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Chicken Express

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1510 US 281, Burnet, TX 78611
+1 512-756-9191
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Burnet, TX, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Don't expect go get chicken nuggets here - their Tenders are slices of real chicken breast. Or you can order whole pieces if you'd rather. All good, as are the sides. Our favorite side is the corn nuggets, try them. But never buy fish in a place that specializes in chicken. Ours was a dry and tough catfish fillet. How... More 

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Burnet, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2016

I bought the "Sunday Special", chicken strips with two sides, rolls and a gallon of tea. At the drive-thru, the person didn't know what the special was or the price. The mashed potatoes were so salty, that we had a couple of bites and threw them away. The chicken strips were fresh and the rolls were good.

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Thank Notmyfirstrodeo2016
Burnet, Texas
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2015

Chicken Express is very predictable as to the quality of the food and the price. Like all chain restaurants they stick to a very strict menu. The service and food have always been good and the location here in Burnet is always clean. Good place when in a hurry or with a family.

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Thank 677clayh
Fort Worth, TX
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211 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2014 via mobile

We stopped here looking for a quick chicken strip meal on the way home and got half old chicken strips that were dried out from sitting under the warmer and half decent chicken strips that were OK....but in no way fresh. We go to Chicken Express probably once every couple months, but this is our first time at the Burnet... More 

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Thank John and Desire... C
Austin, Texas, United States
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 December 2013 via mobile

this is a chain, so it's just what you'd expect. The chicken was good, the okra,too. The catfish was not to my liking, but some people might like a little bit of fish with a lot of cornmeal. Now, the pickles. Oh. I love me some fried pickles! But theirs are an abomination to southern cooking.

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Thank Glory B
Bluffton,Tx
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64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2013

When I do eat chicken I will come to Chicken Express. Most of the time I will get the chicken liver,because they are that good.They do have other chicken plates that are good too.I really like their tea.The staff always been nice and inside and outside always been clean.

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Thank nazirites
Austin, Texas
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2012

All Chicken Expresses are good, so, standard and good.

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Thank pax4pax
Burnet, Texas
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2009

Yes, the place does have fried catfish in addition to typical chicken combos, but does almost every place in Texas, including the local "quick stop". At best the food is mundane and average and not up to usual standard of other "fast" chicken places. To this store's credit, it is always very clean. And other redeeming feature is they have... More 

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Thank crusty_coyote
Austin, TX
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 June 2009

If you like fried foods (every once in a while or all the time) you will love this restaurant. The fried chicken and/or chicken tenders are juicy and flavorful and the breading is delicious. Fried jalapenos and fried pickles are tasty sides. This chicken is good hot out of the fryer, at room temperature or cold. Can't beat it!

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  • Address: 1510 US 281, Burnet, TX 78611
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Burnet
  • Phone Number: +1 512-756-9191

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