The 10 Best Places for Fried Chicken in Florida!

Got a hankering for the best fried chicken in Florida? You can get a plate of delicious fried goodness all across the state. Best of all, you can always find all your favorite fixings to make it a whole meal. Whether you like bone-in or boneless, wings or strips, light meat or dark meat (or a little of both!), you’ll want to eat your fill at these 10 best places for fried chicken in Florida. 

1. The Pecking Order, Sanibel, FL

This trendy chicken place is all about their family recipe. They've got an amazing variety of homestyle sides that will complement any meal. Best of all they're open every day of the week so you can get your fix whenever the cravings strike.

2. Cracklin’ Jacks, Naples, FL

This “taste of the Everglades” is part seafood restaurant, part barbecue joint, and part chicken place. Their homestyle fried chicken is every bit as good as your grandma used to make. Their portions are big enough to share, but the food’s so good you probably won't want to. 

3. The Coop, Winter Park, FL

This southern-style family eatery is serving up their delicious fried chicken for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Get it on a biscuit for breakfast or grab a bucket of crispy bone-in pieces or chicken tenders to feed the whole family. They’ve also hatched plenty of other favorites, including chicken and waffles, chicken pot pie, chicken and dumplings, and chicken fried steak—it’s going to be a tough choice!

4. Beach Road Chicken Dinners, Jacksonville, FL

One of the perks of eating at Beach Road Chicken Dinners is getting to choose from their buffet—and eat all the golden fried chicken you want! Their menu offers the best value for the money, as portions are generous and “fixin’s” are unlimited. You won’t find better service around, either!

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5. Krispy’s Fried Chicken, Groveland, FL

This place is fried chicken paradise! From gizzards to livers to bone-in pieces and more, their chicken is nicely seasoned and cooked fresh to perfection. You can eat all you want for one low price or order exactly what you want from their menu. Either way, you’ll be glad you stopped by.

6. Country Chicken and Fish, Lakeland, FL

Country Chicken is first in their name for a reason—fans know that’s what they do best! They have just about every type of chicken you could want, including bone-in, livers, gizzards, tenders, and more. You’ll want to pair it with their mac and cheese, and make sure you save room for their fresh homemade pound cake!

7. Danny’s Fried Chicken, Niceville, FL

This hometown, made-from-scratch favorite brings quality and value together in a single dining experience. This place is a long-standing pillar in the Niceville community, where many of their current remember eating here during their childhood years. Their Danny’s sauce makes every trip worthwhile, so make sure you stock up!

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8. Bonnie Lee’s Fried Chicken, Saint Cloud, FL

You won’t find better fried chicken for miles around. This is the place people make special trips just for a meal of their scrumptious fried chicken and corn fritters. It’s Southern cuisine at its finest, and it’s a must visit if you’re in Saint Cloud.

9. Fryer’s, Melrose, FL

Just one look at this fried chicken and you’ll know why it’s among the best—it’s simply perfect! Every piece boasts high quality and flavor that chain chicken places just can’t rival. Fans love that they can get a good sized meal for a fair price that won’t leave them hungry. 

10. The New Chicken Pantry, Bunnell, FL

The food here is cooked to order, so you’ll have a little longer wait than most chicken places—but it’s certainly worth it! The fresh flavor and quality will have you scrambling for seconds, and their selection offers plenty of options for every appetite. They’ve got the southern classics, including a downhome commitment to great service.

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