6 Picks for Chicken and Waffles

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Atlanta spot named one of the best Southern restaurants in US OpenTable has compiled its list of the best Southern restaurants in America. Metro Atlanta's South City Kitchen is one of the premier restaurants on that list. The Southern cuisine eatery, known for its chicken and waffles, has four locations in Atlanta. The restaurant has been a staple in Atlanta for about 25 years.

Atlanta is the number two city in the country for waffle favorites, according to Foursquare. As as an ode to the South, we wanted to share the many ways to enjoy chicken and waffles. How do you like yours? Classic, crispy and browned, or soft and soaked in syrup. Here's 6 ways to indulge in chicken and waffles.

ExploreChick a Biddy

“Original Cheddar” waffle and chicken: served with honey butter and syrup, and three fried chicken tenders.


Credit: Alexa Lampasona

Credit: Alexa Lampasona

ExploreFolk Art

“Sweet potato” batter chicken waffles: topped with whiskey peach compote.

ExploreGladys Knights Chicken and Waffles

“Midnight Train” headliner: an original waffle with four Southern-fried chicken wings.

Named after Knight’s 1973 hit song.

ExploreNana G’s Chicken & Waffles

“The Papa G’s”: A bacon-infused Belgium waffle with 48-hour fried chicken

Nana recently celebrated her 102nd birthday. She's still cooking up a story at her triple-digit age!

South City Kitchen Midtown and Vinings

“Buttermilk fried chicken and waffles”: Springer Mountain chicken served atop a buttermilk waffle with maple syrup.

Urban Cannibals

“Chicken and Waffles“ ancho espresso cornmeal dusted grilled chicken breast over sweet potato waffles topped w/ fig balsamic maple sauce. Available only Saturday and Sunday for brunch.


Credit: Alexa Lampasona

Credit: Alexa Lampasona


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