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#69 of 1,143 Restaurants in Raleigh
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618 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27603-1732
+1 919-821-7636
10:30 - 23:00
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Sun 10:30 - 23:00
Mon - Wed 10:00 - 00:00
Thu 10:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 02:00
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

If you want a delicious hamburger (served on a rectangle bun), you must try Char-Grill. It's been an 'institution' on Hillsborough Street for MANY years. They have other locations.......even in Europe......and their French fries, shakes and onion rings are delicious, as well. For a casual....but filling and delicious meal......try Char-Grill!

Thank traveltique
Raleigh, North Carolina
Level Contributor
24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

If you want an old school burger, fries, and a real shake this is your place. You can watch as they prepare your food and the fries are always fresh and hot, not under a heat lamp. The best beef burger in Raleigh hands down.

Thank Betty T
Hartford, Connecticut
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Although it looks like an ordinary fast-food type take-out place, the quality and deliciousness in everything you get from CharGrill is outstanding.

Thank mmeehan3
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Like the title says "I love a hamburger". I know they are not the healthiest of meals but sometimes you just can't care. The Char-Grill has been one of my favorite places to eat since college. To watch that flame jump and see someone who is enjoying cooking their billionth steak burger is just fun if you are a foodie... More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Chargrill is an old time Raleigh favorite. The have the best Fast Food burgers in town. We eat here once a month

Thank buildernc
Wilmington, North Carolina
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347 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

This is a ritual burger spot for many. I have always had a great experience here. Food is consistently very good and service is always friendly and helpful.

Thank GuyfromILMNC
Cary, North Carolina
Level Contributor
47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Once you place your order you can watch them good your burger on a flame broil grill. The shakes are delicious and the fries are always hot and delicious.

Thank TravelNowPlease
Thomasville, North Carolina
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226 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Some of the best burgers around at really good prices. Be prepared to wait in line because this place is always busy.

Thank pjkiss
Elkin, North Carolina
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

They have good burgers that taste like those your Dad made on the grill back in the day. The only problem is that everybody else seems to feel the same way! so allow time for the WAIT!

Thank juncture
Erie, Pennsylvania
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100 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

From the years gone by, Raleigh residents and students of NCSU have made this into a shrine. Late night runs for burgers, shakes and fries are what make this place great. Grab a turnover while you are there too. Hamburgers come in many varieties and sizes. Be sure to know the onions are chopped and the buns have seeds. Hot... More 

Thank Michael S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 618 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27603-1732
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-821-7636

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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?