Perhaps no dish is more closely associated with the Deep South than fried chicken. And as Dixie's unofficial capital city (not to mention its official culinary capital), Atlanta is home to more than its share of places to get your bird on. Legendary soul food joints, old-school Southern institutions, side-of-the-road shacks, and upper-crust linen-napkin establishments. The choices are endless.
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Here are ten of our favorite spots in town for golden, greasy, crunchy, crackly, and yes, finger-lickin'-good fried chicken.
Atlanta: 10 Fried Chicken Spots We Love
Watershed on Peachtree
Mary Mac's Tea Room
Curly's Fried Chicken
Gladys Knight & Ron Winans' Chicken & Waffles
South City Kitchen
Greenwood's on Green Street
Busy Bee Café
Carver's Country Kitchen
The Big Chicken KFC Landmark