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The Fried Chicken Invasion Continues With Three New Restaurants Headed to Las Vegas

Blue Hen, Epic Wings, and Bun Bun Chicken are on the way

Wings, pizza sticks and loaded fries, on the Epic Wings menu headed to Las Vegas.
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Fried, grilled, or served up hot, fast-casual chicken dishes are the runaway hit of the year, and national restaurant rivals Dave’s Hot Chicken, Angry Chickz, and Golden Chick are all under construction across Las Vegas, but promised to be coming soon.

Now three more restaurants are hoping to enter the crowded local market with their own spins on a chicken-centric menu.

First to debut will be Bun Bun Chicken, headed to the northwest and replacing the Shawarma House Mediterranean Grill at 5861 W. Craig Road. Previewing a menu they warn will be “hot, hot, hot,” diners can expect chicken and waffles, plus grilled cheese sandwiches prepared with garlic butter, deep fried Cajun corn with Parmesan, and ice cream sandwiches for dessert.

On the westside, Blue Hen Chicken Co. is currently hiring ahead of its move into the former Jackie Bee Boba Express space at 6250 W. Charleston Boulevard.

The breakfast and brunch project is sharing it will locally source its ingredients and serve a menu based around chicken sandwiches, “fun sides,” salads, savory and sweet crêpes, and a team of baristas pouring coffee and espresso drinks.

And still to be confirmed, San Diego-born franchise Epic Wings is expanding from Southern California and importing its collection of tenderloin strips, boneless bites, and Buffalo wings. Franchiser Kevin Davis is behind the move, but has not shared a potential local site. Also on the menu, the very popular Buffalo chicken pizza sticks and stacked fries topped with cheese, chicken, and chipotle ranch dressing.

Exact opening dates and future hours for all three ventures have yet to be announced.

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Bun Bun Chicken

5861 W. Craig Road, Las Vegas, NV Visit Website

Golden Chick

2360 N. Martin L King Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89106 Visit Website

Dave’s Hot Chicken

9040 W Sahara Ave, Las Vegas, NV Visit Website

Jackie Bee

6250 W Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89146 (702) 998-9848

Angry Chickz

4725 South Maryland Parkway, , NV 89119 (800) 498-9836 Visit Website

Blue Hen Chicken Co.

6250 West Charleston Boulevard, , NV 89146 (702) 998-9848 Visit Website