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The 14 Best Chicken Sandwich Places In Raleigh

Updated: June 30, 2022

Carving a chicken sandwich? Get crispy chicken on a brioche bun or buttery biscuits at these Raleigh restaurants. We analyzed top review sites, articles, and food blogs to ensure only the best chicken sandwich is featured on this list. Chicken salad, smoked chicken or a slow-roasted chicken sandwich you will find them all at these Raleigh spots.

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Wilson's Eatery

American, $$, East RaleighAmerican, $$Raleigh, East Raleigh
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

    Here are Raleigh's top 4 traditional American spots

    Hoodline, 2020
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Your guide to the top 3 spots in East Raleigh

    Hoodline, 2019

Bad Daddy's Burger Bar

American, $$, MordecaiAmerican, $$Raleigh, Mordecai
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Wral, 2018

    Best burgers in the Triangle

    Wral, 2018
  • Hoodline, 2020

    Craving burgers? Here are Raleigh's top 4 options

    Hoodline, 2020

Pure Vegan Café

American, Northwest RaleighAmericanRaleigh, Northwest Raleigh
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

Gatsby’s Kitchen

Food Truck, $$, Northeast RaleighFood Truck, $$Raleigh, Northeast Raleigh
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 5.0

Lechón Latín BBQ Joint

Latin, Northeast RaleighLatinRaleigh, Northeast Raleigh
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Iyla's Southern Kitchen

American, $, CentralAmerican, $Raleigh, Central
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Element Gastropub

American, $$, CentralAmerican, $$Raleigh, Central
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Beasley's Chicken & Honey

American, $$, CentralAmerican, $$Raleigh, Central
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Wral, 2015

    Best Fried Chicken

    Wral, 2015
  • U-Nation, 2021

    Chow Down On The Best Fried Chicken in Raleigh At These 8 Restaurants

    U-Nation, 2021

Whiskey Kitchen

American, $$, CentralAmerican, $$Raleigh, Central
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • U-Nation, 2021

    6 Of Our Favorite Spots For Burgers in Raleigh

    U-Nation, 2021

Town Hall Burger and Beer

American, $$, North RaleighAmerican, $$Raleigh, North Raleigh
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

The Station

American, $$, MordecaiAmerican, $$Raleigh, Mordecai
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Jonesing for sandwiches? Check out Raleigh's top 5 spots

    Hoodline, 2019

Parkside Restaurant

American, $$, CentralAmerican, $$Raleigh, Central
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Wing It On!

American, $$, WadeAmerican, $$Raleigh, Wade
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Chow Pizza Bar

Pizza, $$, Northwest RaleighPizza, $$Raleigh, Northwest Raleigh
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

How was this list created?

Finding the best spot to satisfy your Chicken sandwich craving shouldn't be so tough. We pored over ratings for 3295 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Raleigh and 212 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Hoodline and U-Nation had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. These spots have been featured in Hoodline - Your guide to the top 3 spots in East Raleigh, U-Nation - Chow Down On The Best Fried Chicken in Raleigh At These 8 Restaurants and Hoodline - Craving burgers? Here are Raleigh's top 4 options. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Common questions

Gatsby’s Kitchen is the highest-rated food truck that serves chicken sandwiches in Raleigh.

Wilson's Eatery, Bad Daddy's Burger Bar, and Pure Vegan Café are the highest-rated chicken sandwich spots for take-out in Raleigh.

There are 45 chicken sandwich spots in Raleigh.

Bad Daddy's Burger Bar, Pure Vegan Café, and Meat & Bite are the highest-rated spots for chicken sandwich delivery in Raleigh.

Wilson's Eatery, Bad Daddy's Burger Bar, and Pure Vegan Café have outdoor seating and chicken sandwiches in Raleigh.

Fun facts about Chicken sandwich

  • A belly full of peanut butter and jelly sandwich

    In 2012, Patrick Bertoletti became the proud world-record holder for eating the most peanut butter and jelly sandwich by having 6 in one sitting.

  • A tasty history lesson

    The next time you bite into a delicioussanwhich remember to thank Earl of Sandwich John Montagu who is responsible for this tasty culinary invention.

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