A Staple of Chapel Hill Since 1992

Welcome to Merritt's Grill!  


We're glad you stopped by to smell the bacon.

Here's what people have to say about Merritt's!

In The News

Screen Shot 2019-10-04 at 11.27.24

Bob Garner's NC Weekend Story from UNC TV: 


Published on Jun 20, 2014

Bob Garner enjoys the delicious meals served at Merritt's Grill in Chapel Hill, taking in the friendly atmosphere where locally-grown ingredients fill most of their scrumptious sandwiches, including the signature BLT.

Bill Leslie WRAL.jpg
Screen Shot 2019-10-18 at 10.52.47

Bill Leslie's Carolina Conversations from WRAL: 


Published on Aug 1, 2018

Bill Leslie writes about his search for the perfect BLT recipe and what makes Merritt's BLT the best BLT he's ever had. Bill's review of our BLT will leave you craving one of your own!


press to zoom
Chapel Hill News
Chapel Hill News

press to zoom
Carrboro Free Press (Cont'd)
Carrboro Free Press (Cont'd)

July 9, 2008

press to zoom

press to zoom

Some awards we've won!

Indy award.jpeg
TripAdvisor award.jpeg

Click to read more


slow down and smell the bacon...


Whether you just found us or you're an 'ole timer, we're glad you're here! SIMPLY THE BEST FOOD IN TOWN and striving to be better every single day.

World famous for our BLT's, we're sooo much more... Merritt's Grill is part of the fabric of Chapel Hill.  Since introducing our famous BLT in 1992, our food, family, friends and partners have been acclaimed and well documented in hundreds of southern food magazines, television food shows, articles and books. Today, Merritt's Grill continues to build on it's heritage by holding onto the old while embracing the new!

Yelp award.jpeg