If there’s one thing we all need a little more of in our lives, it’s fried chicken. Crispy, moist, and full of protein, fried chicken is simply mouth-watering. Pair with some coleslaw or potato salad and a glass of iced tea, and you’ve got yourself the ultimate summer meal. And thanks to the multitude of restaurants serving up delicious fried chicken every day of the week, you don’t even have to bother cooking the bird yourself.
So to satisfy your friend chicken craving, check out these 7 spots that will leave you licking your fingers:
A hidden gem in the heart of Little Italy, Dinette Triple Crown offers incredible BBQ grub any day of the week. Serving up your favourite Southern comfort food like mac and cheese and fried chicken, you can’t go wrong with Dinette Triple Crown. A major bonus is that the restaurant is located across the street from Little Italy Park, and if you ask in advance, they will pack up your order in a picnic basket so you can enjoy the summer sun while eating your meal.
Where: 6704 Rue Clark
This Japanese Restaurant in downtown Montreal has two fried chicken options on their menu. The first is fried chicken with Yuzu mayonnaise and the second is fried chicken with scallions. The dishes are simple, but they’re also inexpensive and delicious. Plus, it’ll teach you that the American South is not the only region that knows how to fry a chicken.
Where: 1433 Rue City Councillors
If you’re looking to have fried chicken for brunch, Prohibition on Monkland Avenue is the place to be. Several of Prohibition’s brunch options include their maple fried french challah toast with fried chicken and their breakfast poutine with fries, gravy, cheese, fried chicken, bacon, and a fried egg. Drooling yet?
Where: 5674 Avenue de Monkland
As the name suggests, Diablos offers some serious BBQ food. Make sure you order the Diablos’ fried chicken. It’s crispy, spicy, and truly tastes as if it came straight from your grandma’s kitchen in Louisiana.
Where: 3619 Boulevard Saint Laurent
If you’re looking to expand beyond your American fried chicken palette, GaNaDaRa serves up Korean-style fried chicken from Monday to Saturday every week. Sweeter and crunchier than your typical fried chicken, GaNaDaRa serves their unique Asian take on fried chicken complete with a layer of sliced green onions on top.
Where: 1862 Maisonneuve Boulevard Ouest
Believe it or not, Deville’s best fried chicken dish actually comes in the form of a salad. The Southern Fried Chicken Salad is exactly what you want to order if you’re swinging by this hip eatery located in the heart of downtown Montreal. Served with bacon, red onions, corn, carrots, tomatoes, cheese, waffle croutons, a bourbon pear dressing, and of course, a generous portion of buttermilk fried chicken pieces, this salad will put all other salads to shame.
Where: 1425 Rue Stanley
A mix of Tex-mex and southern BBQ, this hipster joint in the heart of the Plateau is the perfect venue if you’re looking for a low-key night out. Icehouse offers a wide range of yummy tacos, but it’s the bucket of fried chicken that really stands out. Served by the waiter literally dumping the bucket of chicken upside down on your table, Icehouse is a great place to have a gourmet version of your favourite bucket of KFC chicken.
Where: 51 Rue Roy E