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Chicken Earl's

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Hwy 83 on the south end of town, Leakey, TX
11:00 - 19:00
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Tue 11:00 - 19:00
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Converse, Texas
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2 reviews
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

On at least one Tuesday a month, I will ride my motorcycle over 200 miles round trip to enjoy their fried chicken. Try it, you wont be disappointed. But, get there early, once sold out, you are out of luck.

1 Thank E9344JQandrews
Fort Worth, Texas
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

Got to meet and visit with Earl and his buddy at Earls trailer for awhile, then headed over to his chicken place for dinner. Awesome chicken !!! Will eat there again next trip down.

Thank mcsnook79
Creede, Colorado
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 29 March 2016

We love driving to Chicken Earl's on Tuesday for lunch. In our opinion he offers the best, consistently good food for miles around. Never had chicken as good as Earl's! Make the trip, you will not be sorry.

Thank Wjfrazior
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128 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

I do not like fried anything, but I love Chicken Earl's chicken. We ordered a to go box and I was able to crisp it back up to all its glory in a 350 degree oven in just a few minutes when we were ready to eat several hours later. The pieces are large, tender and juicy. Add your own... More 

Thank Kathleen C
Leakey, Texas
1 review
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Reviewed 22 September 2015

I have eaten at Chicken Earl's many time and it is very good and consistent! The atmosphere is set under a grove of pecan trees. It is located at the Frio Pecan Farm on Hwy 337 E in Leakey, Texas.

1 Thank Shelly C
Sealy, Texas
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105 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 9 June 2015 via mobile

We came to the river with all of our family and ate lunch at Chicken Earl's for the first time. WOW!!!! Incredible chicken! Had such a good flavor and home cooked taste. Impressive!Super clean, relaxing atmosphere! Friendly staff!

1 Thank Erin K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 March 2015

First come first serve so plan ahead. We pick up our order in the afternoon and bring home for dinner.

1 Thank Brandelion281
Katy, Texas
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39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2015

We had heard that Chicken Earl was permanently closed. That is NOT true. Chicken Earl has relocated and it is better than ever. Chicken Earl is now located at Frio Pecan Farm on Highway 337. It is seven tenths of a mile east of the Highway 83 flashing light in downtown Leakey. Chicken Earl is still open for business only... More 

1 Thank timdenchanter
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2014

What a wonderful experience. Beautiful place to have Chicken Earls! This is chicken at its best, the chicken has the perfect crust, the meat is tender and moist! We had the fried okra which was cooked to perfection, crispy yet tender. The corn was buttery and juicy. The only thing that would have added to the experience would be fresh... More 

2 Thank Melissa C
Round Rock, Texas
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209 reviews
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Reviewed 30 July 2014

We always time our trip to be here on Tuesday for chicken earls. The food was as good as always but due to changing place and different prep service was fairly slow.

Thank Carolyn S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy 83 on the south end of town, Leakey, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Leakey
  • Phone Number: 830-232-5001
Chicken Earl's is only open on Tuesday from 11am-7pm. They have some of the very best fried chicken (pan fried like grandma used to make). Bob Phillips from Texas Country reporter recently visited and it will be on his show in October. The owners name is Earl Langley his phone number is 830 591-3768. I doubt he has an email, but anything is possible these days:)

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