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Hap's Grill

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116 1/2 N Main St, Salisbury, NC 28144-4336
+1 704-633-5872
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 15:00
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Salisbury, North Carolina
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On South Main Street in Salisbury, NC, there is this little grill that has graced Salisbury since the 1980's. It is a "hole-in-the-wall" niche eatery selling hot dogs and hamburgers, hand over fist, as fast as they can cook them during the limited hours of 11:00 am - 4:00 pm. (They recently changed hours a bit to pick up the... More 

Thank Carlton R
Salisbury, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Haps is Salisbury Downtown....we always stop in when we are in town. Standing room only (outside), but it is a must do every chance we get to stop in.

Thank ChrisMcMom
Salisbury, North Carolina
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You stand in a line out the door, order at the counter, pay cash, eat standing up, and you do it again and again because it's just so darn good!

Thank Jason R
North Carolina
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82 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since the mid-80's when the original Owner 'Hap' opened this literal hole in the wall standing only dive, the hot dogs coming out of this place are legendary! And the burgers are just as good! It's modeled after Ward's Grill in Whiteville, NC and if you want a little deja vu experience, go visit Ward's after visiting Hap's. Depending on... More 

Thank Gregg C
Salisbury, North Carolina
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I was given a recommendation to try this place. It is by no means fancy, but it has good food. I absolutely love the battered pork chop sandwich! You can get it "dipped" in sauce or without. I prefer it without but both are delicious!

Thank Kristin K
Pinehurst, North Carolina
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92 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

I wanted to go to this place a couple years ago.... I saw the people standing in line for a hotdog or burger...but when I visited recently there wasn't a line and it wasn't as good as I had hoped. For one, our hotdogs were not as cooked as my friend said they usually are...somewhat charred with grill marks...ours had... More 

Thank Leslie T
Salisbury, North Carolina
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Hap's Grill is absolutely a local famous place! They cook hot dogs and burgers, and your food is made fresh to order when you walk up to the counter! The chili is the best I have ever had! They have bags of chips that you can add to your order if desired. And a limited number of bottled drinks or... More 

Thank Paradise_Seekers_rj
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Talk about simple easy and hot. The walk up grill is the best burger in town. Cash only and there's a language to order (don't worry, they will interpret). No seating, but an easy read/short menu.

Thank Marcheta L
Cary, North Carolina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Great as always....friendly service and the best burgers around....even Sodas in the old glass bottles

Thank HerndonsinNC
North Carolina, USA
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

A very well-established and iconic hot dog place. Was a line out the building on a Saturday. Very very small place hustled you in and out. Mostly all take out. Average hot dogs. Better hot dogs at other places.

Thank DTMNorthCarolina

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Restaurant features
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 1/2 N Main St, Salisbury, NC 28144-4336
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Salisbury
  • Phone Number: +1 704-633-5872

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?