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Merrits Burger House

2338 Carolina Beach Rd, Wilmington, NC 28401-7606
+1 910-763-5844
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“cheeseburger” (2 reviews)
“burgers” (9 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 4:00 PMAll hours
American, Fast food
2338 Carolina Beach Rd, Wilmington, NC 28401-7606
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

The best pressed cheeseburger and hot dog ever! We have been going here for 28 years, my mother and her family for over 55 years! The burgers and dogs are mouth watering. Wash it down with a ice cold sun drop!

Thank Justin G
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Me and my kids spotted this place going down Carolina Beach Road and immediately said, "this has got to be a classic place". It was 2:30 on a Wednesday afternoon, nearly every parking space full. As soon as you park you are greeted at your...More

Thank 627jrh
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Best Hot dog in Wilmington in my opinion. Hyper crinkle cut frIes, cook just right, crispy, not mushy. Family run business. Great service.We've been coming here for at least 25 years.

Thank J I
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

For many years, I have heard about the delicious hamburgers and chicken at Merritt's Burger House. It is a step back into the 1950s as you park under an awning and the waitress take your order in your car. No inside service. They hang a...More

Thank ncdabco
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

I have been going for 26 years. We always eat here. It's our first stop at the beach and our last one on way out. Burgers and dogs are the best I've ever eaten. They are cheap and small but filling. It's a old fashioned...More

Thank Justin G
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

I don't understand the hype yes it's quick and cheap but the burger was just ok nothing amazing to be honest. Pretty disappointing.

Thank wilmguy2801
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My husband loves a good burger, we went here twice to eat while on vacation. They also have great milk shakes. This is an old drive-in, with good food at a really good price. If you want healthy food or modern building don't go. Salt...More

Thank Donna A
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Service was the best part. Burgers were a little small so the double cheese burger is the way to go. The buns are toasted which is nice and they still put the tray on your window. Only problem is if the car next to you...More

Thank fmattship
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Merritt's Burger house is an old school institution that dates back from the late 50's... my parent's went there when they were dating. Today, Merritt's is run by the Merritt family and is still offering great burgers and dogs and much more. Burgers are good...More

Thank blueyedarlin
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

When you want a good CarHop hamburger with lettuce tomato onion a little mayo and mustard go to merits and their french fries are out of this world the lady name and that work there tall blonde she's so funny and always so. She asked...More

Thank Amber W
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2338 Carolina Beach Rd, Wilmington, NC 28401-7606
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-763-5844
Last of the authentic drive in restaurants that has survived the test of time and fast food outlets, serving great food just like they used to and this place continues to do.
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