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Char-Grill

#64 of 1,113 Restaurants in Raleigh
Certificate of Excellence
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618 Hillsboro Street, Raleigh, NC 27603
+1 919-821-7636
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10:00 - 02:00
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Hours:
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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Dothan, Alabama
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I have eaten here over 100 times over the years. Its many more than that. I even used to go here with my parents long ago. The food here is excellent. The big hamburger meal is the best fast food I know where to buy. Have a Blessed Day!

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Thank Lasher1961
Durham
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329 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

After hitting the State Fair, we wanted some real food and hit Char-Grill, an old favorite. It had been a few years, but the food was still great! And I felt the service was even better. I generally get a steak sandwich, fries, and a hot dog. The sandwich is ALWAYS hot and delicious. The fries are among my favorites.... More 

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Thank EdRockster
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

So where does one eat supper after being gone from North Carolina for more than a week. (And you had pork Barbcue at the state line when driving back for lunch.). You want that nostalgic feeling of being back in a familiar place, and you are a history geek like me, you end up at the original Char-Grill and you... More 

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Thank JohnD-3701
Ennis, Montana
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157 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We get it. When we were in college, there were places like this. We remember them not just for the quality of the food, but add some special memories to the time in our lives. We miss our friends and experiences from when we were in college too. We found the burgers to be very similar to burger king. They... More 

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Thank chris g
Raleigh, North Carolina
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank traveltique
Raleigh, North Carolina
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Betty T
Hartford, Connecticut
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank mmeehan3
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank JJNKING
Raleigh, North Carolina
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Thank buildernc
Wilmington, North Carolina
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333 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank GuyfromILMNC

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Restaurant Details

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

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