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Fresh, local, and consistently delicious, Merritt's Grill is a Chapel Hill institution, where friends meet to enjoy awesome food, friendly service, and of course, the bacon.

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Welcome to Merritt's

1009 S. Columbia St. - Chapel Hill, NC

Since 1992, Merritt’s Grill has continued to follow one simple recipe: combine fresh, quality ingredients and warm, southern hospitality to make every visit an unforgettable experience. You’ll be planning your next visit before you’ve taken your last bite.

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Local Products & Ingredients

Supporting Businesses close to Home

Merritt's Grill is dedicated to using the best local products and ingredients in our food while supporting our neighboring businesses. We source our popular tee-shirt collection locally too!

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    Small Town Grill

    Good food, no compromises
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    Simply the best food in town

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Merrit's HQ

Merritt's HQ

A staple of the Chapel Hill community for over 90 years, you can find our main location at 1009 South Columbia Street. Come enjoy a BLT next to our bamboo stalks!

Kenan Stadium location

Kenan Stadium

You can now eat your favorite BLT while cheering on (or against) Carolina's football team. Make us part of your gameday ritual! You can find us at either of two stands in the stadium.

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1009 South Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, NC


Mon-Friday: 7AM-4PM
Saturday: 7AM-4PM
Sunday: Closed