Fried Chicken Paradise Travel Guide

Sample fiery Memphis hot chicken, a wild red-velvet-battered bird and more while indulging in a bucketful of crispy, finger lickin', fried chicken goodness!


Restaurants & Bars
Claudia Sanders Dinner House
Kentucky is the state that put fried chicken on the map, and at Claudia Sanders we find the very best battered bird with the first family of fried chicken: the Sanders -- as in Colonel Sanders.
  • 3202 Shelbyville Rd
  • Shelbyville, KY 40065 US

Claudia Sanders Dinner House

Kentucky is the state that put fried chicken on the map, and at Claudia Sanders we find the very best battered bird with the first family of fried chicken: the Sanders -- as in Colonel Sanders.
3202 Shelbyville Rd Shelbyville, KY, US
Phone: +1 502-633-5600
Bon-Ton Mini Mart
Don’t be fooled by the humble appearance of this tiny chicken shack in Henderson, KY. Taking your first bite of Bon-Ton fried chicken is often described as a life-changing experience.
  • 2036 Madison Street
  • Henderson, KY 42420 US

Bon-Ton Mini Mart

Don’t be fooled by the humble appearance of this tiny chicken shack in Henderson, KY. Taking your first bite of Bon-Ton fried chicken is often described as a life-changing experience.
2036 Madison Street Henderson, KY, US
Phone: +1 270-826-1207
Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles
The secret fried chicken recipe is spicy, salty, and you can order it from 8 a.m. until 4 a.m. Friday and Saturday. Also sample Roscoe’s delicious greens, mac and cheese, cornbread, and red beans and rice.
  • 5006 West Pico Boulevard
  • Los Angeles, CA 90019 US

Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles

The secret fried chicken recipe is spicy, salty, and you can order it from 8 a.m. until 4 a.m. Friday and Saturday. Also sample Roscoe’s delicious greens, mac and cheese, cornbread, and red beans and rice.
5006 West Pico Boulevard Los Angeles, CA, US
Dinah's Family Restaurant
Opened in 1959, Dinah’s is still family owned and operated. The restaurant’s secret recipe for its famous fried chicken is still kept under lock and key.
  • 6521 South Sepulveda Boulevard
  • Los Angeles, CA 90045 US

Dinah's Family Restaurant

Opened in 1959, Dinah’s is still family owned and operated. The restaurant’s secret recipe for its famous fried chicken is still kept under lock and key.
6521 South Sepulveda Boulevard Los Angeles, CA, US
Phone: +1 310-645-0456
Pine State Biscuits
This mix of old-style Southern goodness and modern restaurant professionalism started as a small stand at a Portland farmers’ market and has since exploded into an always-crowded hot spot for the local hipster crowd.
  • 2204 Northeast Alberta Street
  • Portland, OR 97211 US

Pine State Biscuits

This mix of old-style Southern goodness and modern restaurant professionalism started as a small stand at a Portland farmers’ market and has since exploded into an always-crowded hot spot for the local hipster crowd.
2204 Northeast Alberta Street Portland, OR, US
Phone: +1 503-477-6605
Prince's Hot Chicken Shack
If you think Cajun fried chicken is hot, wait until you see what Prince’s Hot Chicken Shack in Tennessee has done to this delicious crunchy dish!
Photo by banlon1964, Flickr
  • 123 Ewing Drive
  • Nashville, TN 37207 US

Prince's Hot Chicken Shack

If you think Cajun fried chicken is hot, wait until you see what Prince’s Hot Chicken Shack in Tennessee has done to this delicious crunchy dish!
123 Ewing Drive Nashville, TN, US
400 Degrees Hot Chicken
Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery: Across town from Prince’s Hot Chicken Shack is 400 Degrees Hot Chicken, where owner Aqui Simpson is a seasoned vet of this unique incendiary treat.
  • 319 Peabody Street
  • Nashville, TN 37210 US

400 Degrees Hot Chicken

Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery: Across town from Prince’s Hot Chicken Shack is 400 Degrees Hot Chicken, where owner Aqui Simpson is a seasoned vet of this unique incendiary treat.
319 Peabody Street Nashville, TN, US
Phone: +1 615-244-4467
American Cupcake
American Cupcake calls itself the “world’s first carnival lounge,” serving up creations like Red Velvet Fried Chicken -- 3 pieces of savory chicken soaked in red velvet cake batter, then deep-fried in the restaurant’s red velvet breading.
  • 1919 Union Street
  • San Francisco, CA 94123 US

American Cupcake

American Cupcake calls itself the “world’s first carnival lounge,” serving up creations like Red Velvet Fried Chicken -- 3 pieces of savory chicken soaked in red velvet cake batter, then deep-fried in the restaurant’s red velvet breading.
1919 Union Street San Francisco, CA, US
Phone: +1 415-896-4217
Jacques-Imo’s Cafe
It’s not just the amazing fried chicken that draws in the crowds here -- many come to enjoy the raucous atmosphere and the company of the quirky chef and owner Jacques Leonardi, who’s a party all by himself!
  • 8324 Oak Street
  • New Orleans, LA 70118 US

Jacques-Imo’s Cafe

It’s not just the amazing fried chicken that draws in the crowds here -- many come to enjoy the raucous atmosphere and the company of the quirky chef and owner Jacques Leonardi, who’s a party all by himself!
8324 Oak Street New Orleans, LA, US

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