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“The best chicken ever !!!!!!!!!” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Chicken Pantry Restaurant
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Seating, Takeout
Putnam, Connecticut, United States
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“The best chicken ever !!!!!!!!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2012

I was recently invited to try the chicken here, it was delicious. The Chicken Pantry is a small place on the side of the road. If you are looking for a 4 star restaurant forget about it, if you are looking for great fried chicken this is the place to go.The place is very small and they do have some seating outside. It can get a little loud inside because of the size of the place but that is all part of the experience. Everyone seems to know one another and they invite you to join right in.They have a variety of items on the menu along with daily specials, If you go the fried chicken is a must have. Crispy, moist,delicious and not greasy. Nothing but the best.!!!!!!!

  • Visited April 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Orioles1955
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  • English first
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English first
Kitchener, Canada
Level Contributor
180 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“A waste of our time and money.”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2012

We are confused by the good reviews for this biker dive, that enticed us to drive 30 miles for their famous fried chicken. The deep fried pickles were too salty to eat, the chicken was dry, the batter was thin and unseasoned, and it was so noisy that we couldn't hear ourselves think! The restaurant only had about a dozen customers while we were there, but they all seemed to be yelling. My husband had to cup his hands around his mouth and yell to speak to me, and I was right across the table from him! Even the waitress had cotton in her ears to limit the noise. I will say that the waitress was very friendly and helpful. Any chain chicken restaurant has better chicken than this place. Not a good experience.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank Danewfies
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Palm Coast, Florida
Level Contributor
39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Great Fried Chicken”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2012

The best fried chicken ever. Not greasy, nice and juicy~The sides are good, as well. Very inexpensive, too!

Visited September 2012
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Thank mizloi
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Palm Coast, Florida
Level Contributor
37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“nothing fancy but delicious chicken”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2012

This is the best fried chicken you will get anywhere at any price. Great sides go with the chix. Everything is good but for a first visit don't go with anything except the southern fried chix.

Visited August 2012
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Thank Les G
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Palm Coast, Florida
Level Contributor
566 reviews
521 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
“Southern Fried Chicken”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2012

They have a varied menu but as soon as you open the door you know what dish this place is selling. You are engulfed by the aroma of fried chicken. This is not a bad thing. The chicken is very good. Of course, the dinning area is smaller than the kitchen so you're practically eating in the kitchen anyway. The dinning area is dominated by a 14 chair table so during any rush period you will probably be sitting at the same table with a dozen strangers. For most folk this works. Besides the fried chicken the "speciality" of the house is their coconut cream and banana cream pie. They sell out of these often. Call ahead (386-437-3316) if you're hoping to sample either.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank denisx
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