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Dec 5, 2011 07:22 PM

Best fried chicken in Durham and Chapel Hill NC

We were discussing various Durham and Chapel Hill restaurants at dinner tonight. Someone asked about where to get the best fried chicken. I recall having some really good fried chicken at Bullock's.

Who do you think has the best fried chicken in Durham and Chapel Hill?

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  1. Bullock's does have good fried chicken. It's been awhile but I remember enjoying the fried chicken at Hog Heaven. In fact, I'd skip the barbeque at both of these places and get the fried chicken instead. The Shrimp Boat also goes good fried chicken.

    1. I've been craving good fried chicken and look forward to hearing more responses. I'm not familiar with Bullock's at all, maybe need to change that.

        1. re: Leadmine

          The chain? Which Durham location? (there are 3) Is one better than others?

          1. re: Notaslavetofashion

            Yes - the chain! The one on Miami is the one I've eaten at (well, gotten take-out from), can't speak for the other one.

        2. I really like Mama Dip's chicken. It's great if you prefer a lighter batter.

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          1. re: rafeco

            I'm a fan of the Korean Fried Chicken that's an occasional special at Lantern. What about Allen & Son? I'd expect good bird from them.

            1. re: Tom from Raleigh

              A&S doesn't do fried chicken. They've got barbecue chicken and chicken fingers for kids.

          2. Dame's Chicken and Waffles in Durham. So good my non-foodie friend STILL raves about it.

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            1. re: MandalayVA

              I like Dames alot too. After that in order for me is Shrimp Boats, Hog Heaven, then Bullock's. As for corporate bird I do like Bo's.

              1. re: LBD

                Agree with all of those. You know your fried bird!