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Where to Find The Best Fried Chicken in Las Vegas

Try the fried chicken at one of these 16 Las Vegas restaurants

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Blue Ribbon fried chicken
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The ideal fried chicken has a light and crackly crust coating juicy meat underneath, the reliable comfort food. While fried chicken is traditionally made with milk and a flour-battered crust, variations on the dish can include using buttermilk, panko breading, seasonings such as sugar and chili, and the way the chicken is fried. Here is a look at 16 places that serve up fried chicken all across Las Vegas.

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Gritz Cafe

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Although Gritz Cafe primarily focuses on breakfast, the real main event is its Kentucky plate, featuring two or four whole chicken wings fried to a golden brown and flanked by your choice of two sides and bread.

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Gritz Cafe
Gritz Cafe

Carson Kitchen

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You won’t be the first to visit Carson Kitchen just for the crispy chicken skins, served with a smoked honey sauce for dipping. Takeout and online ordering available.

Crispy chicken skin at Carson Kitchen
Crispy chicken skin at Carson Kitchen
Carson Kitchen

Honey Salt

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Honey Salt serves fried chicken at every meal, but the best way to experience it is to go for dinner and order the buttermilk chicken platter, which comes with gooey macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, and a drizzle of honey.

A basket of fried chicken next to a bowl of mac ‘n’ cheese and a bowl of cole slaw.
Honey Salt
Honey Salt

US Fried Chicken

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While the expansive menu at US Fried Chicken includes burgers, gyro and fried fish, it’s the fried chicken that this restaurant is known for. Served on a platter or in a sandwich, fried chicken is seasoned and hand-battered before being fried for a crunchy outside and tender bite.

T-Bones Chophouse & Lounge

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Yes, a steakhouse has a good fried chicken. Head to T-bones Chophouse at Red Rock Resort for the buttermilk fried chicken marinated in buttermilk, tossed in seasoned flour, fried, and served with a creamy sage gravy.

Fried chicken at T-Bones Chophouse & Lounge
T-Bones Chophouse & Lounge
T-Bones Chophouse & Lounge

Hash House A Go Go

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Enormous portions of twisted farm food are de rigueur at Hash House. Here order Andy's Sage Fried Chicken with two sage fried chicken breasts, a hardwood smoked bacon waffle tower, hot maple reduction and fried leeks. At brunch, Hash House has a Benedict version with maple reduction, two eggs, bacon mashed potatoes and a biscuit. Takeout available. Call locations for availability.

Sage fried chicken at Hash House A Go Go
Sage fried chicken at Hash House A Go Go
Hash House A Go Go

Huncho's Fried Chicken & Burgers

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This local chicken spot dishes its super crunchy chicken wings and spicy chicken tenders with tangy Huncho sauce.

BB.Q Chicken

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BB.Q. Chicken, the Korean fried chicken chain with more than 2,000 locations worldwide, features golden olive chicken, fried in olive oil. Diners can choose a thigh and drum, breast, or whole wings. Diners can order the secret spicy with a mix of tomato, onion, and garlic, while a hot spicy offers extra heat. The restaurant delivers via Uber Eats.

Two styles of fried chicken
Fried chicken at BB.Q Chicken
BB.Q Chicken

Hell's Chicken

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If the funny name — a spoof on Gordon Ramsay’s Hell’s Kitchen — doesn’t draw you in, then the chicken will. The Chinatown eatery makes Nashville-style fried chicken with each piece brined, marinated, and fried to a crisp.

Yardbird

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Diners can order Yardbird’s fine fried chicken that comes with a honey hot sauce, or can up the ante and ask for the Chicken ‘N’ Watermelon ‘N’ Waffles. This dish comes with the honey hot sauce and bourbon maple syrup to pour over your Vermont sharp cheddar waffles. Customers also get a side of spicy, cold watermelon pieces to cool things off. Takeout available.

Yardbird fried chicken and waffles
Yardbird fried chicken and waffles
Yardbird

Hattie B's Hot Chicken

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Legendary Nashville destination Hattie B’s offers its signature hot chicken inside Block 16 Urban Food Hall at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. The fried chicken is dipped in hot melted spices and offered in six increasingly hot heat levels.

Hattie B’s Hot Chicken
Hattie B’s Hot Chicken
Hattie B’s Hot Chicken

Hattie B's Hot Chicken

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Located inside the  Block 16 Urban Food Hall at the Cosmopolitan, this Nashville food stall specializes in fried chicken bathed in hot melted spices and available from mild spice all the way up to scorching. Cool the heat with pimento mac and cheese and banana pudding. 

Hattie B’s Hot Chicken
Hattie B’s Hot Chicken
Hattie B’s Hot Chicken

Big Chicken

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Shaquille O’Neal’s chicken restaurant opened in Vegas in 2018, and it’s actually very good - cooked to order, juicy, and flavorful. Choose between a fried chicken sandwich served on a brioche bun, sliders, or chicken strips, accompanied by locally made root beer and macaroni and cheese topped with a crispy Cheez-It crust.

The Crack Shack

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Fried chicken makes up the heart of The Crack Shack menu at the front of the Park MGM. While sandwich versions spanning breakfast to dinner make the menu, half and whole chickens also appear and can be tossed with taro, honey butter, or barbecue sauce. Contactless takeout available via Toast.

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Fried chicken at The Crack Shack
The Crack Shack

Blue Ribbon

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Blue Ribbon's famous fried chicken comes with mashed potatoes, gravy, and collard greens at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Takeout available.

Fried chicken at Blue Ribbon
Blue Ribbon
Blue Ribbon

Mama Bird Southern Kitchen

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Fried chicken plates come with tenders, breasts, or thighs at this Southern cooking gem in the southwest. Mama bird uses soy oil to fry its chicken. Online ordering available as well as delivery via Uber Eats, Seamless, GrubHub, Postmates, Doordash, and Tock.

Fried chicken at Mama Bird Southern Kitchen
Fried chicken at Mama Bird Southern Kitchen
Mama Bird Southern Kitchen

Gritz Cafe

Although Gritz Cafe primarily focuses on breakfast, the real main event is its Kentucky plate, featuring two or four whole chicken wings fried to a golden brown and flanked by your choice of two sides and bread.

Chicken and waffle dishes
Gritz Cafe
Gritz Cafe

Carson Kitchen

You won’t be the first to visit Carson Kitchen just for the crispy chicken skins, served with a smoked honey sauce for dipping. Takeout and online ordering available.

Crispy chicken skin at Carson Kitchen
Crispy chicken skin at Carson Kitchen
Carson Kitchen

Honey Salt

Honey Salt serves fried chicken at every meal, but the best way to experience it is to go for dinner and order the buttermilk chicken platter, which comes with gooey macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, and a drizzle of honey.

A basket of fried chicken next to a bowl of mac ‘n’ cheese and a bowl of cole slaw.
Honey Salt
Honey Salt

US Fried Chicken

While the expansive menu at US Fried Chicken includes burgers, gyro and fried fish, it’s the fried chicken that this restaurant is known for. Served on a platter or in a sandwich, fried chicken is seasoned and hand-battered before being fried for a crunchy outside and tender bite.

T-Bones Chophouse & Lounge

Yes, a steakhouse has a good fried chicken. Head to T-bones Chophouse at Red Rock Resort for the buttermilk fried chicken marinated in buttermilk, tossed in seasoned flour, fried, and served with a creamy sage gravy.

Fried chicken at T-Bones Chophouse & Lounge
T-Bones Chophouse & Lounge
T-Bones Chophouse & Lounge

Hash House A Go Go

Enormous portions of twisted farm food are de rigueur at Hash House. Here order Andy's Sage Fried Chicken with two sage fried chicken breasts, a hardwood smoked bacon waffle tower, hot maple reduction and fried leeks. At brunch, Hash House has a Benedict version with maple reduction, two eggs, bacon mashed potatoes and a biscuit. Takeout available. Call locations for availability.

Sage fried chicken at Hash House A Go Go
Sage fried chicken at Hash House A Go Go
Hash House A Go Go

Huncho's Fried Chicken & Burgers

This local chicken spot dishes its super crunchy chicken wings and spicy chicken tenders with tangy Huncho sauce.

BB.Q Chicken

BB.Q. Chicken, the Korean fried chicken chain with more than 2,000 locations worldwide, features golden olive chicken, fried in olive oil. Diners can choose a thigh and drum, breast, or whole wings. Diners can order the secret spicy with a mix of tomato, onion, and garlic, while a hot spicy offers extra heat. The restaurant delivers via Uber Eats.

Two styles of fried chicken
Fried chicken at BB.Q Chicken
BB.Q Chicken

Hell's Chicken

If the funny name — a spoof on Gordon Ramsay’s Hell’s Kitchen — doesn’t draw you in, then the chicken will. The Chinatown eatery makes Nashville-style fried chicken with each piece brined, marinated, and fried to a crisp.

Yardbird

Diners can order Yardbird’s fine fried chicken that comes with a honey hot sauce, or can up the ante and ask for the Chicken ‘N’ Watermelon ‘N’ Waffles. This dish comes with the honey hot sauce and bourbon maple syrup to pour over your Vermont sharp cheddar waffles. Customers also get a side of spicy, cold watermelon pieces to cool things off. Takeout available.

Yardbird fried chicken and waffles
Yardbird fried chicken and waffles
Yardbird

Hattie B's Hot Chicken

Legendary Nashville destination Hattie B’s offers its signature hot chicken inside Block 16 Urban Food Hall at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. The fried chicken is dipped in hot melted spices and offered in six increasingly hot heat levels.

Hattie B’s Hot Chicken
Hattie B’s Hot Chicken
Hattie B’s Hot Chicken

Hattie B's Hot Chicken

Located inside the  Block 16 Urban Food Hall at the Cosmopolitan, this Nashville food stall specializes in fried chicken bathed in hot melted spices and available from mild spice all the way up to scorching. Cool the heat with pimento mac and cheese and banana pudding. 

Hattie B’s Hot Chicken
Hattie B’s Hot Chicken
Hattie B’s Hot Chicken

Big Chicken

Shaquille O’Neal’s chicken restaurant opened in Vegas in 2018, and it’s actually very good - cooked to order, juicy, and flavorful. Choose between a fried chicken sandwich served on a brioche bun, sliders, or chicken strips, accompanied by locally made root beer and macaroni and cheese topped with a crispy Cheez-It crust.

The Crack Shack

Fried chicken makes up the heart of The Crack Shack menu at the front of the Park MGM. While sandwich versions spanning breakfast to dinner make the menu, half and whole chickens also appear and can be tossed with taro, honey butter, or barbecue sauce. Contactless takeout available via Toast.

A hand picks up fried chicken
Fried chicken at The Crack Shack
The Crack Shack

Blue Ribbon

Blue Ribbon's famous fried chicken comes with mashed potatoes, gravy, and collard greens at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Takeout available.

Fried chicken at Blue Ribbon
Blue Ribbon
Blue Ribbon

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Mama Bird Southern Kitchen

Fried chicken plates come with tenders, breasts, or thighs at this Southern cooking gem in the southwest. Mama bird uses soy oil to fry its chicken. Online ordering available as well as delivery via Uber Eats, Seamless, GrubHub, Postmates, Doordash, and Tock.

Fried chicken at Mama Bird Southern Kitchen
Fried chicken at Mama Bird Southern Kitchen
Mama Bird Southern Kitchen

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