5 Rotisserie Chicken Joints to Flock to for Takeout

Cooked on a spit, not in a pan, rotisserie chicken is favoured for its extra juiciness and flavour you may not always get with other traditional cooking methods. For your drool-worthy pleasure, we’ve rounded up 5 must-try rotisserie joints across Canada that are well worth flocking to.

Homer Street Cafe and Bar (Vancouver, BC)

While many restaurants serve rotisserie features, Homer Street is a special Vancouver spot to venture to as it is a dedicated “Rositterie Cafe Bar.”

Serving brunch, lunch and dinner, takeout selections include their signature HSCB Rotisserie Chicken, available in half or whole, served with country-style chicken gravy or buttermilk ranch,a cheddar and scallion biscuit plus your choice of house fries or salad. Get the Half Chicken combination for $33 or the Whole for $44.

Address 898 Homer Street, Vancouver, BC. @homerstcafebar

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Pio Peruvian Rotisserie Chicken (Calgary, AB)

Picked for its international flavour elevation of Rotisserie Chicken, Pio Peru goes out of its way to take one’s taste buds to the streets of Peru with made-in-house ingredients, including their sauces.

Try their Peruvian Chicken, available in Half Chicken (Breast and Leg), Half Chicken (Double Leg), Chicken Leg or Chicken Breast. These are served with regular and premium sides including, but not limited to, Yuca, Quinoa Salad, Patacones, Fries, Platano Frito, Sausage and more.

Address: 2929 Sunridge Way NE #104 Calgary, AB. @pioyyc


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Famous Dave’s Bar-B-Que (Winnipeg, MB)

They don’t call it Famous Dave’s for nothing! Offering some of the most highly-rated, country-cooked rotisserie chicken in Winnipeg, you can get yours in their family-style Legendary BBQ Feast option.

This feast feeds 4-6 people and is complete with your choice of Texas Beef Brisket, Georgia Chopped Pork, Creamy Coleslaw, Famous Fries, Wilbur Beans, Sweet Corn and Cornbread Muffins; all for just $82.95.

Address: 11 Reenders Dr Unit 70, Winnipeg, MB. @famousdaveswpg


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Swiss Chalet (Multiple Locations)

Let’s face it, Swiss Chalet needs no formal introduction when talking about Rotisserie Chicken, it’s what they’re known and loved for the most.

Their iconic Rotisserie Chicken has been served in a quarter chicken dinner for 67 years, and counting! This comes with Swiss Chalet’s Signature Chalet Dipping Sauce plus a sense of comfort and nostalgia for Canadians everywhere.

Address: Multiple Locations. @swisschaletca

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CHKNCHOP (Halifax, NS)

Specialized in all chicken everything, Nova Scotians love the rotisserie-filled menu at CHKNCHOP.

Roasted for flavour similar to that found in the chicken stops of Portugal, CHKNCHOP offers their Rotisserie Chicken in quarter, half and full chicken options. House-made sauces offered include Gravy, Chipotle Mayo, McCHKN Sauce and the House Hot Sauce.

Address: 6041 North Street, Halifax, NS. @chknchop


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