Where To Find The Best Fried Chicken In Vancouver

best Fried Chicken in vancouver

Sometimes you just can’t beat crispy fried chicken and Vancouver has a few joints that knock this classic comfort food favourite out of the park.

Best Fried Chicken In Vancouver

Juke Fried Chicken

With two locations, this spot is slowly taking over the city with their delicious fried chicken. Check them out at 182 Keefer Street or 1074 Davie Street. Choose from their regular fried chicken ($5.75 for two pieces) or make it hot ($6.25 for two pieces). They’ve also got some wicked sides, including: mac & cheese poppers, east Asian peanut slaw, spicy green beans and fried brussels sprouts (just to name a few). If you want to get even more chicken, their regular goes for $14 for five pieces and $26 for 10 pieces. Spicy is a little more expensive, at a $1.25 more.

The Fried Chicken Works

Find this hidden gem in the Lonsdale Quay Market. They’re best known for their Korean-style fried chicken that will be sure to hit the spot. Sink your teeth into their original, sweet and spicy or BBQ offerings. Get yourself a two piece combo for $10.95, that will get you a leg, a thigh, a small side of fries and a pop. They also have a five piece combo for just under $20, that comes with three leg pieces, two thighs, a small side of fries and a pop.

Downlow Chicken Shack

Hit up this popular joint at 905 Commercial Drive. Specializing in Nashville Hot Chicken, if you like your chicken spicy—look no further. Eat as much chicken as you can handle or get it on a sandwich. As for sides, they’ve got it all: fries, sweet and sour slaw, pickles, corn bread and macaroni salad. They’re also got a killer DL sauce that just adds a little extra kick. For half a bird, it costs $17 and that gets you a leg, thigh, breast and wing. Or you can just get a 1/4 chicken for $10, which includes a breast and wing.

Zabu Chicken

Sink your teeth into some classic Korean fried chicken, katsu and salad at this little eatery, conveniently located at 1635 Robson. You will not get bored of their chicken with a plethora of options broken up into three categories: soy, hot and signature. For a whole chicken marinated in Zabu soy sauce, it costs just under $20. Meanwhile you can get some hot and crispy drumsticks for $11.50 (5 pieces) or $20.95 (10 pieces).

Church’s Chicken

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We know we know.. But if you’re looking for a fast food option, this place will hit the spot. Get original or spicy fried chicken, along with crinkle fries, potato salad, jalapeno cheese bombers, onion rings and some wild west rice. They have multiple locations in Vancouver and across the Lower Mainland. You can get a 10 piece bucket for $18.50, which includes legs, thighs, two large sides and four biscuits. So you get a good bang for your buck here.

Popeye’s Chicken

While not in Vancouver, this new spot in Port Coquitlam is definitely getting people talking – with another location on the way in Surrey. The popular chain is finally in BC and while it’s a little out of the way if you live in Vancouver—it’s worth the trip. Get their chicken on its own, in a sandwich or in a wrap. As for sides, they’ve got a cajun poutine, mashed potatoes, corn on the cob and onion rings. Get a combo for only $6.79 which comes with two pieces of chicken, a regular side, biscuit and small drink.

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