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Ezell's Famous Chicken

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501 23rd Ave, Seattle, WA 98122-6026
(206) 324-4141
2:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 2:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Kirkland, WA
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58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

The chicken and the sides live up to the high reports. Mashed potatoes and gravy like your Mom made. Plan to eat in the car-no seats indoor or out.

Thank BobbieMac421
Seattle, Washington
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100 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

By far, the best cut here are the Chicken Wings, When they cut up their chickens, they take about a 1/4 of the adjacent breast meat off with the wing. That makes these the largest chicken wings you will ever eat, and it's not as dry as just the breast meat. I like to have my order mixed, between the... More 

Thank goamazon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

For a little "hole in the wall" chicken place this is surprisingly good. The original recipe was crisp on the outside and moist on the inside just the way fried chicken is supposed to be. You'll want to include a side of bbq baked beans.

Thank Allen B
Kennewick, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2016

We were in Seattle for a basketball tournament and Ezell's is just across the street from Garfield High School. Walked over between games, waited maybe 10 minutes for our food. We had the chicken tenders and rolls. The chicken was delicious and the rolls were to die for! Just like homemade!

Thank Robsmom99
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62 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016

We had the chicken tenders both original and spicy. I liked the original better. Also had a few sides and I thought they were all really good. Large portions for a reasonable amount of money. We will go back!

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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

So I'm from Texas, love me some Popeye's chicken,even some Churches chicken. Let's face it, I love chicken!!! Very happy that this store is on my way home, my wait line is paying the price, but that's another story. I would recommend the tenders. It doesn't matter the size, it's going to be great. And the rolls, yes please!!! Oh... More 

Thank Deborah N
Federal Way, Washington
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151 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2015

The way that they batter their chicken here is unlike any other chicken that I've eaten. It's almost tempura style and that makes it come out super crispy. I always order mine spicy but I have yet to actually get any that actually has a kick to it. They should just say plain or seasoned. I do not like the... More 

Thank mrbraae
Vancouver, Washington
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289 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2015

Order was processed accurately and promptly. There is no seating. I thought the chicken could have been better seasoned. The order taker was polite and professional.

Thank jumpa23
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72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2015

This was one of the places our friends took us to eat on a recent visit. Ezell's fried chicken is pretty popular in the Seattle area and the long lines help prove it. They even had an Ezell's food truck outside of the Starbucks headquarters with a long line. For my taste, it may not be the best fried chicken... More 

Thank dude369
Ferndale, Washington
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2015

Stopped by Lynnwood location on a whim, as we were driving by. Staff was very friendly, especially Theresa at the counter. Wife ordered the gizzards and loved them, I had the 4 piece meal with slaw and Mac n cheese. Chicken was delicious, sides left a bit to be desired. Overall I wouldn't make a special trip to eat there,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
2:30 pm - 10:00 pm
2:30 pm - 10:00 pm
2:30 pm - 10:00 pm
2:30 pm - 10:00 pm
2:30 pm - 10:00 pm
2:30 pm - 10:00 pm
2:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 23rd Ave, Seattle, WA 98122-6026
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: (206) 324-4141

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?