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“Take out every summer....”

The Chicken or the Egg
Ranked #1 of 91 Restaurants in Beach Haven
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: When we boast that there is something for everyone, it's not without merit. There are classic items and ones that are completely original and unique. And then there are the wings... A lot of places talk a good buffalo wing, but the "Chegg" as it is now commonly known, truly delivers. The wings are big, juicy and available in 17 sauces, both Original Breaded, or Naked. The Chicken or the Egg has become know locally and Nationally for these big beauties. And best of all, the whole menu (breakfast too) is available 24 hours a day (in season). But for us, it's not just about the food. It's about family. It's about camaraderie. It' s about good times. So come io in and join the family. Join the fun. You'll be happy you did. Oh, and sorry about the lines. People dig us. But it' s worth the wait.
Emmaus, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Take out every summer....”
Reviewed August 1, 2014

We alternate between here and Pinky's but I have become partial to Chicken Or The Egg the past few years. Always reliable take out with a lot of variety....

Visited September 2013
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English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“It's THAT good....”
Reviewed July 31, 2014

Just a really nice place to eat, a lot of choices and you MUST get the wings. If this restaurant was in Ocean City or Wildwood, NJ in the summer--you just might never get in :)

  • Visited May 2014
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Not fine dining but good dining!”
Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

Really nicely laid out restaurant/ diner, very appealing to walk into and clearly very popular locally. Deservedly so. It's not fine dining by any means but as what Adam Richman would call a 'pig out spot' it's great! Difficult to choose what to have so would definitely go back.

As an aside the beach behind this restaurant is gorgeous!

Visited July 2014
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New Windsor, New York
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54 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Good food great service”
Reviewed July 29, 2014

Inexpensive place to get a great meal. Be prepared to leave your name and wait. Good service, nice atmosphere, worth the wait.

Visited July 2014
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Believe the hype!”
Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Everyone says this is a spot that should not be missed. Couldn't agree more. Awesome food, great atmosphere, and friendly staff. Definitely try the wings!!

Thank BCMACK11
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