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Wimpy's Grill

617 Hicks St, Durham, NC 27705-3910
+1 919-286-4380
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“chilli” (2 reviews)
“fries” (4 reviews)
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Fast food, American
617 Hicks St, Durham, NC 27705-3910
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Healthy? Oh hell no! One of the best burgers you will ever have? Oh yeah! A favorite of locals - open for lunch only.

Thank Allen M
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Not sure what the hype is about this place. Except maybe the concept of ordering your food and eating in your car. The food was ago and good prices. The chili and slaw had good flavor but the burger it's self didn't have any flavor....More

Thank Hope S
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

😱 was getting car repaired next door. Cash only, so I had to traipse to find an ATM . Was worth the traipsing and the wait! Larry., the owner, is a full on comedian! Nice unpretentious burger shack!

Thank TheAviatorRJ
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

One of the best hot dog and hamburger joints in the state! Cash only and made to go, grab some extra napkins and pick a spot to sit on the curb because it's so good it never lasts on the ride home!

Thank Be C
Reviewed 18 April 2016

we saw the place on the tarheel traveler and went. we each had a hamburger and shared some fries. then we each had a hotdog and onion rings. everything was really good. plus free tea refills. we ate in the pick up. tons of locals...More

Thank gary a
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed the food, we shared the garbage burger and small fry. Burger was messy and yummy! Will return. Don't forget they only accept CASH!

Thank MoranCann
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Blink and you'll miss this little hometown gem. Their rise to national fame was the garbage burger, but all of their selection is just as good if not better. Plan to wait a bit, its good food, not fast food. Parking is limited and it...More

1  Thank Ksamuels71
Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

Omg..my husband LOVE the garbage burger..take out only ..and very busy. Well worth the wait !!it's a shack but don't let that scare you off DELICIOUS. We will be back next time we come thru

Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 8 February 2015

The place is located right on the Main Street and offers a great laid back vibe with all kinds of memorabilia on the walls. The burgers are amazing and come out nice and quick and very hot. You can taste the freshness of the meat....More

1  Thank Brandon R
Reviewed 16 January 2015

Wimpy's is famous for offering a garbage burger. These were too large and messy for my lunch today. I saw one served to a college student and he had a blast with the tasty mess. I ordered a burger and a hot dog. The burgers...More

Thank Pack D
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Lunch, Breakfast
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07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 617 Hicks St, Durham, NC 27705-3910
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-286-4380
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