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242 Broadway, Haverhill, MA 01832-3749
978-373-4300
Today
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
The best fried chicken you'll ever eat

You will never taste fried chicken more delicious. It's juicy, flavorful, and tender on the inside and crispy in the outside. You need to try it. I wish I could go here more often just for the chicken. The prices are great considering the quality. It was about $8 for two pieces of chicken, two... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
sdwan327
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Methuen, ma
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30 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Massachusetts
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

This was my first trip to this restaurant and also my last. I purchased a whole chicken which was undercooked, chicken fingers that were dry and tasteless, lumpy mashed potatoes, butternut squash that was too stringy to give to the children and corn bread that broke into crumbs when handled. Although I had heard good things about this restaurant, the... More 

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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92 reviews 92 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

Best chicken in town, end of story. And best of all its REAL CHICKEN. KFC, and the rest serve something that relates to chicken but its not. Good sides, better for take out.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Visited the connection years ago, and didn't think much. After a glowing review from the phantom gourmet, decided to try again. For all the hoopla about the cooking process, let me simplify. Heartburn! My husband and I stopped for lunch. We both ordered chicken "plates" that came with two sides. We both agreed the leg pieces were edible, but the... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Went to Chicken Connection's Haverhill, MA location after a Phanthom Gourmet rave review, which implied he treck to eat aweome homemade fried chicken and mashed potatoes would e worth it. NOT!! The location was quiet maybe 2 other customers so I cannot say they were too busy to sweep a filthy floor. They happily took our money for fountain beverages... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The stuffing will always be good here, but everything else? Don't waste your time. We got a chicken pie and it was completely bland. No seasoning whatsoever. The crust was awful. Very thick, soft, lacked any flavor and not flaky at all. The frozen pies at market basket have better crust. I would not ever recommend them. The fried chicken... More 

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Methuen, ma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

You will never taste fried chicken more delicious. It's juicy, flavorful, and tender on the inside and crispy in the outside. You need to try it. I wish I could go here more often just for the chicken. The prices are great considering the quality. It was about $8 for two pieces of chicken, two sides, and a roll. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Every time I go in. The food is good. Good size portions. I end up bring home the rest of my meal. I always happy when I leave

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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293 reviews 293 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

A fantastic restaurant. Their meals are great. I usually get chicken and a few sides. So tender and juicy. Also brought home a chicken pot pie. it was amazing too. Highly recommend it.

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Salem, New Hampshire
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The Chicken Connection on Rt. 97 in Haverhill, Massachusetts has been around for many years. Well known for their catered meals for large group outings. . .(think classic Thanksgiving-type meal). These meals come with their Broasted Chicken. Our two staples that we order are the Bucket of Chicken and the Macaroni & Cheese. We split it amongst ourselves and always... More 

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Massachusetts
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36 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

This was my first time eating at the Chicken Connection. I had heard about it through friends and the Phantom Gourmet. I ordered the chicken finger meal with a choice of two sides. The two sides I got where the mashed potatoes and the mac and cheese (which my husband wanted). The mac and cheese was awful. My husband described... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 242 Broadway, Haverhill, MA 01832-3749
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Haverhill
  • Phone Number: 978-373-4300
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 6:00 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 - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?