By: Chazré Hill and Joan Rodriguez | July 5th
Buttery, mouth-watering, crispy fried chicken- it's all around us! National Fried Chicken Day is tomorrow, July 6th and here are ten places to find Miami's best options!
The Confidante | 4041 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
Chef Richard Hales shares his passion for Southern cuisine! Head over for Sunday brunch and order up Chef Hales’ Hot Chicken with cornbread waffles, candied bacon and bourbon syrup. Bird & Bone offers this fried chicken specialty during breakfast, lunch, brunch and dinner.
14616 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33194
This family-owned business serves mouthwatering chicken at bargain prices. Share the magic of National Fried Chicken Day with your favorite peeps and order choose from buckets of chicken, fries, mac and cheese, and much more. They also serve noteworthy options like Chicken and Waffles which comes with their homestyle syrups and butter cremes.
140 NE 39th Street, Miami, FL
Chef Ruben Rodriguez, one of the part-owner brothers, has created a menu that is sure to satisfy anyone’s hankering for southern food. The menu features specialties such as fresh buttermilk biscuits with candy bacon butter and 25-hour house brined fried chicken served on a cheddar chive waffle with house pickled onions and pepper jelly.
310 NW 24th Street, Miami, FL
Le Chick’s menu may be small, but it packs a punch in flavor. Dig into their fried chicken bun with chicken marinated in buttermilk for twelve hours then topped with homemade pickles. (Trust us, do not overlook the pickles!) Just for National Fried Chicken Day, Le Chick will offer a special $8 fried chicken menu item all day long!
15572 Sunset Drive, Miami, FL
This Peruvian sandwich shop will give traditional fried chicken a run for its money. The Pollo Chi Jao Kai is a juicy chicken thigh that is marinated in a secret Asian-inspired sauce before it's fried and topped with pickled turnip and carrots. And they serve on a homemade bun!
7418 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33138
Known for their incredible grilled cheese sandwiches, Ms. Cheezious is also a treat for National Fried Chicken Day. Two of our favorites are the Southern Fried Chicken and Waffle Melt - cheddar and a fried chicken breast sandwiched between two buttermilk waffles. If you’re looking for a kick, look into the buffalo chicken melt with fried buffalo chicken with provolone and bleu cheese.
1600 Lenox Avenue, Miami Beach
Run over to catch this fried fowl with biscuits and pepper jelly. You can also order just a ½ of Lewellyn’s Fine Fried Chicken with house made honey hot sauce on the side. On National Fried Chicken Day, YardBird will host a #FreebirdDanceOff for fried chicken party. The winner of the dance off can win free bottomless fried chicken at YardBird. Post your dance moves with the hashtag for a chance to win.