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Chicken King

2420 N Florida Ave, Hernando, FL 34442-4482
+1 352-344-0223
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible15%
Travelers talk about
“breakfast” (19 reviews)
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“fried chicken” (5 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
2420 N Florida Ave, Hernando, FL 34442-4482
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Reviewed June 20, 2018

We went to this cozy little place for brunch with family. The interior and staff were warm and welcoming. Diners came and went while we ate and visited with each other, but others remained as they relaxed reading books and using laptops. Our party had...More

Thank Tina W
Reviewed February 20, 2018

We were there with a group of people who come every week. The waitress knew their orders and were attentive. The food was good, but the friendly atmosphere would be what would make me return. Portions were large. They advertise "Country Cooking" with definite country...More

Thank 205KathyT
Reviewed January 2, 2018

we weren't impressed with our food, but there are always people there, so not sure why. we've tried it twice, but won't go back.

Thank terri f
Reviewed December 31, 2017

I have patronized this restaurant two to three times a week for 8 years across two different owners. It's menu has changed very little, its prices are very reasonable, the food is tasty and good. Ownership and servers are friendly and courteous, without fail. The...More

Thank Nate W
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

It's seen it's share of owners but manages to remain one of our favorites! I would assume the recipe for the batter and chicken keeps getting passed on because it's always been very very good. During my last half-dozen stops I've only ordered the fried...More

Thank Bj K
Reviewed September 18, 2017

We have driven by this restaurant dozens of times and it is always busy. Finally we decided to stop on our way home from a day trip! Nothing fancy about the decor, but that isn't why we stopped. It was not very busy and we...More

Thank Jim E
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Still a good place to get breakfast or lunch. Servings are not large but price is fair. Open from 6AM to 3PM. Friday until 7PM. Food very good and owners are pleasant. Staff is excellent.

Thank Ray G
Reviewed August 8, 2017

If you want a true southern breakfast then go to Chicken King. It is plain but the offerings are honest good fare without any frills. Haven't tried their Friday fish fry but hear it is the best. Parking lot is always full if that is...More

Thank Mary P
Reviewed July 10, 2017

The restaurant is about 7 miles west of Ocala on hwy 200.It is popular locals hangout with some of best chicken that i ever eaten.I am a big fen of chicken livers and I am never disappointed when I go there.The Chicken King is in...More

Reviewed May 10, 2017

Typical tiny restaurant food. My husband had wings, which he said were good , and I had the three salad plate, which included potato salad, coleslaw, and chicken salad. Some people were still eating breakfast when we were eating lunch. We asked the waitress what...More

Thank sukiehb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2420 N Florida Ave, Hernando, FL 34442-4482
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Hernando
  • Phone Number: +1 352-344-0223
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