There’s just something about the heat of summer that makes us want fried chicken. It makes us think of graduation parties, big gatherings, and picnics at Schenley. Put some on a waffle, and we’re always in for brunch! Or give us a hot chicken sandwich to test how much spice we can handle. No matter which way you prefer your fried chicken, we guarantee there’s a restaurant in Pittsburgh serving it up just the way you like it.
Classic Fried Chicken
Now, when we say “classic” we mean fried chicken on its own. With sides, of course, because what’s fried chicken without sides?? But these are the spots to check out when you just want a good old fried chicken fix.
Fried Chicken Sandwich
Maybe you like it hot, and maybe you don’t. Pittsburgh has plenty of spots serving up fried chicken sandwiches, so we know there’s going to be one near you!
Chicken and Waffles
Obviously we need to consider brunch, because fried chicken is delicious any time of day! Here are some of our favorite restaurants serving fried chicken and waffles.
- Pipers Pub
- Waffles INCaffeinated
- The Coop Chicken and Waffles
- Meat and Potatoes
- Carmi Soul Food
- Friendship Perk and Brew
- Carmella’s Plates and Pints
Korean Fried Chicken
Does Korean fried chicken deserve its own category? We think so! It’s a short list, but every single restaurant is worth trying…over and over 😉
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We know there are plenty of other Pittsburgh restaurants serving fried chicken…so tell us which ones we missed in the comments!This content was provided by a local, independent contributor to Made in PGH, a lifestyle blog.