We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


107 N Columbia St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3502
+1 919-240-4746
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good47%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“veggie burger” (10 reviews)
“fries” (35 reviews)
“brie” (4 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
107 N Columbia St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3502
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (82)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 81 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 22 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
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Not my first time but it's been a while since we do not live in the area. I continue to be pleased with the quality of the burger and in this case, also the level of service. The fries are good and they give you...More

Thank 2BEis2SKI
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This is a great burger place. Much better than Smashburger and Burger 21. You can custom build your burger either beef, turkey, chicken and veggie. These are very large burgers with really good toppings. Ordered a turkey burger and it was one of the best...More

Thank Don N
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I've got a family full of opinionated eaters - one likes burgers with bacon, the other wants them spicy, still another insists that cheese ruins all burgers. This place works for all of us. The fries are really good and one order is plenty for...More

Thank Catherine L
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Great food! The chili-cheese fries are to die for (perhaps literally if you don't pace yourself). They are a meal by themselves.

Thank Josh M
Nearby Restaurants
Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery
649 reviews
.05 km away
Spanky's Restaurant
207 reviews
.04 km away
101 reviews
.16 km away
Nearby Attractions
University of North Carolina
460 reviews
.49 km away
25 reviews
1.09 km away
Ackland Art Museum
104 reviews
.13 km away
Morehead Planetarium and Science Center
141 reviews
.44 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
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
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing