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107 N Columbia St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3502
+1 919-240-4746
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good46%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“veggie burger” (11 reviews)
“fries” (38 reviews)
“brie” (4 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
107 N Columbia St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3502
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fries are to die for! They're fresh cut and amazing. The veggie burgers are also great! You can build your own burgers which is really nice and has a ton of options.

Thank Hannah I
Reviewed 11 December 2017

If you're around Franklin Street in Chapel Hill and in the mood for a burger then this is the place to go. Delicious burgers, lots of topping choices, and an order of fries feeds two. Don't go for ambiance, it's a burger joint...

Thank Juan D
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

While visiting Chapel Hill this week I stopped here for supper. You order at the counter then they bring you your food at your table. The burgers are made to order. I loved the fries. The atmosphere was very casual.

Thank Christina W
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We have our fair share of burger joints in dallas - but this little neighborhood gem was off the charts. Simple decor, almost retro but the burgers and fries were borderline ridiculous. I had a double with cheddar, caramelized onions and bacon and my son...More

Thank Markpicc
Reviewed 18 September 2017

There's nothing special about the experience, but the food is good. I like the variety of toppings and the fact that they have good onion rings. That's critical to my enjoyment of a burger joint!

Thank CoachGM
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I get a turkey burger, Swiss cheese, avocado, pesto, no bun - no problem. My friend got Brie and jalapeños and wasabi which sounds gross to me but he loved it.

Thank cornelias461
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Visited on a late June night. The restaurant was loud and energetic. Order from the counter which was efficient and patient with our first time visit. Mostly burgers and hot dogs. The prep time was slow. The fry orders were huge. The cheese fries use...More

Thank TStan91
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Walk up counter pick out your burger, toppings and bun. Get your food find your table. Best burger I ever had. Thing was huge great bun with fried egg, cheese and onions. Fun laid back atmosphere with self serve drinks. Definitely will be going back.

Thank no buffet for me
Reviewed 21 June 2017

If you're bargaining for a burger, Buns off Franklin is the place to be... even if you don't eat meat! Why students and locals go: They know that one of the best things about Buns is the choices they offer: So many choices, so little...More

Thank Lesa B
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Good burgers and fresh cut fries. Build your own or order one of their specialties. Good sauces and reasonable prices.

Thank genalola
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13 October 2017|
Response from Lesa B | Reviewed this property |
Think cafeteria style. Some tables, some booths. There's a long booth/banquette seating along the exterior wall - makes it easy to pull together tables for a large group, if desired. Be prepared to do this yourself; Mention... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 N Columbia St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3502
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-240-4746
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