Where to get the best fried chicken in Metro Vancouver

Jul 3 2019, 3:43 am

July 6 marks an important day in all carnivores’ lives – National Fried Chicken Day.

Tons of chicken lovers will celebrate this foodie holiday by feasting on their favourite kinds of fried chicken, whether crispy, juicy, or both.

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For your guilty pleasure, here’s a list of the best places to get fried chicken in or around Vancouver.

Juke Fried Chicken

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This popular spot in Chinatown and the West End serves gluten-free fried chicken, ribs, and wings.

Address: 182 Keefer Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-336-5853

Address: Little Juke – 1074 Davie Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-336-5853

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Burdock and Co


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This cozy and elegant Mount Pleasant dining spot offers on killer order of fried chicken. Burdock’s delicious Buttermilk Fried Chicken comes with pickle mayo and dill powder.

Address: 2702 Main Street, Vancouver

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Downlow Chicken Shack

This is Vancouver’s first-ever Nashville hot chicken joint, serving crispy and spicy chicken. You will be able to choose your chicken’s level of spiciness, from mild to extra hot. The joint is also constantly coming up with new dishes and weekly specials.

Address: 905 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Phone: 604-283-1385

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Zabu Chicken

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Zabu Chicken serves authentic Korean style chicken. Its most popular dish is the Zabu soy original chicken, and as the Koreans say ‘Chimaek,’ nothing is better than a plate of juicy fried chicken and some ice cold beers. Other than fried chicken, the restaurant also serves family style Korean fare.

Address: 1635 Robson Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-602-0021

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Popina Canteen


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This waterfront spot’s Free Run Crispy Chicken Sandwich is one of the best in the city. If you’re around this joint be sure to stop by for one.

Address: Northwest side of the Granville Island Public Market, Vancouver

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Popeyes Louisiana Chicken

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Popeyes Chicken rocked our crispy-fried-food-loving world when they opened the doors to their first Metro Vancouver location in late 2018 in Port Coquitlam, and the American chain recently opened a new outpost in Surrey.

Address: #110 – 2190 Hawkins Street, Port Coquitlam

Address: 14380 64 Avenue, Surrey


Win Win Chick-N


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Win Win Chick-N is one of Richmond’s most popular fried chicken restaurant. It serves mouth-watering crunch chicken and sides like fries, mashed potatoes, and dinner rolls. The Filipino style pasta there is also worth trying.

Address: 12160 1st Avenue, Richmond
Phone: 778-297-5818

L.A. Chicken

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Many Vancouverites have deemed L.A. Chicken as the best fried chicken place in Vancouver. Sold at a cheaper price than Church’s Fried Chicken and KFC, L.A. Chicken’s fried chicken is crispy with loads of flavour, but isn’t too over seasoned.

Address: 11780 Thorpe Road, Richmond
Phone: 604-278-4737




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AnnaLena’s chicken is buttermilk fried and topped with lemongrass, chili, lime, and topped with nam jim pickles.

Address: 1809 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 778-379-4052


Church’s Fried Chicken

Church’s Chicken is an American franchise specializing in fried chicken. Its chicken is hand-breaded and tastes great on its own, or in sandwiches and wraps.

Address: 3449 Main Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-709-8541

Address: 2304 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-254-6346

Address: 2504 Kingsway, Vancouver
Phone: 604-438-5518

Address: 5704 Fraser Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-321-2222

Address: 103-6591 Kingsway, Burnaby
Phone: 778-379-5100

Address: 4051-4269 Lougheed Highway, Burnaby
Phone: 604-291-9137

Address: 5-555 North Road, Coquitlam
Phone: 604-939-1822

Address: 200-1175 Johnson Street, Coquitlam
Phone: 604-942-5067

Address: 185-3675 Westminster Highway, Richmond
Phone: 604-273-2257

Address: 11580 Cambie Road, Richmond
Phone: 604-285-6162

Address: 3211 Grant McConachie Way, Richmond
Phone: 604-278-8608

Address: 9100 Blundell Road, Richmond
Phone: 604-244-0318

Address: 8434 120 Street, Surrey
Phone: 604-572-7660

Address: 10542 King George Boulevard, Surrey
Phone: 604-588-2252

Address: 15318 Fraser Highway, Surrey
Phone: 604-588-3666

Address: 14877 108 Avenue, Surrey
Phone: 604-584-5550

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HiFive24’s freshly baked and fried chicken is made with trans-fat free oil and without frozen ingredients. It’s open 24/7, which is perfect to satisfy your craving at any hour. Other than its classic fried chicken, HiFive24’s thick cut fries are also very popular.

Address: 203 SE Marine Drive, Vancouver
Phone: 604-327-4898

Address: 8669 Tenth Avenue, Burnaby
Phone: 604-540-9255

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Duffin’s Donuts

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Duffin’s Donuts is not your traditional doughnut shop because it also offers delicious and crispy fried chicken on the go. You can choose from wings, drumsticks, thighs, or breasts. Since it’s open 24/7, it is the perfect spot for some late-night cravings.

Address: 1391 East 41st Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-325-5544

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