Vote for St. Louis' Most Underrated Fried Chicken


We'll take that crispy skin. And the meat. So, all of it, really. | Stu Spivack
  • We'll take that crispy skin. And the meat. So, all of it, really. | Stu Spivack

You guys really love fried chicken. We knew it was having a moment (or jumped the shark, depending on your opinion) when Old Standard, an entire restaurant devoted to the Southern fried bird opened this fall. Continue on for the nominees, and be sure to click the poll to vote.

See also: Old Standard Fried Chicken's New Comfort Food Restaurant in Botanical Heights

King Edward's Fried Chicken (8958 Watson Road, Webster Groves; 314-843-3473)

John R. Barr: King Edwards is the tops!!!

Rehab (Miss Leon's) (4054 Chouteau Avenue; 314-652-3700)

jolenegosha83: Omg, Miss Leon's Fried Chicken is the best I've ever had. She just moved her all you can eat buffet to Rehab bar and grill on Sundays. The mashed potatoes and Mac n cheese top it off. Did I mention HUGE pieces of chicken? I discovered the deliciousness a few months back and have been sending people her way ever since!

Gallagher's (114 West Mill Street, Waterloo, Illinois; 618-939-9933)

LauraC: Gallagher's in Waterloo. They only do it on Sundays. It's the most flavorful chicken I've had in a very long time and definitely the best I've had in the STL area.

Hodak's (2100 Gravois Avenue; 314-776-7292)

Amanda Morgan: I cannot believe Hodaks isn't in here... Freaking crazy

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