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“A Long Standing LBI Institution”

The Chicken or the Egg
Ranked #1 of 98 Restaurants in Beach Haven
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Takeout
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.
Reviewed 11 October 2017

All summer there is a long line to get into this restaurant. Once you have eaten there you understand why. In the fall the Island is delightful and this restaurant is accessible. Breakfast here with my husband was good and very pleasant.

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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Love the food but the decor is like funky chicken. The menu has everything you could want, and some of the best wings on the island. You can get them breaded or naked. Their sauces are very good, my favorite is Swamp Sauce. Extremely busy place have waited over 2 hours to get in at prime times. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner.They are now on Nowait so you can cut your wait time. Try Chegg you'll love it plus it's not cheap but at least you won't be broke when you leave.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Wonderful find for lunch, had the wings and a special cheese steak nachos - so good the 2 of us could only finish 1/2 of the meal. Server was wonderful and very informative on the wing sauces and we picked the perfect hotness for us. No wait as we went in mid week in September but I can see why there are waits and many take aways during the summer months.

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Thank LuckyLady207
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Ate breakfast there. One of three places that we've eaten breakfast on LBI. Omelet was good, coffee was very good, home fries were just OK.

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Thank S S
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

went here with our daughter, son in law, and granddaughter...our first visit, they have been here before...enjoyed the wings (breaded)..burger was good but overcooked to well done..very bust; I understand there is always a wait, but it is worth the wait just for the wings...I will try one of the breakfast items next trip

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Thank willm1
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