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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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Sun - Sat 2:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 44
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
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I'm not crazy about fried chicken, but my husband and his friend can eat more fried chicken than any men alive. We got an eight piece order last night with fries. It was the best fried chicken I have ever eaten! They included four delicious home made dinner rolls. Next time, we'll skip the fries as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
Elaine N
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Asotin, Washington
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Springfield, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Tasty fried chicken and rolls. The spicy has quite a bit more kick than others brands but is very good. Had both the regular and the spicy for a dinner. Everyone was very satisfied.

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Asotin, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I'm not crazy about fried chicken, but my husband and his friend can eat more fried chicken than any men alive. We got an eight piece order last night with fries. It was the best fried chicken I have ever eaten! They included four delicious home made dinner rolls. Next time, we'll skip the fries as by the time we... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Undoubtedly the best American-style fried chicken in Seattle. Crispy and well seasoned, with flavor inside and out. I love the biscuits, which are more like a dinner roll. Pretty good value for the money.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Ezell's has a couple locations in Seattle - the main one is across the street from the high school, so there are lots of (nice, polite) high school students as both customers and employees. Definitely have the spicy version! The rolls are a highlight of the sides although all are competantly done. It's an unfancy place, takeout only. A good... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 320 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 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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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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