There is never a bad time to get chicken and waffles. It is sweet, it is savory, and mostly it’s irresistible. But where are the best places to get chicken and waffles without having to search too far? Here is a list of the best chicken and waffles by borough, so no matter where you live you can find something delicious.
Although mimosas tend to be the drink of choice when it comes to brunch, try something a little different. Choose from a wide selection of craft beers to accompany your culinary experience. Their chicken and waffles will also give you an extra kick with their sriracha maple syrup.
Could there be a more important project to embark on than brunch? No. Along with their other brunch options, Project Brunch has chicken and waffles in a multitude of forms. You can get replace you regular chicken with buffalo chicken for some extra spice, or alternatively get your meal as a sandwich smothered in cheese sauce and bacon. No matter how you take your chicken and waffles, this is a must try.
This family friendly location is the homie experience you need to feel secure in your overconsumption of sugar. Along with its assortment of pies to finish off all your brunch plans, Mike’s Unicorn Diner is a must visit for its special events, like breakfast with Santa. If delicious food isn’t enough to make you say yes, go for the environment.
Sweet Chick is for the more upscale individuals craving their chicken and waffles fix. Along with your list of cocktails to accompany you food, you can also rent out a room to throw a whole chicken and waffles party. If trekking to Williamsburg feels like a strain, there are also locations in Queens and the Lower East Side.
If you crave culinary adventure, than this taiwanese-american fusion restaurant and bakery if for you. If you are bored with regular old waffles, you can try their sesame waffles. Finish off your meal with taiwanese-american desserts such as millet mochi donut or a laminated pollo bao. This is the place for any chicken and waffle lovers who want a new experience.
For those who want to try new things, but might not be ready for tawainese-american fusion, Soco is the stop for you. This southern fusion restaurant mixes creole recipes and flavors to bring you homestyle deliciousness. While you enjoy your brunch, Soco also functions as a full cocktail bar, so you can have a full culinary experience with your drinks as well.
For those of you who have never tried Jamaican food before, now is you chance. Not to mention it is open 24 hours most days of the week. So you can get your chicken and waffle fix any time your heart desires.
Charlie’s has all the classics of a good brunch, including not only chicken and waffles, but avocado toast along with a series of vegan options. And if their food isn’t enough to bring you in, check out all their events such as live motown brunches on Sundays.
This is the New York food of New York. Inspired by southern cooking and a lifetime of living in New York, Amy Ruth’s has about every waffle topping imaginable. It is based in quality of taste and passion for cooking.
It might not remind you of your mother’s cooking, but it will be a memorable dining experience. Along with Mom’s chicken and waffles, which comes topped with bacon and honey cheese sauce, you’ll find crazy combos like the pancake burrito or the buffalo mac & cheese balls. If you want some creativity with your food, this is the place to go.
Despite this restaurant’s name, there is nothing shady about how scrumptious it is. This is the location for any hipsters out there looking for an artisanal touch in their chicken and waffles. The shady lady combines classics with culinary artistry to create mouth watering combos.
Sometimes you want good old fashioned fried chicken while feeling like you are in Italy. Gastroteca is a family owned Italian restaurant where you can eat the chicken and waffles you crave accompanied with antipasto and strombolis.
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This is the stop you need to make if you are looking for comfort food. If you don’t believe in the quality of Melba’s food, look no further than the food network who featured her chicken and waffles. This is the stop if you want a classic food that always taste delicious.
With a filipino twist on an American classic, you will be living your best life while eating here. Their purple yam waffles are a surprising twist on your favorite meal and are topped with caramelized macapuno syrup.This is the culinary adventure you didn’t know you needed.
Are you gluten-free? If yes, this is the location for you. Not only are the chicken and waffles gluten free, so is the entire menu. For all of you out there who love chicken and waffles but have never fully enjoyed it, Friedman’s is for you.