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R&R Grill

American, Bar
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137 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 (Between Henderson and Columbia)
(919) 240-4411
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Palatine, Illinois
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Robert was our server and he was excellent! He recommended burgers and fish and chips(they have other excellent choices too!). My husband had the Best Burger with fried egg, onion, fried jalepenos,cheddar cheese! It's laid back and casual right in the heart of Chapel Hill.

Thank mjb00
Sterling, Virginia, United States
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Waiter was attentive and interesting. Food well prepared and enjoyable. Daughter had chicken ceasar and I had the special flounder sandwich. Thank You.

Thank Barbara N
Charlotte, North Carolina
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

I went to Chapel Hill to move my daughter out from her dorm. Before we got started we decided to get a bite. It was raining so we ducked into this place - it was close. Ordered the fish tacos, it was bland and soggy, not good. The baked wings were ok. Significant Other had the Cesar Salad and daughter... More 

Thank Sabrina B
Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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251 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

This has become our favorite hangout in Chapel Hill. Conveniently located in the center of downtown Franklin Street, it is just a fun place. The bar is great, the food is wonderful (generous portions) and the owner is a genuinely good guy (Rob Moll). The club sandwich was HUGE and good, and the chicken salad sandwich was unique...also very good.

Thank Dave G
Charlotte, North Carolina
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

We were looking for a place to find a quick dinner before a concert on campus. Underwhelmed by the menu but my husband wanted to give it a try, large non descript dining area with bars inside and out and lots of TVs going with sports. Clearly not a place for dining so much as drinking and watching sports. I... More 

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Wilson, North Carolina
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201 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Dropped in before WFU game because wanted to watch some 3:30 pm games on TV. Got there at 5:00 pm and they said it was a 30 min wait or we could sit at the bar. Easy call, go sit at the bar. Same menu and good service. We had a great bar tender and he said it would be... More 

Thank jnenc
Durham, North Carolina
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Let's be honest, R & R Grill is a sports bar. Tucked inside the CVS Plaza in Chapel Hill, at first glance, it seems to be a stand-alone venue for the Saturday football crowd before or after a Tarheel game. However, to our surprise, decided to dine on a Sunday after a theater performance. Lunch is served until 4:00 PM,... More 

King George, Virginia
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We enjoyed the meal, Ribs were good and the salad entree was fresh and enjoyable. The place has little character, bar and wide open dining area. We were there in Early June after UNC graduated so things were slow. Waiter was friendly and service was fine.

Thank KingGeorgeJoe
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The quality of the food was excellent. We enjoyed the meal. There were several issues that make me give this only an average overall rating. The waiter was very inexperience even after having worked there for over 3 months, not offering choices on side dishes, slow at bringing beverages to table and taking away dishes without asking permission. He also... More 

Thank Brenda B
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Good location downtown chapel hill. The staff were super friendly and accomadating. It was a slow monday night as the students were mostly gone for spring break. The food was good, not the best I've ever had, but I would go back. The prices were definitley reasonable, and the atmosphere was laid back and comfortable.

Thank Jackie M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $16
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
    (Between Henderson and Columbia)
  • Public Transportation: CHAPEL HILL TRANSIT - Lines A, CW, G, N, NS, NU, T: N Columbia at Rosemary St. Lines CL, D, F, U, RU: E Franklin St at Coffee Shop. Line HS: E Franklin at Varsity Theater. Line J: West Franklin at University Baptist.
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: (919) 240-4411
R&R Grill - everything a casual American grill should be. The local father and son ownership of Rob and Ross encourage you to join them for great food and service.

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