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Chicken Express

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50 N Main St, Watkinsville, GA 30677-6000
+1 706-769-0883
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Fast Food
50 N Main St, Watkinsville, GA 30677-6000
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I have ate at this place several times when we come home to Watkinsville. We always have some relatives who buy chicken from here for our get togethers and the chicken from this chciken express has always been very good. The staff...More

Thank jwmcrazynurse
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

Surprisingly yummy southern style fixin's with a genuine buttermilk biscuit as good as granny's! Highly recommend a quick trip thru the drive-thru!!

Thank Cindyloumurph
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

Yum! Not super cheap, but darn tasty fried chicken and sides. Chicken is on the salty side, but that's how I like it! Cole slaw was very tasty and we all loved the corn nuggets! Mashed potatoes and gravy were spot on good! Everything was...More

Thank rakawa
Reviewed October 17, 2016

If you want a fast chicken meal or snack the place is very good. Chicken is juicy and the batter used is great.

Thank DaveHim
Reviewed September 30, 2016

We weren't sure what this place was going to be like as not very inspiring from the outside but the fried chicken was really tasty

Thank Adrian S
Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

I believe this is the best chicken I have ever tasted The cashiers are friendly and fast. You always get your food fast and the place is always busy. We stop here every time we go up to Tennessee or Athens great job guys. I'm...More

Thank Cakegurl
Reviewed July 28, 2016

Fried chicken, tenders, livers, gizzards, okra, catfish...biscuits, gravy, corn nuggets ( yes really) & white pepper gravy for dipping. Taste is a tiny bit on the salty side. BUT...you can get a cherry or vanilla Coke blended the old fashioned way! Yum!

Thank Skullskidr
Reviewed July 1, 2016

The chicken is consistently moist, crisp, well seasoned and delicious. It is always easy to get through the drive thru with live humans coming to your car to take your order and answer questions. Wish they served potatoe salad but everything is simple and simply...More

Thank DMC912
Reviewed February 8, 2016

Chicken tenders, fried catfish, and chicken livers are delicious. The sides offered are also good. Service is usually great, but sometimes hectic when very busy.

Thank Russell S
Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

Drove to Watkinsville to try this fried chicken place because I saw that they had chicken gizzards on the menu. Now most people don't like gizzards but those of us that do REALLY like them. This restaurant chain takes the time to parboil their gizzards...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 N Main St, Watkinsville, GA 30677-6000
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Watkinsville
  • Phone Number: +1 706-769-0883
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