Welcome to Merritt’s

1009 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC

1009 S. Columbia St. – Chapel Hill, NC

With humble beginnings as a lunch counter ran out of the back of a filling station, Merritt’s rose to fame after “The Love Sandwich”, a mouthwatering BLT, was added to the menu. A beloved hidden gem to the locals, Merritt’s went on to receive recognition and acclaim from food publications around the nation. The bread was baked fresh, the bacon was crispy, and the secret was out. People from all over began to line up, eager to enjoy the famous, flavorful sandwiches served up daily.

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.

With humble beginnings as a lunch counter ran out of the back of a filling station, Merritt’s rose to fame after “The Love Sandwich”, a mouthwatering BLT, was added to the menu. A beloved hidden gem to the locals, Merritt’s went on to receive recognition and acclaim from food publications around the nation. The bread was baked fresh, the bacon was crispy, and the secret was out. People from all over began to line up, eager to enjoy the famous, flavorful sandwiches served up daily.

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.

Merritt’s BLT IN THE NEWS…

Merritt’s BLT IN THE NEWS…

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!

  • Ninth Street Bakery
  • The Bread Shop
  • Imagine That GF
  • Cheerwine