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Only Burger

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3710 Shannon Road, Suite 118, Durham, NC 27705
9199379377
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Takeout
Good for:
Outdoor seating
Takeout

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Visitor rating
  • 48
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
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
Good choice for your burger fix

good, fast food I had the Carolina burger with chili and slaw. The slaw was slightly bitter, so I left with a bad taste in my mouth. I will try them again, but it is a bit pricey for a burger. About my ratings: In an effort to compare apples to apples, my ratings are strictly for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
HomoQuiScitOmnia
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South Pole
via mobile
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Takeout
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South Pole
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273 reviews 273 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

good, fast food I had the Carolina burger with chili and slaw. The slaw was slightly bitter, so I left with a bad taste in my mouth. I will try them again, but it is a bit pricey for a burger. About my ratings: In an effort to compare apples to apples, my ratings are strictly for establishments within thirty... More 

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71 reviews 71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

Loved the taste and it has beef brisket on top of the patties with the fixins. Wish we had a place like this in MN. Also spend $3.95 and get the appetizer sampler of fried pickles, onion rings and green tomatoes! Hint: if you want a little sweet after your meal walk about 100 ft. Down to Tutti Frutti which... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I think these folks operated exclusively through a food truck but gained such a following that they opened a small restaurant . . . in fact, they may have opened a second one. Nothing fancy about the facilities, but the people are friendly and the hamburgers are terrific. I recommend the fried green tomato burger.

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Oak Ridge, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

We walked in and were greeted by a nice hostess. My friend and I picked out a black cherry soda from the cooler (really really good) and ordered. I ordered the Texas which has jalapeños, brisket, an onion ring

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Aldie, Virginia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The burger was ok. This is like a five-guys joint except their burger isn't as good. Middle of the road burger, with an above average onion ring serving. Good place for lunch or a quick meal. I tried a local elk (or something similar). It was tasteless - but I guess I dont know what I should expect an elk... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Great crispy onion rings and fried tomato's. Liked my burger, but wish it had less toppings under the bun. Next time I know to ask for. Would have preferred to not have to dig foil wrapped food out of a paper bag for inside dining, but that may just be me. Good menu. Friendly staff. We will be back.

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NORTHERN NEW JERSEY
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80 reviews 80 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The burger was ok, I did not like the lack of plate- All are served like you are getting take out tho we ate inside- It comes in wrapped in a foil in a paper bag--Sorry not for me --never again

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I liked this because it was pretty basic and with some great varieties of burgers. The Veggie burger was really good - not spicy for a change.

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Pittsboro, North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My wife had been reading WRAL's website about Only Burger and decided to give it a try. We love a good burger. We got the Carolina burger and it was good. Only advice I would give on the Cole slaw that was on the burger would be to make the Cole slaw finer especially on a burger. Chili on the... More 

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Ann Arbor
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106 reviews 106 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This place has hormone free burger that are very tasty. They have veggie, beef, and turkey burger that come in either single or double party's. You choose the topping. The standard toppings are free but they also have add on toppings that cost extra like the egg, bacon, onion rings ec. They also have some redesigned burgers to choose from.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3710 Shannon Road, Suite 118, Durham, NC 27705
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: 9199379377

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Hamburgers

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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