James Joyce Irish Pub

912 W Main St
Durham, NC 27701
James Joyce Irish Pub - Homestead Business Directory

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Customer Reviews (9 reviews)

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on Citysearch Oct 08, 2008
It's the only Irish pub anywhere near Duke, and it's perfect if that's your kind of bar. It's dark in there, with dark paneling on the walls--it's an actual bar, and it's right across the street from Brightleaf and the... (more)


on Citysearch May 30, 2007
I don't recommend this place for dinner. Our service was very slow! My date mis-calculated the tip (he meant to put more) and the waitress came back and asked for more money!! She was very rude and not a very good... (more)


on Citysearch Aug 20, 2006
<b>In Short</b><br>A small, well-worn bar is surrounded by cozy tables in this dimly lit retreat. The crowd offers a mix of grad-student types and older patrons, and the decor is nostalgic without feeling cheesy.... (more)

Kristin W.

on Judys Book Apr 08, 2006
The James Joyce, right next to the Federal, is a nice little pub done up in Irish style. Never having been to Ireland, I'm not sure if it's authentic or not, but it has a nice feel with a lot of wood and nice big booths. It's... (more)


on Citysearch Jul 08, 2005
This is such a great pub. The food is great, the service is great, the crowd is great, the atmosphere is great. Great live music on selected nights. Indoor/outdoor. Nothing negative whatsoever to say about the James... (more)


on Citysearch Mar 16, 2005
Great Atmosphere, owner is usually there and very friendly. Food is great, best burger in town. Fun to have drinks, lunch, or dinner. (more)


on Citysearch Feb 13, 2005
The Bartender was extremely rude, for no reason at all. (more)


on Citysearch Feb 04, 2003
Had an great time there. The food was great, the atmosphere was unforgettable, and the service was the best I have had in a longtime. (more)


on Citysearch Jan 23, 2003
We come the the James Joyce Pub 2x a month, over 2 hours one way, to Hear Paddy Gibney and Bill Ayerby sing and play. We always eat dinner and the food has always been outstanding! Bartenders are wonderfully Irish and... (more)

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