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The 15 Best Fried Chicken Restaurants Near Smyrna

Updated: July 5, 2022

Need comfort food? No one does comfort food better than these fried chicken spots in Smyrna. We analyzed the best review sites, including expert and diner reviews for these top fried chicken joints in Smyrna. No matter your favorite style: buttermilk, spicy Korean, or Nashville hot chicken - these restaurants do it best.

Find the perfect Fried Chicken spot

South City Kitchen Vinings

American, $$, SmyrnaAmerican, $$Smyrna
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

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South City Kitchen Midtown

American, $$, AtlantaAmerican, $$Atlanta, Midtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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The Busy Bee Cafe

American, $$, AtlantaAmerican, $$Atlanta, Atlanta University Center
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0
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Hattie B's Hot Chicken - Atlanta

American, $$, AtlantaAmerican, $$Atlanta, Candler Park
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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  • Hoodline, 2019

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South City Kitchen Buckhead

American, $$$, AtlantaAmerican, $$$Atlanta, North Buckhead
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

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Paschal's

American, $$, AtlantaAmerican, $$Atlanta, Castleberry Hill
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.0
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Scoville Hot Chicken

American, $, AtlantaAmerican, $Atlanta, Buckhead Forest
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2021

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Chicken+Beer

American, $$, AtlantaAmerican, $$Atlanta
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken

American, $, AtlantaAmerican, $Atlanta, Downtown
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2016

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Soul: Food & Culture

American, $$, AtlantaAmerican, $$Atlanta, Inman Park
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.0
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Bomb Biscuit Atlanta

AtlantaAtlanta, Old Fourth Ward
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0
  • Eater, 2021

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Wisteria

American, $$$, AtlantaAmerican, $$$Atlanta, Inman Park
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

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  • Eater, 2019

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Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours

American, $$, AtlantaAmerican, $$Atlanta, Blandtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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  • Hoodline, 2020

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Nani's Piri Piri Chicken

New American, AtlantaNew AmericanAtlanta, Old Fourth Ward
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 5.0

Roc South Cuisine

American, $$, AtlantaAmerican, $$Atlanta
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Why these restaurants?

We know how tough it is to find the best Fried Chicken in Smyrna. We analyzed 15738 Smyrna restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Smyrna restaurant reviews, and 863 lists and articles – looking closely at what Hoodline, Eater and USA Today had to say – and applied our boam magic. These spots have been featured in Hoodline - Get these trending Atlanta restaurants on your radar today, Eater - Dining in Atlanta’s Historic Inman Park Neighborhood and USA Today - Best Restaurants with Gluten-Free Menus in Atlanta. 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 enjoy the best food with no agenda. If your next meal is in any of these ten restaurants, the Fried Chicken aficionado in you will rejoice.

Questions & answers

South City Kitchen Vinings, Yakitori Jinbei, and Zaxby's Chicken Fingers & Buffalo Wings are the highest-rated spots for fried chicken delivery in Smyrna.

South City Kitchen Vinings, Yakitori Jinbei, and Zaxby's Chicken Fingers & Buffalo Wings have outdoor seating and fried chicken in Smyrna.

South City Kitchen Vinings, Yakitori Jinbei, and Zaxby's Chicken Fingers & Buffalo Wings are the highest-rated fried chicken spots to get a quick lunch in Smyrna.

South City Kitchen Vinings is the highest-rated upscale spot for fried chicken in Smyrna.

South City Kitchen Vinings is the highest-rated fried chicken spot that is good for a date night in Smyrna.

Drink pairing tips for Fried Chicken

  • Pale Ale with your fried chicken

    If you enjoy fried chicken, you should drink something bitter to balance out the flavor. Think of sipping some Pale Ale along with your food. The beer really cleanses the palate.

  • Go for Champagne with fried chicken

    To elevate your fried chicken experience, we recommend some Champagne to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this sparkling wine acts as a palate cleanser for the fatty dish.

  • Pair Tempranillo with fried chicken

    When considering how to best enjoy your fried chicken, we would highlight how well a glass of Tempranillo complements the dish as it cuts the fat with its tannins.


Fun facts about Fried Chicken

  • 170 nuggets of McDonald's Chicken McNugget, please!

    Naddar "FreakEating" Reda holds the record for eating the most McDonald's Chicken McNugget in the world by finishing no fewer than 170 in one sitting. Could you top that?

  • The United States's National Fried Chicken Day

    You better not forget what July 6th is. It’s National Fried Chicken Day! Grab some fried chicken and celebrate!

  • Amazing Fried Chicken in London

    United Kingdom celebrates their appreciation for Fried Chicken in style with the annual World Chicken Festival. Expect all things Fried Chicken at this popular event.

Parking tips

Getting a good parking spot in Smyrna can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. To make your life easier, we partnered with SpotHero, an innovative digital parking reservation service, so you can easily and effortlessly find parking near your selected Fried Chicken spot.

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