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Harold's Chicken Shacks

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Per usual Harold's Chicken is delicious. Hands down one of the best places to eat in Chicago. Unfortunately this location's customer service skills are truly lacking. I placed an online order (that they offer on the website) and it was not ready an hour after...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Great place to eat! Chicken is so good! The service was fast and friendly. The environment was clean and family style.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed March 21, 2018

Harold's been around for a long, long time! i Dropped in from Georgia and couldn't leave without having me some HAROLD'S FRIED CHICKEN Wings & Fries drenched in that famous Barbecue sauce!!! LOVE IT!!!!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 526joyce
Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

Really for take out. Small uncomfortable booths for eating in under fluorescent lights. Chicken was delicious--fries mediocre. And slaw store bought. Recommendation-- get the chicken without the sauce it would make for a better dinner. That's what I will do next time!

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank Fred H
Reviewed June 14, 2017

I've been to Chicago many times, but this was my first venture to the "famed" Harold's Chicken, and it did not live up to the hype. First I think I made a mistake by getting my chicken in the traditional style with sauce (hot or...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank bastylefilegirl
Reviewed May 8, 2017

I used UberEats to order the 8-piece dark chicken and fries for 8.99. Great value. My meal was still hot when the Uber driver handed it to me, so it was cooked fresh. The slices of bread at the bottom absorb the moisture, so the...More

Date of visit: April 2017
1  Thank schonrosemarin
Reviewed March 8, 2017

I've never been a big fan of fried chicken, but I crave this day in and day out almost it seems. Pricing is also really good. I often don't go out because I can make things for the same or less at home. But with...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Ray S
Reviewed October 29, 2015

The best fried chicken on the planet is Harold's Chicken. Period. However, there are some tips you should know heading in. The best locations I have been to include this one (Hyde Park) and downtown (Wabash). If you're not keen on traveling to 'the hood',...More

Date of visit: December 2014
1  Thank JasonMovieGuy
Reviewed November 21, 2014

I go here all the time and I haven't been disappointed once with the food. It's superb and the sauce on the chicken is to die for (alright not literally). At times though, I would recommend they update their ways of taking orders because it's...More

Date of visit: November 2014
Thank blackfeet708
Reviewed September 7, 2014

I like the chicken wings. The crispiness of the chicken with the breading has a distinctive and flavorful taste. I have enjoyed eating food from their take out restaurants for years.

Date of visit: April 2014
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