Best NYC Fried Chicken
Pies 'n' Thighs is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

1. Pies 'n' Thighs

9.2
166 S 4th St (at Driggs Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Fried Chicken Joint · Williamsburg · 530 tips and reviews

Gentrifried ChickenGentrifried Chicken: Our gold standard for fried chicken in the city. Get the box and thank the fried chicken gods for blessing us with Pies N Thighs. Read more.

The Brooklyn Star is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

2. The Brooklyn Star

9.3
593 Lorimer St (at Conselyea St), Brooklyn, NY
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Williamsburg · 276 tips and reviews

Gentrifried ChickenGentrifried Chicken: Serious southern cooking here. If you're not getting the meatloaf sandwich then stop by for the fried chicken dinner served every Sun and Mon. Hopefully lives up to their old brunch recipe (pictured.) Read more.

Buttermilk Channel is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

3. Buttermilk Channel

9.3
524 Court St (at Huntington St), Brooklyn, NY
American Restaurant · Carroll Gardens · 334 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Incredible fried chicken and cheddar waffles. Great Sunday brunch and huge juicy burgers.

Egg is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

4. Egg

9.0
109A N 3rd St (at Berry St), Brooklyn, NY
Breakfast Spot · Williamsburg · 349 tips and reviews

Lauren B.Lauren B.: Go to Egg in Williamsburg and order the fried chicken.

Seersucker is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

5. Seersucker

329 Smith St (President and Carroll), Brooklyn, NY
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Carroll Gardens · 92 tips and reviews

nymagnymag: For the ultimate in nouveau southern-fried dining, try the Tennessee fried chicken dinner here on Tuesday nights. Featured in Where to Eat 2011! Read more.

The Commodore is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

6. The Commodore

9.0
366 Metropolitan Ave (at Havemeyer St), Brooklyn, NY
American Restaurant · Williamsburg · 312 tips and reviews

Gentrifried ChickenGentrifried Chicken: ALMOST as good as Pies N Thighs. We get in fights over this one all the time. Either way, excellent fried chicken and the honey butter is a winner. Get a tiki drink with your meal. Read more.

Rack & Soul is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

7. Rack & Soul

258 W 109th St (at Broadway), New York, NY
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Upper West Side · 17 tips and reviews

The FeastThe Feast: Charles Gabriel serves up his legendary, strictly Southern-style fried chicken uptown at a fraction of the price of anything available in lower Manhattan. [Definitive Fried Chicken List] Read more.

Amy Ruth's is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

8. Amy Ruth's

8.8
113 W 116th St (btwn Malcolm X & Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd), New York, NY
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Central Harlem · 281 tips and reviews

Kathryn Y.Kathryn Yu: Go to Amy Ruth's and order fried chicken and waffles. Douse with hot sauce and maple syrup. Enjoy.

Hill Country Chicken is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

9. Hill Country Chicken

8.5
1123 Broadway (at W 25th St), New York, NY
Fried Chicken Joint · NoMad · 318 tips and reviews

Gentrifried ChickenGentrifried Chicken: Favorite fried chicken near Flatiron. We prefer the Original over the Mama's skinless option. The milkshakes are outstanding as well. Read more.

Dirty Bird To Go is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

10. Dirty Bird To Go

8.7
204 W 14th St (at 7th Ave.), New York, NY
Fried Chicken Joint · Chelsea · 95 tips and reviews

Marie R.Marie Ru: Crispy Moist fried Chicken, great Mac & Cheese.... Friendly service. Good spot for a quick bite or take to go.

Brooklyn Bowl is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

11. Brooklyn Bowl

9.1
61 Wythe Ave (btwn N 11th & N 12th St), Brooklyn, NY
Bowling Alley · Williamsburg · 526 tips and reviews

Brian R.Brian Ries: Don't be an idiot. Get the goddamned Fried Chicken!

Momofuku Noodle Bar is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

12. Momofuku Noodle Bar

9.1
171 1st Ave (btwn E 10th & E 11th St), New York, NY
Ramen Restaurant · East Village · 798 tips and reviews

Ella H.Ella Haizlip: The fried chicken dinner is delicious, relatively inexpensive, and the most stress-free way to enjoy noodle bar.

Boka is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

13. Boka

8.7
9 Saint Marks Pl (at 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Korean Restaurant · East Village · 205 tips and reviews

Dave S.Dave Surgan: Have all-you-can-eat Bon Chon chicken and all-you-can-drink Coors Light for $20 during their daily happy hour. (Might be $23 now)

Cheeky Sandwiches is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

14. Cheeky Sandwiches

9.3
35 Orchard St (btwn Canal & Hester St), New York, NY
Sandwich Place · Chinatown · 203 tips and reviews

Gentrifried ChickenGentrifried Chicken: "Super affordable ($6.50) and they make the gravy and bread the chicken right in front of you. I swore I could taste a hint of cinnamon in the gravy, I’ll have to confirm on my next visit." Read more.

The Redhead is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

15. The Redhead

349 E 13th St (at 1st Ave.), New York, NY
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · East Village · 195 tips and reviews

Gentrifried ChickenGentrifried Chicken: Order the fried chicken! Lightly seasoned and remarkably non-greasy.

John's Fried Chicken is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

16. John's Fried Chicken

7.1
512 W 207th St, New York, NY
Fast Food Restaurant · Inwood · 6 tips and reviews

WIgberto A.WIgberto Astacio: Cheap, greasy and f*ing delicious!! (when your blasted)

The Good Fork is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

17. The Good Fork

9.1
391 Van Brunt St (btwn Coffey & Van Dyke), Brooklyn, NY
New American Restaurant · Red Hook · 88 tips and reviews
Bobwhite Counter is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

18. Bobwhite Counter

9.5
94 Avenue C (btwn E 6th & E 7th St), New York, NY
Fried Chicken Joint · Alphabet City · 243 tips and reviews

7th.List7th.List: Satisfy all your Southern cravings at this East Village spot, which opened yesterday. Sweet-tea brined organic chicken suppers, pimento cheese sandwiches and seared pork chops are all on the menu. Read more.

Sylvia's Restaurant is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

19. Sylvia's Restaurant

8.3
328 Malcolm X Blvd (btwn W 126th & W 127th St), New York, NY
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Central Harlem · 227 tips and reviews

Gentrifried ChickenGentrifried Chicken: Chicken and Waffles! Chicken and Waffles!

Unidentified Flying Chickens (UFC) is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

20. Unidentified Flying Chickens (UFC)

8.5
7122 Roosevelt Ave (at 72nd St), Jackson Heights, NY
Fried Chicken Joint · Elmhurst · 52 tips and reviews

Gentrifried ChickenGentrifried Chicken: Some of the finest Korean fried chicken in NYC. Right up there with Bon Chon.

Bian Dang is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

21. Bian Dang

Food Gallery 32 (11 W 32nd St btwn Broadway & 5th Ave), New York, NY
Asian Restaurant · Koreatown · 13 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The Taiwanese fried chicken is an all-dark-meat affair of crunchy, moist legs and thighs, squirted with a salty pork sauce. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Kin Shop is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

22. Kin Shop

469 Avenue of the Americas (at W 11th St.), New York, NY
Thai Restaurant · West Village · 147 tips and reviews

Gentrifried ChickenGentrifried Chicken: Grub St: "Bell & Evans birds in ginger, garlic, lemongrass, oyster sauce, and Thai shrimp paste for 24 hrs. Dredged in rice flour and an Asian cereal and deep-fried, with herbs, fish-chili sauce." Read more.

The Cardinal is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

23. The Cardinal

234 E 4th St (btwn Avenue A & B), New York, NY
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Alphabet City · 89 tips and reviews

Gilt CityGilt City: Manhattanites can indulge in the flavors of that faraway land south of the Mason-Dixon, sampling dishes like fried chicken and smothered and fried Heritage pork chops in red eye gravy.

MONO+MONO is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

24. MONO+MONO

116 E 4th St (at 1st Ave), New York, NY
Wings Joint · East Village · 111 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Come here for the Jazz music and the Mono+Mono Chicken…hot & spicy! Try the Snow White Yogurt Soju and a Hitachino Red Rice Beer!

Sweet Chick is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

25. Sweet Chick

9.4
164 Bedford Ave (at N 8th St), Brooklyn, NY
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Williamsburg · 273 tips and reviews

Cooper S.Cooper Smith: The fried chicken + bacon and cheddar waffles, with their 3 choices of butter, are incredible. Pies N Thighs, you're still my main squeeze. But this place is my chicken on the side.

EN Japanese Brasserie is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

26. EN Japanese Brasserie

9.2
435 Hudson St (at Leroy St.), New York, NY
Japanese Restaurant · West Village · 242 tips and reviews

naveennaveen: the tasting menu and the fried chicken are two of the most amazing things you'll order. you can't go wrong. see if you can snag one of the rooms upstairs (the couch room is so relaxing)

Blue Ribbon Brasserie is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

27. Blue Ribbon Brasserie

9.1
97 Sullivan St (btwn Prince & Spring St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · SoHo · 141 tips and reviews

Blue Ribbon BruceBlue Ribbon Bruce: Open until 4 am nightly - this is the perfect spot for late night oysters and Fried Chicken Blue Ribbon Style.

KEN & COOK is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

28. KEN & COOK

19 Kenmare St, New York, NY
American Restaurant · NoLita · 96 tips and reviews

Katy A.Katy Aoyagi: Butcher's Muse is a tasty cocktail and the fried chicken is great with the honey soaked biscuits!

Littleneck is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

29. Littleneck

9.0
288 3rd Ave (btwn President & Carroll St), Brooklyn, NY
Seafood Restaurant · Gowanus · 136 tips and reviews

Lindsay D.Lindsay Duggan: Brunch!!!! Chicken and waffles!!! Clam roll!!!

Peaches Hothouse is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

30. Peaches Hothouse

9.1
415 Tompkins Ave (at Hancock St), Brooklyn, NY
Fried Chicken Joint · Bedford-Stuyvesant · 240 tips and reviews

Gentrifried ChickenGentrifried Chicken: The best Nashville-style Hot Chicken in the city. Order it Hot (extra dusting of cayenne) and get some $5 cocktails if it's brunch time. Read more.

Sugar Freak is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

31. Sugar Freak

36-18 30th Ave (at 37th St), Astoria, NY
Cajun / Creole Restaurant · Astoria · 200 tips and reviews

Gentrifried ChickenGentrifried Chicken: Get the spicy fried chicken (dredged with flour, corn starch/topped with cajun spices and cayenne) with the tomato-based spicy sauce on the side. Possibly the only place in NYC serving Yaka Mein too. Read more.

Marietta is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

32. Marietta

285 Grand Ave (btwn Lafayette Ave & Clifton Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Clinton Hill · 105 tips and reviews

Anne F.Anne Fader: I highly recommend the shredded pork shoulder, fried chicken, and clementine cocktail (one of their fresh muddled drinks). Servers are very attentive and sweet.

UFC - Unidentified Flying Chickens is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

33. UFC - Unidentified Flying Chickens

60 3rd Ave (11th St), New York, NY
Fried Chicken Joint · Greenwich Village · 16 tips and reviews

Stephane V.Stephane Verzi: First time here? Get the soy garlic chicken!! This is what they re known for.

34. Mitchell's Soul Food

8.5
617 Vanderbilt Ave (at St. Marks Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Prospect Heights · 20 tips and reviews

Village VoiceVillage Voice: Knock-out fried chicken with more black pepper than flour in the supremely crisp crust, mac and cheese, collards laced with smoked turkey wing, and pork ribs slathered with sauce and oven-roasted. Read more.

Koko Wings is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

35. Koko Wings

8.1
248 W 106th St (Amsterdam & Broadway), New York, NY
Wings Joint · Upper West Side · 19 tips and reviews

EaterEater: One of Robert Sietsema's top cheap eats: the wings ($7.81 for six pieces, or sometimes seven) are big and meaty and glazed, and constitute perfect stoner food. Read more.

Charles' Country Pan Fried Chicken is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

36. Charles' Country Pan Fried Chicken

2839-2841 Frederick Douglass Blvd (at 151st St), New York, NY
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Central Harlem · 45 tips and reviews

Village VoiceVillage Voice: Charles Gabriel is fried chicken royalty, and his North Carolina-inspired pan-fried chicken is undoubtedly the best of its kind. It was listed in The Village Voice's 10 Best Fried Chickens in NYC.

Han Dynasty is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

37. Han Dynasty

9.3
90 3rd Ave (at E 12th St), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · East Village · 316 tips and reviews

Deanna H.Deanna Hart: Chicken wings. No joke

Root & Bone is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

38. Root & Bone

9.2
200 E 3rd St (btwn Ave A & Ave B), New York, NY
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Alphabet City · 261 tips and reviews

PureWowPureWow: Their fried chicken is un-freaking-believable. Go early (it gets busy). Read more.

Ganso is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

39. Ganso

8.7
25 Bond St (at Livingston St), Brooklyn, NY
Ramen Restaurant · Downtown Brooklyn · 284 tips and reviews

7th.List7th.List: New. Japanese. Comfort food. Expect fried chicken with soy and ginger, kari kari buns, and miso-cured skirt steak with potato korroke. Taste: Spare Ribs Read more.

Yafa Deli is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

40. Yafa Deli

7.7
907 Fulton St (Clinton Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Deli / Bodega · Clinton Hill · 14 tips and reviews

billy be clubbin at...billy be clubbin at...: Fried Chicken is GOOOOOD!

Martha is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

41. Martha

184 Dekalb Ave (at Carlton Ave), Brooklyn, NY
New American Restaurant · Fort Greene · 74 tips and reviews

Village VoiceVillage Voice: Village Voice is proud to welcome Martha to the 2014 Choice Eats food fest! http://bit.ly/1cRzdNV. Try something spicy and sweet like their Tso fried chicken.

Fuku is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

42. Fuku

8.8
163 1st Ave (btwn E 10th & E 11th St), New York, NY
Fried Chicken Joint · East Village · 179 tips and reviews

Gentrifried ChickenGentrifried Chicken: "Chang’s sandwiches, in the opening hour of Fuku, are close to perfect." -Eater Read more.

Wilma Jean is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

43. Wilma Jean

8.9
345 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Carroll Gardens · 72 tips and reviews

J CrowleyJ Crowley: Fried chicken pieces were excellent. IMHO, Better than Buttermilk Channel, which is seen as the best in the hood.

Birds & Bubbles is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

44. Birds & Bubbles

8.2
100B Forsyth St (btwn Broome & Grand St), New York, NY
Fried Chicken Joint · Lower East Side · 91 tips and reviews

DensDens: Chef Sarah is a fried chicken visionary. The Winner Winner Chicken Dinner, Shrimp & Grits, and the Crunchy Potato Salad are the must haves IMHO. ps. I want to eat here again like right now.

blujeen is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

45. blujeen

6.7
2143 Frederick Douglass Blvd (West 116th St), New York, NY
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Central Harlem · 23 tips and reviews

Gentrifried ChickenGentrifried Chicken: Gothamist: "Fried Young Chicken sits in an herbed buttermilk bath for a day or two before its dredged in flour and deep fried"

El Cortez is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

46. El Cortez

8.9
17 Ingraham St (btwn Bogart & Morgan), Brooklyn, NY
Mexican Restaurant · East Williamsburg · 55 tips and reviews

Alex M.Alex Miller: Great throwback atmosphere. Come here to drink. Try the zombie. Only get food that incorporates fried chicken.

Momofuku Nishi is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

47. Momofuku Nishi

8.5
232 8th Ave (btwn W 21st & W 22nd St), New York, NY
Korean Restaurant · Chelsea · 88 tips and reviews

Gentrifried ChickenGentrifried Chicken: The Pok Pok x Nishi Fried Chicken Group Dinner serves 4-8 people and offers two styles of chicken (Thai and Szechuan influenced) with a bunch of sides. Book a res on their site.

Fuku+ is one of Best NYC Fried Chicken.

48. Fuku+

8.3
15 W 56th St Fl 1 (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Fried Chicken Joint · Midtown East · 72 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: Where a barebones menu of a spicy fried chicken sandwich, fries, salad and a cookie are the extent of the offerings in the East Village, the new outpost features an expanded "walk-in menu." Read more.