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107 N Columbia St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3502
+1 919-240-4746
11:00 - 03:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Sandy Creek, New York
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good burgers and fresh cut fries. Build your own or order one of their specialties. Good sauces and reasonable prices.

Thank genalola
Charlotte, NC
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787 reviews
493 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not my first time but it's been a while since we do not live in the area. I continue to be pleased with the quality of the burger and in this case, also the level of service. The fries are good and they give you a lot. I was loading up a bison burger and the person taking orders told... More 

Thank 2BEis2SKI
Raleigh, North Carolina
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500 reviews
340 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This is a great burger place. Much better than Smashburger and Burger 21. You can custom build your burger either beef, turkey, chicken and veggie. These are very large burgers with really good toppings. Ordered a turkey burger and it was one of the best burgers I've ever had. Not only is it big but the toppings are superior to... More 

Thank Don N
Raleigh, North Carolina
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I've got a family full of opinionated eaters - one likes burgers with bacon, the other wants them spicy, still another insists that cheese ruins all burgers. This place works for all of us. The fries are really good and one order is plenty for two people. I also really like the sauces served with the fries. My only complaint... More 

Thank Catherine L
Mebane, North Carolina
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Great food! The chili-cheese fries are to die for (perhaps literally if you don't pace yourself). They are a meal by themselves.

Thank Josh M
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
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98 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Burgers here were pretty good. Personally, I prefer Al's, but Buns is open super late and are a great option for that. Lots of options for building your own burger, and prices were reasonable.

Thank Ethan P
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We met my son & his girlfriend here for lunch and ordered 3 different types of burgers, a large order of fries and a caesar salad. I wasn't very hungry before we ordered, so I offered to cut my burger in half & give the other half to my son for later. I regretted that once I started eating my... More 

Thank KChac
Cary, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Food was good and service was great! Not too crowded when we went but the restaurant had ample seating. Burgers made to order.

Thank Karen V
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Everything is housemade, from the buns, to the veggie patties, to the house-cut fries, to the dipping sauces. There is no finer veggie burger available! I don't know how their meat burgers are, but their fries, endless dipping sauces, and incredible variety of toppings are top notch. I've been coming here for 5 years, and it's still one of our... More 

Thank Z8865EWjamesr
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125 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My stomach is still smiling! I am very thankful for this handmade deliciousness. The sweet potato fries were a bit over cooked for my taste but I can't think of a thing to complain about. I HIGHLY recommend the Very Veggie Burger...seriously, I'd love the recipe.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 N Columbia St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3502
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-240-4746

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