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The 6 Best Fried Chicken Restaurants In San Francisco

Updated: October 6, 2021

After some soul food? Head to these San Francisco spots for the best-fried chicken in the city. We scrutinized top sites, incorporating millions of diner reviews for these best-fried chicken restaurants in San Francisco. Indulge in San Francisco’s best karaage, Buffalo wings, and broasted chicken at these top Restaurants!

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RT Rotisserie

American, $$, Van Ness - Civic CenterAmerican, $$San Francisco, Van Ness - Civic Center
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater

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    Eater
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    Eater

The Bird

American, $, Yerba BuenaAmerican, $San Francisco, Yerba Buena
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater

    The 23 Best Fried Chicken Dishes in San Francisco

    Eater
  • Do The Bay

    The Bay's Best Fried Chicken

    Do The Bay

Flybird

American, $$, DowntownAmerican, $$San Francisco, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater

    15 Fantastic Fried Chicken Sandwiches in the Bay Area

    Eater
  • Infatuation

    San Francisco’s New Restaurant Openings

    Infatuation

Proposition Chicken

$$, Hayes Valley$$San Francisco, Hayes Valley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Zagat

    13 Best Places for Fried Chicken in San Francisco

    Zagat

Pollo Campero - Digital Kitchen

Latin, BayviewLatinSan Francisco, Bayview
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 3.5

Pollo Campero

Latin, $$, MissionLatin, $$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

Why these restaurants?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 3104661 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 28808 restaurants, and 1901 lists and articles from top sources like Infatuation and Eater. The restaurants you see have been featured in Infatuation - San Francisco’s New Restaurant Openings, Eater - 15 Fantastic Fried Chicken Sandwiches in the Bay Area and Eater - 23 Essential San Francisco Sandwiches. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. These ten options are sure to delight.

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