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Big Chief Drive-In

American, Fast Food, Canadian
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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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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Waterford, Canada
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Want a true local diner experience? The Big Chief is where you need to go. We love authentic diner places, and this one is it. The furnishings and atmosphere are dated, and the outside picnic area could use a bit of a powerwashing, but the food is excellent. We alllllll had burgers and fries (there were 7 of us!), the... More 

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Thank NorthernHeart66
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

As with most of our trips to big chief the burger was great same as the breaded mushrooms. It's a must stop a couple times a year

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Thank Mike P
Wallaceburg, Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

good burgers,better than any fastfood!!!!,will go there again,like the woody combo,the triple XXX combo is good also

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Thank rontrepanier
Chatham, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

Was well worth the drive to Wallaceburg area. Got a Woody with onion rings and was very impressed with both the quality of the food ad speed of service. Almost felt like I travelled back in time 20 years. And I wouldn't have it any other way.

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Thank Dave B
Sarnia
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

We had the Banquet Burger Combo.....so good. Love the Big Chief and their staff. Thank you for being open on Family Day.

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1 Thank Louise O
Brian H, Owner at Big Chief Drive-In, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words Louise. Much appreciated! More 

Wallaceburg, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

Call to order some burgers. The waitress kept going to the other line because it was ringing. Then when I ask to repeat my order she told me to call back when I got it together. I never call back I won't ever call there again.

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

Hi Karen. Did this occur on January 24th PM? I talked to everyone about this. The only time we ask someone to call back is if we have a cell phone that is dropping continuously. There was one tag from that night that was held back. The staff are trained to read back orders once it is complete. We have... More 

Dresden, Canada
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Not your city slicker Gordon Ramsey approved diner, but its quite the foody experience if you are into Diners, Drive in's & Dives or Man vs Food. The Big Cheif burger, fries with milkshake is a bucket list challenge one has to check off while on your way to visit the First nations. Seems to be a great local hangout... More 

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Thank Stefan P
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

Small old drive in place . Best burgers around friendly staff. Stop and check it out. It was very busy for phone in take out hours at lunch.

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Thank Jan J
Ottawa, Canada
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Went with my 2 adult sons, we all had hamburgers, Deluxe for me, the woody for one son and the Large Marge (huge) for the other. We all liked the food.

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Thank Ottawian
Chatham on
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55 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

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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Thank Lisa M

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Restaurant Details

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
Cuisine
American, Fast Food, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5001 Dufferin Ave, Wallaceburg, Ontario N8A 4M9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Wallaceburg
  • Phone Number: (519) 627-9455

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?