The Best Restaurants Serving Fried Chicken in Louisville

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Invented by the Scottish, fried chicken is now a popular dish around the world. It’s best enjoyed with mashed potatoes and gravy and other tasty sides. When you’re ready for some fried chicken, order takeout from one of these eateries near our Louisville apartments:

Merle’s Whiskey Kitchen

A toe-tapping whiskey hall, Merle’s Whiskey Kitchen serves a menu full of Southern favorites. The chefs are constantly innovating. They’re currently working on some new additions and keep the menu fresh and exciting. For dinner, enjoy the perfectly prepared fried chicken. It pairs well with the smashed potatoes and slow-cooked green beans. Remember to add the freshly baked bourbon caramel cookie to your curbside pickup order. 

Shirley Mae’s Cafe & Bar 

Known for its soul food, Shirley Mae’s features some of the tastiest dishes in town. Shirley Mae says that “cooking is a waste of time if you don’t do it right.” That’s why she takes her time and prepares many menu items to order.  Don’t miss her Southern fried chicken wings. Lightly seasoned, they come with your choice of two sides and the restaurant’s famous hot water cornbread. Call to place a takeout order Thursday through Sunday between 11:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.

Bristol Bar and Grille 

Home of the green chili wontons, the Bristol Bar and Grille became a Louisville favorite in 1977. The dishes feature ingredients from local farmers. Many have been on the menu from the beginning, and there’s something for every palate. Don’t miss the Southern fried chicken. A chef’s special, it comes with fresh vegetables and Louismill smoked grits. Bristol offers easy online ordering.

To enjoy some wine with your fried chicken, order pickup or delivery from a local Louisville shop. If you would like to call Axis on Lexington home, please contact us. We will offer you a tour so you can discover all that our apartments in Louisville have to offer. 

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