Andy Kryza/Thrillist
Andy Kryza/Thrillist
Andy Kryza/Thrillist
Andy Kryza/Thrillist
Andy Kryza/Thrillist
Andy Kryza/Thrillist
Andy Kryza/Thrillist
Andy Kryza/Thrillist
Andy Kryza/Thrillist
Andy Kryza/Thrillist
Andy Kryza/Thrillist
Andy Kryza/Thrillist
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1. Cullen's Corner 4938 N Albina Ave, Portland, OR 97217

From the street, this may look like your typical corner store. Once you get inside, you'll discover the wonder and magic that is their fried chicken.

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2. Fryer Tuck Chicken 6722 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland, OR 97219 (Multnomah Village)

Fatten up at this fried-food emporium, where the chicken & jojos are the move.

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3. George's Corner Tavern 5501 N Interstate Ave, Portland, OR 97217 (Overlook)

Stop by this NoPo dive to watch some games and devour crazy-good chicken & jojos.

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4. Chicken Little Restaurant 7401 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR 97213 (Montavilla)

Oregon Lottery and Keno banners adorn the outside of a building that houses not only Chicken Little, but also the Hour Glass pub, an unnoticeable dive bar except for the fantastic frying going on in the next room. You can order a whole bird or by the piece, and at $1.50 a piece for wings, they’re definitely the way to go.

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5. Laurelhurst Market 3155 E Burnside St, Portland, OR 97214

Whether vegetarian or carnivore, Laurelhurst Market is bound to have a dish you'll love. The restaurant and butcher shop works with local farmers to provide patrons with the best Portland has to offer, which includes the restaurant's French fries. Laurenhurst also mixes incredible cocktails, so be sure to indulge in the variety of creative libations.

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6. Son of A Biscuit 2045 SE Division St, Portland, OR (Se Portland)

This new fried chicken joint serves some of the best quick meals in Portland, all for a fairly reasonable price.

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7. Delta Cafe 4607 Se Woodstock Blvd., Portland, OR 97206

Head here for old-school fried chicken, just like mom used to make.

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8. Bistro Marquee 200 Market St, Portland, OR 97201 (Downtown)

This theater district resto's serving up Southern-inspired eats, like fried chicken, and they've got a ridiculous $5 happy hour, which you should check out, like, now.

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9. Dub's St. Johns 9520 N Lombard, Portland, OR 97203 (St Johns)

Dub's feels like it was dropped by a tornado that swept through Detroit and deposited it in North Portland. A window in a dark dive bar, it's some of the best fried chicken in the Pacific Northwest.

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10. The Woodsman Tavern 4537 SE Division, Portland, OR 97201 (Se Portland)

The Woodsman Tavern is a gastropub delivering upmarket takes on American favorites like fried chicken, broiled cod, and New York strip steak, all the while slinging craft beer, vintage bourbon, win, and a handful of house specialty cocktails. The burgers here are unforgettable and some of the best in Portland -- the two stacked patties come straight from Lanet Family Farms and meet raw onions, pickles, and lettuce on a toasted bun.

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11. The Wooden Chicken 12500 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97230

If you love your fried chicken to have a thick, crunchy breading, this is your place.

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12. Uchu Sushi & Fried Chicken 3940 N Mississippi, Portland, OR 97211 (Ne Portland)

From a resto team featuring both a "culinary hedonist" and an "aquarist", Uchu's your totally run-of-the-mill fried chicken & sushi-ery, with a sustainably minded Mermaid Yakuza vibe conveyed by barrel-like slated teak swag lights, a sushi bar for ten, an airy loft, and two glowing aquariums including a 1300gal coral number and an 800gal koi tank, though you'd think a defensive lineman with multiple gun arrests wouldn't be all that shy.

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13. PoShines 8139 N. Denver Ave., Portland, OR 97217

Because PoShines is run by a church, you can expect them to be experts in soul food.

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14. Muscadine 1465 NE Prescott St, Portland, OR 97211 (Ne Portland)

This Southern breakfast and lunch spot offers New Orleans-style beignets, biscuits & gravy, and fried chicken. Also, thanks to a nice array of morning cocktails, you can start your day off like they apparently do in Louisiana. And then move immediately to Louisiana.