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Chicken Joe's

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235 E Putnam Ave, Cos Cob, CT 06807-2703
6:00 am - 4:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 6:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Cos Cob
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Chicken Joe's is most popular with students. They serve excellent fried chicken, seasoned fries and their cones are a must-have. Their assortment of sauces is great as well, try their honey mustard.

Thank philipdunay
Lake Worth, Florida
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

My son's favorite place! We visit every from summer from Florida and we always visit Chicken Joe's! Must have the High Schooler!

Thank Jamie S
Riverside, Connecticut
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101 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

High School Specials Nuff Said! Joe is the best and if you have a question he will help you out . Don"t Miss!!!

Thank tom p
Old Greenwich, Connecticut
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Everyone in town knows about Chicken Joe's, and we love the food. What most people don't know is that the owner is a great guy who gives back to the community. He's always there for civic fundraisers.

Thank GianCrow
New Haven, Connecticut
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121 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Serving up comfort food for over 20 years (originally as a Garden Catering location), Joe and company have been a staple breakfast and lunch spot in the community. There isn't much room and more often than not when I come in there is a line, but worth the wait for the assortment of fried offerings ranging from nuggets, fries and... More 

Thank flyinthemilk
Cos Cob, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

It may look like a hole in the wall, but they turn out the best chicken in the state. The surprise is that they also make fantastic pizza.

Thank Charles C
Greenwich, Connecticut
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105 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Grab your heart medication and the Metamucil and go satisfy that craving. Excellent, real chicken nuggets made tasty with a deep fryer. Don't piss off the help by asking for something stupid, they're in a hurry and busy collecting all that money. Kinda like the food equivalent of crack. Man is it good while you're eating it! But eat it... More 

1 Thank Chris T
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180 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

So unhealthy, but this is my indulgence. The cones are from heaven and the chicken perfectly cooked. Make sure you opt for the seasoning.

Thank MrFordCT
New York City, New York
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I've been going to Chicken Joe's (though I still call it "Garden Catering") since high school. It's a great local spot with all the character you'd expect from such a joint - standing room only, fantastic food with unique names, everyone seems to know each other, and you're best served going with a local/regular your first time (ordering can be... More 

Thank Alexander R
Cos Cob, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

I love this place. Whether it's the high school special or my favorite the godfather with mushrooms, it always has you wanting to come back for more.

Thank 388PeterB388

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    2 of 5 stars
Fast Food, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 E Putnam Ave, Cos Cob, CT 06807-2703
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Cos Cob
  • Phone Number: 203-861-0075

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