10 Best Spots For Fried Chicken In Portland, Oregon

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Known to be the biggest city in the state of Oregon, in every turn, there’s always something exciting happening in Portland. This place is the home to a wide selection of classical performing arts institutions, so exploring Portland, you need to have good music and a portion of really great food on the side. Portland boasts plenty of remarkable cuisines, and is a true paradise for fried chicken lovers. Yes, today you can find phenomenal fried chicken at restaurants in Portland. It’s now time to experience the true Portland vibe one bite at a time. Check out this article and find the best spots for fried chicken in Portland, Oregon!

1. Screen Door

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Posted by Screendoor Restaurant on Thursday, August 5, 2021

Screen Door offers an exceptional fare, which is a revival of regional American cuisine. The menu here is 100 percent natural, local, and organic produce and meat. Despite plenty of delicious menu options, everybody is impressed with their fried chicken. The chicken is fried perfectly and put at the center of a sweet potato crispy waffle.

Screen Door

Address: 2337 East Burnside St., Portland, Oregon 97214

Website: Screen Door

Opening hours: Mon - Thurs: 8am - 9pm; Fri: 8am - 10pm; Sat: 9am - 10pm; Sun: 9am - 9pm

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2. Tasty 'N Alder

Editor’s note: Establishment is permanently closed.

Tasty ‘N Alder, a John Gorham restaurant, is a contemporary steakhouse, which offers a family-style menu of creative cuisine. The menu was inspired by Chef Gorham’s travels and experiences, which means diverse tastes and flavors in the dishes. Experience their cheddar eggs with a unique taste of jalapeño and an order of their spicy fried chicken that will give you a gastronomic experience.

Tasty 'N Alder

Address: 580 SW 12th Ave, Portland, Oregon 97205

Website: Tasty ‘N Alder

Opening hours: Sun - Thurs: 9am - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 9am - 11pm

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3. Hat Yai

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We're back at both locations, sorry if we missed you yesterday!Great patio weather if you can get away!

Posted by Hat Yai Restaurant on Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Fresh from the Southern Thai city of Hat Yai, the famous Hat Yai fried chicken is finally here at Portland! Be warned, Thailand is known for its spiciness, so expect a high level of spiciness on their menu. But don’t worry, despite the spiciness, all the menu items are delicious. Try their fried chicken, curry, and fresh roti to experience Thai at its finest.

Hat Yai

Address: 1605 NE Killingsworth St, Portland, Oregon 97211

Website: Hat Yai

Opening hours: Sun - Thurs: 11:30am - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 11:30am - 10pm

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4. Boke Bowl

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Repeat after me: Fried Chicken Steam Buns.

Posted by Boke Bowl on Thursday, September 9, 2021

Indeed, Boke Bowl is actually famous for its ramen with handmade noodles, which is made with unique ingredients, spices and love. But, their fried chicken is never to be missed, best with steamed buns stuffed with buttermilk. If you want more chicken, well, good news for you! Boke hosts a Korean Fried Chicken Night every Thursday.

Boke Bowl

Address: 1200 NW 18th Ave, Portland, Oregon 97209

Website: Boke Bowl

Opening hours: 11am - 9pm (daily)

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5. Reel M Inn

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Forget sports bars for a while and experience a small neighborhood dive bar. Visit Reel M Inn! This superb dive bar has a quirky atmosphere and hospitable staff, and yes, they serve one of the best fried chicken and jojos in town. So, if you aim for a relaxed night and craving for some chicken, you know where to go.

Reel M Inn

Address: 2430 SE Division St, Portland, OR 97202

Website: [Reel M Inn]https://www.facebook.com/pages/Reel-M-Inn/120469364632166)

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 10am - 2:30am; Sun: 10am - 1am

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6. Pine State Biscuits

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Don’t be deceived! Pine State Biscuits is not your typical grandma’s homemade biscuits joint. The biscuits here are out of this world, thanks to the founders from North Carolina - the place known for delicious biscuits. Go for one of the crowd’s favorite biscuit sandwiches, the Chatfield; it is fried chicken combined with apple butter, cheddar cheese, and bacon.

Pine State Biscuits

Address: 2204 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211

Website: Pine State Biscuits

Opening hours: 7am - 3pm (daily)

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7. Revelry

Editor’s note: Establishment is permanently closed.

Every day is a celebration at the Revelry, where good times can be turned up a notch and extended late into the night. What’s more? They have curated playlists and awesome live DJs, so this place is really a combination of great atmosphere, the best music, and superb dishes. Spice up the night with an order of cocktails, best paired up with Mrs. Yang’s spicy fried chicken with peanut brittle.


Address: 210 SE Mlk Blvd, Portland, OR 97214

Website: Revelry

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 4pm - 12am; Sun: 4pm - 10pm

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8. Irving Street Kitchen

Editor’s note: Establishment is permanently closed.

There’s nothing more fulfilling for a chicken lover than to eat delicious fried chicken in the heart of the Pearl District. Irving Street Kitchen is here for chicken lovers as they serve one of the tastiest and best-fried chickens in town. Yeah, you’ll get hooked bite per bite, so don’t feel guilty if you eat too much.

Irving Street Kitchen

Address: 701 NW 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97209

Website: Irving Street Kitchen

Opening hours: Mon - Thurs: 4:30pm - 10pm; Fri: 4:30pm - 11pm; Sat: 10am - 11pm; Sun: 10am - 11:30pm

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9. The Country Cat Dinnerhouse and Bar

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Winner winner chicken dinner! Happy National Fried Chicken Day! Come on in a celebrate with us! Fingah lickin’ fingah...

Posted by The Country Cat Dinnerhouse & Bar on Saturday, July 6, 2019

At The Country Cat Dinnerhouse and Bar, American craft cooking is their style. Going to the southeast of Portland is really worth it, as you are about to taste the soulful flavor of their classic Northwest menu, but above all, their fried chicken is one of the local’s favorites; plus the coziness and the family-friendly atmosphere of the place adds to its wow factor.

The Country Cat Dinnerhouse and Bar

Address: 7937 SE Stark St, Portland, OR 97215

Website: The Country Cat Dinnerhouse and Bar

Opening hours: Sun - Thurs: 9am - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 9am - 10pm

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10. The People's Pig

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Posted by The People's Pig on Friday, September 28, 2012

It’s not only The People’s Pig, but it is also “The People’s Chicken”. Yes, though the lamb and the barbecue sauce is a blockbuster here, don’t underestimate the crispiness and the goodness of their chicken sandwich served in generous portions. This place is indeed a little spot, but with big and amazing flavors.

The People's Pig

Address: 3217 N Williams Ave, Portland, OR 97227

Website: The People’s Pig

Opening hours: Sun - Thurs: 11am - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 10pm

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Experience a true Portland vibe one bite at a time

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Yes, you can find the exceptionally popular fried chicken in any state, including the state of Oregon. Southern in origin, this dish is now loved throughout the entire country. Chicken lovers, Portland is your mecca - experience a true Portland vibe one bite at a time with these restaurants.

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