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Merrits Burger House

2338 Carolina Beach Rd, Wilmington, NC 28401-7606
+1 910-763-5844
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“cheeseburger” (3 reviews)
“chilli” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
American, Fast Food
2338 Carolina Beach Rd, Wilmington, NC 28401-7606
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

We stopped in for a quick burger after coming off the beach. We've been to similar drive-ins so we knew exactly what to expect! Burgers were perfect and full of flavor. I asked the waitress for extra ketchup and she gave me a handful! Fries...More

Thank Joshua D
Reviewed July 26, 2018

This is an old fashioned drive-in restaurant with no table service. The food is tasty and inexpensive. I don't think everything they have is written on the outside menu, but the car hops are very helpful. I like their burgers and shrimp burgers. They only...More

Thank Mlee46
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Great food, great location and best thing you can go in your pajama's! Even serve a local soft drink "Sundrop" which is my favorite!!! Hamburgers, hotdogs, bar-b-que, seafood, french fries etc. Great prices too :)

Thank Bobbysundrop
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

Came at peak lunch on a Wednesday. The pace was packed, but our service was friendly and fast. I had a burger with mustard, ketchup, and onions. The way they press the burgers is very cool. Burger was 5/5. I also had a hotdog with...More

Thank Ryates17
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

This was my first visit to Merritt's and o was really looking forward to a nice burger for lunch. You can't go inside and order. They don't have any menus outside, and they apparently don't take orders inside.I ordered a cheese burger and onion rings....no...More

Thank MikeEubanks
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

The best pressed cheeseburger and hot dog ever! We have been going here for 28 years, my mother and her family for over 55 years! The burgers and dogs are mouth watering. Wash it down with a ice cold sun drop!

Thank justingK146GN
Reviewed December 21, 2017

Me and my kids spotted this place going down Carolina Beach Road and immediately said, "this has got to be a classic place". It was 2:30 on a Wednesday afternoon, nearly every parking space full. As soon as you park you are greeted at your...More

Thank 627jrh
Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

Best Hot dog in Wilmington in my opinion. Hyper crinkle cut frIes, cook just right, crispy, not mushy. Family run business. Great service.We've been coming here for at least 25 years.

Thank J I
Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

For many years, I have heard about the delicious hamburgers and chicken at Merritt's Burger House. It is a step back into the 1950s as you park under an awning and the waitress take your order in your car. No inside service. They hang a...More

Thank ncdabco
Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

I have been going for 26 years. We always eat here. It's our first stop at the beach and our last one on way out. Burgers and dogs are the best I've ever eaten. They are cheap and small but filling. It's a old fashioned...More

Thank justingK146GN
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2338 Carolina Beach Rd, Wilmington, NC 28401-7606
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-763-5844
Last of the authentic drive in restaurants that has survived the test of time and fast food outlets, serving great food just like they used to and this place continues to do.
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