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The 10 Best Fried Chicken Restaurants Near San Leandro

Updated: May 2, 2022

Need comfort food? No one does comfort food better than these fried chicken spots in San Leandro. We scrutinized top sites, incorporating millions of diner reviews for these best-fried chicken restaurants in San Leandro. No matter your favorite style: buttermilk, spicy Korean, or Nashville hot chicken - these restaurants do it best.

Find the perfect Fried Chicken spot

Scend's Restaurant

American, $$, San LeandroAmerican, $$San Leandro
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Kanda Ramen and Bbq

Asian, $$, San LeandroAsian, $$San Leandro, Downtown
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Angry Ramen

Japanese, $$, San LeandroJapanese, $$San Leandro, Halcyon Foothill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0


$$, San Leandro$$San Leandro, Washington Manor
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Sons of Liberty Alehouse

American, $$, San LeandroAmerican, $$San Leandro, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Porky's Pizza Palace

Pizza, $$, San LeandroPizza, $$San Leandro, Washington Manor
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Sistas Soul Food Kafe

American, $$, San LeandroAmerican, $$San Leandro, Broadmoor
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Southern Comfort Kitchen

Southern, $$, Castro ValleySouthern, $$Castro Valley
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Caesar's Chicken

American, $$, HaywardAmerican, $$Hayward
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Eater

    19 Places Where You Can Get Superior Fried Chicken in the East Bay


Denica's Real Food Kitchen

$$, Castro Valley$$Castro Valley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

How does it work?

Finding the best spot to satisfy your Fried Chicken craving shouldn't be so tough. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 26488 spots across San Leandro, analyzed 3104661 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 2325 lists and articles from the likes of Eater – applying our boam magic to sift through results. These spots have been featured in Eater - 19 Places Where You Can Get Superior Fried Chicken in the East Bay. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips for Fried Chicken

  • Champagne and fried chicken

    When considering how to best enjoy your fried chicken, we would highlight how well a glass of Champagne complements the dish as it acts as a palate cleanser for the fatty dish.

  • Go for Tempranillo with fried chicken

    For an elevated experience, pair your fried chicken with Tempranillo. This combination works particularly well because this red wine cuts the fat with its tannins.

  • The perfect match for fried chicken

    When ordering fried chicken, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Riesling, a popular white wine.

Factoids about Fried Chicken

  • September = Fried Chicken festival

    Calling all the Fried Chicken lovers! Did you know that there is an annual festival for Fried Chicken in United Kingdom? We are already planning our next trip.

  • A day about fried chicken

    It’s National Fried Chicken Day on July 6. You better not forget! Grab your fried chicken and celebrate!

  • A 2,493 pounds feast

    2,493 pounds is the record for the biggest fried chicken. We hope people were hungry!

Parking information

Parking in San Leandro can be notoriously tough. 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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