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“Best Fried Chicken in US”

Martin's Restaurant
Ranked #14 of 458 Restaurants in Montgomery
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $12
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Martin's Restaurant featuring "Home Style Cooking Since 1930's"Join us for Lunch or DinnerReservations AcceptedDine In OR Carry Out is Available
Southern Shores, North Carolina
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Best Fried Chicken in US”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

We stop here whenever we are in Alabama. The chicken is addictive!!! A must for lunch or takeout dinner. Don't miss it. You have to be there early for lunch as the place fills up early.

Thank Ppatterson53
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  • English first
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English first
Auburn, Alabama
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59 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Go for the food - not the service.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2014

Volume. That's the name of the game here. It is not a big place, so to make the most money, they have to get you in, get you fed, and get you out so the next idiot in line can follow you down the same path. The sacrifice here is the service. Because of the whirlwind turnover, there is no time for pleasantries. The servers are are consistently pressured and that is reflected in their rude manner. Also, the woman who takes the money is as cold as Jack at the end of Titanic. Most people taking the money say some thing akin to "how was everything?" or "hope you enjoyed it." Not here. She knows the price of each combination possible and that's what you get. Also she is trying to juggle who is waiting for a table as well. Oh yeah - the food? I would call it average.

  • Visited May 2014
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1 Thank Carlos C
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Montgomery, Alabama
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Good southern home cooking!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2014

If you want to taste some of the best fried chicken and southern cooking, this is the place to go. It normally stays wrapped up, especially at lunch. So you may want to try early or late lunch. just not 12:00 pm. There is a line. Also, some of the best banana pudding you ever tasted. It is located off Carter Hill Rd and Narrow lane Rd. In the strip mall on the corner.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Shannon J
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Mobile, Alabama
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103 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“The Best Fried Chicken, Hands Down.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2014

I was told it was really god by many people, but let me tell you, it was really good!!! Wish I could eat here at least once a week!! Mighty fine.

Visited September 2013
Thank battleship60
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McAllen, Texas
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Avoid This Place Like The Plague!!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

'Wife and I had the fried-chicken-plate for dinner....reheated from lunch...Cornbread was old and tough...Bathrooms were dirty...Help was arrogant with a bad - attitude...This food isn't fit for hogs!!

Thank johnhunn
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