Popeyes who? 21 other places to grab a tasty fried chicken sandwich in Orlando

What’s better than fried chicken?A piece of crispy, hot, fried chicken sandwiched between fluffy and buttered bread! No matter your preferred level of spiciness, there’s something for you on this mouthwatering list.

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The COOP 
610 W. Morse Blvd., Winter Park
Brought to you by the team behind 4 Rivers Smokehouse, the COOP is bringing home-style Southern cuisine to the Winter Park area with their Nashville-style fried chicken sandwich and other favorites. 
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The COOP

610 W. Morse Blvd., Winter Park
Brought to you by the team behind 4 Rivers Smokehouse, the COOP is bringing home-style Southern cuisine to the Winter Park area with their Nashville-style fried chicken sandwich and other favorites.

Photo via The COOP/Facebook
PDQ 
Various Locations
Opened in 2011, PDQ is dedicated to fresh and flavorful chicken tenders. Whether it’s their crispy chicken sandwich or hand-breaded tenders, you can’t go wrong at this Florida chain. 
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PDQ

Various Locations
Opened in 2011, PDQ is dedicated to fresh and flavorful chicken tenders. Whether it’s their crispy chicken sandwich or hand-breaded tenders, you can’t go wrong at this Florida chain.

Photo via PDQ/Facebook
Chicken Fire 
2425 E. Colonial Drive
Established in 2019 as a then food truck and pop-up shop, Chicken Fire has quickly taken over Orlando’s foodie scene by storm. Their Nashville-style, soulful hot chicken can be enjoyed in five different heat levels. 
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Chicken Fire

2425 E. Colonial Drive
Established in 2019 as a then food truck and pop-up shop, Chicken Fire has quickly taken over Orlando’s foodie scene by storm. Their Nashville-style, soulful hot chicken can be enjoyed in five different heat levels.

Photo via Chicken Fire/Facebook
Chi-kin 
813 N. Mills Ave.
Chi-kin’s crispy tender sandwich is served with spicy aioli, pickles, and waffle fries. While there, grab a fried d’oh boy topped with condensed milk and whipped cream. 
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Chi-kin

813 N. Mills Ave.
Chi-kin’s crispy tender sandwich is served with spicy aioli, pickles, and waffle fries. While there, grab a fried d’oh boy topped with condensed milk and whipped cream.

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DoveCote Restaurant 
390 N. Orange Ave. Suite 110
DoveCote’s award-winning menu is filled with American classics, including their fried chicken sandwich that’s topped with honey hot sauce, pickles, and garlic aioli. 
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DoveCote Restaurant

390 N. Orange Ave. Suite 110
DoveCote’s award-winning menu is filled with American classics, including their fried chicken sandwich that’s topped with honey hot sauce, pickles, and garlic aioli.

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Zaxby’s 
Various Locations
Zaxby’s chicken sandwich is filled with a double hand-breaded white meat fillet that’s covered in Zaxby’s extra crispy breading. Topped with Zax Sauce and sandwiched between a  buttery, potato bun, this sandwich is a national contender. 
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Zaxby’s

Various Locations
Zaxby’s chicken sandwich is filled with a double hand-breaded white meat fillet that’s covered in Zaxby’s extra crispy breading. Topped with Zax Sauce and sandwiched between a buttery, potato bun, this sandwich is a national contender.

Photo via Zaxby’s/Facebook
Bad AS’S Sandwich 
207 Primrose Drive
Bad AS’S’ resident crispy fried chicken sandwich, “The Killer” is made with juicy dark meat, spicy honey glaze, house pickles and house-made blue cheese. 
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Bad AS’S Sandwich

207 Primrose Drive
Bad AS’S’ resident crispy fried chicken sandwich, “The Killer” is made with juicy dark meat, spicy honey glaze, house pickles and house-made blue cheese.

Photo via Bad A’SS Sandwich/Facebook
The Diner 
Various Locations
When the Diner opened in 2017, their goal was to serve fresh and affordable food. They haven’t let patrons down with their waffle sliders that are stacked with chicken, drizzled with honey syrup and topped with powdered sugar.
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The Diner

Various Locations
When the Diner opened in 2017, their goal was to serve fresh and affordable food. They haven’t let patrons down with their waffle sliders that are stacked with chicken, drizzled with honey syrup and topped with powdered sugar.

Photo via The Diner/Facebook
Yard House 
8367 International Dr.
Yard House’s fried chicken sandwich is  filled with white meat, aged white cheddar, and maple dijon slathered on a toasted brioche bun. Enjoy the sandwich alongside a brew from the world’s largest selection of draft beer. 
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Yard House

8367 International Dr.
Yard House’s fried chicken sandwich is filled with white meat, aged white cheddar, and maple dijon slathered on a toasted brioche bun. Enjoy the sandwich alongside a brew from the world’s largest selection of draft beer.

Photo via Yard House/Facebook
Se7en Bites 
617 Primrose Drive
Located in the heart of Orlando’s Milk District, Se7en Bites is the spot for nostalgia-inducing Southern comfort foods with a modern twist. Make sure to get there early, as crowd-favorites like their pepper-jelly coated chicken biscuit are quick to sell out. 
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Se7en Bites

617 Primrose Drive
Located in the heart of Orlando’s Milk District, Se7en Bites is the spot for nostalgia-inducing Southern comfort foods with a modern twist. Make sure to get there early, as crowd-favorites like their pepper-jelly coated chicken biscuit are quick to sell out.

Photo via Se7en Bites/Facebook