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The 7 Best Fried Chicken Restaurants In Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

After some soul food? Head to these Seattle 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 Seattle. No matter your favorite style: buttermilk, spicy Korean, or Nashville hot chicken - these restaurants do it best.

Find the perfect Fried Chicken spot

JuneBaby

American, $$$, RavennaAmerican, $$$Seattle, Ravenna
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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  • Eater, 2019

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Fat's Fried Chicken & Waffles

American, $$, GarfieldAmerican, $$Seattle, Garfield
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2019

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    Eater, 2019
  • The Stranger, 2017

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Sisters And Brothers

$$, West Queen Anne$$Seattle, West Queen Anne
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2019

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  • K5 News, 2018

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Toulouse Petit Kitchen & Lounge

American, $$, UptownAmerican, $$Seattle, Uptown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Foursquare

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  • SeattleMet, 2019

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Skillet Capitol Hill

American, $$, CentralAmerican, $$Seattle, Central
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Foursquare

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  • Serious Eats, 2018

    7 Places to Find Great Fried Chicken in Seattle

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Bok a Bok Fried Chicken

American, $, First HillAmerican, $Seattle, First Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • The Stranger, 2018

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    The Stranger, 2018
  • SeattleMet, 2017

    8 Finger-Licking-Good Spots for Fried Chicken

    SeattleMet, 2017

Ma'ono Fried Chicken

$$, Ravenna$$Seattle, Ravenna
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • The Stranger, 2018

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    The Stranger, 2018
  • Serious Eats, 2018

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Why these restaurants?

Finding the right spot to satisfy your Fried Chicken craving shouldn't be a full-time job. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 10951 restaurants in Seattle, 1095134 restaurant reviews, and exactly 1286 lists and articles from experts at SeattleMet, Serious Eats and The Stranger and more. All with some boam magic. These top contenders have appeared in SeattleMet - Get a Taste of the South at These 13 Seattle Restaurants, Serious Eats - 7 Places to Find Great Fried Chicken in Seattle and The Stranger - Today is National Hot Chicken Day—Here's Where to Go in Seattle. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. These ten restaurants offer the best Fried Chicken in Seattle.

Drink pairing tips for Fried Chicken

  • Enjoy fried chicken with Champagne

    For an elevated experience, pair your fried chicken with Champagne. This combination works particularly well because this sparkling wine acts as a palate cleanser for the fatty dish.


  • Pale Ale with your fried chicken

    When enjoying a fried chicken dish, it’s recommended you pair it with a glass ofbitter Pale Ale, a beer that cleanses the palate.

  • Tempranillo with your fried chicken

    When considering what goes best with fried chicken, we recommend a glass of Tempranillo, it truly complements the dish as it cuts the fat with its tannins.


Interesting facts about Fried Chicken

  • September = Fried Chicken festival

    London, United Kingdom is the proud home of the annual World Chicken Festival, held every September to celebrate everything that is good about Fried Chicken.


  • National Fried Chicken Day in United States

    Love fried chicken? So do people in United States. The country celebrates National Fried Chicken Day every year on July 6.

  • A big appetite

    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?

Parking in the area

Getting a good parking spot in Seattle 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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