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1125 West North Carolina 54, Durham, NC 27707
+1 919-489-6900
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Surprisingly crisp and delicious salads, add the grilled chicken. Also, has an extensive menu of unique grilled cheese sandwiches, looks delicious. Looking to become a regular.

Thank tulanejoe
Hillsborough, North Carolina
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

I had a burger and fries for lunch. Burger was better than fast food level, but not by much, while the fries were essentially mediocre.

Thank MistaPoupou
Durham, NC
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135 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016

In preparation for a memorial luncheon to celebrate the life of a dear friend that had passed away, Vick, the manager at Char Grill, helped us with a bountiful lunch for 60-70 people of hamburgers, hotdogs, chicken and barbeque. His kind demeanor and prompt cooking of the fresh handmade food was amazing. The food was kept warm under their lamps... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2014

Every time I come to Durham, stopping at CharGrill is a must. I used to go to on of the Raleigh locations (Edwards Mill Rd). One of my favorite meals is the 1/4 hamburger steak with extra pickles, light mayo, ketchup, mustard and slaw, fries. To wash it down, I get a 1/2 unsweetened / 1/2 sweetened iced tea (self... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Usa
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46 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We went to this place late in the evening because it was convenient on the way home. The burgers are good as are the fries. I do think the seating area could be cleaner.and more pleasant. This is a more recent edition to an established Raleigh business and has a lot of promise but needs to kept in better condition... More 

Thank Ronald K
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2013

I was dubious when I saw this branch of the great Raleigh hamburger drive-in, but now I go there by choice. It's much closer, there's indoor seating, and the burgers are exactly the same -- i.e., chargrilled in that inimitable way, with accessories to order. Fried pies are pretty good, too.

Thank Porcophile
North Myrtle Beach
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2013

My husband and I love Char-Grill. It is an old fashion style burger joint with relatively quick service, as meals are prepared as the orders are placed. As you walk in you will find steel tables and chairs, and the window. At the window there are order tablets that you fill out, and then slide your order through a small... More 

Thank christy0916
Durham, North Carolina
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84 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2013

Always enjoy Char-grill! Great fries and service at all locations. This particular location is very convenient. People not familiar with this franchise should give it a try.

Thank Kathy B
Durham, North Carolina
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2013

This is a great place for a quick burger that is prepared well and very tasty. Also a great place for an inexpensive, but filling lunch. The fries are hot and tasty, too. All in all, a trip to Char-Grill is a good thing.

Thank Tom K
Carolina Beach, North Carolina
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53 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2012

A must-do experience for burger lovers! Circle what you want on the paper, drop it in the chute, wait for a made-to-order deliciously grilled burger and fries. Prices good, service not an issue (like fast-food pickup but with dine-in quality), and the burgers are phenomenal!

Thank alisluv

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Fast Food, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1125 West North Carolina 54, Durham, NC 27707
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-489-6900

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