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Our Favorite Ways to Enjoy Fried Chicken

Where to find the best fried chicken

Fried chicken never fails to satiate our cravings for something meaty, crispy, and delicious and a perfectly-prepped bird is the ultimate culinary experience. We are rounding up some of our favorite fried chicken dishes at Lettuce Entertain You restaurants from the perfect fried chicken tenders to a mind-blowing bite of a fried chicken sandwich!

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Fried Chicken in Unexpected Places:

Joe's Seafood Fried ChickenBelieve it or not, some of our seafood-focused restaurants offer up mouth-watering fried chicken entrees, like Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab. Therefore, Joe’s bird is some of the crispiest chicken you’ll ever have, lovingly coated in seasoned flour and a secret cracker meal blend.

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The Oakville Fried Chicken

For a homestyle flair, try the Napa Valley-inspired Fried Chicken from The Oakville Grill & Cellar. To complement the perfectly crisp coating, The Oakville’s fried chicken is served with a side of pepper vinegar and an herb embellished potato salad.

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Three Dots Thai Fried ChickenTry Three Dots and Dash’s Thai Chicken in a panko crust tossed in a Thai sauce and served with jasmine rice. Pair it with one of their signature cocktails and you’ve got yourself the perfect night.

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Fried Chicken for Breakfast:

Chicken sandwich at BeatrixBeatrix – Fulton Market, River North, Streeterville, Oak Brook, Loop
Special for weekend brunch, Beatrix’s Hot Honey Fried Chicken Sandwich takes a classic fried chicken sandwich to the next level with the addition of hot honey, cooling kale & apple slaw and the option to add a fried egg. Craving this during the week? It is available for weekday lunch at the Loop location.

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Bub-City Fried Chicken and WafflesBub City in River North and Rosemont is dishing out a Southern-style brunch every weekend and the Fried Chicken and Waffles are a must-order.

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Fried Chicken Specials:

Beatrix Oak Brook Sunday Night Family Dinner

Gather the whole fam and head to Beatrix for Sunday Night Family Dinner! Enjoy a family-style meal every Sunday starting with a choice of starter, followed by the Boneless Fried Chicken with hot honey drizzle and Kale & Apple Slaw, served with Honey-Butter Cornbread. End the weekend on a sweet note with a half slice of Tall, Dark & Handsome Chocolate Cake OR your choice of pastry.

Sunday Night Family Dinner is available during dinner service beginning at 4:00PM. Cost is $29.95 per person, plus tax, and is complimentary for children 12 & under. Reservations are recommended.

*While supplies last. One complimentary children’s meal per one adult. Available at the Beatrix Oak Brook location only.

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L Woods Fried Chicken DinnerAt L. Woods, the Buttermilk Fried Chicken special on Sundays is straight up delicious. It comes with a biscuit, mashed potatoes and housemade coleslaw. Enjoy the Fried Chicken special for dine-in, carryout or delivery on Sunday evenings.

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Wildfire Southern Fried ChickenAnother excellent option for a fried chicken dinner is Wildfire’s Monday Night Special. Available at Wildfire locations in Chicago, Glenview, Oak Brook, Schaumburg, Lincolnshire, Eden Prairie and Tysons (available Monday and Tuesday in Tysons), this generous serving of Southern Fried Chicken with coleslaw, redskin mashed potatoes, mushroom gravy, a homemade biscuit, and grade “A” honey is therefore the perfect remedy for easing into the work week.

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Looking for more nightly specials? Check out what Lettuce restaurants near you are dishing out every night of the week.


Quick Bites:

M Burger Crispy Chicken TendersM Burger is certainly a great spot if you’re looking for some “tender” love and affection. Hand-breaded and fried to perfection, the Crispy Chicken Strips come with your choice of ranch, tangy mayo, M Burger’s house sauce, BBQ sauce, or Buffalo sauce

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Cafe BaBaReeBa Fried Chicken Piri PiriTry the Piri-Piri Fried Chicken Thighs – pollo frito con suero de leche y salsa piri-piri from Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! It’s the perfect portion, amount of spice and bite of food. 

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Karaage Chicken Nuggets with lime kosho aioliSushi-san’s Togarashi Chicken Nuggets are prepared with sansho pepper and ichimi and served with lime kosho aioli.

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Not near Sushi-san? Try the Togarashi Chicken Nuggets recipe at home.

Ramen San Fried Chicken BunThe Fried Chicken Mantou Bun at Ramen-san is stuffed with meaty fried chicken, shredded cabbage and Japanese mustard.

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The Perfect Fried Chicken Sandwich:

R.J. Grunts' Buffalo SandwichThis tangy, spicy and crispy Buffalo-Style Chicken Sandwich from R.J. Grunts is what dreams are made of! Try this sandwich for lunch or dinner.

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Summer House Santa Monica in Chicago and North Bethesda are both dishing out the crispiest chicken sandwich in town. Topped with avocado, lettuce and buttermilk dressing, this sandwich can be enjoyed under the Summer House sunshine or for carryout and delivery.

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Bub City's Original Fried Chicken SandwichBub City’s Fried Chicken Sandwich is served with chips and slaw and is available in Original, Buffalo or Nashville Hot so take your pick!

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Ema Fried Chicken Sandwich

Ema is serving up a Fried Chicken Sandwich with a Mediterranean twist.  Served on challah bread with beet tzatziki, pickles and arugula, its available for weekend brunch and weekday lunch.

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Big City Hot Spicy Chicken SandwichSwing by Chicago’s Navy Pier and order yourself one of Big City Chicken‘s famous chicken sandwiches available in three flavors; Crispy Original, Hot & Spicy or Crispy BBQ all served with seasoned waffle fries.

M Burger Crispy Chicken SandwichM Burger’s classic chicken sandwich is available original or spicy – topped with buffalo, blue cheese mayo and pickles.

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