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“Average food - college favorite.”

Chicken Oil Company
Ranked #7 of 182 Restaurants in Bryan
Certificate of Excellence
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Caldwell, Texas
Level 5 Contributor
74 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Average food - college favorite.”
Reviewed 7 June 2013

I think the atmosphere draws the crowd. The hamburgers are very good -- everything else pretty average. It's rustic atmosphere is what draws the crowd. The wait for the food is a little long for such a simple menu. If you're not in a hurry and want a very casual hangout/place to visit and have a beer then this place will do just fine.

Visited October 2012
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Bryan, Texas, United States
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“great food”
Reviewed 1 June 2013

the food is awesome, it has been here in Bryan for many years. you know the food is good if you keep going back!

Visited August 2012
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Dallas, Texas
Level 5 Contributor
68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Must be a local hangout”
Reviewed 19 March 2013

I went to this place on the advice of a ex-Aggie friend and have no reference of other burger places in Bryan/College Station. This is a rustic looking place with a lot of random stuff on th wall. You can carve your name on the tables or write on the wall. They had a couple of TV's through out the restaurant.

You walk up to the kitchen window to to order. The food is not as cheap as I would expect in a college town, but it was pretty good. I would recommend the burger and the Tijuana fries.

I've had better burgers in other towns so not rating it too high. I think it's mostly a local hangout.

  • Visited March 2013
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Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Western style eating”
Reviewed 12 March 2013

Well it's a 'must' when in College Station - was taken there for lunch by the Fire Marshall for a true Aggie experience - and it was. Very old school - a true casual place to hang out.

  • Visited March 2013
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Columbus, TX
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Fairly good burgers --- but parking is the pits!”
Reviewed 31 December 2012 via mobile

Fairly good food but pricey for the location and atmosphere. Tables could use a good cleaning. Parking lot needs improvement !

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