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“A Classic at the Crossroads”
Review of The Chicken Burger

The Chicken Burger
Ranked #15 of 68 Restaurants in Bedford
Cuisines: Fast Food
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
Halifax, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“A Classic at the Crossroads”
Reviewed May 24, 2013

It's all been said I suppose, and like many local favourites, some folks from away may not get what all the fuss is about. Sentimentality can sometimes cloud judgement. That said, I think the Chickenburger really delivers.

With a small, classic menu, and the rather unique "chickenburger" being the flagship offering, the Chick takes its own place amongst the classic drive-ins which are still around in many North American towns and cities.

However, this is ours. Odds are good that if you're from Nova Scotia, your parents have a "date at the Chickenburger" story.

To go with the sandwiches there are solid, standard shoestring fries, thin-not-thick shakes and onion rings. All very good. This being NS, haddock and chips are available. Always fresh fish.

For me, the real star of the show is the cheeseburger. It does not get top billing, but its a real treat. Verging on being a slider, its perfect balanced simplicity in a soft steamed bun. A burger purist will really appreciate it.

Service is fast and friendly, a hallmark of the place. They actually pay their people a few bucks more, and it shows.

All of this while competing with mega-schlock chains.

Thanks Mickey!

  • Visited May 2013
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English first
Middle Sackville, NS, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
79 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great fish & chips”
Reviewed March 18, 2013

Although it advertises chicken burgers, which are great, the fish is also delicious. Make sure to order a milkshake, as well.

Visited October 2012
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Thank Jennifer M
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Halifax, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Yummy!”
Reviewed February 11, 2013

Cheap prices, great environment. The portions are a little small, and when it's busy it takes a while to get your food, but this Halifax institution is still going strong for good reason.

Visited January 2013
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Thank Steve E
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Sydney
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Love it!”
Reviewed February 7, 2013

Reasonable price and the chicken burgers are made of real chicken...the atmosphere reminds me of an old drive up restaurant and should see someone in roller skates...love it.

Visited May 2012
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Dartmouth, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Yummmmmy!”
Reviewed February 1, 2013

Have been to the Bedford location a billion times. Always delicious! I go for the chickenburger and add fried onions & cheese. Um Um Um.

Visited August 2012
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Thank Rebecca M
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