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107 N Columbia St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3502
+1 919-240-4746
11:00 - 22:00
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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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Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
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89 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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
5 of 5 bubbles 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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111 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

For a burger place I was happy to see a salmon sandwich. It was one of the best ones I've ever had and a great price! Their baskets of fries are huge, too! Good service and food 🙌🏽

Thank Amanda B
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is an okay place to eat.The food is good but not great.The staff are average.It has a nice atmosphere.

Thank tlee2126
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We had to go down for our son's doctor appointment and we ate at Buns! The burgers are good and if you order fries they give you a mountain of fries! And we liked all the variety of dipping sauce! We will be back!

Thank martyclontz
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Nothing special. Greasy food, mediocre burgers. I've had a lot better and would recommend just going elsewhere if you want a burger

Thank sam21avery
Bethesda, Maryland
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63 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

Huge variety of burgers that are worth the visit to this fast casual place. But the shakes are worthy of going out of your way a bit.

Thank IF3434

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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?