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The Chicken Burger

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American, Fast food, Diner, Canadian
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1531 Bedford Hwy, Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A 1E3, Canada
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09:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 00:00
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I will start by saying we are not fast food fans, but we had heard so much about this iconic spot, we chose to pick up a quick meal. The chicken burgers are tiny and consist of chopped chicken bits with mayo on the bin. The buns were steamed, so by the time we got home (5 min), they were... More 

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Thank L.P. Suzanne A
Toronto, Ontario
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104 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is so much hype about the Chickenburger. It has been a landmark in Bedford for many years. When we went for lunch we were very disappointed- the chicken burgers were small, bland & over priced! We questioned how and why this place is so popular.... We won't hurry back!

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Thank Travelling-Goddess
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

70 or 80 years. Impossible to mess this place up. If you're in Bedford, you have to try it. Their hamburgers are just as good as their cheeseburgers.

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Thank Greg E
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go there often for hamburgers with works and extra onions, and chicken burgers. Never been disdappointed; friendly staff but parking can be a nighmare.

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Thank bigharbour@gmail.com
Bedford
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Great food for the coat and you get it very quick. The staff is very friendly and the milk shakes are great

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Thank Terry C
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Chicken burger was bland. Just chicken - tell me when I'm ordering that you have to add extras - don't assume I know that! Milkshake was thin and expensive for what it was. They forgot to give us an order of fries - we went back and the gave them to us but when we asked why nothing was on... More 

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Thank CocoNS
Bedford, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Fun place to eat. Love the atmosphere. Always take my grand child. Hamburgers are my favourite. Love the steamed buns. Love the juke box and fifties dinner atmosphere.

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Thank Terry M
Cambridge
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67 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We stopped here as it is one of those places where when you visit the locals tell you is a must..and Oh my yes it was.. very simple and not over priced.. Im sure it is all good

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Thank Italian1969
Dartmouth, Canada
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Once a must visit local restaurant, the Chicken Burger is a big disappointment now. The new owners have changed the famous chicken burger recipe into a dried out bland thing no one would want to eat. Maybe if enough customers vote with their feet and go to far better restaurant choices they will bring back the original that everyone loved.

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Thank Tom M
Halifax
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

The atmosphere is the only reason we keep returning.. it has been same for 30 years. but the food quality and portions.. Hamburger is so small and the beef is not good quality.. chicken burger sometimes has small bone...The lure of the onions cooking while in the area.. but be disappointed.. you don't get much.. even when you ask.. Fish... More 

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Thank SweetPea59bedford

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food, Diner, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1531 Bedford Hwy, Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A 1E3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Bedford

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