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Big Chief Drive-In

American, Canadian, Fast Food
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5001 Dufferin Ave, Wallaceburg, Ontario N8A 4M9, Canada
(519) 627-9455
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Wallaceburg, Canada
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love Big Chiefs food and always bring friends and family there when they come visit The food is amazing and always fills our appetite and never disappoints

Thank iPhoneAddict2014
Waterford, Canada
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

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 

Thank NorthernHeart66
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles 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

Thank Mike P
Wallaceburg, Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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

Thank rontrepanier
Chatham, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Dave B
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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 bubbles 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.

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 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Stefan P
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Jan J
Ottawa, Canada
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Ottawian

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Canadian, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?