BEST Fried Chicken in Vancouver (Yum)

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Five places to find the BEST fried chicken in Vancouver, BC! ??

The summer weather in Vancouver justifiably brings cravings of ice cream but surprisingly fried chicken too. You know it does! Perhaps, fried chicken is perfect in the rain or the sun, in winter or summer.

We all know fried chicken is not the healthiest food option in Vancouver but in moderation, it is good for your soul and muscles (protein). It is paramount that you don’t waste your stomach on “yucky food” and especially avoid wasting your calorie count & fat intake on bad, soggy, fried chicken.

Not to worry, these five fried chicken spots in Vancouver are sure to delight your taste buds and satisfy your cravings. These are the BEST fried chicken in Vancouver and we spared no effort in finding the best fried chicken in Vancouver. These truly are the FIVE BEST SPOTS for FRIED CHICKEN IN VANCOUVER; we stand by it.

Didn’t take it quite as far as making a theme song like the “fried chicken guys” of Buzzfeed but rest assured no stone was left un-turned in discovering Vancouver’s best fried chicken.

Enough talking, let’s get to the fried chicken! You can read more about how we chose the best fried chicken bellow this list.

The Best Fried Chicken in Metro Vancouver:

To ensure we truly found the best fried chicken in Vancouver, we’ve expanded our horizons to find the five BEST fried chicken in Metro Vancouver area. There are enough succulent fried chicken spots in Vancouver, BC alone but then LA Chicken wouldn’t qualify – which is hands down one of the best finger-licking fried chicken in Vancouver.

Further, we’re looking for good old fashion fried chicken. As much as we love Korean Fried Chicken, that’s a whole other style of fried chicken (drenched in sauce) which may not be

Here are the best fried chicken in Vancouver:


1) LA Chicken (11780 Thorpe Rd, Richmond, BC V6X 1J5):

In Vancouver, the best fried chicken is synonymous with LA Chicken. It’s the go-to name for fried chicken in Vancouver. LA Chicken is located in Richmond but it’s worth the trip for juicy, succulent, crispy, and freshly made fried chicken.

This is what you need to know about LA Chicken, the best fried chicken in Vancouver.

  • LA Chicken is located in a small strip mall behind the Cambie Plaza. It’s near to Panago Pizza and Lucky Joy Restaurant (which has pretty good Chinese BBQ pork – char siew)
  • You can wait
  • Prices
  • Great fried chicken.






4) Fried Chicken Works (144-123 Carrie Cates Ct, North Vancouver, BC V7M 3K7)


5) Church’s Chicken (Various Locations in Metro Vancouver):

As much as we love to feature local spots, Church’s Chicken does truly earn itself a mention on the recommendations for the best fried chicken in Vancouver. The franchise only uses fresh chicken and they season, batter, and fry at each fast-food restaurant to order!

You get juicy, crispy, and delicious fried chicken. Pretty sure they put MSG in their seasoning as the fried chicken are addictive (and also feeling of thirsty after eating)

If you’re trying Church’s Chicken for the first time you should try both their original and spicy rendition of fried chicken as well as the Tex-Mex wrap with fried chicken tenders – those are incredibly good!

If you’re in Vancouver and craving some consistently delicious fried chicken, you can know that Church’s Chicken is a sure bet. The beauty of Church’s Chicken is delicious fried chicken in Vancouver at over 16 locations in Metro Vancouver.



Finding the Best Fried Chicken in Vancouver

What is good fried chicken?

Crisp on the outside. Flavourful. (with a U because we’re Canadian) Juicy with the right amount of meat juice & fat. That’s what makes the perfect fried chicken.

Where do you find this in Vancouver?

In the five fried chicken spots above,


More Fried Chicken Spots in Vancouver:

Lee’s Chicken:

Lee’s Chicken almost made it at #3 on our best fried chicken in Vancouver; it is a (Korean) family owned fried chicken fast-food restaurant. The reason we amended the ranking was the store’s location in Port Coquitlam may be a little too far for Vancouver-proper residents and visitors. Located in Port Coquitlam, the suburbs of Vancouver… this unassuming fried chicken restaurant is esteemed as one of the BEST fried chicken in Metro Vancouver. It is worth a visit if you’re in the tri-cities area.


Juke Fried Chicken – 182 Keefer St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1X4

Good fried chicken in Vancouver but overpriced and over hyped. This is not your traditional fried chicken either but heavily seasoned with spice powder (not the Nashville style spice but a bit like Indian spices). They deliver fried chicken with which surprisingly remains crispy even when it arrives… but again over priced for fried chicken. (two pieces, thigh and drumstick is $7.25. Portions for sides are VERY small – on delivery at least. Like the container you usually get for gravy.)

This fried chicken shop in Vancouver is often recommended by most “Best fried chicken” recommendations but honestly, it isn’t that great. It’s good fried chicken, not that worth it for the price & taste. Wouldn’t have it on the top 5 fried chicken in Vancouver but a suitable choice if you have a hankering for fried chicken in downtown Vancouver area.


Cavu Kitchen Bar –


Zabu Fried Chicken –


Phnom Penh Restaurant –

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