else is waiting on us. Megan is absolutely awesome also. She never fails to go out of her way to make sure that everything we need is taken care of. As far as the food goes - we have never had a bad dish at Duffy's and at one time or another we have ordered pretty much everything on the menu. I personally think that a large portion of the reviews on this site are written by some sad, sad person with an axe to grind because service in North Raleigh doesn't get much better than Megan, Dan, and especially Danielle.

Pros: Danielle, Megan, Dan

Cons: Other customers

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Danielle rude to table of one person. Saw her nicer to table with more than one person. She rushed to get rid of the one guest. When brought the meal. Asked if the one female guest needed anything more. And not start to eat,person. When she brought the meal check receipt. Put on table and ran away. The restaurant not busy at all. And not come back.

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Danielle rude to table of one person. Saw her nicer to table with more than one person. She rushed to get rid of the one guest. When brought the meal. Asked if the one female guest needed anything more. And not start to eat,person. When she brought the meal check receipt. Put on table and ran away. The restaurant not busy at all. And not come back.

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The music in restaurant is full blast. The employees not like to turn it down. They get angry at customers. When there are complaints.

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The music in restaurant is full blast. The employees not like to turn it down. They get angry at customers. When there are complaints.

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danielle rude waitress. I noticed to a number of customers.She rush to get rid of customers. Not busy at all. Not want to write down orders. She spends most of time in the kitchen or talking to co-workers. She tries to run away fast from customers. Rushes them to order. Noticed customers have to ask other employees to get Danielle to come back to table. And continue to be an employee.

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danielle rude waitress. I noticed to a number of customers.She rush to get rid of customers. Not busy at all. Not want to write down orders. She spends most of time in the kitchen or talking to co-workers. She tries to run away fast from customers. Rushes them to order. Noticed customers have to ask other employees to get Danielle to come back to table. And continue to be an employee.

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dan ,waiter rude to customers.he had a habit of leaving waiting on people to talk to female friend on telephone. only way to get service.customers had to yell at him.he not seem to care.and i do not think he got any tips from the customers.

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dan ,waiter rude to customers.he had a habit of leaving waiting on people to talk to female friend on telephone. only way to get service.customers had to yell at him.he not seem to care.and i do not think he got any tips from the customers.

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i saw simon waiter not nice to customers.i saw him give a check to a female custome.then ran away and talked to the owner of restaurant.i saw simon waiter get angry at customer when asked him to write it down.she not come back to the customer.after the person paid for the check i saw.simon lazy waiter

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i saw simon waiter not nice to customers.i saw him give a check to a female custome.then ran away and talked to the owner of restaurant.i saw simon waiter get angry at customer when asked him to write it down.she not come back to the customer.after the person paid for the check i saw.simon lazy waiter

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two trips to the restaurant.bad service from the waitresses.my first visit,only customer.the one waitress not volunteer to wait on me.her clothes dirty.i had to ask her to wait on me.she bring me food.then askif i want anything more to eat.told her not start to eat. she not stay near me.i had to go find her.she gave me not nice look. when not tip. came back for seconed visit. the employee from illinios rude.she rush to get rid of me as a customers.she brought me little salad plate.obvious i needed more. i was only customer.

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two trips to the restaurant.bad service from the waitresses.my first visit,only customer.the one waitress not volunteer to wait on me.her clothes dirty.i had to ask her to wait on me.she bring me food.then askif i want anything more to eat.told her not start to eat. she not stay near me.i had to go find her.she gave me not nice look. when not tip. came back for seconed visit. the employee from illinios rude.she rush to get rid of me as a customers.she brought me little salad plate.obvious i needed more. i was only customer.

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the employee from illinois rush to get rid of me.she not busy at all. i not know what the problem was.she brought me a salad plate that obvious too small.she not get a tip either.

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the employee from illinois rush to get rid of me.she not busy at all. i not know what the problem was.she brought me a salad plate that obvious too small.she not get a tip either.

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i was only customer.i had to ask the waitress to wait on me.she gave me food.asked me if i wanted anything more to eat.i told her i not start eat.she stay far away from me. in kitchen or at the bar.i had to go find her.she saw i not give her tip.she gave me not nice look.not say anything to me.

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i was only customer.i had to ask the waitress to wait on me.she gave me food.asked me if i wanted anything more to eat.i told her i not start eat.she stay far away from me. in kitchen or at the bar.i had to go find her.she saw i not give her tip.she gave me not nice look.not say anything to me.

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was only customer.i had to ask her to wait on me.she brought me my meal.asked me if i wanted anything.she habit of leaving me alone in dining room.to go to the bar and talk.i had to go find her to get the check.she gave me a nasty rude look,no tip.

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was only customer.i had to ask her to wait on me.she brought me my meal.asked me if i wanted anything.she habit of leaving me alone in dining room.to go to the bar and talk.i had to go find her to get the check.she gave me a nasty rude look,no tip.

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My wife and I enjoy trying new restaurants in Raleigh, but the place we stop in most frequently (since it opened in 1996) is Duffy's--and most frequently order a Duffy Burger, one of the best burgers in town (with lettuce, tomato, sauteed mushrooms and two slices of bacon--you almost can't pick it up).

We have never been in the bar, but it is BUSY, so if the parking lot is just about full, there probably are still tables (or roomy booths) in the restaurant side. As far as the smoke mentioned by a couple of reviewers, I'm very sensitive to it, but I only notice it in the entry (just down from the bar doorway) and the restaurant is smoke-free. We don't go for the decor, which is nothing special--we go for the very good, very reasonable food and good service. The portions are ideal, not so big you are tempted to overdo, but not small at all.

The burgers and sandwiches come with ruffled chips (holds down cost and calories), but if you order a side of fries or the excellent onion rings, plan on sharing! If you like shrimp, try the Shrimp Burger--a hamburger bun overloaded with large shrimp, perfectly batter fried. The salads are plenty to eat, freshly made and less expensive than the chain casual places everywhere. All the soups are tasty, not too salty, and the she-crab really is special--don't miss it! The desserts are mostly sized to share, like the cherry or berry cobblers (a la mode, of course!) but again, priced less than the chains. The daily specials top out at $12-$15 and, while not "gourmet," are very nicely done, served hot and always a good value. I like good sweet tea, and Duffy's is perfectly refreshingly sweet--and unlimited.

The big guy with the deep voice who asks you how everything was is Duffy--and those big oak booths that can hold a family of six must have been church pews. Note: they do accept American Express.

Bottom line: great place for very good food at very good prices, just not fancy.

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My wife and I enjoy trying new restaurants in Raleigh, but the place we stop in most frequently (since it opened in 1996) is Duffy's--and most frequently order a Duffy Burger, one of the best burgers in town (with lettuce, tomato, sauteed mushrooms and two slices of bacon--you almost can't pick it up).

We have never been in the bar, but it is BUSY, so if the parking lot is just about full, there probably are still tables (or roomy booths) in the restaurant side. As far as the smoke mentioned by a couple of reviewers, I'm very sensitive to it, but I only notice it in the entry (just down from the bar doorway) and the restaurant is smoke-free. We don't go for the decor, which is nothing special--we go for the very good, very reasonable food and good service. The portions are ideal, not so big you are tempted to overdo, but not small at all.

The burgers and sandwiches come with ruffled chips (holds down cost and calories), but if you order a side of fries or the excellent onion rings, plan on sharing! If you like shrimp, try the Shrimp Burger--a hamburger bun overloaded with large shrimp, perfectly batter fried. The salads are plenty to eat, freshly made and less expensive than the chain casual places everywhere. All the soups are tasty, not too salty, and the she-crab really is special--don't miss it! The desserts are mostly sized to share, like the cherry or berry cobblers (a la mode, of course!) but again, priced less than the chains. The daily specials top out at $12-$15 and, while not "gourmet," are very nicely done, served hot and always a good value. I like good sweet tea, and Duffy's is perfectly refreshingly sweet--and unlimited.

The big guy with the deep voice who asks you how everything was is Duffy--and those big oak booths that can hold a family of six must have been church pews. Note: they do accept American Express.

Bottom line: great place for very good food at very good prices, just not fancy.

Pros: Very good food, like Duffy Burger, at great prices

Cons: It ain't fancy.

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the longest booth benches I have ever seen they easily seat 5 - now that's a bench! Excellent rotating specials - the blackened anything is very good, Rib night is excellent, the fresh fruit side is always top notch. I never go in the bar so I can't speak to that. I have become a regular there, not because of its convenience, but because its friendly staff and relaxed atmosphere are a welcome relief to north raleigh hectic paced dining.

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the longest booth benches I have ever seen they easily seat 5 - now that's a bench! Excellent rotating specials - the blackened anything is very good, Rib night is excellent, the fresh fruit side is always top notch. I never go in the bar so I can't speak to that. I have become a regular there, not because of its convenience, but because its friendly staff and relaxed atmosphere are a welcome relief to north raleigh hectic paced dining.

Pros: best boothes in town, service

Cons: don't always have blueberry cobbler

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the waitstaff slow to clean the tables. also the waitstaff throw crumbs off the table.onto the floor. the food is on the floor and not clean up.and the customers have to ask the staff to clean the restaurant.

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the waitstaff slow to clean the tables. also the waitstaff throw crumbs off the table.onto the floor. the food is on the floor and not clean up.and the customers have to ask the staff to clean the restaurant.

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The waitresses are nice to male customers. rude to the female customers. they talk back rude to customers. the hamburgers are not good at all. some waitresses refuse to write down menu orders. they tell customers they are perfect and not make any mistakes. and are perfect people. the floors are dirty. the waitstaff not clean it up. the waitstaff make unpleasant faces at people. that do not leave tips. and complain to other customers. the tips are bad. some waitstaff will not volunteer to wait on customers. not busy restaurant at all. There are nearby restaurants better than this restaurant.

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★☆☆☆☆

The waitresses are nice to male customers. rude to the female customers. they talk back rude to customers. the hamburgers are not good at all. some waitresses refuse to write down menu orders. they tell customers they are perfect and not make any mistakes. and are perfect people. the floors are dirty. the waitstaff not clean it up. the waitstaff make unpleasant faces at people. that do not leave tips. and complain to other customers. the tips are bad. some waitstaff will not volunteer to wait on customers. not busy restaurant at all. There are nearby restaurants better than this restaurant.

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My friend girl (Dot) and I enjoy the cheese fries and burgers!. The wait staff is extremely friendly and accommodating. I think it's a very great deal and would certainly recommend this restaurant to anyone who's looking to dine in a comfortable and laid back atmosphere.

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My friend girl (Dot) and I enjoy the cheese fries and burgers!. The wait staff is extremely friendly and accommodating. I think it's a very great deal and would certainly recommend this restaurant to anyone who's looking to dine in a comfortable and laid back atmosphere.

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Upon reading the reviews here, a large group of us, ages ranging from mid 20's to late 30's, decided to give Duffy's a try, karaoke on Saturday night, why not? That is a question that I unfortunately am now able to answer. As soon as you walk through the door, your are overwhelmed by a scent of nursing home, you know, that smell that you remember as a little kid every time you visited your extended family. Actual setup of the bar/restaurant, not horrible, so we decided to stay, have some brews and eat some sandwiches. Enter our second mistake! While the food tasted decent, I got the Turkey Reuben with slaw, the sickness that it induced did not taste well. At about 2:30AM, the reuben came back the way it went down, and let me tell you, it was not pleasent. Now lets move on to the patrons...average age 55, average level of karaoke singing, 5 years old, absolutely pathetic!!!! To see a bunch of mid life crisis level adults acting as belligerent as they were, completely pathetic!!!! Needless to say, we will not be going back to Duffy's and I warn you to follow suit and do the same! Question yourself as to whether or not you feel like purging all night from horrible food and partying with people stuck in the early 80's, if so, Duffy's is where its at!!! For me, I will be enjoying the fare across the street at the P.T., where they actually know how to serve a decent meal!!!

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Upon reading the reviews here, a large group of us, ages ranging from mid 20's to late 30's, decided to give Duffy's a try, karaoke on Saturday night, why not? That is a question that I unfortunately am now able to answer. As soon as you walk through the door, your are overwhelmed by a scent of nursing home, you know, that smell that you remember as a little kid every time you visited your extended family. Actual setup of the bar/restaurant, not horrible, so we decided to stay, have some brews and eat some sandwiches. Enter our second mistake! While the food tasted decent, I got the Turkey Reuben with slaw, the sickness that it induced did not taste well. At about 2:30AM, the reuben came back the way it went down, and let me tell you, it was not pleasent. Now lets move on to the patrons...average age 55, average level of karaoke singing, 5 years old, absolutely pathetic!!!! To see a bunch of mid life crisis level adults acting as belligerent as they were, completely pathetic!!!! Needless to say, we will not be going back to Duffy's and I warn you to follow suit and do the same! Question yourself as to whether or not you feel like purging all night from horrible food and partying with people stuck in the early 80's, if so, Duffy's is where its at!!! For me, I will be enjoying the fare across the street at the P.T., where they actually know how to serve a decent meal!!!

Pros: Bar setup and scenery has potential....

Cons: Smell, Smoke, Customers, Food, etc.

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Even though the place is a little old school(which is least of my worries considering its a really old building) I believe the place has the best food I have had in a long time where do i start.if u want a good Reuben there awesome, burgers are amazing, french dip is above amazing..let me stop..if your new to the area this will be your best bet for a really good experience wait staff are very friendly..service is fast .just an amazing place!

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Even though the place is a little old school(which is least of my worries considering its a really old building) I believe the place has the best food I have had in a long time where do i start.if u want a good Reuben there awesome, burgers are amazing, french dip is above amazing..let me stop..if your new to the area this will be your best bet for a really good experience wait staff are very friendly..service is fast .just an amazing place!

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New to the area..Came from Carelston, SC....Someone highly recommended this place so I went. Wow can't even begin to explain how good this place is I have already gone at least 20 times and i moved in July..Great Service, Food is amazing, Really nice bar with HD, good variety crowd...Im from SC i know good she crab..i can proudly say this is the top 3 she crab soups i have ever had...Probabaly my favorite restaurant now.. I read that this place is smokey? I did not get that at all the dinning room is nonSmoking didnt get why people said that?.. If you want great food and great service i highly recommend this place!

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New to the area..Came from Carelston, SC....Someone highly recommended this place so I went. Wow can't even begin to explain how good this place is I have already gone at least 20 times and i moved in July..Great Service, Food is amazing, Really nice bar with HD, good variety crowd...Im from SC i know good she crab..i can proudly say this is the top 3 she crab soups i have ever had...Probabaly my favorite restaurant now.. I read that this place is smokey? I did not get that at all the dinning room is nonSmoking didnt get why people said that?.. If you want great food and great service i highly recommend this place!

Pros: Food, Service, Atmosphere, Crowd

Cons: Parking, Little Dark

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I love Duffy's. The food is amazing. Best burgers and she crab in town! Restaurant was family friendly and the bar is very fun. I also had excellent service! All the servers were very friendly and welcoming! I go there at least three times a week!

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★★★★★

I love Duffy's. The food is amazing. Best burgers and she crab in town! Restaurant was family friendly and the bar is very fun. I also had excellent service! All the servers were very friendly and welcoming! I go there at least three times a week!

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I love Duffy's. As a new comer I was a little skeptical, but I was impressed. The food is amazing. Best burgers, she crab, and the daily specials are great! Restaurant was family friendly and the bar is very fun. I love the pool room! They seem to have a lot going on in the bar (saw signs for Thursday Trivia, Friday Live DJ, and Saturday Karaoke).I also had excellent service. All the wait staff was very friendly and welcoming! I am now a return customer!!

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I love Duffy's. As a new comer I was a little skeptical, but I was impressed. The food is amazing. Best burgers, she crab, and the daily specials are great! Restaurant was family friendly and the bar is very fun. I love the pool room! They seem to have a lot going on in the bar (saw signs for Thursday Trivia, Friday Live DJ, and Saturday Karaoke).I also had excellent service. All the wait staff was very friendly and welcoming! I am now a return customer!!

Pros: great food and service

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food only okay... service third rate...low rent crowd... . physically a dump... awful karaoke...smoky... dirty... a disgrace to the neighborhood

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food only okay... service third rate...low rent crowd... . physically a dump... awful karaoke...smoky... dirty... a disgrace to the neighborhood

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I called up Duffy's to see about having my boyfriend's 40th birthday party there. They were friendly and helped me get it all planned and arranged. On Saturday, the day of the party, they let me come in early to decorate and I had no worries about anyone bothering our things till the party started. Danielle was our waitress and she was AWESOME! She kept everyone in food & drinks, kept everything straight, and made sure that we had everything we needed, that the birthday boy was set for the evening. I just couldn't be more pleased!! I was concerned about the smoke after reading other reviews, but we had no problems whatsoever with it, and besides, it's a bar! That kinda goes hand in hand with a bar, doesn't it?!

The food was great! The prices were awesome! And again, everyone that I dealt with in preparing the party was wonderful!

A big THANKS to the staff of Duffy's for a wonderful experience for a very important event!

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★★★★★

I called up Duffy's to see about having my boyfriend's 40th birthday party there. They were friendly and helped me get it all planned and arranged. On Saturday, the day of the party, they let me come in early to decorate and I had no worries about anyone bothering our things till the party started. Danielle was our waitress and she was AWESOME! She kept everyone in food & drinks, kept everything straight, and made sure that we had everything we needed, that the birthday boy was set for the evening. I just couldn't be more pleased!! I was concerned about the smoke after reading other reviews, but we had no problems whatsoever with it, and besides, it's a bar! That kinda goes hand in hand with a bar, doesn't it?!

The food was great! The prices were awesome! And again, everyone that I dealt with in preparing the party was wonderful!

A big THANKS to the staff of Duffy's for a wonderful experience for a very important event!

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Small, dark, cozy little soup-n-sandwich pub. I live 2 minutes away. Duffy's is my living room. And everyone's right, BEST she-crab this side of Jupiter. Good burgers too. I know Dan, the waiter... he's great! I knew waitress Gina for years and she's such a sweetheart, but unfortunately, she's gone. The other waitresses are so nice (except the tiny thin one... she's RUDE!) (we told her our cokes were flat and she said "No they're not!" When I told her to see for herself, she rudely snapped "I'm not drinking your drink!"). I don't go to the bar area because I don't have a gas mask in my car, and I don't want to contract lung cancer tomorrow. I bring all my friends to Duffy's but I have to warn them of the smoke that can waft into the dining area. Besides the smoke (they really need to update their "smoke go away" machine), my only complaint is that they give you 3 drops of salad dressing, then CHARGE YOU for more dressing!! I HATE that. But I'm a Duffy's regular because I need my she-crab soup fix.

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★★★★☆

Small, dark, cozy little soup-n-sandwich pub. I live 2 minutes away. Duffy's is my living room. And everyone's right, BEST she-crab this side of Jupiter. Good burgers too. I know Dan, the waiter... he's great! I knew waitress Gina for years and she's such a sweetheart, but unfortunately, she's gone. The other waitresses are so nice (except the tiny thin one... she's RUDE!) (we told her our cokes were flat and she said "No they're not!" When I told her to see for herself, she rudely snapped "I'm not drinking your drink!"). I don't go to the bar area because I don't have a gas mask in my car, and I don't want to contract lung cancer tomorrow. I bring all my friends to Duffy's but I have to warn them of the smoke that can waft into the dining area. Besides the smoke (they really need to update their "smoke go away" machine), my only complaint is that they give you 3 drops of salad dressing, then CHARGE YOU for more dressing!! I HATE that. But I'm a Duffy's regular because I need my she-crab soup fix.

Pros: Cozy, Relaxed, SHE-CRAB SOUP ROCKS!

Cons: Smokey (cough cough), They charge for more salad dressing

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Food was great! But it's the only positive.The service was pretty bad, and the other patrons were some of the worst I've had the displeasure of being around. I made the mistake of going in the late evening and the 'Biker-bar analogy' was apt. The worst pool tables I've experienced! The decor also needs some improvement. It's not 1984!

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★☆☆☆☆

Food was great! But it's the only positive.The service was pretty bad, and the other patrons were some of the worst I've had the displeasure of being around. I made the mistake of going in the late evening and the 'Biker-bar analogy' was apt. The worst pool tables I've experienced! The decor also needs some improvement. It's not 1984!

Pros: Food was good

Cons: Atmosphere, Pool tables, Decor

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In addition to the previous review the food is good. However, as a retired person who sits at the bar (not all day though) - this place has really gone down hill in the past few years. The place turns into what I can only liken to a biker bar without the bikes at night. And I agree that the wait staff is quite poor- they spend more time socializing and drinking than waiting on the customers in the bar area.

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★☆☆☆☆

In addition to the previous review the food is good. However, as a retired person who sits at the bar (not all day though) - this place has really gone down hill in the past few years. The place turns into what I can only liken to a biker bar without the bikes at night. And I agree that the wait staff is quite poor- they spend more time socializing and drinking than waiting on the customers in the bar area.

Pros: can't think of any

Cons: poor service, unfriendly staff

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I trusted the other reviews on this site. What a mistake. This place is fine if you are an old, retire man who sits at the bar all day and smokes. Its not the least bit inviting for families. The food is fine, but the waitstaff is not very friendly and the place is in serious need of remodeling. When we left,our clothes wreaked. The kids menu is pricey for what you get.

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★☆☆☆☆

I trusted the other reviews on this site. What a mistake. This place is fine if you are an old, retire man who sits at the bar all day and smokes. Its not the least bit inviting for families. The food is fine, but the waitstaff is not very friendly and the place is in serious need of remodeling. When we left,our clothes wreaked. The kids menu is pricey for what you get.

Cons: dark, smelly

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Duffy's is the best place to eat! Never too crowded and always somthing to do! Thursday night trivia is so much fun! Waitresses are great! Bacon cheese fries are amazing!!!!!

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★★★★★

Duffy's is the best place to eat! Never too crowded and always somthing to do! Thursday night trivia is so much fun! Waitresses are great! Bacon cheese fries are amazing!!!!!

Pros: Amicable staff, quick service, great food

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Read an article in the N&O about Duffy's She Crab soup. Decided to go there and try it. Not only was the She Crab soup the best I have ever eaten including Charleston or Maryland. My son also had one of their burgers and he LOVED it!! The waitstaff was very friendly and I enjoyed my visit. I'm actually going tonight for the third trip this week!!!

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★★★★★

Read an article in the N&O about Duffy's She Crab soup. Decided to go there and try it. Not only was the She Crab soup the best I have ever eaten including Charleston or Maryland. My son also had one of their burgers and he LOVED it!! The waitstaff was very friendly and I enjoyed my visit. I'm actually going tonight for the third trip this week!!!

Pros: waitstaff, she crab, burgers

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I was looking for a new place now that so many restaurants in N. Raleigh closed. Duffy's looked dark on the outside, but the staff changed my mind. It was cheerful and fun! I was there last Sunday night and the bartender was singing behind the bar, there was a bunch of people playing pool. Everyone there talked to us and made us feel welcome. It was a great surprise find!

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★★★★★

I was looking for a new place now that so many restaurants in N. Raleigh closed. Duffy's looked dark on the outside, but the staff changed my mind. It was cheerful and fun! I was there last Sunday night and the bartender was singing behind the bar, there was a bunch of people playing pool. Everyone there talked to us and made us feel welcome. It was a great surprise find!

Pros: friendly staff, cold beers, golden tee golf

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THis place is starting to get a younger crowd. They are having Karaoke now and music. The food is awesome too! The Duffy Burger is the best in town!

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★★★★★

THis place is starting to get a younger crowd. They are having Karaoke now and music. The food is awesome too! The Duffy Burger is the best in town!

Pros: great food, easy location

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The restaurant is now totally non-smoking. You can still smoke in the bar and pool room if you want. A great place for families or friends to meet.

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★★★★☆

The restaurant is now totally non-smoking. You can still smoke in the bar and pool room if you want. A great place for families or friends to meet.

Pros: non-smoking, great food, cold beer

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Duffy's Restaurant and Tavern... The Best In Family Dining Since 1991

More about Duffy's Restaurant & Tavern

Thursday - Trivia - 8 PM - 10 PM Friday - DJ - 10 PM - 2 AM Saturday - Karaoke - 10 PM - 2 AM Fun, Great Food, and Drinks - Everyday 11 AM - 2 AM

 

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