Philadelphia, PA - Southern-Fried Chicken, or Fried Chicken, can be described as a dish containing chicken pieces that have been covered with a seasoned batter then either pan-fried, deep-fried, or even pressure fried.
Where to Find Fried Chicken in Philadelphia
Fried chicken in Philadelphia, Fried Chicken, can be from at some of the area's best and most well-known restaurants, from comfort food spots like Love & Honey to Southern eateries like Twisted Tail and Rex 1516. Listed below are a few of our favorite restaurants serving up some of Philly's best-fried chicken.
Love & Honey Fried Chicken
This place has specialty fried chicken platters and pies with Southern-style sides and a counter-style service. Rocky's Must-Try - Hot Sauce & Fried Chicken - Bottle of Rocky's Garlic Hot Sauce or Rocky's Honey Hot Sauce with Buttermilk fried chicken lightly drizzled with honey. Located at 1100 N Front St in Philadelphia, PA 19123
The Twisted Tail
Bi-level spot offering cocktails, barbecue, and Southern American fare, plus live blues on most nights. They have the best Southern fried chicken and cocktails, located just a block off South Street. Also, check out their nightly blues nights. Must-Try: The Fried Chicken Plater - Rosemary-Honey, Sweet Potato. Located at 509 S 2nd St, in Philadelphia, PA 19147
Rex at the Royal
The southern-inflected eatery offers creative dishes & drinks in a rustic space clad in reclaimed wood. Rex features creative dishes with some out-of-this-world fried chicken. Located at 1524 South St. in Philadelphia, PA 19146
Bud & Marilyn's
Updated American classics are served in kitschy environs with a retro rec-room vibe at the bar. This American eatery serves the classics such as southern-style fried chicken in a hip space. Must-try: Marilyn's Fried Chicken. Located at 1234 Locust St. in Philadelphia, PA 19107
A rotating beer lineup blends with Southern comfort fare, including vegan options in a quaint space. Southern comfort fare, including some must-try fried chicken. Must-Try: Chicken Fried Chicken - Mac Salad, Braised Collards, Habanero Mustard, Cornbread. Located at 2331 E Cumberland St. in Philadelphia, PA 19125
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