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Chicken Oil Company

3600 S College Avenue, Bryan, TX 77801
979 846 3306
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Ranked #17 of 138 restaurants in Bryan
Cuisines: Hamburgers
Most recent review
- Apr 15, 2014
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San Antonio, Texas, USA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

After hearing many positive reviews, I came to try it myself. The atmosphere is good, lots of old time stuff on the walls. The daily special was a wrap so I got the chicken wrap (fried). It came out in a tortilla that was border line hard, and the chicken with a side of sauce. No lettuce or anything else.... More

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Tomball, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Regardless of other reviews, first of all this is a burger place- the prices are good, and they are just good basic burgers; much better than the chain burger places college students usually go to. Food was hot- Their "Death Burger" was just as good as the ones I remember from more than 30 years ago.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

Food was so so. Those Tijuana fries are just badly made cheese fries. They must have picked the best reviews to put on another review website because I was not impressed. I've had much much better bugers. Crowded, messy, ick.

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Summerfield, North Carolina, United States
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68 reviews 68 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

After a recent Aggie football game we visited the Chicken Oil for some burgers. Very disappointing. The hamburger buns were cold, as were the fries. Seems like the food was better when we were regulars about 15 years ago.

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Webster, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Visiting my son on campus this past weekend, went here having been told by many people how good the burgers are. I've become a bit of a burger snob, and I prefer someplace with fresh rolls and fresh beef. This place has neither. For $4 (before cheese) I can get a fresh beef burger at Wendy's, but these were obviously... More

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tx
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

This place is super cute, great service and delicious burgers. The chips come out hot, they taste homemade. Love this place!

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

We had to try this place after working in College Station all week - all I can say is it was sooooo good!! The fried pickles are the best, hands down, I've ever had. Atmosphere is awesome, burgers are so good, chicken is really good - we all tried a little bit of everything and walked away full and happy.... More

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Caldwell, Texas
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

I think the atmosphere draws the crowd. The hamburgers are very good -- everything else pretty average. It's rustic atmosphere is what draws the crowd. The wait for the food is a little long for such a simple menu. If you're not in a hurry and want a very casual hangout/place to visit and have a beer then this place... More

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Bryan, Texas, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

the food is awesome, it has been here in Bryan for many years. you know the food is good if you keep going back!

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Dallas, Texas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

I went to this place on the advice of a ex-Aggie friend and have no reference of other burger places in Bryan/College Station. This is a rustic looking place with a lot of random stuff on th wall. You can carve your name on the tables or write on the wall. They had a couple of TV's through out the... More

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