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Fryers Chicken

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321 State Road 26, Melrose, FL 32666
(352) 475-5970
Today
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    1 of 5 stars
Greasy goodness

When I lived closer to Melrose, I'd visit Fryers about once a month. It's nothing fancy, but you'll get good chicken and strips, nice shoestring fries (ask for extra salt), and the beat fried livers outside of your granny's kitchen. Expect to wait a bit if it's busy, and don't anticipate the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 15, 2014
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Gainesville, Florida
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Ocala, Florida
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99 reviews 99 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Our family loves Fryers. The fried chicken is outstanding. We also enjoy the slaw and fried mushrooms. My husband likes the gizzards. Fast service and extremely affordable prices.

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Keystone Heights, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

Fryers has wonderful fried chicken and I love their fries! People drive from all over to get fryers chicken! If you love fried chicken you will not be disappointed!

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Melrose
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Sometimes the chicken is a little greasy. The sandwiches are good as well as the hamburgers and sides. Wish I could get biscuits instead of hush puppies, but they're good.

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

There is a drive through. Fryer's serves hot food every time. There are plenty of Southern side dishes to choose from.

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Gainesville, Florida
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200 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

When I lived closer to Melrose, I'd visit Fryers about once a month. It's nothing fancy, but you'll get good chicken and strips, nice shoestring fries (ask for extra salt), and the beat fried livers outside of your granny's kitchen. Expect to wait a bit if it's busy, and don't anticipate the ambiance of a higher-priced restaurant. It's a down... More 

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Keystone Heights, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I have only gone through the drive through here. The food was great and priced very reasonably. The service was friendly and quick. Love the sweet tea.

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OCALA, FL
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Crust is just right - Gizzards & Livers are awesome. Friendly Service is good. Drive Thru is fairly quick

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Keystone Heights, Florida
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46 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I think they use the same grease over and over . I see a lot of truckers coming and going , but there wanting some thing fast and hot . They have been in business for a while , so someone must like it , not me .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Stopped in as we passed thru town. Kids liked the Fire Strips (chicken tenders basted in mild sauce then battered and fried) and I liked the fried chicken breast. The place is not much to look at but a good stop between Gainesville and Jacksonville after travel sports games.

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Interlachen, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Was so sorry to see them close the restaurant in my town. Haven't had their delicious fried chicken since they closed their business in Interlachen. Their little corn fritters were excellent too! A little high in price but couldn't beat the fried chicken!! Use boxed mashed potatoes which I didn't like, french fried were OK but lots of them. They... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 321 State Road 26, Melrose, FL 32666
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Melrose
  • Phone Number: (352) 475-5970

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Fast Food
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?