Georgia November 07, 2016
10 Downright Delicious Restaurants That Prove Georgia Does Fried Chicken Right
In the South, people sure can cook. Especially all those Southern, home-style dishes that cannot be duplicated anywhere else in the world. People flock from all over to visit Georgia and taste some of the delicious dishes this state serves up. Most notably though, there’s a huge debate over who does fried chicken right in our great state. If you visit these ten restaurants, then you’ll know for sure, that Georgia does fried chicken better than the rest of ’em.
1. Paschal’s— 180 Northside Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30313
Did you know that this famed Atlanta restaurant was named the best fried chicken in the state by Paste magazine? The recipe has been around since the 1940s, and actually has been deemed delicious by celebrities like Dizzy Gillespie, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and Aretha Franklin. It’s juicy and tender, with a thin, crispy skin.
2. Eddie Mae Kountry Kitchen— 324 N. Main St., Pine Mountain, GA 31822
Many people rave about Eddie Mae's because it hasn't changed much over the years. They've used the same recipe, the same finger-licking-good fried chicken, and the same tried-and-true dinner service. It's country cooking at its best.
3. Blue Willow Inn— 294 N. Cherokee Rd., Social Circle, GA 30025
Are you looking for a new place to have Sunday dinner? You might as well visit Blue Willow Inn, because they serve up an incredible buffet lined with succulent fried chicken. Sure, you can get other things like mashed potatoes, fish, creamed corn, and green beans. But the fried chicken sure is the dinner winner.
4. Daddy’s Country Kitchen— 3485 Acworth Due W. Rd. NW, Ste 200, Acworth, GA 30101
You really can tell just by looking at the fried chicken from Daddy’s Country Kitchen, that it’s amazing. The crispy coating holds in all that delicious pepper, and makes for an outstanding dish every time.
5. The Bear’s Den— 1191 Oglethorpe St., Macon, GA 31201
Voted the best fried chicken in all of Macon, you need to visit The Bear’s Den if you’re looking to feast. The skin is thick and crispy, but the meat is so tender and juicy. There’s no doubt that once you eat this fried chicken, you’ll come back for more. We won’t judge.
6. Lockett Kuntry Cooking— 443 Main St., Culloden, GA 31016
One of the best hidden gems in all of Georgia is Lockett Kuntry Cooking in Culloden. They serve up home cooked meals with DELICIOUS fried chicken to boot. Choose between white or dark meat, or even a chicken strip sandwich for an ultimate platter.
7. Annie D’s— 123 Broad St., Buena Vista, GA 31803
Traditional, American food served up Southern style. This no-frills spot has inexpensive, flavorful food to warm your soul. But the fried chicken….mmmm. Especially when it’s sitting between two fresh biscuits for breakfast.
8. Wife Saver— 1501 N. Leg Rd., Augusta, GA 30909
When you imagine fulfilling Southern cuisine and mouthwatering fried chicken, Wife Saver in Augusta should come to mind. They've been around since the 1960s and know exactly what they're doing in the kitchen to perfect their chicken recipe.
9. Blakely Fried Chicken— 212 N. Main St., Blakely, GA 39823
Hand breaded, always fresh, fried chicken comes out of Blakely Fried Chicken. It's usually those no-fuss places which turn out to be hidden gems with the tastiest dishes and recipes.
10. Nick’s Buffet—3779 Darien Hwy., Brunswick, GA 31525
Whether lunch or dinner, Nick's buffet is perfect for your fried chicken fix. People call this mom-and-pop shop the best kept secret in Glynn County. Find out for yourself why this fried chicken tops the charts.
Have you ever dined at these famed fried chicken hot spots? Share your delicious stories! Otherwise, if Georgia food is where your mind is at, then check out
10 Places To Eat In Georgia That Are Often Overlooked But So Worth The Trip.