I haven’t been in a Chik-Fil-A for over a couple decades. This wasn’t a social protest because of their “problems,” but rather they are just not top of mind for me, and also not as visible as other fast foods. There are about 2000 of them in the US.
It’s certainly not a place I would think of for fast food breakfast, yet here I found myself at one today, and it was only because of “location, location, location” and all I was really looking for was a cup of coffee.
I was aware they had “chicken biscuits,” but I wasn’t aware they offered a bacon and egg biscuit, which is my preferred fast food breakfast item, second only after Sonic Toasters.
So I thought I’d take one for a test drive, and throw in a Chicken Biscuit as well, since that is their claim to fame. Oh, and tater tot medallions? Why not?
It’s all cooked to order, and the coffee was just brewing, so the amiable counter person asked me if I wanted a glass of ice water while waiting for the coffee, which they would bring to the table with the food.
I swear, the personnel at this restaurant were so smiley and gleeful, you just wanted to pinch their cheeks. Hospitable behavior in the hospitality business sure doesn’t hurt one bit.
The biscuits are baked in store, so sez the literature, and the chicken is hand breaded on site, as well. I believe it. The bacon was thick and smokey, and the egg almost seemed like it might have been cooked in house, too. And of course, any place that has hash rounds or tots is high on my list. The biscuits could have used a few more minutes in the oven, but other than that, no complaints.
I was both surprised and pleased. The restaurant was busy, too, busier with in-house diners than other fast food outlets I stop in.
Chi-Fil-A Breakfast Review