12 Best Restaurants Where You Can Get Fried Chicken Near Minneapolis

Since the Minneapolis area is a haven for any food you can imagine, fried chicken should be an easy enough craving to fix. Sure, there are numerous chain restaurants that instantly pop into your mind but there are far more options than merely cruising the head honchos. Here are the 12 best restaurants around Minneapolis to find fried chicken most succulent.

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Wings & Seafood To Go

3404 Nicollet Ave Minneapolis, Minnesota 55408

Simple and sweet, Wings & Seafood To Go is as straight to the point as their name suggests. Their menu offers fried chicken in sets of 12, 20, and 24, as well as Fried Chicken Gizzards if that’s your thing. They’re relatively inexpensive, so consider checking out their hefty party trays as well. Open for takeout.

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4257 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55409

As the title possibly implies, Revival is a restaurant in Minneapolis that is devoted to Southern fried food served at its most comfy. Be it a simple 2-piece meal or a whole bird, each fried chicken entré on the menu offers plenty of satisfaction, along with the delicious combo of chickens and waffles. Open for dining in by reservation and takeout.

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A & J Fish & Chicken Inc.

500 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55408

For a mix of fish and chicken, A & J has a menu of specials that cater to those seeking wings, shrimp, and catfish in all sizes. Be sure to check out their popcorn chicken as well. Open for takeout and delivery.

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Bonchon Minneapolis

1414 W Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55408

If you’re looking for the best international fried chicken in Minneapolis, we recommend visiting Bonchon. The menu at this casual Korean restaurant is loaded with cultural classics and fried chicken that is cooked to order. Available for dining in, taking out, or delivery.

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Hook Fish & Chicken

221 W Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55408

For those who need a chicken dinner in a hurry, Hook is standing by with plenty of options to feed either a family or someone with a family-sized appetite. Be it wings, tenders, nuggets, legs, or popcorn chicken, there’s chicken of all sorts on the menu. Open for takeout.

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The Cajun House

2600 University Ave SE., Minneapolis, MN 55414

For a little bit of everything fried, The Cajun House has plenty of bayou bounty. Their menu includes fried chicken strips and wings with a variety of spicy options. Open for takeout and delivery.

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Betty Danger’s Country Club

2501 Marshall St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418

Known for their kooky allure, Betty Danger’s Country Club in Minneapolis has just the right retro atmosphere to go along with their fried chicken options. Their numerous chicken options are made from fillets that are soaked in a buttermilk marinade, coated with a secret seasoning blend, and then deep-fried until crispy. Open for dining in.

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Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers

825 Washington Ave SE #103, Minneapolis, MN 55414

For a notable name in fast-food chicken fingers, it’s hard to deny the lasting iconography of Raising Cane’s. Plenty of combo options are available for fried chicken in finger or sandwich form, along with Texas toast for the perfect pairing. Open for takeout.

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Smack Shack

603 N Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55401

For meals most modern, Smack Shack has an industrial aesthetic to make it the more trendy of spots to indulge your fried food delights. Check out their Southern Fried Chicken Dinner served with collard greens and fries for the most complete of Southern succulence. Open for dining in and takeout.

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Lyn 65

6439 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55423

As the chicest of American eateries, Lyn 65 has a decadent menu when it comes to chicken. Their options can satisfy those seeking a mere nibble for some wings or a full chicken dinner with coleslaw, collard greens, and a honey biscuit. Open for takeout.

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Pappy’s Minneapolis

2006 N Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55411

For wing orders big and small, the chain of Pappy’s supplies the most enticing of options for ordering up a slew of fried chicken. Whether you’re seeking something as simple as a 4-wing meal or need as many as 200 wings, this place can satisfy those desires at a reasonably cheap price. Open for takeout and delivery.

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Champs Chicken

2600 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55407

Last, but certainly not least, Champs Chicken has been proclaimed as some of the best chicken in the world, let along the best fried chicken in Minneapolis, which is quite the claim for such a chain. With a menu that includes Premium Chicken Sandwiches, Chicken Tenders, Chicken Dippers, and their kabob style ChampStix, there’s a lot of tasty choices to pick from. Open for takeout.


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