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Skipper John's

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1210 Macon Rd, Perry, GA 31069-2613
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 7:30 pm
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Excellent fried chicken. Hot, tasty and perhaps a smidge salty but seriously people, that's the nature of the fried chicken beast. Call ahead to order if you're in a hurry but if you're not, it's fun to watch the droves of people flowing in and out to get their takeout orders. Bring cash, they don't take anything else. If you're... More 

Thank catshovel
Perry, Georgia
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

Skipper John's serves the best fried chicken anywhere. If you like fried chicken, you should give it a try.

Thank Ron31069
Macon, Georgia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Well I FINALLY made the trip South 75 to Skipper John's. I had heard the trip for some of the best fried chicken was worth it so I went on my birthday & I was NOT DISAPPOINTED. Having read many reviews I knew if I didn't have the time to wait 20-25 minutes for the chicken to fry I should... More 

1 Thank Onie1961
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

Everything on their menu is good, especially their chicken wings and gizzard. I've been there at least 20 times and every time the food gets better and better!!

Thank Alger P
Macon, Georgia
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2016

Good alternative to frying it yourself!! The chicken livers are good too! A little salty for some. Call ahead if you don't want to wait and don't forget your cash.

Thank VacayDiner
Perry, Georgia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2016

Skipper John's is the best fried chicken in middle Georgia. I don't know who can beat them. You can call in your order or you can wait about 20 to 25 minutes. It is worth the wait.

1 Thank rstil
Perry, Georgia
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64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

I don't fry food so if we want fried chicken this is where we go I've been eating there for the 40 years or Plus that I have lived in Perry. It is the best fried chicken ever a season at with special spices not sure what but it has the best flavor and it's so good.

Thank tntholder
Perry, Georgia
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015

The chicken here is fabulous. Its golden brown and always look perfect and always taste perfect. The only issue I have is that you need to call ahead if possible, or you will have a 20 minute wait. The price is a little high, but the chicken is great so you get what you pay for.

1 Thank mrscakes2233
Perry, Georgia
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015

have gotten take out fried chicken on several occasians, very good , got the other places tyring to catch up/

1 Thank Don P
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

I love great food and excellent customer service.... These place has the worse customer service, no professional, no respect and just no clue on how customers make your business work. The young lady had on no shoes, and I promise no shoes. ( Just Socks 😷😷😷😷😷😷😷) When I asked to speak to a manager, the young lady who was the... More 

Thank King C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1210 Macon Rd, Perry, GA 31069-2613
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Perry
  • Phone Number: 478-987-3192

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