The 9 Best Fried Chicken Dishes in America, According to Chefs

Willie Mae's Scotch House in New Orleans, Louisiana: Known for its crispy and juicy fried chicken, often hailed as the best in America.

Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken in Memphis, Tennessee: Offers a spicy and crispy fried chicken that has gained a cult following.

Hattie B's Hot Chicken in Nashville, Tennessee: Known for its spicy fried chicken, served with traditional Southern sides like mac and cheese and collard greens.

Pies 'n' Thighs in Brooklyn, New York: Offers a classic Southern-style fried chicken with a crunchy coating and tender meat.

Prince's Hot Chicken in Nashville, Tennessee: Another Nashville hotspot known for its fiery hot chicken, a local specialty.

The Loveless Cafe in Nashville, Tennessee: Serves up traditional Southern comfort food, including a delicious fried chicken.

Revival in Minneapolis, Minnesota: Offers a unique take on Southern fried chicken, with a crispy coating and juicy meat.

Willie Mae's Fried Chicken in New Orleans, Louisiana: Another location of the famed Willie Mae's, offering the same delicious fried chicken.

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen: While not a chef-driven restaurant, Popeyes is often praised for its flavorful and crispy fried chicken.