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618 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27603-1732
+1 919-821-7636
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“burgers” (52 reviews)
“fries” (40 reviews)
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American, Fast food
618 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27603-1732
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cheap eats and amazing food! You could blink and miss this place, but the food is not to be missed! Chargrilled burgers, milkshakes and steak fries! Yum!!!!

Thank ashmo1979
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's hard to beat this place. If you're looking for a good, old fashion burger and fries, then look no more. Burgers are flame kissed, juicy, and perfectly topped. Fries are always fresh and crispy. Great price to boot. You can get your fill for...More

Thank Justin Q
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We ate at the Char-Grill last weekend, walking from our Hotel in downtown Raleigh. The nostalgia of this eatery reminds me of the drive-inns I grew up with. The menu, service and quality of the food was very good. The ordering of the meals was...More

Thank glynr34
Reviewed 8 September 2017

My first visit was early 1980 while taking a class at NC State University so you could call this place iconic. Drop in and order almost anything on the menu and you'll likely LOVE it. Come and see why USA Today ranked it NC's best....More

Thank MJKexecutive
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Food was great! Staff friendly! But, the process of ordering is VERY confusing. I understand decreasing cost by having customers mark what they want but it didn't say to write your name on the ticket or take the number.

Thank Ncwinequeen
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Food is good, staff is helpful and friendly. When I pulled in I couldn't believe I'd driven by without noticing this place. It's unassuming and simple. First win - and it's got an old school drive-in aesthetic that just brings joy to my middle-aged heart....More

Thank Dylan S
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Iconic burger joint that takes me back to my college days at NC State. The employees actually seem to be happy and working hard to get you the best tasting Steak Jr. they can make. Milkshakes taste really good also

Thank booker3201
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Had the double char burger combo with catchup onions lettuce tomato and cheese with fries and a medium diet Pepsi and was very tasty I would definitely come back again but the restaurant was very nice and clean and enjoy

Thank jthwrh
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Delicious hamburgers, shakes, fries in a retro setting, not because it is trying to be retro but because it iS retro.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 14 February 2017

It's like a 50s drive up. Order your meal on a slip of paper, drop it into the box, and it's ready in a few minutes. Price is easy on the budget too.

Thank Michelle H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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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