The Beloved Hole In The Wall That Serves Arguably The Best Fried Chicken In New Jersey
By Raymond Goldfield|Published April 21, 2022
Raymond Goldfield is a life-long New Jersey resident and an avid traveler and foodie who can be usually found on the Jersey Shore during the offseason or checking out the latest seasonal flavors at The Bent Spoon in Princeton. He has been working for Only In Your State for since early 2022, where he writes for New Jersey and Iowa and edits the Mid-Atlantic region. He can also be found writing about pop culture for GeekDad. When at home, he enjoys reading comic books and is part of The Rabbitt Stew podcast team. While New Jersey is his home base, he travels regularly and has visited Virginia, Florida, Maine, Minnesota, and Canada as well as all of NJ's border states. Ultimate travel goal? Visit all the best buffets in the United States.
Located in an old-fashioned stand-alone storefront across from a church, Chicken Galore has been serving up low-cost chicken combos to the residents of Woodbridge, New Jersey for more than half a century. What’s their secret? The gruff owners aren’t talking, but their shatteringly crisp crust is known around the state. Step inside, belly up to the counter or take a seat outside, and discover why it’s famous across the state.
Does Chicken Galore’s fried bird live up to the hype, or is there another fried chicken restaurant in New Jersey that takes the crown for you? Let us know in the comments section. If you haven’t tried it for yourself, the restaurant is open for both dining in and takeout, so pay a visit to their website or Facebook page and dig in!
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