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Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack

1455 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28806-1745
+1 828-575-2260
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hot chicken” (82 reviews)
“corn pudding” (46 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (44 reviews)
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11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
1455 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28806-1745
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was in town and needed a place to eat supper. Searching TA, I found Rocky’s. It caught my eye because I always eat hot chicken when visiting my son in Nashville. So, I have a bit of experience with hot chicken. The place is...More

Thank Amos C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yummy is all I can say!! We had the chicken wing meal with coleslaw and collards greens. So good. The wings are very different from wings I’ve had before. They have a dry rub on them. We both ordered hot and it was spicy which...More

Thank Nancy G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I ate at Ricky’s after a day of work in Asheville. We had heard it was good and decided to give it a try. The food was great. We both had the tenders. Wife’s seasoning was the honey mild , she said...More

Thank I5357PFbillyb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some of the best chicken I have ever tasted. It is different from what you will get anywhere else. Beware hot means hot here. Lemonade was delicious and so was the macaroni bites. I assume it’s all delicious!

Thank MandyHockenberry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very yummy chicken! The menu had plenty of options including a few things for vegetarians. Lots of sides to pick from including the classics all made in house. I love spicy chicken and I loved that I could make it super hot if wanted! We...More

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ordered a whole chicken and 3 sides for delivery from a 3rd party service. What we got resembled a Cornish Game Hen. The taste was awesome but for $14 I could have gotten a whole lot a chicken elsewhere. The sides were good but...More

Thank Bland H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a late lunch. Very small place and very popular. The chicken was cooked to perfection. I love hot, but be careful, unlike most their heat levels are accurate. I got medium and hot would have probably been my max. 2 more levels...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ended up here because we overheard a conversation! So glad we did! We had the mac n cheese balls- amazing! I had the fried chicken blt with pimento cheese and. onion rings. My wife had the soul bowl. She had her chicken with medium...More

Thank Jillbus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch and had 3 chicken tenders medium, plus collard greens and corn pudding. I debated about whether to get hot instead of medium and am glad I got medium because it was plenty hot. Can't imagine the level of heat at the top...More

Thank Marblehead750
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great food! Great staff! Fast service! Prices could be lower and the space is small. Would visit again!

Thank movinandgroovin2018
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2 July 2016|
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Response from ncwalkergirl | Reviewed this property |
HI. Tripadvisor asked me to answer your question so I called Rocky's West(828 575-2260 Patton Ave) and and they said Layla does catering and they do deliver through a third party - used to be Valent Gourmet name change... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1455 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28806-1745
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Five Points
  • Neighbourhood: Five Points
  • Phone Number: +1 828-575-2260
  • E-mail
Serving deliriously good fried chicken and southern soul food, Rocky's prepares "hot" chicken with the spice level any way you like it from plain to extra hot. Using natural birds and quality ingredients in our made-from-scratch recipes, we offer delicious American classics like mac and cheese, corn pudding, and collard greens among many more. Mouthwatering desserts include banana pudding and coca cola cake. We make everything fresh, in small batches, for a difference you can taste!
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