Bobwhite Counter is one of The 15 Best Places for Fried Chicken in New York City.

1. Bobwhite Counter

9.4
94 Avenue C (btwn E 6th & E 7th St), New York, NY
Fried Chicken Joint · Alphabet City · 267 tips and reviews

Ha D.Ha Diem: The best fried chicken I've had in New York. The chicken is always perfectly seasoned with crispy skin. I love it paired with the hot sauce and honey! I just wish they served mashed potatoes.

Ranu R.Ranu Rajkarnikar: Best fried chicken sandwich in the neighborhood. Go for the classic with a side of Mac and cheese. Do not miss the hot sauce/honey combo!

Josh S.Josh Smith: Fried chicken and biscuits (with honey of course) are great. Onion rings are awesome too if available.

Root & Bone is one of The 15 Best Places for Fried Chicken in New York City.

2. Root & Bone

9.1
200 E 3rd St (btwn Ave A & Ave B), New York, NY
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Alphabet City · 293 tips and reviews

Ha D.Ha Diem: The fried chicken and mac and cheese was delicious. Ask for some tabasco honey with your chicken, best combination ever. Definitely worth the wait.

Daniel M.Daniel McDonough: The fried chicken is excellent. The half bucket is 4 pieces and perfect for 2 people to share. Start with the Angel's biscuits. Beers come in a fun glass.

GlennGlenn: Fried chicken is the best you'll find in NYC. The shrimp and grits and the mac and cheese are also fantastic. Ask to sit at the chefs counter and chat with the chefs!

Boka is one of The 15 Best Places for Fried Chicken in New York City.

3. Boka

8.6
9 Saint Marks Pl (at 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Korean Restaurant · East Village · 210 tips and reviews

Tara L.Tara Lannen-Stanton: The Korean fried chicken wings here are the best I have had in the city. The drop shots in any flavor, esp. strawberry, are good as is the Korean raspberry wine. It's amazing and goes great w/chicken

Ian F.Ian Francis: Grab yourself a few friends, some beers and some of the best fried chicken around.

Diane C.Diane Chang: Loved the fried chicken - not greasy - just nice and crispy - yum!!!

Jacob's Pickles is one of The 15 Best Places for Fried Chicken in New York City.

4. Jacob's Pickles

9.4
509 Amsterdam Ave (btwn W 84th & W 85th St), New York, NY
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Upper West Side · 600 tips and reviews

Village VoiceVillage Voice: Try the honey chicken biscuit sandwich—flaky, paprika-rich fried chicken topped with hot spicy sour pickles, and a biscuit soaked through with honey. Yum!

Daniel C.Daniel Castner: Pickles n Burger, Mac n cheese, fried chicken blt, fried chicken Caesar, fried pickles, deviled eggs, beer flights, cheese grits, red wine

Andrea B.Andrea Barrezueta: Shared the shrimp salad plus a side of fried chicken... Perfect after fried pickles, fried green tomatoes and the Mac n cheese. Oh and the BLT bloody pls..

Hill Country Chicken is one of The 15 Best Places for Fried Chicken in New York City.

5. Hill Country Chicken

8.5
1123 Broadway (at W 25th St), New York, NY
Fried Chicken Joint · NoMad · 327 tips and reviews

Lesley F.Lesley Forrester: The Hill Country classic fried chicken is awesome! Crispy and a little bit of smokey sweet. So yummy!

Joseph G.Joseph Gallo: Try the fried chicken - Delicious! My first meal here - chicken with cheesey mashed potatoea and fire n ice pickles

Michelle G.Michelle Giovanna: Yummy fried chicken, cole slaw was creamy and crunchy yum, and fresh lemonade! So delicious! Best I've had in NYC

Sweet Chick is one of The 15 Best Places for Fried Chicken in New York City.

6. Sweet Chick

9.1
178 Ludlow St (btwn E Houston & Stanton St), New York, NY
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Lower East Side · 190 tips and reviews

Gabriel H.Gabriel Hayes: Love the chicken & waffles. Have tons of styles to go with. My favorite one for dinner is the Nashville hot fried chicken with milk jam waffles.

Rebecca M.Rebecca Mazza: The best fried chicken I have ever had and the same goes for the waffles - the sweet waffles are great too!

Kyle F.Kyle Fowler: The original waffles and fried chicken were awesome. Great music and a lively atmosphere.

Cheeky Sandwiches is one of The 15 Best Places for Fried Chicken in New York City.

7. Cheeky Sandwiches

9.2
35 Orchard St (btwn Canal & Hester St), New York, NY
Sandwich Place · Chinatown · 215 tips and reviews

Anoop R.Anoop Ranganath: The buttermilk biscuit with fried chicken, cole slaw, and gravy is the best I've had in New York

Rich C.Rich C: the fried chicken sandwich is perfect comfort food fare: buttermilk biscuit, southern style chicken, coleslaw and gravy. also got the sea half shrimp + half oyster po'boy, which hit the spot. do it.

Tim R.Tim Recchion: The fried chicken sandwich on a biscuit is one of my favorite sandwiches of all time!!

Amy Ruth's is one of The 15 Best Places for Fried Chicken in New York City.

8. Amy Ruth's

8.7
113 W 116th St (btwn Malcolm X & Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd), New York, NY
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Central Harlem · 295 tips and reviews

Felicia M.Felicia M: Fried chicken and waffles heaven. Crunchy, salty, sweet deliciousness.

Samantha T.Samantha Tan: You MUST get the baked catfish! Also really great melt-off-the-bone beef short ribs, meatloaf and of course fried chicken.

Maya I.Maya Itani: Just yum! Absolute yum! Best fried chicken ever! The lines are long to get in but the wait is def. worth it!

The Dutch is one of The 15 Best Places for Fried Chicken in New York City.

9. The Dutch

9.0
131 Sullivan St (at Prince St), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · SoHo · 440 tips and reviews

paisleypaisley: Oyster sandwich (slider) is stellar! Honey butter biscuits that come w/ fried chicken is the real deal. Pecan duck w/ dirty rice is my new fave meal! If there's coconut cream pie-- get it.

Kamran N.Kamran Naqvi: The fried chicken and steak tartare are awesome! The chicken is crispy and juicy, a hard combo to achieve. Serv

Valerie B.Valerie Brown: My southern roots find the fried chicken dish to be among the best here along with the short rib. They bring you corn bread at dinner and not at brunch which is an issue because it's delish.

Dirty Bird To Go is one of The 15 Best Places for Fried Chicken in New York City.

10. Dirty Bird To Go

8.6
204 W 14th St (at 7th Ave.), New York, NY
Fried Chicken Joint · West Village · 103 tips and reviews

NikkiNikki: I love this place. Hands down best fried chicken and mac and cheese. Amazing staff, super fast delivery . Dirty Bird to Go Rocks!!!!!

Steven L.Steven Lehrburger: Of course the fried chicken is amazing, but don't forget everything else! The roasted BBQ chicken wrap is my favorite.

Christianna A.Christianna Ambo: Mac n cheese is awesome! Can't wait to try the other sides. The fried chicken and rotisserie are both really good. Can't decide.

Blue Ribbon Brasserie is one of The 15 Best Places for Fried Chicken in New York City.

11. Blue Ribbon Brasserie

9.1
97 Sullivan St (btwn Prince & Spring St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · SoHo · 140 tips and reviews

Darlene G.Darlene Guenard: Best Fried Chicken Mashed Potatoes and Collard Greens and the Paella Basquez is to die for and love the Creme Brulee

Serious EatsSerious Eats: One of New York's classic late-night downtown dining destinations, but the food is excellent at all hours. Fried chicken and bone marrow are the way to go.

Melanie E.Melanie Eisman: Fried oysters and fried chicken are to die for. Worth the wait and definitely worth breaking a diet for these heavenly dishes. Service is also great! Will 10000 percent be back!

Baohaus is one of The 15 Best Places for Fried Chicken in New York City.

12. Baohaus

8.7
238 E 14th St (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Taiwanese Restaurant · Gramercy Park · 288 tips and reviews

Candace C.Candace Chang: American twist on the Taiwanese/Japanese bun, the Chairman Bao (pork belly) and Fried Chicken Bao are must try's! So good

Carlos S.Carlos Sanchez: Amazing baos...Chairman & Fried Chicken Baos is where it's at. Would come again in a heartbeat

JP P.JP Park: Must get the Chairman Bao or the Fried Chicken Bao with a side of Taro fries. Service was great when I mentioned my peanut allergy. Not to mention the place is always playing some good Hip hop

BonChon Chicken is one of The 15 Best Places for Fried Chicken in New York City.

13. BonChon Chicken

8.5
325 5th Ave (btwn 32nd & 33rd St), New York, NY
Korean Restaurant · Koreatown · 159 tips and reviews

Nancy K.Nancy Kang: My fave korean fried chicken spot! Crispy & tasty on the outside, juicy & tender inside. [Drool] Warning: The spiciest vers issue VERY hot.

Nancy K.Nancy Kang: My fave korean fried chicken spot! Crispy & tasty on the outside, juicy & tender on the inside. Warning: The spiciest vers is VERY hot.

Amanda S.Amanda Schlesier: Hands down the best fried chicken I've ever had. Try the rib eye wraps with the spicy mayo. Delicious!

Perry St is one of The 15 Best Places for Fried Chicken in New York City.

14. Perry St

9.0
176 Perry St (at West St), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · West Village · 108 tips and reviews

Bin Y.Bin Yang: Get the fried chicken! A tad spicy, super juicy, and lightly crispy

Tina G.Tina G.: The appetizers were amazing - loved the rice cracker crusted tuna, burrata was good, and peach salad was yum. Sea bass was good, but fried chicken was AMAZING (love the spice!). Skip dessert. Bleh.

Daniel B.Daniel Boulud: Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s son Cédric is the Chef at the beautiful Perry Street restaurant. I love their very spicy fried chicken.

Oiji is one of The 15 Best Places for Fried Chicken in New York City.

15. Oiji

9.2
119 1st Ave, New York, NY
Korean Restaurant · East Village · 71 tips and reviews

Kira F.Kira Fisher: Everything is great, but make sure to get the pork belly/kimchi dish and their incredible tapioca fried chicken.

R M.R M: Everything! Especially the Ssan and fried chicken. Great to go with a group and try everything.

KatKat: Fantastic food - loved everything, especially the "Jang-jo-rim", fried chicken, beef tartare and oxtail. Soju tasting was fun. They were out of the butter chips.