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107 N Columbia St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3502
919-240-4746
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am

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  • 21
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  • 16
    Very good
  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best veggie burger

Stopped in while visiting friends. I had the veggie burger with grilled onions, mushrooms & cheddar on a brioche bun. It was the best veggie burger I have ever had. The sweet potato fries were tasty as well. Great food and service. There is a reason they are so busy.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 8, 2015
Mamaooch
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Thomasville, North Carolina
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Thomasville, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Stopped in while visiting friends. I had the veggie burger with grilled onions, mushrooms & cheddar on a brioche bun. It was the best veggie burger I have ever had. The sweet potato fries were tasty as well. Great food and service. There is a reason they are so busy.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We went late on a Saturday night and had a great burger dinner. I like that they have all kinda of patties (turkey, beef, veggie) and bun options and lots of dipping sauces. Service was quick but it can get busy. If you're craving good burgers, this is the spot in Chapel Hill.

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Toronto
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83 reviews 83 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Fun burger joint, fresh ingredients and some funky combinations on great burger buns. Excellent fries (one portion good for two), and a small, but interesting selection of beers. It's a student hang-out, but it's bright, cheery and clean (much like the students on a chilly January Saturday evening!). Prices for a non-student budget are very reasonable, and burgers are made... More 

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Cape Fear, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Pretty interesting place - design your own burger. Fries were HUGE so you could easily share between two people. Staff was friendly. Burgers were pretty tasty. It would be fun to try all the different combinations. A nice, little casual joint.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Very casual. Open late. Good gluten free food. And the shakes are yummy! Been here several times and never had any problems with the gluten free food.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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101 reviews 101 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I was settling a "best Franklin St burger" debate for a couple of coworkers, and this place was one of the contenders. It's a design-your-own burger place with a LOT of options, but they have designed a menu that keeps the options from being overwhelming. Although there are a lot of options, the wall chart makes ordering very straightforward. The... More 

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Apex, North Carolina
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106 reviews 106 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

From burgers, to hot dogs, to grilled cheese - this place has a decent selection for being the local burger joint. Fries are great - they even have the sweet potato fries. Milk shakes are good too. They even have bottled beer. Can't go wrong here. It is a come-as-you-are kinda place. Parking is across the street in the town... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This place was so good! Different than your typical burger joint. Something for everyone. Plus the option to build your own burger And fun dipping sauces for your fries!

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Harrisburg, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Went in June when we visited UNC with my daughter. That visit was excellent. They were not that busy at the time, burgers were very good. We returned on July 4th for the fireworks. Again the burgers were good but not as good as first visit. They were very busy so some tables were not cleaned and there were people... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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378 reviews 378 reviews
376 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

his is trendy, colorfully decorated, simply furnished little burger joint sits half a block off Franklin Street. The menu is simple - Burgers (3 sizes to choose from), Hot Dogs (1 size only), FF, a Grilled Salmon Sandwich (it is Chapel Hill after all), a Grilled Chicken Sandwich (and it is in Orange County), and a Caesar Salad (and it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 107 N Columbia St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3502
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: 919-240-4746

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Hamburgers
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?