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Chicken King of Louisville

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639 E Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202-1709
+1 502-589-5464
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10:00 - 03:00
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Sun 10:30 - 01:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 03:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The spicy fried chicken was amazing! It's super casual but very clean with friendly service. Really inexpensive too. Two of us ate until we were very full for a total of $12. Great casual, fast lunch spot.

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Thank Ramesh V
Louisville, Kentucky
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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I got a 2 piece fried chicken breast dinner with two sides and a roll for $6.00. All of it was delicious and you could barely make that meal at home for that price.

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Thank Stacy C
Louisville, Kentucky
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

The new hot chicken craze has nothing on Chicken King (or Indi's). Chicken King is still the best fried chicken east of I-65 near downtown. Sure they have hot chicken, get their tasty fried chicken and use their hot sauce. Who needs it pre-dipped?

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Thank EmptyB
Illinois
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Stop in for lunch, 8 piece mix with side green beans, definitely some of best fried chicken I've had, reasonable price, and yes bread rolls came with the order. I'll stop in again .

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Thank F W
hamilton
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138 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

The place is not fancy at all. It has the very best fried chicken I have ever eaten. Get the spicy chicken. Super crunchy and perfect. It has a huge amount of flavour and spice. The sides are excellant. To boot it is also really inexpensive.

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Thank theklingon
Delray Beach, Florida
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2016

We wanted to eat some real Kentucky fried chicken while in Louisville, and chose Chicken King based upon online reviews. It was terrific!!!!! They have a convenient drive-through window. We ordered chicken wings and a "keel" (breast with a little extra bits of the chicken), and gobbled it down. Totally delicious food that is worth every calorie. Really friendly service... More 

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Thank LalaFla
Paris, France
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176 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

We made a lunch stop here on our way to Memphis from Ohio. The fried chicken was very delicious and so were the sides but the spicy buffalo wings were disappointing. It was as if they poured a bottle of tabasco over the wings. You couldn't taste anything of the wings anymore and the whole thing just got soggy.

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Thank louierh
Louisville
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015

We always order wings from here for any big gathering. I usually call in the large order and it's always hot and ready when I come to pick it up. I have used them for everything from small basketball viewing at the house to large rehearsal dinner while decorating for a wedding. My teenage boys love the wings, wedges, and... More 

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Thank msstachia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

The chicken was bland. The wedges were overcooked..but..the banana pudding is probably the only reason i would go back

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Thank Gab R
St. Petersburg, Fla.
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164 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Here's how good Chicken King is: It's stupid how good it is! Nope, it's not in a great neighborhood and I'd never send my wife there by herself. And forget the long line at the drive-through. Get out of your car, go into the restaurant and get your food to go. Order the spicy chicken. There's something addictive in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
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Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 01:00
Monday
10:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 01:00
Thursday
10:00 - 01:00
Friday
10:00 - 03:00
Saturday
10:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 639 E Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202-1709
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-589-5464

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