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Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles

Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles

Southern / Soul Food Restaurant, Fried Chicken Joint, and American Restaurant$$$$
Los Angeles
  • Cheyenne H.
    "Carol c special with a side of greens and a sunset, NOMNOMNOMNOM :D"(11 Tips)
    Robby S.
    "It's all about the chicken and waffles And don't forget the gravy!!!"(38 Tips)
    Billy A.
    "Chicken or Waffles?? How about Both! Get the Obama Special!"(6 Tips)
    etta y.
    "The Obama Special, fka The Country Boy, is perfection."(7 Tips)
231 Tips and reviews
  • chicken & waffles
  • carol c special
  • obama special
  • mac & cheese
  • scoes
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  • Jake S.
    Jake SmithAugust 10, 2016
    If there is a wait, get an order to go. You can soak up all the atmosphere you'll need while you wait for your order, and then you can enjoy in the comfort of your own house/hotel room/apartment!
  • Johnnie W.
    Johnnie WalkerJuly 29, 2015
    The chicken! And the waffles! The fried chicken is great on its own, and so are the waffles. (Maple syrup would be nice.) Get both!All you need to know is right there in he name.
  • Danny M.
    Danny MangilinanJuly 19, 2013
    Perfect visit. Waited no more than 10 min. to get in on Wed. nite, food came out VERY quick, fed fam of 6 for $70. Chicken n Sunset drink was Bombay, Mac n cheese melts in your mouth. WATCH YOUR STEP!
  • Jason 6.
    Jason 64128June 12, 2012
    Chicken & Waffles is an urban spin on southern Soul Food, originating in Harlem. However, Roscoe's in LA is the most famous place for C&W, referenced in movies & songs. Use both syrup and hot sauce!
  • Anastasia G.
    Anastasia GiorgiovaAugust 12, 2015
    I got the Carol C... Fried juicy chicken breast (get it w/ hot sauce), & a fluffy, cinnamon-y, vanilla waffle & syrup. Yum!
  • The Weather Channel
    The Weather ChannelMarch 24, 2015
    Roscoe's is an LA institution and a favorite of Al Roker’s, with seven LA locations. Remember to to dip the chicken into maple syrup for an especially delicious snack.
  • Jon M.
    Jon MenagerSeptember 14, 2015
    Roscoe's is THE place for chicken and waffles. Their amazingly delicious and juicy chicken pairs perfectly with their awesome waffles. Try it - you seriously won't regret it.
  • Vu L.
    Vu LeFebruary 12, 2014
    Roscoe's House truly serves the best fried chicken,but do we floss or brush our teeth properly to get rid of cavities & plaque.As small pieces of chicken left in between the teeth causes tooth ache.
  • Danyelle D.
    Danyelle DoddNovember 18, 2013
    If visiting Hollywood or just passing through, Roscoe's is the way to go late at night, during the day, or whenever you please! Chicken and waffles is the best combo.
  • Mia S.
    Mia SuyatApril 16, 2013
    When you go there, be prepared to fall in line and wait for a table, specially during dinner on weekends. Parking will be not easy, too. But it will be all worth it.
  • Ryan B.
    Ryan BuenaventuraAugust 25, 2013
    THE chicken and waffles with the can't miss sides of grits and mac n' cheese. Everything is covered with BUTTER!
  • Charlie A.
    Charlie AispuroAugust 15, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Herb special smothered with one each buttermilk and buckwheat waffles plus Mac n cheese, greens and grits/smothered potatoes. Make sure you get an Eclipse.
  • Mars
    MarsDecember 10, 2014
    Always amazing. I've seen so many famous people here it's crazy. There's always a wait but it's worth it.
  • BET
    BETFebruary 1, 2013
    Roscoe’s has attracted the patronage of several African-American celebrities! In honor of Black History, see examples of African-Americans' noteworthy contributions to us all:
  • Cee . A.
    Cee . AMay 26, 2011
    Join the horde of smartphone-using folks waiting for a table here! No matter what time, or what day, this place is so popular you can expect to wait. So be prepared! And enjoy a Country Boy!
  • Mia S.
    Mia SuyatApril 16, 2013
    Try their Scoe's #2. And ask for extra gravy coz it's to die for! Also try Obama's special!
  • The Standard
    The StandardOctober 3, 2011
    CA (Eat) - a LA Classic, Roscoe's fried chicken with waffles is the perfect after-club drunk food. Who knew fried chicken dipped in maple syrup could be so magical?!
  • etta y.
    etta yMay 22, 2016
    The Obama Special, fka The Country Boy, is perfection. Three wings and a waffle with whipped butter and syrup.
  • Softub I.
    Softub Inc.February 22, 2012
    Sometimes, the most bizarre combinations, can be brilliant. Their batter is thick, sticky, and crispy. The right amount of sweet, with the right amount of salt.
  • Ayman S.
    Ayman SirajApril 19, 2016
    The Chilli Cheese fries are great. Try No. 3 or 4 on the menu for an all out meal - 4 pieces of chicken, 2 waffles!
    meniscuszine.comSeptember 25, 2011
    No reservations, but worth the wait for - you guessed it - large portions of chicken and waffles. At the very least, the wait will help you build up an appetite.
  • Evan[Bu]
    Evan[Bu]October 25, 2011
    The Carol C is a pretty choice selection for those who are first timers. Be sure to utilize the syrup for not only the waffles, but the chicken!
  • Robby S.
    Robby SchellenbergMarch 25, 2016
    What's again it's all about the chicken and waffles and gravy don't forget the chili fries!
  • Nej K.
    Nej KutcharianApril 20, 2014
    Hungry? Do 2 thighs, 1 waffle, and Mac n Cheese. You'll be good. If you are thinking you can handle more then add a biscuit and gravy on top of that.
  • Franz S.
    Franz StrasserJuly 3, 2012
    Local institution that is worth the wait if you see a line outside. Come hungry and don't mind if the place is a bit noisy.
  • Ronald👽 S.
    Ronald👽 S.January 18
    Other than their famous chicken & waffles, their biscuits and cornbread are delicious, and worth trying out too!
  • Travel Channel
    Travel ChannelNovember 15, 2010
    Chicken and waffles, an unlikely sounding combination, but apparently they’ve been serving up this Southern curiosity since 1975. – Anthony Bourdain, No Reservations Read more
  • James C.
    James CJuly 30, 2013
    Was really fast service. Great food. Either get the Sir Michael or the Carol C both are fantastic.
  • Achille K.
    Achille KollaJuly 11, 2015
    Def order the chicken n waffles. Wait can be long on a weekend night.
  • gabkash
    gabkashAugust 25, 2015
    Took a bit long to get someone's attention to order, but the chicken and waffles were on point.
  • cynthia w.
    cynthia wangMay 21, 2013
    unnnnnnggghhhhh. no need for mac/cheese, or biscuits/gravy. stick with chix and waffles. they'll do you sooo right!
  • MrMuNoZ 7o7
    MrMuNoZ 7o7April 19, 2013
    Get Tha sunrise drink and the Scoes meal. You can't go wrong!
  • Jennifer G.
    Try the 1/2 Chicken And Waffles - Well I've had just as good in the deep south...that is Miami!
  • Sofia U.
    Sofia UzMarch 9, 2015
    Great place for late night fried chicken! A bit dark and dirty, but chicken is juicy! Prepare to wait
  • Kyle O.
    Kyle OlsonSeptember 16, 2011
    BEST FRIED CHICKEN in town! They are (of course) also known for their waffles, too...but I'm not the biggest fan.
  • Nabil B.
    Nabil BazzariSeptember 30, 2014
    Best fried chicken. Yummy. Get gravy on the side. Great biscuits and waffles.
  • Sarah O.
    Sarah OAugust 7, 2014
    Carol C with lemonade. Put some hot sauce on the side. Once you've finished..... you'll want another waffle.
  • Mel C.
    Mel CayloJanuary 3, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    If you can fit it, order the scrambled eggs with cheese and onions. It is so silky smooth and tastes unlike any egg dish I've ever had.
  • Boaz S.
    Boaz SachsSeptember 1, 2015
    The only and only. Chicken and waffle that's good enough for all my favourite rap stars, so good enough for me
  • Christina D.
    We closed the evening at #RoscoesChickenAndWaffles.Mac N Cheese... Bomb.Grits... Bomb.Greens... Bomb.#deharo70 @deharo70 #MILEStones
  • D W.
    D WJuly 16, 2015
    Historically, this place lives up to its name and reputation!
  • Andrew d.
    Andrew del MundoApril 1, 2011
    Waffles and Breast is all you need. If you order a dish that doesn't have chicken AND waffles, I don't know what you're doing at this restaurant.
  • Sandia S.
    Sandia StormJuly 9, 2013
    A must if you are in LA. Great place to eat when you can't decide between breakfast and lunch !!
  • Elif
    ElifApril 26
    African american fellas know well how to make fried chicken! Also try biscuits and waffles!
  • Jarrett D.
    Jarrett DavisApril 24, 2016
    It's hard to go wrong with anything on the menu here. Everything is good, and the waffles are blissful.
  • Candy R.
    Candy RodriguezMarch 5, 2014
    Try their Mac & Cheese, it's rated the best in the city by CBS Los Angeles.
  • Amanda R.
    Amanda RodriguezJanuary 4, 2015
    One breast and one waffle was plenty of food for me! Excellent place!!
  • 오미헤
    오미헤November 23, 2011
    the chicken legz are my favorite & the rice & gravy alwayz a must with the biscuitz !!
  • CC B.
    CC BursellNovember 2, 2011
    Carol C special and the corn bread! The rice and the mac n cheese is too soggy for me. Greens are aight.
  • Tessa C.
    Tessa CaetanoFebruary 24, 2015
    Literally everything is good but obviously the chicken and waffles are great~
  • kaveh m.
    Everything is like a sweet breakfast until you look at the fried chikens!
  • Jeffrey K.
    Jeffrey Kao2 weeks ago
    THIS IS IT. Cats who've made it in Ladera Heights and hood rats all gather here for the holiness that is Roscoe's Chicken & Waffles.
  • Melinda J.
    Melinda JacksonOctober 3, 2015
    Plan ahead as there is always a line. Sides cost half as much as entrees.
  • Jaime T.
    Jaime ThomasMay 28, 2014
    The drumsticks were delicious and the biscuit with gravy was heavenly.
  • Peter P.
    Peter PepperAugust 15, 2011
    If you have to ask you'll never know. Get the chicken and waffles, cover it in syrup and get yer fatness on.
  • Mel C.
    Mel CayloMay 19, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Come early in the morning on weekends (8:30-10ish) and there won't be a line.
  • Zk
    ZkJune 17, 2016
    Never got a chance to eat here but my cousin Roy scores meth in the parking lot here quite often! 5 stars!
  • Aram N.
    Aram NishanianApril 28, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Thier restrooms are pretty clean for a place thats always packed and open past 2am in Hollywood.
  • Carl H.
    Carl HazeleyApril 5, 2014
    Main courses: good - make sure you try some chicken and waffles. Sides: avoid - they are small and cold. Service: OK - they try hard but a few mistakes with our order.
  • Brad M.
    Brad MooreJune 25, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Famous, amazing, quick, and cheap. Why would you eat anywhere else?
  • Lina A.
    Lina A.April 27, 2015
    I don't believe I made it here! It is indeed the house of chicken and waffles! OMG!
  • ramA
    ramAApril 13, 2013
    If you get the Obama's Special, you end up having to share your good with everyone.
  • Kisha
    KishaApril 9, 2013
    Food was great, service is okay. Nothing fancy, just good ole Roscoes. I wonder why they don't have souvenir magnet though? Just my thoughts
  • Joseph S.
    Joseph StruhsJuly 13, 2013
    Get the Carol C. Special! "One succulent breast and one delicious waffle." Soooo good!
  • Offbeat L.A.
    Offbeat L.A.January 29, 2016
    Opened 1975. Original location of the iconic restaurant serving chicken & waffles.
  • Nabil B.
    Nabil BazzariSeptember 30, 2014
    Place run down / not fancy...but has the best fried chicken !!
    SHEIKDecember 5, 2010
    The Fried Chicken Breast with Mac and Cheese, collard greens and corn bread was amazing!!!!
  • Noel C.
    Noel ClarkeApril 11, 2012
    Old school fried Chicken and some soul food! Really tasty!
  • Mucho C.
    Mucho Comida™August 3, 2012
    Try the double double anim--oh, wrong place. You know what to get. Enjoy.
  • Christina M.
    Christina MickensJune 5, 2011
    Got the buckwheat waffle, eggs and coffee. Simple but filling, yummy and light.
  • Casey C.
    Casey CouserAugust 30, 2010
    I'll do a country boy any day of the week, any time too. Chicken, Waffles, and hot sauce over EVERYTHING. I dare you to try it!
  • Abdulelah A.
    Mac and cheese and fried chicken thighs are my faves here.
  • Haley
    HaleyDecember 31, 2011
    Try the Fried Chicken Thighs, Greens, Corn Bread and Mac N Cheese - Yum
  • Chris A.
    Chris AlwanFebruary 19, 2015
    Must stop place for anyone from out of town!
  • Annette H.
    Annette HollandMay 13, 2012
    Come about 9 on Sunday. Easy parking and not crowded.
  • Jennifer H.
    Jennifer HarperMay 20, 2013
    Food was good, and the special was a great deal, but the manager had a serious attitude! I probably won't be back...
  • lindsay v.
    lindsay vFebruary 11, 2012
    chicken on gravy on waffle. dip it in syrup. gooood morningggg..!
  • Robby S.
    Robby SchellenbergMarch 25, 2016
    It's all about the chicken and waffles And don't forget the gravy!!!
  • Emily J.
    Emily J.August 8, 2013
    Checked and waffles are the bomb and the service is super fast!! Order the 13!
  • Miss Karma R.
    Miss Karma ReneeApril 5, 2013
    We were seated right before someone else behind us and their food was already out before our waiter CORBIN even came to our table! He sucks, no tip for him! I shouldn't have to complain to get service
  • Michelle H.
    Michelle HermarkJanuary 23, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Thirsty? Order a Lisa's Delight. Hungry but not THAT hungry? Order a Country Boy with wings.
  • Nancy N.
    Nancy NguyenJune 26, 2013
    Good shit. I love the chicken and waffle combo. Who came up with this concoction?!
  • David H.
    David HartmanOctober 6, 2012
    love your food way to go Roscoe's love the Cornbread!!!!
  • Demps C.
    Demps ChongApril 8, 2013
    The gravy is amazing and the fried chicken is surprisingly not oily.
  • Monica L.
    Monica LaRoseMarch 27, 2012
    The line is ridiculously long on Sundays! But it's well worth the wait.
  • Nate T.
    Nate TinnerOctober 5, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    #5! the omelet is just OK, but the waffle is to DIE for. HUGE. next time I'll stick to just two waffles though.
  • Valeria K.
    Definitively a must, at least once, when living in LA.
  • Rasheed D.
    Rasheed DJune 1, 2015
    Martha's an awesome server. The Carol C. Special was delicious. 'nuff said.
  • Mic V.
    Mic VegaFebruary 9, 2012
    #13 Waffle & chicken breastthe mac n cheese is yum too
  • ÄRT ⛳️🏌🏼🚌👨🏻‍🍳
    You're gonna love this place if you like chicken & waffles!!!
  • Anniek V.
    Anniek VOctober 24, 2016
    The service is amazing. It feels like one big family ❤️
  • Ryan D.
    Ryan DowdyMay 3, 2012
    Whatever you do, get a waffle. Best waffles I have ever had
  • Joseph L.
    Joseph LeJanuary 18, 2015
    Chicken & waffles were great!
  • TV Food Maps
    TV Food MapsAugust 27, 2014
    Check out Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles as seen on Best Thing I Ever Ate , No Reservations Read more
  • Mel C.
    Mel CayloMay 19, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Come early on the weekends and there won't be a line.
  • Raquel Jane
    Raquel JaneApril 10, 2010
    If it's your first time, definitely get any meal that has the chicken AND the waffles. Delicious! Read more
  • siva
    sivaFebruary 21, 2013
    Try the The Obama Special Three Wings And A Waffle
  • P.A.  Juice
    P.A. JuiceJanuary 5, 2012
    Best way to start the day! Hollywood location is personal favorite
  • Mark W.
    Mark WyrickFebruary 24
    Can't beat #13 fried chicken breast and waffle.
  • Alexandra A.
    Alexandra ArdingerOctober 8, 2011
    Try the Chicken Chili On Rice And A Waffle - Sooooo #dank
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