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Winner: Best fried chicken in Atlanta | Best of Atlanta

Fried chicken is a Southern delicacy taken very seriously by anyone whose ever crunched into the perfect juicy bite. That's why it's one of our most popular Best of Atlanta polls each year. 

»RELATED: USA Today says this is metro Atlanta’s best fried chicken sandwich

Where can you get the best fried chicken in Atlanta served up with the most delicious sides in town?

Mary Mac's Tea Room is the No. 1 choice, declared by all of the Southern fried enthusiasts in Atlanta. This spot is famous for a reason, and that reason is fried chicken. 

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In second,Table & Main in Roswell is known city-wide for their delicate and juicy fried chicken. We suggest a pairing with their creamy mac 'n cheese and fried green tomatoes. 

You can’t use the word famous unless it's truly delicious. Coming in third place, Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken lives up to their promise and then some. With multiple locations around Atlanta, there's no excuse to not get your fix. 

If you have an insatiable appetite for fried chicken, then you'll thrive on eating your way around town at all of our official nominees: Busy Bee Cafe (Intown), Paschal's (Intown), Write-in: Colonnade Restaurant (Intown), Corner Stop Cafe (Gwinnett), South City Kitchen Vinings (Cobb) and The General Muir (DeKalb).

Looking for other fried and tasty meals like mama used to make? These are Atlanta restaurants that offer the best soul food with all the fixings to go with it.

If you’re looking for spots to get a spicy bird around metro Atlanta, don’t wing it — check out our list of some of the top spots to get hot chicken around metro Atlanta.

The votes are already in on the best brunch in Atlanta, and it includes a succulent piece of fried chicken with gravy. 

Read about our other Best of Atlanta winners and nominees here.

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