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Mrs. Knott's Chicken Dinner Restaurant

8039 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620-3200
(714) 220-5080
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Ranked #7 of 199 restaurants in Buena Park
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Californian
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Maine
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

I have eaten at a lot of places all over the united states and the World. A friend was very excited to share this place with us. Not sure why they have a menu you have no real choices. It's pretty much chicken. The food was way overpriced. They charge 17.99 per person to put down a platter of chicken... More

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Brea, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Incredible old-fashioned American fare. Portions are large and it can be a bit pricy, so splitting entrees is the perfect way to enjoy this restaurant.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

The food was very good, and the portion sizes were huge. A fun experience and a little bit of history. Expect to wait in line for dinner, but it moves fairly quickly and it's worth it.

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Los Angeles, California
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360 reviews 360 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

The Skinny: Parking- paved lot, $15 Decor- Victorian Restrooms- a notch above gas station Coke Factor- perfectly carbonated Service- very friendly Food- some good, some eh Line wait time- 25 minutes I think the heyday for Mrs. Knotts Chicken dinner has come and gone. It was a hot day when we went to the park and we thought we would... More

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Mesa, AZ
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

I hadnt been to this place in about 6 years. I remember last time I went, it was Really good!! This trip I had high expectations! The chicken seemed to be lacking. It wasn't as moist and juicy as it used to be. It wasn't bad, but just ok. The biscuits were still really good, but really small (I could... More

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San Diego
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

The food was definitely home cooking - lots of calories, but very good. The portion size is way to much food, especially when staying at a hotel without a fridge. Suggest you share a meal.

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Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

We had a party of 13. We tried to call the day before and couldn't get through. Went there upon arrival next morning to make reservation and said no as we had to call day before. Did say one person was all that needed to stand in line, about a 45 minute wait. Once inside our waiter Kenny was great.... More

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Petaluma, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Although there was the usual and expected lengthy wait in line the food was excellent as always. This restaurant is always a highlight any visit to the area.

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Seattle, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

This is well worth a visit -- gave us an idea of the history and background of Knott's Berry Farm, a much needed time to sit down, and lots of yummy bosenberry goodies with the chicken dinner. Not inexpensive, but you get LOTS of chicken (and they do have other options). We ate ours for lunch and saved the rest... More

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San Diego, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This restaurant is an icon for Knotts Berry Farm but located outside the park so you don't have to be in the park to enjoy it. The fried chicken is excellent and is the signature dish. We love the breakfast. The biscuits and gravy are complimentary and I'm not a biscuit fan but these biscuits were so light they almost... More

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