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Donahoo's Golden Chicken

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1074 N Garey Ave, Pomona, CA 91767-3802
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10:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout

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Worth a visit

Chicken strip & fat fries are awesome. Been around for about 50 years. Cash only, no ATM cards. On Garey across from Staters.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 26, 2015
pomona, california
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Ontario, California
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90 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Although the Chicken is good here, the Ontario location when it comes to the livers and giblets is much better... since that is what I (if you like that as well)..... then Ontario is hands down better.

Thank markj4golf
pomona, california
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Chicken strip & fat fries are awesome. Been around for about 50 years. Cash only, no ATM cards. On Garey across from Staters.

Thank RoanFamily
Pomona, California
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Donahoo's is deep fried and is delicious. I usually have the filets which as all white meat. Served with their seasoned potatoes wedges and a dinner roll.

Thank Mtefank
Walnut, California
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118 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

We have seen this chicken place for decades and finally decided to try it. I phoned in an order so we would not have to wait for it when we picked it up. The actual restaurant is very run down and had a beggar in front of it who asked everyone for money who happened by. We went in and... More 

Thank Michael R
Los Angeles
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66 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

We lived nearby for thirty years and never stopped. We were in the mood for same chicken where we didn't have to drive 15 miles. Decided to try this after reading the many positive comments. We purchase one order of the chicken strips with small container of cole slaw, Steak fries and a large biscuit (more like a popover). It... More 

Thank tglaffey
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Great chicken...but this is a place that you don't want to eat at too often. Yes its delicious and there is plenty of food but its easily over a daily amount of calories in each order.

1 Thank Libraryl8de
Holladay, Utah
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We are from Utah, but go to CA each year to visit family. We don't miss this place when we are down there. We go out of our way to visit because the fried chicken and fries are amazing. The rolls are soft and fluffy. You can't go wrong with this place. Beware they only take cash and have some... More 

Thank jrhall5150
Pomona, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Donahoo's chicken is the best. Chicken strips are very filling and they have the best potatoe wedge fries. Don't forget the big biscuits

Thank Marilyn582
Pomona, California
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Been going there for over 20 years. at least 2 times a month. Pretty reasonable in price. Good solid southern type style fried chicken .

1 Thank realtorcraig
Pomona, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I have had the fried chicken, and it is delicious. I especially like the chicken tenders. They are boneless. Basically take out, but you can eat there if you want. I like to buy food to go to a concert or other picnic. The people who work there are very friendly.

Thank suziQ38

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1074 N Garey Ave, Pomona, CA 91767-3802
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pomona
  • Phone Number: 909-622-3213

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American


Open Hours
10:00 am - 7:30 pm
10:00 am - 7:30 pm
10:00 am - 7:30 pm
10:00 am - 7:30 pm
10:00 am - 7:30 pm
10:00 am - 7:30 pm
10:00 am - 7:30 pm

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