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618 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27603-1732
+1 919-821-7636
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Fast food
618 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27603-1732
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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 15 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
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Best hamburger steak jr in the area. They sell Hog dogs, too. Love the prices. Fast service. All food cooked to order.

Thank Wufpak76
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Love Char-Grill on Hillsborough Street! Burgers are so good because they cook them to order and you decide what goes on them. Fries are delicious and go so good with a chocolate milk shake. Great for lunch, dinner or all times in between. Ole school...More

Thank tlstanley99
Reviewed 18 November 2016

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...More

Thank Lasher1961
Reviewed 17 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...More

Thank EdRockster
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...More

Thank JohnD-3701
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Restaurant Details

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