Screw the diet I want fried chicken. That’s how I’m feeling after writing this list. And definitely feeling more hungry for lunch than I was an hour ago. Fried chicken is a southern staple and for great reason. It’s delicious. But it takes time to get it right, and it’s also probably not on your weekly cook-at-home list. If it is, you’re much better than I am. And despite perhaps not being the healthiest of foods, there’s no harm in indulging yourself every now and then. Have I convinced you to ditch your lunch or dinner plans tonight and get some fried chicken yet? If so, we’ve established fried chicken is a good idea. But where can you get the best fried chicken in Charlotte North Carolina?
There’s a good chance that Price’s Chicken Coop (RIP) was your go-to spot for fried chicken in Charlotte. But they sadly closed their doors a few years ago. I swear sometimes when you walk by you can still smell it though. Maybe I’m just dreaming. But don’t worry there is still some fantastic chicken to be found. Maybe you want a quick bite of that fried chicken and sides like you’re grandma used to make. Or perhaps a fancier meal is in the cards. Whatever you want there is something in Charlotte for you. While these aren’t all of the options they are great places to start. Here are 7 places to get mouth-watering, delicious fried chicken in Charlotte.