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Chicken Oil Company

Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar, Pub
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3600 S College Ave, Bryan, TX 77801-4413
979 846 3306
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Houston, Texas
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88 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I REALLY wanted to like this place because the decor and atmosphere are great!! The bathrooms were DISGUSTING!!! They ran out of lids for the "to go" drinks we ordered & onion rings but didn't tell us about being out of either when we ordered. They substituted with onion & jalapeños strips that were ice cold and hard as rocks!... More 

Thank Sandra K
San Antonio, Texas
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48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We waited over an hour for our late lunch to arrive. Our girls enjoyed their burgers, but the chicken fried chicken and chicken fried steaks were less than appetizing. The salad was fresh and crisp. The fries were also fresh. However, the main course tasted as if the oil used to fry it was old. We're not likely to return... More 

Thank Michael D
Irvine, CA
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely great ambiance with good food. Don't miss it if you're visiting Aggieland. Cheap food but tastes great, and typical of College Station Aggies- friendly and welcoming.

Thank Matthew B
North Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chicken Oil is one of the best places in Bryan to grab a burger and a beer . Have been going there for over 25 years. They have great chicken fried steak as well. Anytime I go back to visit I try to grab a burger. Nice laid back atmosphere .

Thank ljdoby
Canon City, Colorado
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a local hotspot. Great food....several nights with live entertainment. Rustic and eclectic decor. Try the snuff burger/special. Or, if you can take the heat, the death burger. On top of that the staff is warm & friendly. This is a favorite of locals, stop in and find out why!! Check out the huge fireplace ☺

Thank bellalago14
Bryan, Texas
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

I was there about a week ago...first time in a while. It was as good as I remember and the staff on duty that night was really nice. Service was quick.

Thank sam w
Houston, Texas
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Its a nice place for grilled chicken and burgers. The grilled chivken is cooked very well. The ambience is very southern. The place is very cabin like.

Thank Shweta A
Lucas, Texas
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307 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The old-fashioned, nostalgic décor is what I liked best about the Chicken Oil Company. It gives this place character. However, I found the food to be just okay. Good but nothing special. I did not try any of the beer or alcoholic beverages. Food is probably better with a frosty mug!

Thank CoolPapaGreen
san antonio, Texas, USA
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79 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

started going in the late 80s, then early 90s when i went to TAMU. Now eldest daughter going. Still has great burgers. try tyhe tijuana fries!

Thank robert w
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

My husband and I went in for lunch. The counter people saw my husband's cap (he was wearing a Army-Viet Nam cap) and asked if he was in the Army after we had ordered our food from a menu behind the counter, my husband said yes. They honored him by giving him his meal 'On The House', and thanked him... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3600 S College Ave, Bryan, TX 77801-4413
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Bryan
  • Phone Number: 979 846 3306

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?