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Merrits Burger House

2338 Carolina Beach Rd, Wilmington, NC 28401-7606
+1 910-763-5844
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“cheeseburger” (3 reviews)
“chilli” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
American, Fast food
2338 Carolina Beach Rd, Wilmington, NC 28401-7606
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Came at peak lunch on a Wednesday. The pace was packed, but our service was friendly and fast. I had a burger with mustard, ketchup, and onions. The way they press the burgers is very cool. Burger was 5/5. I also had a hotdog with...More

Thank Ryates17
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

This was my first visit to Merritt's and o was really looking forward to a nice burger for lunch. You can't go inside and order. They don't have any menus outside, and they apparently don't take orders inside.I ordered a cheese burger and onion rings....no...More

Thank MikeEubanks
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
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Lunch, Dinner
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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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