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The dish on Long Island's restaurant and food scene.

Now might be the time to get your hands around a chicken burger, which is becoming much easier to find than ever before. Made with seasoned ground chicken that's grilled, placed on a bun and topped with any number of ingredients, these poultry patties are giving turkey burgers some competition.

Here are a few of the better versions you'll find at Long Island.

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DOWNTOWN BURGER AT FIVE POINTS CAFE

A spicy, juicy chicken burger features ground chicken that's blended with tomato and Parmesan, grilled and topped with mozzarella, lettuce and tomato. $10.95

1 Main St., Sayville, 631-567-5655, fivepointscafe.com

GOURMET BURGER BISTRO

Celery, onions and wing sauce are mixed into this chicken patty, which is grilled and topped with house-made blue cheese dressing. $10.95

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5 Mill Creek Rd., Port Jefferson, 631-403-4033, gourmetburgerbistro.com

GM BURGER BAR

This burger-centric restaurant features a Santa Fe style chicken burger topped with Manchego cheese, guacamole, pico de gallo and jalapeno cream. $12.95

209 N. Long Beach Rd., Rockville Centre, 516-208-6100, gmburgerbar.com

GOOD EATS CAFE

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At this health-centered eatery, a juicy, herbal chicken burger topped with corn relish comes on a multigrain roll. The combination works well.

80 Merrick Rd., Amityville, 631-464-4277, goodeatsprogram.com