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The 9 Best Fried Chicken Restaurants Near Sunnyvale

Updated: May 2, 2022

After some soul food? Head to these Sunnyvale spots for the best-fried chicken in the city. We analyzed the best review sites, including expert and diner reviews for these top fried chicken joints in Sunnyvale. If you’re after fried wings, deep-fried nuggets, or tasty drumsticks we guarantee these restaurants do it best!

Find the perfect Fried Chicken spot

Starbird Chicken

American, $, SunnyvaleAmerican, $Sunnyvale, Washington
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Zagat

    12 New and Noteworthy SF Bay Area Fried Chicken Sandwiches


Metro City Restaurant & Bar

American, $$, SunnyvaleAmerican, $$Sunnyvale, East Murphy
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 5 best spots to score burgers in Sunnyvale

    Hoodline, 2019

TAP'T Beer & Kitchen

American, $$, SunnyvaleAmerican, $$Sunnyvale, Washington
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Ramen Nagi

$$, Santa Clara$$Santa Clara
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

HiroNori Craft Ramen

Asian, $$, Santa ClaraAsian, $$Santa Clara
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

El Camino Mongolian BBQ

Mongolian, $, Santa ClaraMongolian, $Santa Clara
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • CultureTrip

    The 9 Best Restaurants In Santa Clara



American, $$$, Mountain ViewAmerican, $$$Mountain View, Old Mountain View
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Wicked Chicken

American, $$, Santa ClaraAmerican, $$Santa Clara
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5


American, CupertinoAmericanCupertino, North Blaney
Google: 3.6
Yelp: 4.0

Why these restaurants?

We know how tough it is to find the best Fried Chicken in Sunnyvale. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 26488 spots across Sunnyvale, analyzed 3104661 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 2325 lists and articles from the likes of CultureTrip, Zagat and Hoodline – applying our boam magic to sift through results. These spots have been featured in CultureTrip - The 9 Best Restaurants In Santa Clara, Zagat - 12 New and Noteworthy SF Bay Area Fried Chicken Sandwiches and Hoodline - The 5 best spots to score burgers in Sunnyvale. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. The ten options above are the best of Sunnyvale Fried Chicken.

Drink pairing tips for Fried Chicken

  • Pair Pale Ale with fried chicken

    fried chicken, goes very well with a glass of bitter Pale Ale, a beerthat cleanses the palate.

  • Enjoy fried chicken with Champagne

    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.

  • The perfect match for fried chicken

    Experts recommend pairing a fried chicken with a glass of Riesling, a popular white wine.

Interesting facts about Fried Chicken

  • All about fried chicken

    Looking for an excuse to have fried chickenfor breakfast, lunch, and dinner? National Fried Chicken Day, celebrated every July 6, is the perfect opportunity to indulge in as much fried chicken as you can handle!

  • Ready for 170 nuggets of McDonald's Chicken McNugget?

    Naddar "FreakEating" Reda set a new world record by eating the most McDonald's Chicken McNugget at a time. The record, which hasn’t been beaten since, is 170 nuggets.

  • Amazing Fried Chicken in London

    Did you know that every year in September foodies in London, United Kingdom celebrate their passion for Fried Chicken? The World Chicken Festivalis held annually.

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