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Ezell's Famous Chicken

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501 23rd Ave., Seattle, WA 98122-6026
(206) 324-4141
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2:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 2:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 42
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Your good to go Fried Chicken place,

This Ezell is always busy, day or night. Good size chicken pieces and best eaten within 15 mins out of the oven. Juicy and the original fried never unsatisfied.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Seattle, Washington
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  • Families with children
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Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

This Ezell is always busy, day or night. Good size chicken pieces and best eaten within 15 mins out of the oven. Juicy and the original fried never unsatisfied.

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Seattle
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Had the chicken and didnt like it. The chicken must be cut in unrecognizable piece,s like 12 or 14 cuts. Returned it and the staff was abrasive. Will never return.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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168 restaurant reviews
317 helpful votes 317 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

I had to try Ezell's on a friend's suggestion. It did not disappoint. I had the spicy chicken combo with mashed potatoes and coleslaw. Everthing was very good. Just a heads up, it is take out only.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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84 reviews 84 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I had high hopes for Ezell's after reading so many rave reviews and I must admit I was a little disappointed. First off, it's take out only. The Monday night I was there was crowded with a long line but the service was fast and friendly. We got the original recipe, which was good but a little greasy (yeah, I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Not from the area. Saw something new we hadn't tried. Turned out to be dang good. Rolls, potatoes & Gravy were Awesome. Chicken was pretty good too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is a sketchy area at night but added to the flavorful experience. We bought a bucket and it was way too much food for 2 people.

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Port Angeles, Washington
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Fresh and delicious! Spicy or regular take your pick. All the sides we ordered were really good. Baked beans were rich . perfect slaw...tangy sweet cold and crunchy. Mashed potatoes and gravy...Yum. Not over priced at all. The downside is it is take out and one can't wait to get some where to grub!!!

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Seattle, Washington
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78 reviews 78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Really great food. The chicken coating is great and even the chicken itself is very flavoursome. The sides are all superb as well. The ONLY detraction is perhaps the price is a bit steep for fried chicken.

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

I think her ex husband, Ezelle 's fried chicken is much better. His new restaurant is call "heaven sent fried chicken". Used to like Ezell's chicken when it was his a long while back.

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Tyler, Texas, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

They say bigger in Texas? We came all the way from TX and this chicken was FANTASTIC! I wish we could get it where we live :-)

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 501 23rd Ave., Seattle, WA 98122-6026
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: (206) 324-4141

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
2:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
2:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
2:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
2:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
2:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
2:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
2:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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