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Dave’s Hot Chicken Reveals Neon Chickens and Cactus at Its New Location on the Westside

The Nashville hot chicken specialist is one of the most anticipated restaurant openings of the summer

Dave’s Hot Chicken
| Louiie Victa

One of the most anticipated restaurant openings of the summer makes its debut today with Nashville hot chicken as the focus of the menu and loads of murals on the walls and ceiling, even outside the store. Dave’s Hot Chicken brings fast-casual hot chicken tenders and sliders, along with sides of house-made kale slaw, creamy mac n’ cheese, and crispy French fries. Dave’s offers seven various spice levels ranging from No Spice to Reaper, which requires a signed waiver for those who dare. Each heat level uses a different spice blend.

The restaurant, which features a drive-thru and patio, sits at 9040 W. Sahara Ave. in an easy-to-spot location across Fort Apache Road from Village Square.

Inside and out, the restaurant features murals designed by Splatterhaus and Dehmq featuring cactus and even a cheeky chicken version of Elvis. Look up for art on the ceiling, and drive around to see more on the exterior.

Arman Oganesyan and former Bouchon chef Dave Kopushyan, along with brothers Tommy and Gary Rubenyan, launched the wildly popular Dave’s Hot Chicken in a parking lot pop-up in 2017 in Los Angeles, and debuted their first location in East Hollywood. The four teamed up with Wetzel’s Pretzels co-founder and former CEO Bill Phelps and movie producer John Davis in 2019 to begin franchising the Dave’s Hot Chicken across the country, with 30 locations opening this year alone.

Dave’s Hot Chicken
A mural at Dave’s Hot Chicken
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Dave’s Hot Chicken
A mural at Dave’s Hot Chicken
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Dave’s Hot Chicken
The inside of Dave’s Hot Chicken
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Dave’s Hot Chicken
The drive-thru at Dave’s Hot Chicken
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Dave’s Hot Chicken
Dave’s Hot Chicken
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Dave’s Hot Chicken
The patio at Dave’s Hot Chicken
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Dave’s Hot Chicken, 9040 W. Sahara Ave. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. Online ordering available.

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