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Jay's Krispy Fried Chicken

218 North Main Street, Sikeston, MO 63801
(573) 471-8472
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Ranked #7 of 50 Restaurants in Sikeston
Cuisines: Chicken Wings
Most recent review
- Aug 21, 2014
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68% Recommend
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English first
Sherwood, Arkansas
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

The chicken was light and crispy on the outside and very juicy and flavorful on the inside. We had the buffet and got some really good veggies...black eyed peas, okra and tomatoes, spinach, mashed potatoes, etc...all of it was delicious.

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Rockford, Illinois
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92 reviews 92 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Super-disappointing! Yucky food and service! We often choose places to eat based on Trip Advisor reviews. This time we felt REALLY let down. We were told the buffet was closed because the heat lamps were out and they couldn't keep the food hot. That's fine, but it did not inspire our confidence to watch the restaurant employees move all of... More

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Dallas, Texas
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125 reviews 125 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

On the way back from Tennessee, my co-worker and I decided to eat at Sikeston, MO., and drove into town. We were debating where shall we eat, when Jay's Krispy Fried Chicken caught our eye..... I said dern tootin, I am game.... The place is not really that big, but it was packed with folks, and the staff were friendly,... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Okay, so I tried some great chicken before being a country gal myself, well let me tell you about Jay's. I must first off share that I have indulged in Gus's Fried chicken known as the best fried chicken in the world and was greatly disappointed. It by no comparison out ranks Jay's Fried Chicken in the small town of... More

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Sikeston, Missouri
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

I love their chicken and biscuits with sauce!!! Their fried chicken and sides are excellent too!!!!! Breakfast is also wonderful!!!!!! I eat here all the time - the only draw back is that the drive thru can get a bit backed up.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We have been going to Jay's for several decades, and the quality of the fried chicken remains excellent. It is not a fancy place; order at the counter, pour your own drinks in paper cups, and the food is served on paper plates. No scenic view and no "atmosphere," but the clientele ranges from the very rich plantation aristocracy and... More

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Sikeston, Missouri
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131 reviews 131 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013 via mobile

Anytime we leave early on a trip out of town we stop in for a chicken biscuit. This is the most tender part of breast meat, juicy on inside, crispy on outside. We sometimes have to park and wait for it when we order at drive through but is WORTH IT!! Try sauce they offer. It is delicious but get... More

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Dupo, Il
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

Was looking for somewhere for breakfast after driving all over Sikeston, we came across Jay's so we took a chance. Food was reasonably priced, portions were good sized and food was very good.

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

We had looked on site to find BBQ place when we got there they are closed on Sundays..so seen Jays chicken next door...it is some of the best chicken we have ever had...Sunday buffet had everything you could want..homemade chicken and dumplings and best chicken livers and gizzards ever...we will be back with friends!!!

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Sikeston, Missouri
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

I and my husband had stopped for a meal after returning from a trip so we chose jays (bad decision) first off after ordering buffet we went to get a seat, as you first come in the door there was a group of older men sitting with no food just coffee and cigarette smoke blowing every direction (not so appealing... More

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