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Lucky Chicken

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312 E Main St, Clayton, NC 27520-2450
+1 919-553-5770
Today
11:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon 11:00 - 21:00
Wed - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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91 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lucky Chicken has an extensive S. American/Peruvian menu. I recommend going family style and getting a whole chicken, plantains and Peruvian corn (a must!). The food is quite good, however there were not many visitors which is surprising. Please give it a try. Would love to see them stay open.

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Thank GypsyInTheClouds
Cape Coral, Florida
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84 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Food was not bad, service, a lot to be desired, they have a big nice bar.... no one to make drinks ever... unassuming, price.... for that kind of place, it should be cheaper... We may give them another try, maybe......

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Thank msbrazil
Clayton, North Carolina
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Dined here once with my husband. We both ordered the Peruvian rotisserie chicken which was good and served with the typical white and green sauces. The white sauce was rather thin/runny and less flavorful compared to what I've had at other Peruvian restaurants. The fried plantains were good. French fries very good. We also shared a tamale which I liked... More 

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Thank Rachel E
Fayetteville
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

We stopped in here after the Clayton turkey bowl, the food was great. They have a large variety of Peruvian dishes and the chef is amazing. Will definitely stop here again

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Thank trvlingurl
Clayton, North Carolina
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77 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Overpriced but tastes OK, Hard to spend $9 and get a cheap leq quarter with decent rice and beans. Go to Caribbean Delight for better food cheaper

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1 Thank JeffSwick
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

Nice, clean place. Food is well serve and great flavor. I ate arros con mariscos, and was great. Totally recommended, if you want to try something exciting.

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Thank Diana Z
Clayton, NC
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015

My friend and I went to Lucky Chicken on a very hot June day and were surprised to be the only two people in the restaurant at close to noon on a Saturday. We both ordered the 1/4 chicken. I received a thigh and leg while my friend got a breast and wing. Had I realized that an all white... More 

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Thank NCGrimbo
Raleigh
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2015

Great food but when not be dining table n again. Each time I asked for something I felt like it was an imposition. So bad even hubby noticed it. Servic at location in Cary MUCH BETTER. Food was gassy though.

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Thank JorrieM
Clayton, North Carolina, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2015

My fiance and I had ordered the Polla a la Brasa last week.. We were told that the whole chicken portion was for about 4 people but we figured we could have left overs. So, about 5 minutes after we ordered we were told they actually didn't have a whole chicken and only had halves (you think they would have... More 

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1 Thank Tiffany D
Clayton, North Carolina, United States
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2015

I never can decide whether I want to order the roasted chicken, or one of their seafood dishes. Both are prepared well. I don't know why this place isn't packed every night. It's very good!! If you haven't tried it, order a Pisco Sour. Adults-only Peruvian drink. Knock your socks off!!

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Thank Leeann S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Peruvian, Latin, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 312 E Main St, Clayton, NC 27520-2450
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Clayton
  • Phone Number: +1 919-553-5770

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?