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“Crazy good chicken....but the neighborhood is kinda scary”

Rudy's Jr. Chicken Man
Ranked #257 of 1,124 Restaurants in Fresno
Cuisines: American
Description: Fried Chicken at its best!
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Description: Fried Chicken at its best!
Highway City, California, United States
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Crazy good chicken....but the neighborhood is kinda scary”
Reviewed April 27, 2013

Nothin' fancy here. Just the best fried chicken in town. Nothing much has changed since the late 70's...well maybe newer 49er and Raiders posters have been added. The old ones are still there though.

Visited February 2013
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English first
Los Angeles, California
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706 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 365 helpful votes
“Best fried chicken in Fresno!”
Reviewed October 10, 2012 via mobile

The skinny:

Parking: big paved lot
Decor: think dive bar with orange carpet
Service: friendly
Soda: Pepsi products
Price: this place is a deal
Food: delicious
Bathroom: borderline gas station
Cash only

We came here bc our usual stop on the way home from Yosemite was closed. Despite other reviewers on urbanspoon hesitation about the neighborhood, we found that it was not scary at all. In fact all the customers looked like they were from the Midwest. And they are building a police station one block away!

The garlic bread was heavenly and loaded with butter. The fried chicken was so juicy and the batter just enough crunchiness and saltiness. The beans were also excellent. The fries were typical fat wedge fries (could use some seasoning) and the dinner salad standard iceberg lettuce fare.

All in all this will probably become our new stop on the way home!

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Iowa City, Iowa
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Delicious”
Reviewed July 15, 2012

This is a great hole-in-the-wall restaurant with delicious food. The fried chicken is fantastic, cooked to order. The burger on sourdough is also very good. The location isn't in the best neighborhood, that's probably the only negative thing I can say about Chicken Man. The staff is friendly. If the show Diners, Drive Ins, and Dives ever came to Fresno, this place should be on it! I highly recommend this place if you're looking for casual, comfort food.

  • Visited May 2012
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