Merritt's Grill - Part of the Fabric of Chapel Hill Since 1992

slow down and smell the bacon...

Welcome to Merritt's Grill!  


    We're glad you             stopped by to               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!

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

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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.


Contact Us - Phone: 919-942-4897 • Email:


Open Mon-Wed 7am to 4pm • Thu-Sat 7am to 7pm • Closed Sundays