Willie Mae's Scotch House is one of The 15 Best Places for a Fried Chicken in New Orleans.

1. Willie Mae's Scotch House

8.7
2401 Saint Ann St (Tonti Street), New Orleans, LA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Treme - Lafitte · 146 tips and reviews

Sarah C.Sarah Cho: Fried chicken platter with the potato salad all the way! Fried chicken is unlike any other I've ever had sooooooo freakin good!

JessicaJessica: The fried chicken ous the best anywhere! Friendly service and cozy atmosphere. Try the butter brands and rice, fried chicken and the bread pudding!

Thea L.Thea Lenna: Absolutely delicious fried chicken and the butter beans are a must have! Try to get there as close to opening as possible or else they will run out of stuff and there will be a long wait.

Coop's Place is one of The 15 Best Places for a Fried Chicken in New Orleans.

2. Coop's Place

8.2
1109 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA
Cajun / Creole Restaurant · French Quarter · 295 tips and reviews

Marvin C.Marvin Camacho: Great cajun fried chicken; huge portions. Very good

Christine P.Christine Poole: Best Fried Chicken!! BEST Red Beans and rice!!

Ginger P.Ginger Porterfield Huffman: Bloody Mary's awesome. Fried chicken is delicious. Gumbo is great.

Dooky Chase Restaurant is one of The 15 Best Places for a Fried Chicken in New Orleans.

3. Dooky Chase Restaurant

8.7
2301 Orleans Ave (at N Miro St), New Orleans, LA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Treme - Lafitte · 54 tips and reviews

Brian W.Brian Webb: Great buffet, the inside is much nicer than it would seem from the outside, fried chicken is excellent!!!

EaterEater: The fried chicken rivals that at nearby Willie Mae’s, and the fried catfish will be some of the best you’ve ever had. [Eater 38 Member]

Todd B.Todd BBQ: Wow Shrimp and Lima beans are superb fried chicken and fish are delicate and tasty and the peach cobbler worth the trip

The Praline Connection is one of The 15 Best Places for a Fried Chicken in New Orleans.

4. The Praline Connection

7.5
542 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA
Cajun / Creole Restaurant · Marigny · 72 tips and reviews

JohnJohn: Favorite fried chicken in the city. But from the greens to the gumbo and the white beans, everything here is great. If you're there on the Monday, the red beans with a breaded pork chop is awesome.

A C L.A C L.: The fried chicken livers are the best I've ever had. The Eggplant Napoleon is a great dish for vegetarians. You can leave out the crawfish and shrimp sauce that is normally served with it.

Chloe P.Chloe Persing: Greatest find ever. Cornbread is fresh and warm. The cocktail sauce for the fried shrimp is amazing. Homemade and spicy. Good on chicken, cornbread, Mac & cheese anything. Fried chicken is awesome.

Fiorella's Cafe is one of The 15 Best Places for a Fried Chicken in New Orleans.

5. Fiorella's Cafe

7.2
1136 Decatur St (between Ursuline & Gov. Nichols), New Orleans, LA
Italian Restaurant · French Quarter · 52 tips and reviews

Rachel H.Rachel H: Everyone says the fried chicken is the best. It's good, but their red beans and rice were phenomenal!

Lauren M.Lauren Mercier: Free draft beer on your first check-in? yes please! After eating around the Quarter survey says this place takes the cake. Worth the wait for the best fried chicken and red beans and rice!

Brian C.Brian Cooper: Great Hurricanes and delicious fried chicken!

Mother's Restaurant is one of The 15 Best Places for a Fried Chicken in New Orleans.

6. Mother's Restaurant

8.6
401 Poydras St (at Tchoupitoulas St), New Orleans, LA
Cajun / Creole Restaurant · Central Business District · 434 tips and reviews

Emily S.Emily Schatzle: The fried chicken pobot is amazing!

Josh W.Josh Wardell: Amazing fried chicken.

Dave S.Dave Surgan: This is the Katz's Deli of New Orleans. The line moves fast. Order some ham, fried chicken, po boys, and pecan pie. Really solid Bloody Marys too.

NOLA is one of The 15 Best Places for a Fried Chicken in New Orleans.

7. NOLA

9.0
534 Saint Louis St, New Orleans, LA
Seafood Restaurant · French Quarter · 122 tips and reviews

DarrenDarren: Definitely get the shrimp and grits or the fried chicken.

Kat K.Kat Karimi: Shrimp and grits and fried chicken FTW

Eric T.Eric Tigre: If visiting New Orleans make this your first stop in the French Quarter. Drop in for an early evening Sazerac and stay for dinner with house favorites like shrimp & grits and buttermilk fried chicken. Read more.

Lil Dizzy's Cafe is one of The 15 Best Places for a Fried Chicken in New Orleans.

8. Lil Dizzy's Cafe

8.6
1500 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Seventh Ward · 35 tips and reviews

Avradeep C.Avradeep Chakrabarti: Great cafe away from the tourist zone. All dishes good esp po boy, fried chicken, gumbo. Staff v friendly too. Quite cheap too. Locals also go- a good sign!

Serious EatsSerious Eats: A Tremé classic, where the dark-roux gumbo is chock-full of crab and sausage and the craggy-crusted fried chicken is sold by the piece.

Marigny9Marigny9: THE best fried chicken (get it a la cart) and gumbo in town. Get them to go and stroll over to Armstrong Park for a picnic.

Coquette is one of The 15 Best Places for a Fried Chicken in New Orleans.

9. Coquette

8.9
2800 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA
French Restaurant · Garden District · 58 tips and reviews

Al L.Al Luna: The three course Sunday brunch is amazing! The fried chicken is wonderful and the shrimp and grits...I never knew grits could be so creamy. Jacob and his staff create a unique eating experience!

Erica S. J.Erica S. Johnson: Fried chicken biscuit for brunch!!

Joe G.Joe G: Don't miss the fried chicken. If you only order one thing make sure that's it!!!

Saint Lawrence is one of The 15 Best Places for a Fried Chicken in New Orleans.

10. Saint Lawrence

8.6
219 N Peters St (b/t Iberville and Bienville), New Orleans, LA
New American Restaurant · French Quarter · 45 tips and reviews

Leah P.Leah Pepper: The service is beyond slow. And if you are lucky enough to order food they will be out of that food. And they claim it takes 40 min to make fried chicken. Food that does come is disgusting.

Sandra E.Sandra Estrada: Almost the best fried chicken I ever had... Need to try it

Joseph A.Joseph Akbrud: The fried chicken is great, the beer selection is pretty good and the staff is very friendly. Highly recommended for a casual drink.

Elizabeth's is one of The 15 Best Places for a Fried Chicken in New Orleans.

11. Elizabeth's

8.9
601 Gallier St, New Orleans, LA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Bywater · 166 tips and reviews

Leslie A.Leslie Almeida: Some of the best fried chicken in the city! Save room for the red velvet cake or bread pudding.

Steve H.Steve Hatley: Praline bacon, ooie gooie, and fried chicken. Nuff said.

JenniferJennifer: Praline bacon & fried chicken livers a must

Jacques-Imo's Cafe is one of The 15 Best Places for a Fried Chicken in New Orleans.

12. Jacques-Imo's Cafe

9.3
8324 Oak St (at Dante Street), New Orleans, LA
Cajun / Creole Restaurant · Uptown - Carrollton · 151 tips and reviews

RobRob: One of the best meals I have ever had. Order the alligator cheesecake for an appetizer.. Fried chicken is ridiculous, red fish is amazing as well. Grab a drink at the bar while you wait...

Salil G.Salil Gulati: Alligator cheesecake. Fried grits. Carpet Bagger steak. Drum with pecan bernase. Duck gumbo. Fried chicken. All next level. Worth the long wait to get in.

JackieJackie: Fried Chicken plate w/ Shrimp & Alligator cheesecake and a Nay Ney to chase it all down!

DISTRICT. Donuts. Sliders. Brew. is one of The 15 Best Places for a Fried Chicken in New Orleans.

13. DISTRICT. Donuts. Sliders. Brew.

9.4
2209 Magazine St (Jackson), New Orleans, LA
Donut Shop · Irish Channel · 157 tips and reviews

Jeremy H.Jeremy Hebert: Sliders were delicious. Had the cheeseburger, fried chicken and pork belly. They don't have coke but they have a small company out of Maine with no high fructose and it is delicious.

Serious EatsSerious Eats: This coffee and doughnut shop makes a great addition to your breakfast rotation; just know that the sandwiches, like the fried chicken and five-spice duck sliders, may just bring you back for dinner.

Margaux K.Margaux Krane: Fried chicken slider, the BLT and/or chicken liver slider if it's on special, and waffle fries always.

Willie Mae's Grocery & Deli is one of The 15 Best Places for a Fried Chicken in New Orleans.

14. Willie Mae's Grocery & Deli

7.6
7457 Saint Charles Ave (Cherokee), New Orleans, LA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · East Carrollton · 11 tips and reviews

Justin A.Justin A: Worlds greatest fried chicken. Hands down.

Genny D.Genny Dean: Great fried chicken! Good size portions and all the sides are great

Gentrifried ChickenGentrifried Chicken: The Uptown extension of Willie Mae's serving America's best fried chicken. Opened October 2014.

Brother's Food Mart And Fried Chicken is one of The 15 Best Places for a Fried Chicken in New Orleans.

15. Brother's Food Mart And Fried Chicken

7.1
148 Carondelet St (@Common St), New Orleans, LA
Grocery Store · Central Business District · 13 tips and reviews

Robyn T.Robyn Taba: Fried chicken is amazing!!! This convenience store has everything yummy for a late night snack.

Jonathan L.Jonathan Lieberman: You must get the fried chicken!

David V.David Velez: Try the Fried Chicken!