Best fried chicken sandwiches to order in Toronto

Jan 19 2021, 10:13 pm

If you’re looking for the best of the best when it comes to Toronto’s¬†fried chicken sandwiches, look no further, here’s where you can treat yourself.

Extra fresh, and extra juicy are the qualities necessary to be chosen as one of the city’s BEST fried chicken sandwich joints, and these are our picks.

Here’s a list of the best fried chicken sandwiches, available for takeout or delivery, across the city:

Porchetta & Co.


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On King West and in First Canadian Place, this spot awaits you with an honest, proper, Southern-style fried chicken sandwich. Crispy chicken is complemented by Frank’s Red Hot, lettuce, creamy mayo, and — importantly — bread and butter pickles, all atop a soft white bun.

Address: 545 King Street West; First Canadian Place – Exchange Tower
Hours: Sunday to Wednesday from 12 pm to 8 pm, Thursday to Saturday 12 pm to 9 pm

Take out and delivery available


Love Chix


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This Dupont Street establishment revolves around fried chicken, so there’s no question that their sammy is one of fierceness. Crispy and juicy meat tossed in mouthwatering sauce, sprinkled with arugula, sandwiched between soft buns, make for a two-hander that’s worth writing home about.

Address: 1588 Dupont Street
Hours: Every day from 12 pm to 9 pm


Union Chicken


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You can’t go wrong at all with, Union Chicken sandwiches. Their OG fried chicken sandwich is loaded with all the goods, creamy coleslaw, maple honey drizzle, their special UC ranch, banana peppers, and pickles. If you never shy from a good deal, make sure to place an order on Tuesdays since their signature sandwiches are up for $10 bucks.

Address: 65 Front Street West, and 25 The West Mall
Hours: vary depending on location.


Chen Chen’s Hot Chicken

Fried chicken sandwiches are no joke, especially at Chen Chen’s Hot Chicken where they go above and beyond with their signature sammies. Savoury and sweet and so much more,¬†The Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwich is a must if you’re looking for the perfect way to satisfy your hunger. It’s made with a boneless Buttermilk Nashville Hot Chicken thigh served on a toasted brioche bun, with southern slaw, pickles and homemade aioli. If that’s not enough to leave you drooling, we don’t know what will.

Address: 390 Queens Quay and 300 College
Hours: Vary depending on location.

PG Clucks


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Having just opened their second location, if you’ve never had the privilege of treating your taste buds to P.G Clucks original sandwich, now is the time to do it. The chicken is hefty, the bun is strong, and the grab-and-go street-side counter you‚Äôre ordering from feels foodie AF. Unassuming to the eye, this is one of those places that fits the phrase ‚Äúif you know, you know.‚ÄĚ

Address: 610 College Street and 1112 Queen Street West
Hours: Vary depending on location.


Five Points Hot Chicken

Naked, Mild, Medium, Hot, Extra Hot, or Devil’s Breath. Those are your choices for spice level on this ridiculous(ly good) sandwich, and we must warn you… the heat here is not for the faint of heart. Instead of being tossed in mere spices, the chicken is coated in spicy oil, which means the intensity of the flavour builds each time you take a bite. So brace yourself, remember to breathe, and get ready to hop on this wild ride — it’s well worth it.

Address: Wasted Youth Bar — 834 Bloor Street West
Hours: Every day from 6 pm to 11 pm




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Home to one of the city’s absolute best burgers, Rudy also houses the Valentino. This fried chicken sammy feature’s the spot’s Valentino sauce, which is like mayo, but better, plus creamy coleslaw and mild hot sauce. Served on a squishy potato bun, the bird hangs over the edges and the sauce drips down your arm… and once you’ve taken a bite, you’ll know there’s not a thing about it you’d change.¬†Order online for pick-up or delivery.

Address: 6619 College Street, 69 Duncan Street, 1330 Danforth Avenue, 168 Eglinton Avenue East, and 1466 The Queensway.
Hours: Vary depending on location.


Dave’s Hot Chicken


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Testing out Canadian waters, Daves Hot Chicken just opened its first location in the country, right here in Toronto.¬†Dave‚Äôs Hot Chicken originates from Los Angeles, specializing in delicious hot fried chicken and their sandwiches are no joke. If you’re looking for an extra kick, you can choose from seven different levels of spice, No Heat to Reaper. Can you handle the heat? Participants who want to try the hottest heat level must sign a waiver before they go all in. Orders can be placed online.

Address: 1582 Queen Street West
Hours: 11 am to 10 pm

Tokyo Hot Fried Chicken

If you‚Äôre looking for something new and are feeling adventurous, Tokyo Hot Fried Chicken’s Honey Butter Chicken Sandwich is the perfect way to get your sweet and salty fix.¬†The¬†signature sandwich features their famous¬†Tokyo¬†hot fried chicken, served between two home-baked butter biscuits with its honey butter sauce drizzle. If that‚Äôs not enough to fill you up, their fan fave Tokyo Hot Chicken Sandwich is a total must.

Address: 928 College Street
Hours: Monday to Saturday from 11 am to 9 pm


With files from Kayla Gladysz.

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