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“The BEST chicken in town!”

Hathaway's Fried Chicken
Ranked #3 of 134 Restaurants in Monroe
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed July 17, 2014

Best chicken and taters in town! Don't let the outside of the building fool you. If you want great food and friendly service, this is the place to go. I've also used them multiple times for catering jobs. Always accommodating. Get a fried oreo while you're there :)

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Thank Karen M
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Reviewed June 20, 2014

We just recently discovered Hathaway's Fried Chicken, although I have lived in the area since 1983. I had noticed it previously when driving through Monroe, and saw that it often looked very busy. After finally dining there, I know why. The fried chicken is amazing...crisp and delicious on the outside, and tender, juicy and tasty on the inside, the way Southern fried chicken is supposed to be! And the portions are nice and large...a leg and thigh from Hathaway's is more than enough to satisfy any normal appetite, and the sides are delicious as well. I especially love their fried okra (perfection!) and their home-made macaroni-n-cheese. They also offer a number of wonderful desserts, and everything is even better washed down by their refreshing and wonderful iced tea! Oh, yes, I forgot to mention their biscuits, which also will not disappoint. Don't let the building's worn exterior or the dated atmosphere deter you from Hathaway's...it is a little gem hiding in plain sight!

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Thank KathyPR1960
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Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

Definitely try the chicken and the chicken nuggets. Both were tasty. The nuggets really impress though because they aren't your typical nuggets. The taters were nicely seasoned. Mac and chz was a hit with my teenager. Don't waste your money on the mashed potatoes, not homemade. Biscuits were big and fluffy.

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Reviewed October 10, 2013

Glad I followed the other reviewers' advice and stopped in while driving through Monroe. Very good chicken and biscuits, and excellent potato wedges. Mac & cheese was creamy and just right. Staff was friendly. Small place, and although it looks average from the outside, or even like a 'hole in the wall,' I found the interiors to be clean and fresh looking overall. I will go again when in the area.

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Reviewed July 13, 2013

Until I read a review on this place I had driven by it for years. It is so average looking on the outside you have no idea you passing the best fried chicken you can find anywhere.

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