Top 8 Fried Chicken Choices in NYC


1. Pies’n’Thighs


166 South 4th Street, Brooklyn, New York 11211
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As three ladies from the North and California, they aren’t scared of messing around with Southern food – they believe that comfort food speaks to everyone.

With specials like their fried chicken box, chicken & waffles, chicken biscuit and their fried chicken sandwich, you’re sure to find something you’ll love at Pies’n’Thighs.

2. The Redhead


349 E 13th St, New York, NY 10003
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Their kitchen is inspired by what’s available at the local farmer’s market. You will see the menu evolve as the seasons do. The buttermilk fried chicken comes complete with creamy grits, soy-molasses jus, sesame, ham and b&b pickles. Try it today.

3. Hill Country Chicken


1123 Broadway, New York, New York 10010
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Hill Country Chicken is inspired by its founder’s childhood memories and his passion for the Texas-style home cooking of his mother and grandmothers, Betty and Momma Els – hearty, crave-able comfort food served lovingly, casually and unpretentiously by people with big smiles on their faces.

4. Sweet Chick


164 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11249
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At Sweet Chick, the philosophy is simple: great food, a cool vibe, and interesting cocktails at a great price.

Along with some of the best fried chicken and waffles in New York City, they’re serving what they like to call American cuisine with a Southern accent: rustic but modern American comfort food and twists on classic dishes and cocktails, plus home-baked desserts that will make you feel like a kid again.

5. Peaches HotHouse


415 Tompkins Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11216
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Down-home cookin’, where the chicken is HOT and the liquor is quicker. Nashville style Hot Chicken in the heart of Brooklyn, NY.

6. Bobwhite Lunch & Supper Counter


94 Avenue C, New York, New York 10009
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Bobwhite Counter is a small restaurant with big aspirations. They want to make seasonal, responsible food something you can afford to enjoy on a regular basis. Maybe they’re biased, but they think that the spirit and soul of Southern cooking is a perfect way to do just that. Whether you want to sit down for a friendly meal or take something home, enjoy the Southern-style chicken suppers, sandwiches, and seasonal vegetables all made from responsible, high-quality ingredients.

7. Jacob’s Pickles


509 Amsterdam Ave , New York, New York 10024
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Chicken. Beer. Biscuits. Pickles. That’s comfort food. If you love Southern-style cooking and the warmth and charm of it- think buttermilk fried chicken, served on top of a biscuit drizzled with clover honey, then topped with Hot Sour pickles- then give Jacob’s Pickles a try. It’s food that makes you smile.

8. Five Spot Soul Food


459 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11205
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Superb Soul Food is a staple at Five Spot Soul Food with plenty of Finger Food and Grub when you’re hugging the bar. Try the Southern Fried Chicken & Red Velvet Waffle.

Five Spot is Brooklyn’s Best kept secret. But now you have discovered the treasure. Five Spot is a Grand Space with Olde World charm. Designed in a 1800’s Brooklyn Brownstone. 20 foot original tin ceilings, pewter chandeliers. A custom 60 foot Mahogany Bar and plenty of cozy dining space with a wood burning fire place. Five Spot has a great performance stage, sound system, and lighting for Live shows and DJs nightly.

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