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5001 Dufferin Ave, Wallaceburg, Ontario N8A 4M9, Canada
(519) 627-9455
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11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 4
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Well cooked and full of flavour!!!

Love big chief, especially after a night out n some pops ;) greasy and good!!! Building itself is old and still what it probably was when it was a drive in, friendly staff as well!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Love big chief, especially after a night out n some pops ;) greasy and good!!! Building itself is old and still what it probably was when it was a drive in, friendly staff as well!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Nice little place to stop good food and reasonably priced. Outdoor tables if your dog is with you so he or she can dine with you. Recommend dinning here.

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Ontario, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I am Never disappointed when I go to The Chief. The prices may be increasing, but they are an independent restaurant that gives you a full meal (love the coleslaw), for what you pay for. Just make sure if you want a pickle on your burg that you say so. The woody burg is my go to!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

I've lived In Wallaceburg for 9 yrs & only recently discovered this gem!!! A friend recommended I try their burgers as I'm extremely picky about my meat & refuse to eat pre-fab "soy" mix hamburgers. Their menu is fantastic as is their food & prices!!! Yummy!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Ok so the place is dirty, it is greasy and they need new furniture. But people keep coming! Why? Because it is awesome... I love this place, they put the food first and its damn good! It's a burger joint, not fine dining so get over yourselves. They have the best burgers in this whole area... My suggestion is the... More 

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Brian H, Owner at Big Chief Drive-In, responded to this review

Although I could do without the "so what if it's dirty" I really appreciate the review. You really get it. We are a burger joint with a history that starts in 1957 right here on this spot. You nailed it when you said we put the food first (with our amazing staff to provide old fashioned service). Sometimes I fear... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Amazing food and friendly staff. Licensed bar. You don't leave hungry!! Food service is fast and always correct

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Brian H, Owner at Big Chief Drive-In, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words. Much appreciated. More 

Sarnia, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

My husband and I were out for a drive and I actually chose Big Chief for lunch. I apologized to him afterwards for the crappy pick. The food was definitely only "okay", but even if it was amazing I couldn't get past how filthy the place was. I'm not kidding... it's all kinds of dirty in there. The white ceiling... More 

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Brian H, Owner at Big Chief Drive-In, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your review. It is customer feedback, both positive and negative, that help us strive for quality. As soon as I read your review I checked the areas that you have mentioned. I certainly can't speak for the day you were here but everything you mention is certainly clean and sanitary. I don't know how long... More 

Windsor, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I see great reviews for this place but I don't understand why. The place is dirty, staff not overly friendly and the prices are steep for what you're getting. Granted the burgs are made with lean ground meat but there is no great flavor. Looking at the bill a few days later we were also overcharged. I think the reason... More 

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Brian H, Owner at Big Chief Drive-In, responded to this review

Wow. It looks like we didn't give you the best impression during your visit to The Chief. We're very disappointed to hear that. We're a small, independent restaurant that, unlike most of the chain restaurants, we really care and strive to exceed your expectations. All the things you mentioned are areas where we pride ourselves on. I'm very fortunate to... More 

W'BURG CANADA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I eat here at least once a week the burgers are so good. The fish sandwich is all white fish.If you are a big eater try the large marge if you dare. This place has one of the largest menu I have ever seen and it is all good.

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Wallaceburg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Best burgers and fries, great friendly staff! Attitude A+ - Good to see in a restaurant. No need to say any more! Only place to go for a burger!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5001 Dufferin Ave, Wallaceburg, Ontario N8A 4M9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Wallaceburg
  • Phone Number: (519) 627-9455
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm

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