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“big, tasty portions” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Kickin' Chicken

Kickin' Chicken
Ranked #380 of 895 Restaurants in Charleston
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: James Island
Cranston, Rhode Island
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“big, tasty portions”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2013

I went here for lunch, and was very pleased. Friendly bar staff, good beer selection. I have a healthy appetite, so I ordered the 5 tender plate. I like how they let you try other sauces with your selection, and especially how they offer a grilled option, instead of just fried. The portions were impressive. I should've gone with the 3 piece. Stopped at 4, and took one back to the room, with sauces. Good late night snack. Will return.

Visited July 2013
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English first
SC
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“Great dining experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2013

My second trip to the Kickin Chicken was as good as the first! I had the appetizer sampler and it was delicious. Others at the table had chicken, of course. It was their first time eating there and they loved it. The restaurant is large with plenty of seating, had lots of TVs with games on them, ample parking, and was clean. Our service was attentive. Took a little long for the food to come out, but it was good so I can live with that. Will definitely go back when in the area.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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“OK - nothing to write home to Mom about”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2013

Stopped in - had some decent craft brews on tap - the food was OK - nothing phenomenal - at least for Charleston.

Visited May 2013
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Folly Beach, South Carolina
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“FORREST HAD HIS JENNIE & KICKIN CHICKEN HAS THEIR JENNIE”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2013

I wish I could say ALL the staff at the James Island Kickin Chickin were up to Jennie's standards.
95% are. Excellent in this age of the "Invisible Customer".
The James Island, SC Kickin Chicken is big, very, very clean..has a parking area for pick up orders and the entire restaurant is very pleasant to be in. Many "Locals" go there. many families and daters go there. The Happy Hour usually has a great blend of all legal ages, tourists and Locals. In my 5 month stay here, once AND ONLY ONCE did I ever hear a customer drop an "[--]" bomb and that brings me to JENNIE. She was at the cash register, her back to the bar and when the "[--]" bomb landed I never saw a head snap around that fast..The offender got that MOTHER EVIL EYE LOOK and all Jennie said "HEY TOM NOT IN HERE" as she wagged her finger at him.
He apologized and his compatriates sort of tucked their heads into their chests. Jennie has a 360 degree observation of the bar. No INVISIBLE CUSTOMER status by her. Jennie's personality is such, that you want to come back when she works. Atmosphere,food & fun brings you in and Jennie brings you back.
Food: OUTSTANDING. I tried the chicken of course, but also tried the chips and salsa and the burgers. Again OUTSTANDING.
A SPECIAL SAUCE: For those of you who love great hand made bacteria and plaque clearing HOT sauces, ask for a side of the HABANERO based sauce. I believe it is called SMOKE or FIRE It ADDS to the PLEASURE of the food. It's not a STUPID MOLTEN LAVA "SAUCE" such as a DAVE'S INSANE. You can get little cups of this hand made sauce ,to go for a quarter, and it will last. Carefully put it on MOST anything to add flavour, HEAT and pleasure.
"Well, so long for now" (In Memory of Pete Smith)

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Folly Beach, South Carolina
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“GREAT!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2012

Really Good chicken, very nicely seasoned & very tender; cooked just right. Great sandwhich combinations & salads too! Very freindly, reasonably fast, great service And Great delivery.

Visited June 2012
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