Where to get the best fried chicken in Metro Vancouver

Jul 4 2018, 4:09 am

July 6 marks an important day in all carnivores’ lives ā€“ 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.


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This popular spot in Chinatown serves gluten-free chicken,Ā ribs, and chicken wings. You can get three large pieces of the classic fried chicken for $8.50 or 10 pieces for $26.Ā It also offers a southern-fried brunch, featuring the classic chicken and waffles, corn chicken fritters, and chicken fried steak.

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

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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:Ā 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.Ā Other than fried chicken, the restaurant also serves family style Korean fare.

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

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Win Win Chick-N

Win Win Chick-N is Richmond’s newest 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:Ā 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


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. From now until July 15, chicken lovers can get three pieces of chicken, one serving of fries, and one regular drink for $7.95. The deal is perfect for National Fried Chicken Day.

Address:Ā 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:Ā 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 Baked and Fried Chicken

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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.Ā Other than its classic fried chicken,Ā HiFive24’s thick cut fries are also very popular.

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

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Mogu Japanese Street Eats

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Mogu is a Japanese street food truck located between Howe Street and Dunsmuir Street. It is famous for its sweet and spicy chicken karaage, which is Japanese style deep fried chicken with house-made chili sauce.

Address: Check the Street Food App to see where the food truck is today
Phone: 604-375-4822

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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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