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Jay's Krispy Fried Chicken

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218 North Main Street, Sikeston, MO 63801
(573) 471-8472
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Napoleon, Ohio
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17 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Jay's for lunch. The food was good but nothing I would drive out of my way for. The chicken was crispy and tasted very good but was not very hot. The buffet was priced right ($6.95) for the variety of foods provided. I would say give it a shot if you would like a very local place to... More 

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Thank abrose98
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My favorite is their chicken sandwich with their famous mustard sauce! It is an amazing jalapeño mustard sauce that you MUST try!!! Addictive!!! I think I get the sandwich for the sauce!!! Actually it is all amazing and very reasonably priced!!! The buffet they have inside is wonderful as well. Home cooked food! Enjoy!

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Thank Tara R
Smyrna, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It just don't get no better than this. Don't look for fancy, but the food is awesome. The buffet or by order, it's all good. We always stop in here every time we are in town

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Thank Glenn M
Missouri City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best place to get chicken livers and gizzards on the planet, only thing i wish they would do is have 1/2 and 1/2 orders, i like a bit of both without ordering 2 full orders of them, most places do....service is great, even when busy as heck....I will continue to eat here in the future.......

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Thank bigstore69
missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

just finished lunch at jay's krispy fried chicken in Sikeston, mo. the food was fantastic. we had the lunch buffet for under 7.00. a true savings for sure. buffet contained lots of good food items. the chicken livers and gizzards were the best I have ever had anywhere and I am over 70 years old. (don't tell my mother) small... More 

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Hilliard, Ohio
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Traveling on business and spending a night in Sikeston I decided to try Jay's Krispy Chicken for a carryout dinner. While they have seating and a small buffet available I decided just to order chicken to go. The building itself as well as the inside is nothing to write home about. In fact, you kind of wonder if you want... More 

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Thank RonH43026
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Not that Sikeston has a lot of choices for breakfast but this is by far the best. The chicken biscuits are amazing every time. They also have good biscuits and gravy. At night I'm not wild about anything but the chicken but still really good. Tuesday and Thursday they have chicken and dumplings and Wednesday they have ham and beans.... More 

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Thank Fruitloop83
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

I've visited Jay's a few times and every time we go it is awesome. The people are so friendly. Drinks are self serve, don't be surprised if a customer walks by and asks if you would like a refill while they get theirs. The food is really good, love the omelets and the chicken.

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Thank Stacy S
Sikeston, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

Best place for breakfast and the best place for chicken in town. Don't let the cosmetics of the building push you away!

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Thank Jennifer O
missouri
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117 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

never been there for breakfast. everyone says it is very good. the buffet is very good with several selections to choose from. if you choose the buffet you will get a chicken breast from the service counter with the rest of your choices on the buffet. chicken is good and crispy. priced very reasonable and clean. we try to get... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 North Main Street, Sikeston, MO 63801
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Sikeston
  • Phone Number: (573) 471-8472

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?