The Best Fried Chicken in Every State

According to Yelp, even states outside the South have good fried chicken.

In the South, good fried chicken isn’t hard to find. Sometimes the best fried chicken comes from the most unlikely hole in the wall (or even a gas station). So you don’t have to try the fried chicken at every place that offers it to determine which is best, our friends at Yelp did. Well, not technically. But they did scour through thousands of restaurants on the site with a large concentration of reviews of fried chicken and ranked those using a number of factors, including the total volume and ratings of reviews. Although Mama’s homemade fried chicken will always be the winner in our hearts, this is where to find the best fried chicken in every state, according to Yelp’s data. So next time you’re on a road trip and start to crave that crispy outside and juicy inside of Mama’s fried chicken, you can find a close second anywhere in America. Whether served over waffles with maple syrup, stuffed between two buttermilk biscuits, alongside collards and mac and cheese, or straight up and standalone, this is the best fried chicken in America, according to Yelp.


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