If you love fried chicken, then we have a gift for you! July 6 is National Fried Chicken Day which means it’s a perfect day to dig your teeth into a piece of hot, fried chicken. Luckily for you, Philadelphia is a city rich in delightful food places to enjoy whatever it is you’re craving.
Indeed, there’s many places to devour some sizzling fried chicken. While this list is by no means exhaustive, it’s a great start to get in on the crispy crunchiness of some delicious fried chicken. Whether you prefer sweet or spicy, there’s a choice for you. We’ve rounded up five best spots in Philly to enjoy the perfect piece. Happy National Fried Chicken Day!
Known for their unique combination of fried chicken and donuts, Federal Donuts offers deliciously crispy and flavorful fried chicken in various spice levels.
🍗 Where: multiple locations
This cozy spot in Northern Liberties serves up mouthwatering fried chicken with a Southern twist, featuring options like honey-drizzled chicken and waffles.
🍗 Where: 1100 N. Front Street
Located in Society Hill, The Twisted Tail is a bourbon house and Southern-inspired restaurant that serves up fantastic fried chicken. Their buttermilk-brined chicken is crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside.
🍗 Where: 509 S. 2nd St.
4. The Dutch
Located in East Passyunk, The Dutch is a popular brunch spot that serves up a delectable fried chicken BLT sandwich, perfect for a satisfying and indulgent meal.
🍗 Where: 1537 S 11th Street
A Korean-style fried chicken joint has multiple locations throughout the city and suburbs. Andy’s Chicken offers crispy and flavorful chicken with a variety of sauces to choose from, including soy garlic and spicy.
🍗 Where: various locations