New Orleans May 26, 2019
This Epic Fried Chicken Trail In New Orleans Is Finger Licking Good
New Orleans may not be known for fried chicken, but we certainly have some of the best restaurants serving up some finger licking good fried chicken. Leave your diets at home, because this epic fried chicken trail will lead you through the city on an unforgettably delicious journey that will have you licking your plate to get the crumbs.
The whole trail is less than 5 miles. Gather up a bunch of your friends so you can hop to each restaurant and sample them all to see who you think has the best fried chicken in the city.
1. Willie Mae’s Scotch House
This Treme culinary landmark might just have the best fried chicken in the world. Get there early to avoid the long line, and be prepared to feast on some finger-licking good fried chicken. Their sides are incredible too, so be sure to get a few for the table.
Address: 2401 Saint Ann Street, New Orleans, LA 70119
2. Dooky Chase
One word to describe Dooky Chase, and that’s legendary. You can always count on Dooky Chase for some mouthwatering Louisiana cuisine and of course, incredible fried chicken.
Address: 2301 Orleans Avenue, New Orleans, LA, 70119
3. Lil Dizzy’s Cafe
Fried chicken runs in their blood over at Lil Dizzy’s. This family owned and operated joint on Esplanade not only has some of the best fried chicken in the city, but also has one of the most incredible Sunday brunches around.
Address: 1500 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, LA, 70116
4. Fiorella’s Cafe
A lot of locals will tell you Fiorella’s has the best fried chicken in town, and after one bite, you might just agree. This little Decatur joint will quickly win over your heart (and stomach) once you try their famous fried chicken.
Address: 1136 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA, 70116
5. Coop’s Place
This casual eatery over on Decatur has been around since 1983, and they certainly live up to their reputation. Their own person bayou blend seasoning really makes this fried chicken stand out from the rest.
Address: 1109 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70116
Mother’s may be known for their massive po’boys and hearty New Orleans cuisine, but their fried chicken is certainly worthy of a visit. The line is usually down the block during peak hours, but we promise you, your wait will be rewarded.
Address: 401 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA, 70130
7. Brothers Fried Chicken
We end our trail at what might be the most unassuming place to feast on fried chicken. With over 30 locations peppered in and around New Orleans, you can bet you’re never too far away from some amazingly good fried chicken. Crispy, juicy, and easy on the wallet. What more could you ask for?
Address: 148 Carondelet Street, New Orleans, LA, 70130
Where’s your favorite fried chicken joint in New Orleans? Let us know in the comments below!