The 10 Best Places for Fried Chicken in Massachusetts!

There’s nothing like a hot, crispy piece of fried chicken. The coating crunches when you bite into it—making way for the moist, juicy chicken inside. If you’re craving a delicious bite of fried chicken, check out these 10 awesome eateries in Massachusetts. 

1. Trina’s Starlight Lounge, Somerville, MA

You’ll love the fried chicken at Trina’s Starlight lounge. There are no bones about it! Even better, check it out as part of their delicious chicken and waffles entrée.

2. The Coast Café, Cambridge, MA

If you’re looking for fancy at the Coast Café, you won’t find it. The counter service is pretty plain. If you’re looking for nicely battered, crispy fried chicken, you’ll definitely find that. Enjoy a fried chicken plate, or mix it up and have fried chicken and ribs.

3. Chicken Lou’s, Inc., Boston, MA

Family owned and operated for a quarter century, Chicken Lou’s, Inc. turns out some exceptional fried chicken. Their Chicken Lou sandwich is a tried and true favorite. The Spicy Lou is pretty special, too.

4. Darryl’s Corner Bar & Kitchen, Boston, MA

Serving up soul food at its finest, Darryl’s Corner Bar & Kitchen includes true southern fried chicken on its menu. On Wednesdays, Darryl runs a special for Glorifried Chicken and Waffles for just $14.

5. Bonchon Chicken, Salem, MA

For fried chicken with a zing, check out Bonchon Chicken. Authentic Korean fried chicken is something to behold. While it won’t curb your occasional craving for the U.S. version, it is a nice diversion from time to time. The crunch is amazing!

6. Loretta’s Last Call, Boston, MA

Both the Fried Chicken Sampler and the fried chicken & sausage are big sellers at Loretta’s Last Call. Order some butterbean dip as an appetizer while you’re waiting for your chicken to fry.

7. Super Chicken, Beverly, MA

You can get your chicken cooked a number of ways at Super Chicken, but most everyone agrees that fried is best. The fried chicken—and everything you order here—is fresh and homemade, and best of all delicious.

8. Tupelo Restaurant, Cambridge, MA

The fried chicken at Tupelo Restaurant is accompanied by a heaping helping of jalapeno mac and cheese. And let’s not forget the homemade cornbread. Sounds like the perfect way to indulge in fried chicken!

9. Duguay’s Chicken & Seafood, Gardner, MA

Whether you’re seeking tenders, nuggets or an entire meal of bone-in parts, Duguay’s Chicken & Seafood fits the bill. The no-frills establishment makes up for anything it’s lacking with the popular flavor and crunch of their crispy fried chicken. Choose from a number of menu options, with all indicating the number of pieces of chicken you want.

10. Bob’s Surf & Turf, Salem, MA

It seems the little places almost always do it best. Bob’s Surf & Turf is no different. Their fried chicken sells as well as their fried clams and fish. Their side orders are made fresh daily and their service is exceptional.

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