Chargrill Charlie’s is home to award-winning chargrilled chicken, but it also serves some pretty epic burgers and rolls. Anyone who has been to a Chargrill Charlie’s will also recognise the endless salad and side options.
Although as many Sydneysiders know, the charcoal chicken turf war is real, and you’re either a Frango’s, an El Jannah, or a Chargrill Charlie’s fan. So we decided to rank the best Chargrill Charlie’s items to determine whether Chargrill Charlie’s really is the reigning supreme.
It’s also important to note, not all menu items are available at every Chargrill Charlie’s location, so be sure to check your nearest store to see what they have.
13. Honey N’ Mustard baked vegetables
There are a lot of different items on the hot bar including drumsticks and devil wings. I would skip the honey and mustard baked vegetables. Instead, if you’re looking to get your portion of vegetables in, try the baked pumpkin or cream potato.
12. Old Fashioned Roll
Unfortunately, the old fashioned roll was not my favourite roll. The gravy lacked flavour and the roll was soggy. Give this one a miss and go for the other great options including the lamb roll and Portuguese roll with chilli mayo and Piri Piri sauce. The schnitzel roll is delicious.
11. Veggie Burger
The veggie burger is made with a homemade fritter featuring sweet potato, zucchini and lentils. It’s not the best veggie burger out there, but if you’re a vegetarian at Chargrill Charlie’s, it’s a good meal.
10. Green Goddess Salad
The green goddess salad is light, fresh, and crunchy. It’s the perfect side to a bowl of Portuguese chicken.
Tabouli is a classic charcoal chicken side. We suggest getting some Lebanese bread and stuffing it with chicken and tabouli.
8. Aussie Burger
Who doesn’t love an Aussie burger? At Chargill Charlie’s, they don’t hold back. It’s stacked with beetroot, bacon and egg. A mighty burger for a hungry burger lover.
7. Charlie Chomper
The Charlie Chomper is a great burger, only if you like pineapple on your burger. It also has bacon, cheese and chicken. It’s a tasty one.
6. Portuguese Burger
The Portuguese burger has a nice kick to it. Any spice lovers out there should get one.
5. Schnitzel Burger
You can’t go wrong with the schnitzel burger. It’s topped with lettuce, tomato, onion, and mayo on a crispy schnitzel fillet.
4. Chicken Schnitzel
if you’re not feeling the schnitzel burger, at least try the schnitzel pieces. They’re crunchy, juicy chicken slabs. Great for when you need to feed a group.
3. Sweet potato wedges
The sweet potato wedges are great. Some are more chunky than others, but they’re all crunchy. I dip mine in kewpie sriracha mayo for that nice little kick.
When it comes down to the hot chips option, it was a close call between the sweet potato wedges and the normal chips, the shoestring chips come out ahead. But only just. The chicken salt they use is unbeatable, which makes the chips the best of all the chicken places I’ve been to.
1. Portuguese Chicken and Seasoned Chicken
I know it’s a bit of a cheat to have two number one picks, but when you have chicken this good, it’s hard not to. The Portuguese chicken obviously has a nice spicy kick, but the seasoned chicken is packed with flavour. They’re both good and perfect for a quick dinner or last-minute entertaining duties.
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