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Dinah's Fried Chicken

4106 San Fernando Rd Ste A, Glendale, CA 91204-3818
(818) 244-4188
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Los Angeles, california
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The chicken was moist and juicy. The skin was perfectly seasoned and just a little crunchy. I have had fried chicken in a LOT of places and this was up there with the very, very best. Great service, too, very friendly. If you are anywhere near this place, you MUST try it.

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Glendale, California
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391 reviews 391 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
208 helpful votes 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I grew up eating at Dinah's. It's a neighborhood fixture and outside of Mrs. Knotts, it is my favorite place to get fried chicken. Don't be put off by the exterior. Dinah's is located in a crowded mini-mall and it's a bit of a dive. There is nothing fancy here. You come for the food. I live close, so I... More 

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Park City, Utah
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141 reviews 141 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

I was expecting a restaurant whose quality of food and service was as legendary as it bills itself. It was really nothing much more than one of those 70's subpar places that caters more to night owls and diners on a budget. All the cliches are there: instant mashed potatoes, bad rolls, tv sitcom service and tired decor. The one... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Simple, but good. The menu is basically just the different combos of fish, chicken, or sides you can get. Chicken is perfectly breaded. Crisp on the outside, but the meat itself (even white meat, which I usually find dry) is perfectly moist. The sides are great too. As odd as it sounds, you have to try their pineapple coleslaw. It's... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

You won't want to eat at KFC after eating at Dinah's. Really juicy and it IS chicken. I think KFC may have gone to miny chickens or perhaps pidgeon because unless they are serving baby chickens (ala veal) something is not right with the size. Not so at Dinah's, nice BIG pieces. I've been coming to Dinah's for years and... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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40 reviews 40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

Dinah's chicken is certainly not the BEST fried chicken I've had - but it's still good! Hardly any breading but when my plate arrived the chicken was HOT and very crunchy. Served with pineapple cole slaw and a biscuit - an excellent lunch!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012 via mobile

This is the place to eat at! Good menue and great service.

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Pasadena, California
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77 reviews 77 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

If you like fried chicken, you gots to try out Dinah's. I believe they fry their chicken in peanut oil, but man, that is some tasty and crispy chicken!

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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2011

I am a Florida redneck, but have lived on and off in LA for 20 years. Dinah's is where me and my friends go. Served hot, fresh, and yes, greasy, (the way great fried chicken ought to be.) Add good biscuits & apple butter, cole slaw... you have entered CHICKEN HEAVEN! This stuff is tasty like your (redneck) mother used... More 

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2011

I've been going to Dinah's for more than 20 years and it's a place that never changes in its excellence. It fries its chicken in a way that renders the crust super crunchy and the meat always tender and juicy. I think it's the best fried chicken in town. But it's a very no-frills kind of place. I've never thought... More 

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Additional Information about Dinah's Fried Chicken

Address: 4106 San Fernando Rd Ste A, Glendale, CA 91204-3818
Phone Number: (818) 244-4188
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Glendale
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: American

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