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Blu Seafood & Bar

2002 Hillsborough Rd, Durham, NC 27705 · Old West Durham
(919) 286-9777 · $$$ · Seafood, American
Rating: 4.0 out of 5"125 Yelp reviews ·


  • Mon - Fri11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Sat5:00 PM - 10:00 PM


Blu Seafood and Bar is upscale, casual seafood with innovative regional classics. In other words, our place is comfortable with great food, some local, some global, but always fresh. Stop in and enjoy one of our specialty cocktails at the bar, a delicious meal on the outdoor or indoor patios, or great conversation in our outdoor lounge.

Good for

Seafood · Lunch · Dinner

Popular menu items

Shrimp · Fish · Shrimp & Grits · Warm Spinach Salad · Fried Oysters

General info

Casual · Credit: Discover, MasterCard, Visa



Latest reviews

  • Rating: 5.0 out of 5"Jul 17, 2014 · by Kim H. from YelpThis place is a non discrept place that has some charming yet not so charming interior. You are here for the food!I tried the #mariscada which was to die for. My party had other fish as main dish and they were all satisfied as well. Having the wine pairing was pretty good too. I mean pinot noir from Finger … Full review
  • Rating: 5.0 out of 5"Jul 01, 2014 · by Skya E. from YelpIt was my first time eating oysters in the south and I must say I wasn't disappointed at all! A very classy restaurant, perfect for social, business gatherings. Their Mac and cheese was pretty good, perfect to share amongst friends as an appetizer and the bread was so fluffy, almost like a thick pizza crust, … Full review
  • Rating: 4.0 out of 5"Jun 17, 2014 · by Mohamed N. from YelpClassy seafood restaurant"Some good friends of mine urged me to reconsider my review of Blu with another visit, and specifically to actually try the fish tacos. I confess-- I LOVED them... probably some of the best I've had in the area despite seeming simplicity to them. They were also affordable-- $8.75 for … Full review
  • Rating: 4.0 out of 5"May 22, 2014 · by Mike O. from YelpExcellent food, constant upselling.Came here for dinner on a Monday evening and sat outside. Our server told us the specials and also the kind of oysters they had on the half shell. Half of us weren't ready to order drinks, and we needed to decide on the oysters. We got a dozen of each they had on special. Then … Full review
  • Rating: 2.0 out of 5"May 12, 2014 · by Claire C. from YelpWhile the food is decent, it is definitely overpriced.Atmosphere and service leave much to be desired. Full review