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Major Dave's Chicken

163 N Hill Ave, Pasadena, CA 91106-1955
+1 626-460-8730
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
Jan 10, 2017
Jan 9, 2016
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American, Fast Food, Healthy
163 N Hill Ave, Pasadena, CA 91106-1955
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Reviewed January 10, 2017

Chickens were not properly stored, left out from the fridge for a while. Took too long and very pricey. Roscos, louisiana fried chicken and even popeyes are way better. Im not hating , i just say what i see and taste.

Thank Taufanronaldi
Reviewed January 9, 2016

One of the best fried chicken establishments in Pasadena. Particularly liked the side dishes and the spicy version of the chicken. Leaves a hole in our routine for hurried weeknights.

1  Thank Rkatsiteli
Reviewed September 29, 2015

My wife and I thought we should help out a Vet...believe me when I say it was a "win-win" deal! I brought home the family pack: 8 pcs chicken and 2 large sides. I liked the regular buttermilk batter, but if you like spicy, then...More

Thank HappyTraveler0109
Reviewed July 20, 2015

Tried Major Dave's and was pleasantly surprised that it was good. A bit on the expensive side for essentially a take out place, but good nevertheless.

Thank Lorinscott W
Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

I salute you Major Dave! Your chicken and side choices are a breath of fresh air! This is no run of the mill chicken shack! You get an honest promise of best quality chicken--ethically raised without added hormones, antibiotics, or GMO feeds, and never frozen....More

Thank Sarah-Marie A
Reviewed June 30, 2015

The chicken is moist, flavorful, well-cooked, and healthy. The sides are tasty too. A great chicken place for dine in or take-out. Yum!

2  Thank Amy P
Reviewed January 8, 2015

Simple and perfect, served super hot, didn't require dipping sauces to make it taste better. I would go there once a week if I lived in Pasadena.

Thank idahosandy
Reviewed December 11, 2014

We ate at Major Dave's when they first opened, and liked it so much that we decided to return last night for a late dinner. In my opinion, fried chicken is best enjoyed later in the evening (made many night trips to Harold's Chicken Shack...More

Thank McLeanMommy
Reviewed October 4, 2014

We enjoyed the chicken on a taste test about a month ago and decided to place a catering-sized order for 25 high school football players. These guys know how to eat, and they weren't disappointed (nor I!). This is one of the few fried chicken...More

Thank John D
Reviewed September 23, 2014

After seeing an ad and reading some reviews decided to try this place for lunch today (around 1:15pm) Wasn't very busy, but it was a tile ate for the lunch crowd. They tout natural chicken, house made sides, etc. Decided to go with the spicy...More

Thank DesertWonderer
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$8 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 N Hill Ave, Pasadena, CA 91106-1955
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-460-8730
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We believe Major Dave's Chicken is the best tasting, highest quality fried chicken you can buy. Together with one or more of our great tasting, made-from-scratch side dishes, we hope you'll enjoy it with your family as we have spent a lifetime enjoying it with ours.
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