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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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Perry, Georgia
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars 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 stars 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 stars 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 stars 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
Perry, Georgia
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Fried chicken is ALWAYS fresh and hot because it's not cooked until ordered. Also, tasty coleslaw that can be ordered single serving or by the pint.

1 Thank jhwilli2204

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
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?