Tobacco Road Sports Cafe | Durham, North Carolina
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Tobacco Road Sports Cafe
Currently with 1 rating
Type: Restaurant

280 S. Mangum St.
Durham, North Carolina United States 27701 [ print map ]
919 937 9909 | facebook | twitter

Hours: 11am-2am

Taps: 12 | Bottles: 30

Tobacco Road Sports Cafe

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1 review for Tobacco Road Sports Cafe
 Ambiance  100%
 Service  90%
 Selection  87%
 Food  90%
 Value  80%
 Overall  85%
 Rating  74%

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
DukeBrewDevil  (41) Chapel Hill, North Carolina | June 10, 2010
This new sports bar is located in the warehouse over the left field fence of the Durham Bulls Park. The large patio overlooks the field, with many of the seats outside having good views of the game. There are some big flat screens outside as well. Inside it looks like an upscale version of an ESPN-Zone or other modern, all-out sports bar. There are flat screens everywhere you look, so no matter where you sit in this large facility, youíll have a TV in clear site. You can even sit in a personal lounge chair, recline, and watch your own TV. Cool setup. The food is far above standard bar fare. They take pride in the quality and uniqueness of the cuisine. Everything we ate was better than expected. Service wasnít particularly fast as it was pretty crowded on a Tuesday night (Bulls game and a couple major sporting events on TV), but the server was attentive and very knowledgeable about the menu. Enough about all that, this is a beer site. They had about a dozen taps and 2-3 times that in bottles. They have the usual BMC choices, plus a few nice standard crafts (2 Hearted, Fat Tire, etc.), but the real winner for me was the great list of NC brews. Highland, Triangle, Big Boss, Aviator, Lone Rider, Duck Rabbit, Foothills, Mother Earth, and French Broad were all represented and many of those had multiple offerings. I didnít notice any high gravity beers on the list, or really anything a local beer nerd would be shocked to find...if thatís what youíre looking for, Tylerís is right around the corner. This will be my new place to come watch the games, eat good food, and drink fresh NC beer with the best view in Durham.

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