If fried chicken has been on your mind lately, you’ll be happy to know that your favorite meal is not hard to come by here in South Dakota. From restaurants that strictly specialize in chicken dinners to diners that serve all sorts of comfort foods, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best places to go to for your chicken fix.
1. The Keg, Sioux Falls
At The Keg, it’s all about delicious, deep fat- fried chicken fried one piece at a time. They concentrate mainly on one food item, so you know that they work hard to perfect their product. Their chicken tenders go great with their delicious side options that include fries, cheesy hash browns, keg baked beans and mashed potatoes. 4211 W 12th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57106.
2. The LB - The Longbranch, Pierre
A quartered fried chicken combo with mashed potatoes, corn, and a homemade roll. Can comfort food get any better than this? This hometown restaurant and bar will blow you away with all their homemade cooking. Some people even claim they serve the best chicken fried steak in South Dakota.
3. Murdo Drive-in, Murdo
Murdo Drive-in may be closed for the season, but it’s definitely a restaurant to put on your must-try list. Their broasted and fried chicken is so tasty that there’s no way you could possibly leave hungry. Travel to Murdo this spring for a unique and delicious chicken eating experience you won’t soon forget!
212 Kennedy Ave, Murdo, SD 57559
4. Brown Rock Sports Café, Deadwood
Located in Catalac Jack’s Gaming Resort, Brown Rock Sports Café is an excellent place to enjoy an affordable, yet delicious meal. Order the Chicken Tender Basket and indulge in hand-breaded strips of chicken breast; they will make your taste buds explode.
360 Main St, Deadwood, SD 57732
5. Heathers Bistro and More, Clark
This restaurant serves unbelievably delicious food in a family atmosphere that makes you feel right at home. While you will have many specialties to choose from, Heather’s Bistro is a fantastic place to go to satisfy your cravings for fried chicken.
101 N Commercial St, Clark, SD 57225.
6. Millstone Family Restaurant
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The Millstone Family Restaurant is home to some seriously tasty, hand-breaded deep-fried chicken that pairs wonderfully with beer battered onion rings or hash browns. You can find this multi-cuisine, locally owned restaurant in Milbank, Spearfish, Rapid City and Aberdeen.
7. Bob’s Carryout and Delivery, Sioux Falls
Bob’s may have an extensive menu, but they excel in every area, and that includes mouth-watering chicken. Striving to provide home-style food at quality prices, the whole family can eat here without breaking the bank. 1312 W 12th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57104.
8. Tally’s Silver Spoon, Rapid City
Tally’s Silver Spoon succeeds in serving the homemade comfort food that’s nearly as delicious as your grandma’s. Everything on their menu is sensational, including their chicken fried steak and chicken strips. 530 6th St, Rapid City, SD 57701.
Where are some of your favorite places to find fried chicken in South Dakota? We would love to hear some of your recommendations!