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Sep 14, 2009 12:25 PM

Bob & Mike's Chicken

I ate there today for lunch (Arbor Walk), seeking something different to try in the area (this area is in desperate need of alternatives for lunch that don't break the bank). Anyway, I thought it was just so-so. I had the chicken tenders combo, 2 grilled and 1 fried to check the difference. The fried tender was just OK, but nothing special. The grilled tenders were very bland and needed seasoning. At least they had a spicy bbq sauce that added some flavor. I thought the best part of the meal was the fries; although not great they were better than the chicken. For $4 I wouldn't complain, but for over $8 with tax the meal was not worth it IMHO.

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  1. My husband and I had a similar experience there a couple of weeks ago. He got the salad combo with fried tenders and I got the combo with fries and fried tenders. The tenders were underseasoned and soggy. Dairy Queen serves crunchier, more flavorful chicken strips that what we had from Bob & Mike's. The dipping sauce was passable. It was mayonnaise based and had something indistinguishable in it that gave it an orange hue. The fries were decent, but still a little limp. The coleslaw that came with my combo was pretty heavy on the mayo, but still fresh and tasty. It was the best part of my meal. The salad that came with H's combo was completely forgettable. He also got something called a corncake in a little solo cup. What it has to do with cake I will never know. There were a few kernels of corn, tons of slightly mushy cornmeal and a large amount of sugar. It too sweet and just weird. We both got a slice of limp, greasy Texas toast. Again, Dairy Queen does better.

    I'm always one to root for the local business, but this meal wasn't worth the money or the calories.

    1. I went a few weeks ago, and came to a similar conclusion:

      1. it is just a local chick-fl-a with semi-decent sides.